Lloyd's of London names Carnegie-Brown as chairman

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FILE PHOTO: Lloyd's of London staff hold their annual Armistice Day service at the Lloyd's building in the City of London, Britain November 11, 2016. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh (Copyright Reuters 2017)

Lloyd's of London, the world's biggest insurance market, appointed Bruce Carnegie-Brown as chairman on Monday, after his nomination was unanimously supported by its council.

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Carnegie-Brown will take up the role in June and will step down from his current role as a non-executive director of insurance and reinsurance broker Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group Plc , Lloyd's said.

Carnegie-Brown is former chief executive of Marsh Europe, a subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies , a global professional services firm.

(Reporting by Esha Vaish in Bengaluru; editing by Jason Neely)