Starr Companies, a global insurance and financial services company, has appointed Nigel Childs as chief financial officer for its foreign operations.

Childs, who will directly report to Starr Companies chief international officer Ed Navarro, will be responsible for the financial planning and reporting for Starr’s growing international insurance operations.

Navarro said, "Nigel’s financial management expertise as well as international business acumen will serve us well as we actively expand around the world."

Childs has 25 years of experience in the industry and also worked for global insurance companies in similar roles.

Starr Companies, comprising of CV Starr & Co and Starr International USA, is a global, privately held, insurance, financial services, and investments organization.

Starr’s insurance agencies write specialty lines covering aviation, marine, energy, property and excess casualty insurance, including risks with international exposures.