Specialist insurer Beazley has announced the appointment of Bethany Greenwood as Global Head of Cyber & Executive Risk (CyEx) from July 2020.
Greenwood, who will also become part of Beazley’s executive committee, joined the company last September to lead the London market and US-based executive risk team.
In this role she was focused on a wide range of products including US directors & officers (D&O) and employment practices liability.
Over her 20-year career, Greenwood has worked across various management liability lines, including D&O, errors & omissions and cyber programmes.
She will succeed Mike Donovan who has decided to retire from Beazley after 15 years with the company.
Also within CyEx, Paul Bantick, who currently leads the London market & international cyber & tech team, will take on global responsibility for cyber & tech from July.
“I am delighted Bethany Greenwood has accepted the role of head of cyber & executive risk,” said Beazley CEO Andrew Horton. “Bethany has quickly established herself as a widely respected leader within CyEx with the skills needed for the future of the team.”
“Paul Bantick’s deep expertise in the cyber space and track record for building strong underwriting propositions around the world will be of tremendous value as we continue to build our global capability,” Horton continued.
“I would also like to thank Mike Donovan for his invaluable contribution to the business. Mike has played an instrumental role in Beazley’s growth in the US and also across the group as a member of the executive committee. Bethany, Paul, Mike and the CyEx leadership team will spend the coming months working together to ensure a smooth transition.”