Vibe further expands its live platform

Vibe Syndicate 5678, the legacy & live Lloyd’s syndicate, has further expanded its live platform by the appointment of two senior underwriters. Dinah Gately, Vibe’s CEO, said “Vibe has always prided itself on the quality of the staff it recruits and it gives me great pleasure to announce the appointment of two highly regarded market practitioners, Matt Waghorn and Joe Sweeting”.

These appointments follow closely on Vibe’s recent recruitment of Andy Palmer who writes an International PI Insurance account and Steve Hart who will write a Political Risk, Surety, Credit and Terrorism Treaty account.

Matt Waghorn will take up his new position in August 2016 to strengthen the Syndicate’s Professional Indemnity product offering with a focus on North America binder business. Matt, who previously worked at Beazley and has over 14 years’ experience in the market, will report directly to the Active Underwriter, Bradley Knight.

Joe Sweeting joined Vibe on the 17th March 2016 as Class Underwriter Casualty Treaty having previously worked at Hiscox and Amlin, Joe will broaden the syndicate’s International treaty offering to cover North American business.

Bradley Knight said “Matt Waghorn and Joe Sweeting bring tremendous experience to the Syndicate. They will build on the foundation stones we established in July 2014 when we started to write live business”. He went on to say he was confident Vibe would continue to attract high quality underwriters to help build out the Syndicate’s live platform.

Dinah Gately
Chief Executive Officer

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