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London broker taps ex-Gallagher exec to lead international business

Posted On: Sep. 14, 2015 12:00 AM CST

BMS Group Ltd. said Monday former Arthur J. Gallagher International executive David Battman has joined the London-based broker as head of international.

His appointment is effective Jan. 1, 2016, BMS Group said in a statement.

In this newly created role BMS Group looks to continue to expand its international distribution, according to a BMS Group spokesman.

Previously, Mr. Battman was managing director of international business development at Arthur J. Gallagher International and a partner at Alesco Risk Management Services Ltd., according to the statement.

“It's a great pleasure to be joining BMS, whose brand is already internationally renowned for the quality of its client service and technical expertise. I look forward to playing my part in the continued growth of its international operations and expansion into new and existing territories” Mr. Battman said in the statement.