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Charles Taylor appoints industry veteran Mark Thompson to grow Australasia Property & Casualty business

Charles Taylor, the provider of claims and technology solutions to all parties in the global insurance market, has announced Mark Thompson as Regional Head of Australia and New Zealand operations. In a dual role, Mark is also Deputy Managing Director of the Property, Casualty, Technical and Special Risks business. His appointment underlines the significant growth opportunities in Australasia and Charles Taylor’s strong commitment to serve their expanding network of customers in the region. 

Mark is well-known and highly respected in the local, regional and international loss adjusting profession with over 35 years of insurance industry experience. He has an exemplary record in growing and managing successful businesses as well as executing on large and complex claims, particularly financial and business interruption losses. 

His appointment coincides with a period of rapid growth for Charles Taylor Adjusting in Australia where the company welcomed almost 60 new recruits across multiple business units including property, liability, marine, construction and engineering. Over the past six months, the business commenced working on nearly 700 new claims across all business units.

Based in Sydney, Mark reports directly to Andy Rice, Global Managing Director, Property, Casualty, Technical and Special Risks. He will be responsible for driving Charles Taylor’s ambitious expansion plans across all business lines as well as continuing to adjust claims for clients in accounting services, where there is a growing demand for loss adjusting expertise to handle complex losses. 

Andy Rice says: “We are delighted Mark chose to join us, and are confident that under his leadership, we will further establish ourselves as a market leader in Property, Casualty, Technical and Special Risks. Our ambition is to grow the business rapidly and to position Charles Taylor as one of the most innovative claims solutions providers in the region.”
Mark Thompson says: “The expansion of talent and scope at Charles Taylor in Australia will enable us to focus on offering unparalleled levels of service to our portfolio of multinational and domestic clients. It is an exciting time to be part of the business.”

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Zarinah Del Fante 
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About Charles Taylor 
Charles Taylor provides insurance services, claims solutions and technology platforms to all parties across the global insurance market. Its technical expertise, technological tools and breadth of solutions enable its clients to outperform, by addressing complexities and challenges across every stage and aspect of the insurance lifecycle and operating model.
Charles Taylor employs approximately 3,100 staff in more than 120 locations spread across 30 countries in Europe, the Americas, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. It has earned the trust of a diversified, blue-chip international customer base that includes national and international insurance companies, mutuals, captives, MGAs, Lloyd's syndicates and reinsurers, along with brokers, distributors and corporate insureds.

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