Willis North America, a unit of Willis Group Holdings, the global insurance broker with operations in Florida, today announced the appointment of Rob Carron, Account Executive, Willis North America Yacht Practice, effective immediately.
Willis is a leading insurance broker that provides employee benefit and risk management solutions across a wide range of industries. Willis is also one of the most trusted names in Marine Insurance and has integrated leading Superyacht specialists with the oldest marine insurance broker. The North America Yacht team serves clients worldwide in partnership with the Willis Superyacht specialists located in the United Kingdom. Together, the group manages insurance for 24 of the world’s top 100 largest luxury yachts.
Mr. Carron will be responsible for new business development and delivering Willis’ unique service platform to the owners of the world’s most prestigious luxury yachts. His appointment is part of Willis’ strategy to build on the strength of the Superyacht group worldwide. Mr. Carron will report to Nancy Poppe, North American Yacht Practice Leader, Willis Marine.
Mr. Carron's experience is rooted in the insurance industry with a focus on the specialty of yacht insurance. Prior to joining Willis, he served as Vice President, Senior Sales and Risk Consultant, Yacht Practice for Marsh USA Inc. Mr. Carron resides in Boca Raton, FL.
Commenting on this appointment, Ms. Poppe said, “Rob will be a great asset to our North America Yacht Practice. We look forward to leveraging his capabilities to build strong relationships and capitalizing on his industry expertise."