March 1 - The UK P&I Club has appointed Susanne Murphy as its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regional director.

Murphy joined the senior management team of the UK Defence Club in 2009 and is currently deputy club manager; she will continue to perform this role, in addition to her new responsibilities as EMEA regional director.

Hugo Wynn-Williams, chief executive officer at the UK P&I Club said: "I am extremely pleased Susanne has taken this key role. Her experience, knowledge and approach will be an invaluable asset to our European team."