Press Release

David Cox named as the new CEO of MatthewsDaniel

Apr. 20 2020
  • David Cox’s appointment is the result of a carefully prepared succession process
  • Outgoing CEO, Kevin Jarman, will be retained as Special Advisor
  • MatthewsDaniel (‘MatDan’) is a world leader in loss adjusting services and marine warranty surveys
  • Matthews Daniel was acquired in 2014 by Bureau Veritas a world leader in testing, inspection, and certification (TIC) services

Paris La Défense, [20] April, David Cox has been appointed CEO of MatthewsDaniel the world leader in loss adjusting and marine warranty surveying. The appointment was effective on 8th April.

Previously Chief Operating Officer, David Cox’s appointment is the result of a carefully prepared succession. David succeeds Kevin Jarman who has been CEO of MatthewsDaniel for 30 years. Kevin having led the growth and expansion of the business through those three decades will now act as a Special Advisor. David reports to Matthieu de-Tugny, President of Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore.  

Matthieu de-Tugny, said,‘David has been well prepared to assume this leadership responsibility and is the right person in what was already a challenging period for the industry – and even more so now in this time of COVID-19.’

‘I am also pleased that Kevin Jarman will stay with the business in the role of Special Advisor to both David and myself for MatthewsDaniel.  Kevin’s focus will be to continue to give his advice, guidance, and support on general business matters and give a strong focus on client relationships and business growth. I thank Kevin for three decades of leadership.’

David Cox started his career as a Subsea Engineer in 2001 with BBP Technical Services and began his career as a Loss Adjuster when he joined MatthewsDaniel in 2006.  Based in Singapore for 7 years as the Managing Director for Asia-Pacific, he returned to London in 2016 as Managing Director for Europe in 2018.  Since 2019 he has held this role alongside that of Group Chief Operating Officer.

David is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer, graduating from University College London (UCL).