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Tony PlamptonManaging Director

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Home: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Hometown: Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England
Specialty: Accident and Health Reinsurance and Program business
Experience: 38 years – Lloyd’s insurance and reinsurance broker, U.K. underwriting agency, U.S. reinsurance broker, entrepreneur and business owner
Why reinsurance:

I had a burning ambition as a boy to be a reinsurance broker when I grew up… oh wait no, I was assigned to the reinsurance department at my first employer.

Family:

Two daughters here in the U.S., Mother, Father, two sisters and nieces and nephews all back in the U.K.

Dream Job:

Actor.

Strangest job ever:

Running my own business!!

Favorite Book:

Lord of the Rings and the whole Master and Commander series by Patrick O’Brian.

Favorite Movie:

Twelve Angry Men, Singin’ in the Rain, Jaws, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (fave as a kid), Some Like It Hot, A Night at the Opera, Master and Commander.

Top three things on your bucket list:

Dive the Great Barrier Reef, visit Pompeii, sail around the Mediterranean.

Favorite thing to do:

Play soccer, ski, spend time with friends, play soccer, watch soccer, hang out with my daughters, talk about soccer, dance, play soccer, hang out with my family, watch my daughters play sports (including soccer).

First Car:

Peugeot 309, so lacking in power my friends nicknamed it the milk float.

When I retire:

I’m going to cut back to a 5-day week.

Hero:

My Dad, George Best and Winston Churchill.