Independent global broker BMS Group today announces that it is continuing to invest in its analytics business with the appointment of two industry experts:

  • Julie Serakos, Executive Vice President, Catastrophe Modelling
  • Mike Larson, Executive Vice President and Actuary for BMS Intermediaries

Julie will join BMS this week to lead the Catastrophe Modelling department.  She joins from Willis Re where she built up the company’s catastrophe risk modelling and advisory services business becoming the Executive Vice President in their Property Resource Division.

Mike is responsible for providing actuarial services to clients that includes reinsurance pricing, structuring and retention analysis and joins BMS from Guy Carpenter.  He has been in the post since August.

Both Julie and Mike will be based in Minneapolis, BMS Group’s US hub office.

David Spiegler, Executive Vice President and Chief Actuary, said:

BMS is committed to building a world class analytics business and these two experienced executives continue to fulfil this aim.  Our company is undergoing an exciting period of development and expansion of which analytics plays a significant part.  Julie and Mike have fantastic track records and their knowledge and insights will be of great benefit to our clients.