B.P. Marsh adds Non-Exec Director to Board of Denison and Partners

B.P. Marsh has appointed Rupert Villers as a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Denison and Partners. The appointment is subject to the customary regulatory approval.

Villers brings over four decades of experience in the London Insurance Market towards the role.

Villers co-founded what became SVB Holdings PLC (SVB) (subsequently renamed Novae Group Plc), where served as Chief Executive between 1991 to 2002, during which SVB achieved a listing on the London Stock Exchange.

Between 2009 to 2016, Villers worked for Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited, where he held a number of senior management positions, including Co-Chief Executive Officer of Insurance and Chairman of Insurance.

Addressing his appointment, Villers, said: “I am very pleased to have been asked by Alasdair Ritchie and his backer, B.P. Marsh, to become a Non-Executive Director at Denison and Partners. I look forward to contributing to the business’ ambitious growth plans at a time when the insurance market needs more independent thought and voices.”

Alasdair Ritchie, founder and Chief Executive of Denison and Partners, added: “We are delighted that Rupert has agreed to join Denison and Partners, as a Non-Executive Director. We believe that his four decades of experience in management, underwriting and broking in the London Insurance market will add much to the firm.”

Dan Topping, B.P. Marsh’s Chief Investment Officer and nominee Director on the Board of Denison and Partners, commented: “I would like to welcome Rupert Villers to the Board of Denison and Partners. Alongside B.P. Marsh, Rupert provides Denison and Partners with additional experience and expertise, assisting the business in achieving its growth plans.”

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