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Insurance and reinsurance industry hiring, appointments and people moves news and announcements. Covering key hires and people moves across the global reinsurance, commercial and specialty insurance markets.

Sarah Stephens named Head of Cyber, International at Marsh JLT Specialty

10th January 2020

Global re/insurance brokerage Marsh has announced the appointment of Sarah Stephens as Head of Cyber, International, within Marsh JLT Specialty, effective immediately. Stephens will serve in this newly created role in addition to her current position as Cyber, Media & Technology Leader within the UK FINPRO Practice. She will take responsibility for ... Read the full article

Liberty Specialty Markets promotes Meghan Walker to Head of Aviation

10th January 2020

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), a division of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has announced the appointment of Meghan Walker as Head of Aviation for the London Market Specialty division. In this role, Walker will be responsible for delivering LSM’s global Aviation strategy, and for leading and developing aviation underwriting team. Meanwhile, Bill Halligan, ... Read the full article

New Dawn Risk recruits Head of Management Liability & Financial Institutions

10th January 2020

New Dawn Risk Group Limited, an independent specialist intermediary for non-marine liability and specialty insurance and reinsurance, has announced the appointment of Nicky Stokes as Head of Management Liability and Financial Institutions. Stokes joins the company from Liberty Specialty Markets in Dubai, where she was AVP, Professional Indemnity. In this role, she ... Read the full article

Dale launches accident & health underwriting offering

10th January 2020

Dale Underwriting Partners has launched its new accident and health (A&H) offering with the appointments of Steve Lawson and Lauren Meredith. Lawson and Meredith, who both join Dale from HDI Specialty, will comprise the new A&H underwriting team. Together, the two new hires bring 45 years of experience in underwriting A&H business. The ... Read the full article

Charles Taylor Adjusting names P&C Asia CEO

10th January 2020

Charles Taylor Adjusting (CTA), a division of insurance-related services provider Charles Taylor, has named Wee Loon Yong as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Asia, Property & Casualty, based in Singapore. The firm states that the appointment of Yong underlines the significant growth opportunities in Asia and the company's commitment to serve its ... Read the full article

Willis Re names Simon Buxton MD of International Customised Reinsurance

9th January 2020

Willis Re, the reinsurance arm of global insurance brokerage Willis Towers Watson (WTW), has announced the appointment of Simon Buxton as Managing Director of its International Customised Reinsurance practice, based in London. Willis Re's International Customised Reinsurance practice has a focus on non-traditional reinsurance, and in his new role, Buxton will ... Read the full article

AXIS Insurance adds two renewable energy underwriters

9th January 2020

The insurance business arm of Bermudian re/insurer AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, AXIS Insurance, has expanded its renewable energy underwriting expertise with two new hires. Specifically, Sam Walsh has joined the insurer as senior underwriter and Mat Pifer as an underwriter in AXIS Insurance's renewables division. In their new roles, both Walsh and ... Read the full article

QBE North America recruits Specialty & Commercial President from Aon

9th January 2020

The North American unit of global primary insurance group QBE has announced the appointment of Tom Fitzgerald as President, Specialty & Commercial. Fitzgerald joins the company from Aon Risk Solutions, where he most recently served as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for its global broking operations. As a member of the executive leadership ... Read the full article

Markel hires QBE’s Anirudh Singh as CUO for India

9th January 2020

Specialist insurer Markel International has announced the appointment of Anirudh Singh as India Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO), effective from December 24, 2019. Singh has 16 years’ re/insurance industry experience, and joins Markel from QBE General Insurance, where he most recently served as Chief Risk Officer. In this role, he was also responsible ... Read the full article

RenRe’s Mishambi & Hamilton’s Carreiro assume ABIR leadership roles

9th January 2020

Two new leadership appointments have been announced by the Association of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers (ABIR), including the addition of RenaissanceRe's (RenRe) Edward Mishambi as Chair of the association's Policy Committee. The Policy Committee reviews insurance regulation in both Bermuda and abroad, international regulatory standards, public policy in Bermuda, U.S. natural ... Read the full article

Sompo International hires Head of Commercial Management Liability & Financial Institutions

9th January 2020

Sompo International, the Bermuda-based P&C re/insurer, has announced the appointment of Ray Santiago as Executive Vice President and leader of the company’s US Commercial Management Liability (CML) and Financial Institutions (FI) teams. In this role, Santiago will have management oversight for Sompo International’s US CML and FI teams. These teams will continue ... Read the full article

David Carter appointed CUO & EVP, Sompo GRS

8th January 2020

Bermudian insurer and reinsurer, Sompo International Holdings Ltd. has announced the appointment of David Carter as Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO) and Executive Vice President (EVP) of Sompo Global Risk Solutions (GRS). In his new role, Carter will report to Michael Chang, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sompo GRS, and will become ... Read the full article

Starr Insurance names Canadian Territory Manager for Aviation

8th January 2020

Starr Insurance Companies has announced the appointment of Paul O’Ryan as Canadian Territory Manager for General Aviation. Based in Toronto, O’Ryan will report to Kyle Sparks, Senior Vice President, Chief Underwriting Officer GA/CR at Starr Insurance. He joins the company from Swiss Re, where he has spent the last 21 years, most ... Read the full article

Aon’s Reinsurance Solutions names LatAm CEO

8th January 2020

Global insurance brokerage Aon has announced Pablo Munoz as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Reinsurance Solutions in Latin America, succeeding Alejandro Galizia. Munoz first joined Aon in 2008 and during his time with the re/insurance broker has held a number of leadership roles, playing an important role in the ... Read the full article

Brown & Brown’s P. Barrett Brown promoted to President of Retail

8th January 2020

P. Barrett Brown has been appointed as an Executive Vice President and President of Brown & Brown, Inc.'s Retail segment, effective immediately. Most recently, Brown served as a Senior Vice President and a Regional President in the firm's Retail segment. He joined the company in 2000 and has held a number of ... Read the full article

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