James Baird takes key role to grow Aventum’s global wholesale & retail broking business
James joins Consilium from Ardonagh owned Ed Broking where he was Director of its Strategic Risk Group
James will work alongside Aventum’s leadership team, to manage the strategic direction and growth of Consilium globally.
David Bearman, Chief Executive Officer for Aventum, comments:
“I’m very excited to welcome James to the Aventum family. With his leadership skills and particular expertise in the financial lines broking market, he will play a key strategic role in growing our global broking business with retail broking partners and direct policyholder clients. Supported by the board, James will be responsible for bringing Consilium to new territories and product lines, and building upon the existing Consilium brand and client base.
“We are committed to growing employee ownership at Aventum – letting talent take the lead and owning a meaningful stake in its success, and this is one of the reasons that James, and other first-class talent in the market right now are joining us. In a world of private equity owned businesses we are the independent insurance group of choice right now with no channel conflict. We are an oasis of difference where entrepreneurs can come and really shape their and our future.”