Willis Group Holdings has launched a North American yacht practice within its marine group, which will serve the needs of the luxury yacht owners.

Nancy Poppe will head the new team as senior vice president, North American yacht practice leader. Poppe has more than 13 years of experience.

The Willis marine yacht practice currently handles insurance for more than 20 of the world’s 100 largest luxury yachts.

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