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Hippo hires Peter Piotrowski as Chief Claims Officer

10th August 2023

Home insurance group Hippo has hired Peter Piotrowski as Chief Claims Officer (CCO), where he will lead claims for Hippo Insurance Services. In the role, Piotrowski will oversee the company's claims services to provide Hippo's customers with a technology-enabled, industry-leading claims experience. At the same time, he will also serve as a ... Read the full article

Ambac appoints Michael Price and Kristi Matus to its Board of Directors

30th June 2023

Ambac Financial Group, Inc., a financial services holding company, has announced the appointment of Michael D. Price and Kristi A. Matus as members of its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Matus will be a member of the Board’s Audit and Compensation committees, while Price will be a member of the ... Read the full article

Crum & Forster appoints Sipple as SVP, Inland Marine

22nd February 2023

Crum & Forster, a Fairfax Holdings insurance company, has announced that Michelle Sipple has joined the company as Senior Vice President of the Inland Marine practice within its Property Lines Division. In the role, she will be responsible for strategic initiatives to drive growth and profitability for the company's inland marine book. An ... Read the full article

Munich Re Specialty appoints new Head of Inland Marine

10th August 2022

Munich Re Specialty Insurance (MRSI), a division of German reinsurance giant Munich Re, has announced the appointment of Jaymee Parker as Vice President and Head of Inland Marine. Parker is an experienced insurance and risk management professional with strong leadership and sales experience. She specializes in Inland Marine insurance and ocean ... Read the full article

Wave of new sponsors help Q2 catastrophe bond issuance hit $5.2bn: Report

5th July 2022

Artemis' second-quarter 2022 catastrophe bond and related insurance-linked securities (ILS) market report pegs issuance at approximately $5.2 billion for the period, which takes the outstanding market to a new high of $38.2 billion. The Artemis Q2 2022 Catastrophe Bond and ILS Market Report, which examines 27 transactions ... Read the full article

Ledgebrook names Steve Mills as new President, E&S

30th June 2022

Ledgebrook, a tech-enabled E&S MGA, has appointed E&S veteran Steve Mills as the company’s President, E&S. He will be responsible for delivering wholesale brokers a best-in-class experience across Ledgebrook's E&S product lines. Prior to joining Ledgebrook, Mills served as President, E&S at The Hanover Insurance Group. Mills brings with him 30+ years of ... Read the full article

Amynta hires Brad Isaacson as SVP, Program Development

10th February 2021

Amynta Group has appointed Brad Isaacson as Senior Vice President of Program Development. He brings over 30 years of experience and will be responsible for driving new program development opportunities and helping manage carrier relations and reinsurance alliances across the organisation. Isaacson joins from The Hanover Insurance Group, where he served as ... Read the full article

HIIG launches E&S brokerage business unit

2nd September 2020

International specialty insurance group, Houston International Insurance Group has announced that it has launched an E&S Brokerage business unit to provide liability and property solutions to the wholesale brokerage market. Mark Boland will be leading the unit with support from a team of underwriters. Boland previously held roles as President, E&S at ... Read the full article

Andrew Robinson appointed CEO of HIIG

26th May 2020

Andrew Robinson has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Houston International Insurance Group, Ltd. (HIIG), succeeding the company's founder and outgoing CEO, Stephen Way. Way has resigned as Chairman of the Board but is set to continue to serve HIIG as Director of the Company. Robinson's appointment ... Read the full article

Chaucer promotes James Wright to Chief Risk Officer

21st January 2020

Specialty international insurance and reinsurance group, Chaucer, has promoted James Wright to Chief Risk Officer (CRO), effective April 1st, 2020. In his new role, Wright takes responsibility for the direction, performance and management of the company's enterprise wide risk management framework, which includes underwriting risk management, and exposure management. He has been ... Read the full article

All elements of China Re’s Chaucer acquisition now finalised

11th April 2019

International specialty insurance and reinsurance group, Chaucer, has announced that China Reinsurance Corporation (China Re) has completed the acquisition of Chaucer Insurance Company DAC in Ireland and SLE in Australia, from The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. China Re announced it had finalised its takeover of Chaucer in December 2018, noting ... Read the full article

China Re completes acquisition of Chaucer

31st December 2018

China Re has successfully completed its previously announced acquisition of the holding company of Chaucer, the London-based and Lloyd's focused specialty re/insurance business of The Hanover. The transaction was valued at around $950 million, made up of a cash consideration of $865 million paid by Hong Kong listed China Re, ... Read the full article

JLT Re North America appoints Ariel Hernandez to Senior Vice President

5th March 2018

JLT Re North America has appointed Ariel Hernandez as Senior Vice President, set to lead the analytics efforts for the Caribbean, Central America and broader Latin America Region as part of the Miami treaty team. Hernandez joins JLT Re from a treaty underwriter role with the Chaucer Syndicates of The Hanover ... Read the full article

18 companies join The Institutes RiskBlock Alliance blockchain consortium

21st February 2018

The Institutes RiskBlock Alliance has announced that 18 companies have joined the risk management and insurance industry’s first enterprise-level blockchain consortium. The RiskBlock Alliance seeks to leverage the blockchain to lower industry transaction costs while increasing the speed and security of data transfers among customers, industry stakeholders, and third parties. RiskBlock Alliance ... Read the full article

Bensinger of TigerRisk appointed to Baldwin & Lyons board

16th February 2018

Property and casualty insurance holding company Baldwin & Lyons, Inc. has appointed Steven J. Bensinger, of TigerRisk Partners, LLC, to the firms Board of Directors. Bensinger brings more than 40 years of experience in insurance and reinsurance at executive levels to Baldwin & Lyons. Currently, Bensinger is a Partner & Senior Advisor at ... Read the full article