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Sheila Cameron named as next CEO of Lloyd’s Market Association

Sheila Cameron, currently Head of International Operations at Navigators Underwriting Limited, is to become the next CEO of Lloyd’s Market Association (LMA) following the announcement that David Gittings will be stepping down at the end of this year after 12 years in the role. She will take over the reins in early 2019.

Sheila currently has responsibility for leading all operational and change management activity within Navigators International, which includes its Lloyd’s business together with its global platforms in Europe, Asia and Latin America. Sheila is Chairman of the LMA Operations Committee and a member of the LM TOM Steering  Board.

Interest of market firms
Neil Maidment, Chairman of LMA, welcomed Sheila’s appointment: “David has worked successfully over many years to ensure that the interests of market firms have been effectively represented and we will be sorry to see him go. I would like to take this opportunity to thank him on behalf of our members for all he has achieved. Sheila’s background and experience in the London Market will be invaluable in driving the LMA’s agenda forward. The Board very much looks forward to working with her.”

Honoured and excited
Sheila Cameron commented: “I am honoured and excited to lead the LMA, building on David’s immense work. The LMA plays a crucial role in making the market a better place for all its participants. I look forward to working together with Lloyd’s on the evolution of its strategy, a renewed focus on our customers and the delivery of market modernisation.”

Prior to joining Navigators, Sheila was Director of Group Operations at Hiscox and held a number of roles at Xchanging, including COO of Xchanging’s claims business. She began her career at Management Consultancy, Accenture.