Allied World Europe, part of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, has appointed Magnus McGurk as new business development manager for SME Professional Lines.

McGurk will be based in Scotland and will oversee business development and marketing in the Scotland and Northern Irish UK market.

McGurk has over a decade of experience in the professional lines insurance industry.

Prior to Allied World, he was most recently Chubb Specialty Insurance manager for Scotland at Chubb Insurance Company of Europe, where he focused exclusively on the Scotland region for professional lines.