Munich Re Specialty Group Ltd. (MRSG) of London is pleased to announce two additions to lead its expanding underwriting team. Steven Weiss has assumed the role of  Senior Vice President/Chief Underwriting Officer of Ocean and Inland Marine Insurance; Ben Tucker had been appointed Senior Vice President/Chief Underwriting Officer of Specialty Insurance including Cyber, Terrorism/PV and Financial Lines.

Mr. Weiss and Mr. Tucker will report to John Hennessy the newly appointed CEO and President of Roanoke Group Inc. (RGI) who is charged with leading the expansion of MRSG’s underwriting platform in the Americas.

Through Munich Re Syndicate, MRSG has been providing marine and specialty offerings to insurance brokers in North America for decades from its home-base in London. Roanoke Group Inc., is a whole owned subsidiary of MRSG and is the parent and holding company of Roanoke Insurance Group Inc. In addition to Roanoke Group, MRSG owns Munich Re Syndicate Limited, which manages Syndicate 457 at Lloyd’s, and a network of distribution companies including GJW Direct, NMU Specialty, RIBL as well as Syndicate offices in Asia Pacific and the Middle East.