Charles Taylor Adjusting appoints Managing Director – Marine
21 February 2018
International loss adjuster, Charles Taylor Adjusting (CTA) has appointed Oliver Hutchings as Managing Director, Europe & Singapore of CTA - Marine. He succeeds Paul Silver, who retires after 40 years in marine adjusting. Paul will continue to work with CTA – Marine and support clients in a consultancy role.
Oliver Hutchings joins CTA from Charles Taylor’s Management Services business, where he was a Divisional Head. He brings over ten years’ experience of managing specialist marine liability claims to CTA. He trained as a barrister and has worked closely with many of the leading global ship owners during his career.
Oliver will work with the team at CTA - Marine to build on the business’s recognised global expertise in marine average adjusting under the Richards Hogg Lindley brand, and specialist claims management and adjusting services in the areas of hull, superyacht, marine liabilities and cargo.
Damian Ely, Chief Executive Officer, Charles Taylor Adjusting, said:
“I am delighted to welcome Oliver Hutchings to CTA. His business strategy and development skills will be a huge asset as we grow our marine adjusting business. CTA is the world’s leading marine average adjuster alongside our well-recognised global capabilities in aviation, natural resources and property, casualty and special risks claims.
“Paul Silver has had a long and distinguished career in marine adjusting. He joined Richards Hogg in 1977 before it was acquired by Charles Taylor in 1998. He has managed CTA offices in Hong Kong and Jakarta, worked as a director in the Liverpool office before becoming the Marine managing director. He has also been Chairman of the Association of Average Adjusters. I would like to thank Paul for his significant contribution to Charles Taylor over the years. I am delighted that we will continue to benefit from his knowledge and experience as a consultant.”