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Jennifer Torres

Account Handler
Direct Tel: 646 665 7737
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Jennifer Torres joined our New York office in 2016, having worked in the insurance industry for over 15 years.   She began her experience in fine art and entertainment insurance and has a very ‘can-do’ attitude to broking.  Jennifer loves to entertain and socialize with friends and family.  She has a young daughter and volunteers on the school PTA Board.   

Charlene Gill

Account Executive
Direct Tel: 646 665 7737
Mobile: 917 715 4672
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Charlene joined us in 2014, bringing perspective from both underwriting and broking. She has worked for over 22 years in both Personal and Commercial insurance, with the last 14 years being focused on underwriting risks related to the Entertainment Industry.  With twin boys, most of her free time is spent cheering on favorite NY sports teams: Jets, Mets, Nets, and of course Let’s Go Rangers! 

Elaine Lamb

Director, La Playa International (London)
Direct Tel: 646 583 1574 or +44 (0) 20 3865 0149
Mobile: 646 665 7737
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Elaine joined La Playa’s S&T group in August 2011, bringing 18 years’ experience in commercial broking, including over 10 years working on international and technology business. She works across La Playa’s London and New York offices providing a bridge for brokers on both sides of the Atlantic. Most weekends Elaine can be found on the golf course.

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Mark Boon ACII

CEO (LP Global)
Direct Tel: 917 842 6632
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With thirty years' experience, Mark specialises in insurance for the creative sectors, where his expertise has seen him handle multi-million dollar claims. An "early adopter", Mark is passionate about innovation and creativity, and has designed many specialist niche insurance programmes himself. Mark is one very few insurance professionals both licensed in New York State and an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute in London.

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One-stop shop for all insurance, and were very helpful when we had to make a claim a few years ago.

Jo T, Orchestra

 

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About La Playa Arts & Entertainment

Specialist & Independent

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The arts present a very specific set of risk exposures – and now your digital and online risks can expose you globally. We understand the risks and pressures you face - and we speak your language. We’ll support you with great advice - helping you make good decisions for your organization.

Our policies can help streamline costs, and we’ll always help you stay ahead of the game in managing risk. The show must always go on - insurance isn’t just about processing a claim, it’s about thinking laterally to solve challenges and problems fast.

At La Playa, we’re passionate about the arts and creative industries – many of us are practitioners and active consumers; in fact, La Playa founded the first ever corporate art collective!

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…from an expert who understands you

  • Specialist insurance for entertainment and the arts
  • Independent professional advice
  • Relationship-based service: right beside you when you make a claim
  • “Can do” culture
  • Seamless insurance across US and UK

 

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