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Reinsurance brokers have a core role to play in the market, so we frequently cover news related to their activities and also interview senior reinsurance broking executives as well.

Bretton Woods appoints Paul Fleming to senior broker & director

21st August 2017

London-based independent specialist broker Bretton Woods International has announced Paul Fleming's appointment to senior broker and director of the firm's board. As part of the executive team, Fleming will steer the direction of the broker and managing general agent in a range of specialist open market and programme placements including complex contingency ... Read the full article

Willis Towers Watson hires CFO replacement Burwell from PwC

21st August 2017

Global advisory, insurance and reinsurance broking specialist Willis Towers Watson has named Michael “Mike” J. Burwell as its new Chief Financial Officer, to replace the outgoing Roger Millay who retires on October 2nd 2017. Burwell has 31 years of finance and professional services experience gained at PwC, holding a number of ... Read the full article

Capsicum Re hires Steven Rance to lead new mortgage indemnity reinsurance unit

21st August 2017

Specialist reinsurance broker Capsicum Re has announced Steven Rance, former JLT Group executive vice president, as head of a new mortgage indemnity reinsurance business division, with effect from February 2018. Rance will report to Rupert Swallow, CEO of Capsicum Re, who welcomed Rance to his new role; “Capsicum Re is no longer ... Read the full article

Kenny Hogg joins Arthur J. Gallagher as Scotland regional managing director

18th August 2017

Arthur J. Gallagher has appointed Kenny Hogg to regional managing director (RMD) for Scotland succeeding Paul Kerry who has been promoted to Scotland chairman. Jon Simpkin, area managing director for North and Scotland, UK retail, said; “Attracting the industry’s best talent is central to our strategy as we continue to build ... Read the full article

JLT Re expands Bermuda team with Nicolas Bardon as Partner

18th August 2017

JLT Re has announced the expansion of its Bermuda reinsurance and retrocession broking team with the appointment of Nicolas Bardon to partner with effect immediately. The firm said the hire is a further step in its efforts to grow its international reach through Bermuda operations which have more than doubled in ... Read the full article

JLT Re hires Aon Benfield broker Jakob Hansen for Credit & Political Risk team

16th August 2017

JLT Re, the global provider of reinsurance broking and consultancy, is pleased to announce that Jakob Hansen will be joining JLT Re’s expanding Credit & Political Risk team, once he has completed his contractual obligations with his current employer. JLT Re has announced the addition of Jakob Hansen, joining from Aon ... Read the full article

JLT Re names Andrew Ferrier as Executive Vice President

14th August 2017

JLT Re has named ex-Aon Benfield reinsurance broker Andrew Ferrier as a new Executive Vice President to lead the MGA business throughout the Western region. Ferrier brings over 25 years industry experience to the role, joining from an 18 year tenor as Senior Broker at Aon Benfield in San Francisco. Ed Hochberg, ... Read the full article

Spinnaker selects TigerEye platform to structure reinsurance portfolio

11th August 2017

Spinnaker has chosen to use TigerRisk Partners’ TigerEye® platform to help the company structure its reinsurance portfolio and support its existing underwriting strategy, particularly for catastrophe exposure management. TigerEye is a portfolio roll-up and reinsurance structuring tool, created by the reinsurance broker and capital advisor TigerRisk Partners, that helps insurers make data-driven ... Read the full article

Willis Towers Watson appoints Fabien Conderanne to Asia Pacific Financial Solutions Deputy Head

9th August 2017

Willis Towers Watson has named Fabien Conderanne as new Deputy Head of Asia-Pacific Financial Solutions, as the firm continues to strengthen its financial services capabilities across the region. Fabien will begin his Singapore based role, which was created as a new position, on 1 August 2017, and will report to Stuart ... Read the full article

Guy Carpenter appoints CEO and Chairman for Asia Pacific region

2nd August 2017

Reinsurance brokerage Guy Carpenter has announced two senior promotions in the Asia Pacific region, naming Tony Gallagher as CEO of the Asia Pacific Region and Richard Jones as Chairman of the Region. Gallagher, who was most recently CEO of the Pacific Region at Guy Carpenter, takes on his new role as ... Read the full article

Brokers must educate SMEs on rising security threats: A.J. Gallagher

1st August 2017

A report commissioned by Arthur J. Gallagher (A. J. Gallagher) reveals how unprepared UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are to manage and respond to rising security threats, calling on the broker community to improve awareness and education of the exposures. UK SMEs are becoming increasingly aware of security threats to ... Read the full article

Marsh & McLennan Agency announces hire of new President and COO

1st August 2017

Marsh & McLennan Agency (MAA) has expanded its executive team with the appointment of Bill Jeatran to President and Christina Mott to Chief Operating Officer. Jeatran and Mott will be reporting to Chairman and CEO of MMA David Eslick. Jeatran succeeds Ben Allen who has left the firm; as President he'll develop the ... Read the full article

JLT Re names Ben Gray as new London & International Cyber Treaty partner

31st July 2017

JLT Re has named Ben Gray as a new Partner in the firm's London and International Markets (LIM) team, where his main focus will be on Cyber Treaty reinsurance. Gray brings extensive experience in the Cyber Treaty reinsurance brokerage space, joining from a position as Cyber Treaty broker with Ed, prior ... Read the full article

THB names Rodrigo Botelho Director of its European division

31st July 2017

Specialist insurance and reinsurance brokerage, THB, has named Rodrigo Botelho Director of its European division, in a move designed to expand the firms reinsurance capabilties, effective October 1st, 2017. Botelho joins the firm from Universal Seguros in Angola and will be based in the firm's Amsterdam, Holland office. Prior to Universal Seguros he held ... Read the full article

Lower rates & stagnant reinsurance sector hindering broker growth: MarketLine

27th July 2017

The global insurance broking industry grew at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7% between 2012 and 2016, however, MarketLine warns that despite impressive growth, lower commissions and the stagnant reinsurance industry are contributing to a slowed growth trend for the sector. Data and analysis from research firm, MarketLine, shows that ... Read the full article

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