Smith will be based in North Carolina and Wash in Stamford, Conn.
Smith has over 30 years of experience in the industry. He joins the company after seven years at Guy Carpenter, where he most recently served as managing director. He served as the US sales leader for the company’s environmental and social segment, as well as a branch manager for his Elon, North Carolina office. Prior to Guy Carpenter, Smith held positions at Willis Re and R/I Inc.
“I am delighted to be joining Howden Tiger,” Smith said. “The scale of opportunities is immense and will prove transformative for the market and for clients who have long needed an alternative reinsurance broker.”
Walsh joins Howden Tiger after 24 years with Aon Reinsurance Solutions, where he most recently served as Executive Managing Director. He has extensive experience in directors and officers, errors and omissions, and transactional liability lines. Prior to joining Aon, Walsh served as a vice president at Cantor Fitzgerald.
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“The combination of specialist experience with an entrepreneurial and innovative mindset is what inspired me to join Howden Tiger, and I have no doubt that this proposition will prove incredibly attractive to clients across the reinsurance space,” said Walsh.
“We are excited to welcome Garrick and Jim to the newly formed Howden Tiger team,” Everdell said. “Our ability to attract people with unmatched industry knowledge and experience demonstrates the market leadership position we have built by becoming one business. It is this leading talent that will allow us to continue to grow our position as the leading strategic, risk and capital adviser to clients today.”
The January 9 completion of Howden’s acquisition of TigerRisk, which was initially announced in June 2022, strengthens the company’s position as a top-tier global reinsurance broker with nearly $400 million of combined reinsurance revenue.
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