22 July 2022Reinsurance

MSL Captive Solutions appoints new lead underwriter

MSL Captive Solutions has appointed Meredith Watson as assistant vice president and lead underwriter.

Watson will provide additional resources with developing and maintaining process and guidelines for underwriting with program managers and brokers for new and existing captive programs. She brings experience and expertise that will enable the team to provide custom solutions based on the needs of the clients.

“We are pleased to welcome Meredith to the team. She brings added depth and experience to our captive underwriting capabilities and a broad skill set in managing stop loss programs,” said Peter Parent, chief underwriting officer of MSL Captive Solutions. “We are seeing strong demand for both group and single parent captive programs and are committed to bringing on the necessary resources and expertise to meet that demand.”

Watson has extensive stop loss underwriting experience with both carriers and MGUs. She spent over 15 years with Gerber Life before joining the group captive division of Berkley Accident & Health. She was most recently with Dallas Risk Management.

“I am excited to be joining MSL Captives as part of the growing underwriting team,” said Watson. “Captives are a growing sector of the stop loss market, and I am looking forward to being part of the initiatives MSL Captives has underway and working with our carrier and program manager partners.”

“We are very excited to have Meredith join MSL Captive Solutions. The addition of Meredith’s deep experience and expertise reenforces our underwriting agility and leadership positioning within this highly dynamic and rapidly expanding market segment,” said Phillip Giles, managing director of MSL Captive Solutions.