Willis Group, the global insurance broker, has appointment Mike Lack as an executive director in its London downstream energy team, effective immediately.

In his new role, Lack reports to Justin Blackmore, managing director of Willis Energy Downstream.

Lack has more than 40 years of experience in the insurance industry most recently as a board director of United Insurance Brokers (UIB) and managing director of its Energy and Property/Liability division. He worked for UIB for 23 years. Lack has also handled downstream energy programs around the world.

Blackmore said Lack’s vast experience in handling mega oil and gas programs will be invaluable to downstream energy team.