Date joined: 1/4/1999
James joined IPS Group in 1985 and became President of their US division, IPS Search, Inc. in 1999. James is responsible for developing and managing senior, executive and C-level retained search engagements for domestic and international insurance and reinsurance clients in the US insurance market.
James started with IPS in their London office in 1985 as an executive recruiter working with London and Bermuda insurance / reinsurance clients on UK, European and International search recruitment. He relocated to the United States in 1992 joining Jacobson Associates focusing on Actuarial, Reinsurance and Brokerage searches in the US insurance market. In 1995 James was tapped by Cook Associates where he successfully developed a retained search insurance practice. He then rejoined IPS in 1999 as President of newly created retained search practice, IPS Search, Inc.
James has been engaged in executive search specifically within the insurance and reinsurance community for more than 20 years. During this time he has successfully partnered with insurers, corporations, brokers, State Departments of Insurance and State Insurance Funds and their search committees to advise and fulfill their critical search needs at the highest levels in a variety of insurance industry specific C-Level operational and strategic leadership including Board Director searches.Back to the team