Mr Bucknall has over 30 years of international insurance experience, having spent the majority of his career with Willis Group Holdings Plc where he was Group Vice Chairman from 2004 until his retirement in 2007. He was also Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Willis Limited from May 1999 to March 2007. Mr. Bucknall is currently a Non-Executive Director of Aspen Insurance Holdings and Non-Executive Chairman of Ins-Sure Holdings Limited. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute.
Tadaharu Uehara, Chief Executive of Tokio Marine Europe, commented: “My fellow directors and I are delighted to welcome Richard to the board. Richard brings with him a wealth of industry knowledge and his guidance will be invaluable as we continue the work of developing our insurance operations in Europe.”
Tokio Marine Europe Insurance Limited, 150 Leadenhall Street, London EC3V 4TE
T: +44(0)20 7283 8844 F: +44(0)20 7398 2940
Member of the Association of British Insurers
Authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority Firm Reference Number 202574
Registered Office: 150 Leadenhall Street, London EC3V 4TE Registered Number: 989421 England
Founded in 1879, Tokio Marine (tokiomarine.co.uk) is recognised as Japan's oldest insurer and one of the largest insurance groups in the world. Following a merger with Nichido Fire in 2004, Tokio Marine and Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Limited was formed.
Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Limited, as well as all of its subsidiaries throughout the world unanimously benefit from ratings that testify to its high level of financial security. Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Limited and Tokio Marine Europe Insurance Limited are rated AA for financial strength by Standard and Poor’s (correct as at July 2010).
The Tokio Marine Group operates in thirty-eight countries and has twenty-nine thousand staff worldwide on a consolidated basis that look after the insurance requirements of clients across Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Oceania.
Tokio Marine Europe Insurance Limited was established as the controlling company for the European operations for Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Limited.
Tokio Marine Europe Insurance Limited underwrites commercial property, casualty, marine and personal accident and travel insurance and our principal activity is to provide reliable, effective protection with innovative solutions throughout Europe. Tokio Marine Europe Insurance Limited is committed to delivering a high standard of professional service and customer satisfaction. Client confidence is gained through our expertise, financial strength and security, which is reinforced by the support and strong position of our parent Company.