Reinsurance News


Lockton appoints director Melanie Cruz to Central America fac team

8th June 2021

Independent insurance broker Lockton has appoionted Melanie Cruz as a director within its Caribbean and Central American Facultative team. Cruz will be based in Puerto Rico and oversee Lockton’s offering within the Central American market. She brings over 12 years’ experience to the role, including time at ceding companies and multinational insurers. Prior ... Read the full article

Lockton bolsters transaction liability capabilities with new hires

19th May 2021

Global re/insurance broker Lockton has announced key hires across its three transaction liability insurance product lines. Eddie Kim, Paul Ahn, Emily Rosen and Nicole McCarthy all join Lockton's Representations and Warranties (R&W) insurance practice. Dan Berger joins Lockton from AIG, where he served as the lead tax insurance underwriter for North America ... Read the full article

Lockton hires two MDs for Pacific region

17th May 2021

Lockton Insurance Brokers has appointed Harpreet Ubhi and Reid Eanes as Managing Directors to lead the Lockton Financial Services Practice (LFS). Ubhi and Eanes collectively bring over 30 years of industry experience, specialising in directors & officers liability, employment practices liability, corporate governance risk management, private equity and corporate acquisitions across ... Read the full article

Lockton hires Dane Lupe as SVP, Pacific

10th May 2021

Global re/insurance broker Lockton has appointed private equity specialist Dane Lupe to its Pacific region as Senior Vice President, Producer. Based in Los Angeles, Lupe will be partnering with private equity and commercial real estate firms to provide guidance in proactively mitigating, transferring and insuring their risk. Lupe has over 13 years ... Read the full article

Lockton announces senior leadership appointments

6th May 2021

Global re/insurance broker Lockton has announced that Jordan Burbach, Daniel Denham and Andrew Szot, have joined Lockton's Pacific region. Jordan Burbach has been appointed as Senior Vice President, Producer, having served as a Senior Vice President of Marsh's Global Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions Practice for more than seven years. He ... Read the full article

Lockton US hires new Executive Risk Claims leader

1st April 2021

Global re/insurance broker Lockton has appointed Sarah Downey to lead Executive Risk Claims. Downey most recently served as Managing Director, U.S. D&O Product Leader and Digital Asset Risk Transfer Leader for Marsh’s FINPRO Practice. She also served as a senior claims advocate for complex claims at Marsh. Downey joined Marsh in 2014 and ... Read the full article

Lockton partners with Four Twenty Seven to provide climate data

10th March 2021

Lockton Global Real Estate & Construction has entered into a partnership with Four Twenty Seven, an affiliate of Moody’s, in order to help clients integrate climate science into business decisions. Four Twenty Seven uses data-driven risk analysis to score assets’ exposure to the physical risks associated with climate change and other ... Read the full article

Lockton launches clinical advisory with HCA

23rd February 2021

Global brokerage Lockton has partnered with HCA Healthcare UK to provide their clients with access to an independent occupational health and clinical advice committee. With the new access, clients will be able to see health experts for a range of advice and guidance within its package. The Clinical Advisory Service offers support ... Read the full article

New entrants filled capacity gaps at 1/1 renewals: Lockton Re

4th February 2021

Following somewhat muted rate increases at the January 1 reinsurance renewals, Ross Howard, Global Executive Chairman at Lockton Re, has attributed the suppressed dynamic to new market entrants plugging gaps in capacity. Prices increased at 1/1 on the back of a hardening re/insurance market, but rate increases were generally more modest ... Read the full article

Stephen Bertolla to join Lockton Re in London as a Senior Broker

2nd February 2021

Lockton Re, the reinsurance arm of global brokerage Lockton, has announced the addition of Stephen Bertolla to its International P&C division in London as a Senior Broker. Later this year, Bertolla will join Lockton Re from his most recent role as an Account Executive and Senior Broker at Guy Carpenter, who ... Read the full article

Lockton Re deepens CyberCube relationship via product investment

1st February 2021

Lockton Re, the reinsurance segment of broker Lockton, has expanded its relationship with CyberCube via an investment in the firm's Portfolio Manager solution. The product has been designed to enhance enterprise risk management purposes, and will allow the reinsurance broker to advise its clients how their portfolio exposures look for extreme ... Read the full article

Lockton adds Matt Heinz to Transaction Liability practice

26th January 2021

Global re/insurance broker Lockton has announced the appointment of Matt Heinz as a Partner in its Transaction Liability practice. He will co-lead the group with Partners Josh Halpern, Eric Ziff and Gaurav Sud, who joined Lockton last year as the firm sought to significantly bolster its transaction liability capabilities. Heinz most recently ... Read the full article

Lockton adds Dan Urias to expand its Southern California business

24th December 2020

Global re/insurance broker Lockton has added Dan Urias as vice president, Producer to help expand its business in southern California. Urias will be providing risk management solutions to businesses aimed at tackling issues such as increased litigation aimed at company directors and officers as well as cyber exposures brought on by ... Read the full article

Tony Matta takes regional President role at Lockton

8th December 2020

Insurance broker Lockton has appointed Tony Matta as President of its Caribbean & Central America Facultative team, which is based in Miami. Matta most recently served as CEO for Facultative business in the Caribbean and Central America at rival broker Willis Towers Watson, also in Miami. Prior to this he held a ... Read the full article

Lockton Re names Foreman as Head of Non-Marine Retro & Property Specialty

4th December 2020

Reinsurance brokerage Lockton Re has announced the addition of Matt Foreman as Head of its Non-Marine Retrocession and Property Specialty Division in London. He joins the company from the Global ReSpecialty unit of Aon's Reinsurance Solutions, where he served as Head of London Market, Non-Marine. Keith Harrison, International Chief Executive Officer (CEO), ... Read the full article