Primary Group appoints Clive Nathan to lead UK and Europe specialty portfolios

Clive Nathan is to join Primary Group in a newly created role.

Nathan will lead Primary Group's investment in specialist underwriting and distribution across the UK and Europe. His role is to enhance the performance of the Group’s existing businesses, invest in acquisitions and start-ups and liaise with Primary's global businesses to deliver profitable growth. 

Nathan said: "I am delighted to be joining Primary Group, which has an exceptional suite of distribution businesses as well as productive risk bearing entities. My remit is simple, to work in partnership with our investors to achieve outperformance and long-term value. 

He added: “I was compelled by the Group’s track record of creating exceptional value by founding, funding and building high growth insurance businesses globally. Primary has a proven record of bringing together high quality management, industry knowledge, capital and technology, within a highly supportive private ownership model."

Primary Group chairman, Lord Carter of Coles, said: "I am delighted to welcome someone of Clive's integrity, experience and profound market knowledge to Primary Group, and I look forward to working with Clive as the Group embarks on the next stage of its strategic journey.”