Reynolds in new CEO Role

Specialty broker SSL Endeavour has appointed the former CEO of JLT Re as its new Group Chief Executive.

Mike Reynolds will join the firm as current Group CEO David Lawrence becomes Group Deputy Chairman with immediate effect.

Mr Reynolds said: “I am committed to seeing SSL Endeavour deliver excellent service to our client base. With the support of Jonathan Palmer-Brown and David Lawrence combined with our outstanding team, I am excited about the future of SSL Endeavour.”

The firm said Mr Lawrence’s elevation to Group Deputy Chairman will enable him to concentrate on further managing and growing SSL Endeavour’s production portfolio with a particular focus on the existing wholesale business in North America as well as further developing its overseas platforms.

Jonathan Palmer-Brown, Chairman of SSL Endeavour said: “SSL Endeavour is privileged to have an outstanding team of brokers and professionals focused on the well-being of their clients as we all face challenging times. I am pleased to welcome Mike to lead this team; I am confident that he will bring energy and determination to inspire and nurture our client relationships as well as our colleagues as we all work towards one common goal. I’d also like to thank David for his leadership and am looking forward to working with him on building our future.”