Charles Taylor Adjusting Acquires M3 Aviation Services

Charles Taylor further grows its Aviation adjusting offering through the acquisition of U.S. independent loss adjuster.

(Image source: M3 Aviation Services website.)

Charles Taylor (London), a provider of international adjusting services and technology solutions to the global insurance market, has announced the acquisition of M3 Aviation Services (Miami), effective 27th June 2024.

Pedro Mesa, Regional Director, North America, Charles Taylor Adjusting.

Charles Taylor boasts a strong market reputation for serving all aspects of Aviation claims, across a wide range of aircraft types, categories, and market sectors from main aviation insurers and brokers to commercial airlines. The company works with a network of partners to provide aviation claims capabilities globally.

A statement from Charles Taylor says that John Leonard, Regional Director, will continue to oversee Charles Taylor’s Aviation adjusting activities in Mexico, Chile and Brazil. Pedro Mesa, currently Managing Director at M3 Aviation Services, will become Regional Director for Charles Taylor’s adjusting team in North America and Rudy Viamonte will become Principal Surveyor and Director. Pedro and Rudy will work closely with John and his team to service existing clients throughout the Americas.

“I am thrilled M3 Aviation Services will be part of a leading global aviation adjusting provider such as Charles Taylor,” comments Mesa. I look forward to our teams working together on expertly serving the vibrant and strategic U.S. and LatAm markets.”

Hugh Thacker, Global Managing Director for Aviation, Charles Taylor.

Consolidating Global Reach

“M3 Aviation Services joining Charles Taylor is the next step in the evolution of Charles Taylor’s Aviation proposition,” comments Hugh Thacker, Global Managing Director for Aviation, Charles Taylor. “It will consolidate our global reach and effectively support our important clients located in the Americas region. I’m therefore delighted to welcome M3 Aviation Services’ leaders Pedro Mesa, Rudy Viamonte and their team. Their expertise and competence in hull and liability will bring additional success to our leading adjusting proposition.”

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Anthony R. O’Donnell // Anthony O'Donnell is Executive Editor of Insurance Innovation Reporter. For nearly two decades, he has been an observer and commentator on the use of information technology in the insurance industry, following industry trends and writing about the use of IT across all sectors of the insurance industry. He can be reached at or (503) 936-2803.

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