Ironshore Inc. announced that Mark Johnson has been appointed to the board of directors of its Lloyd’s Pembroke Managing Agency Ltd.

Johnson will be responsible for ensuring that Pembroke fulfills its obligations to third-party capital, as well as developing third-party business opportunities. The appointment takes effect Oct. 1, 2013, subject to approval.

Johnson was a founding director of Talbot Underwriting Ltd. Following its acquisition by Validus, he served as an underwriting risk officer, overseeing all Talbot business lines until 2012.

Since 2012, Johnson set up a consultancy business, assisting the market in maintaining underwriting standards and assisting in various high-profile disputes as an expert.

Johnson has more than 35 years of experience in the insurance sector, with expertise in both underwriting and claims management. He also has served as a director on the LMA board and was chairman of Lloyd’s Non-Marine committee.

Source: Ironshore