Sompo Worldwide expands aviation providing with new rent


Sompo International Holdings, a specialist provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, has announced that it is expanding its general aviation offering. The company has named Peter Buckley (pictured above) as Vice President of Aerospace to help develop this segment of its business.

“As a long-time leader in aerospace insurance, we are excited to expand our offering to the growing general aviation sector by leveraging Sompo International’s network and quality capabilities to grow our business globally,” said Andrew Metcalf, Senior Vice President President of London Market Aerospace for Sompo International. “Peter will be responsible for developing our General Aviation Book outside of the US and in the London wholesale market.

“Improving our offering in this area requires building stronger, closer and more productive relationships with our clients and brokers worldwide and policyholders.”

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Buckley has over 20 years of aviation insurance experience and has worked as an underwriter in the UK and Singapore. Prior to joining Sompo International, he worked at Cincinnati Global Underwriting. Buckley is a trained commercial pilot and holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Avionics from the University of London.

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