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

MS Amlin Underwriting adds Heike Trilovszky to board

10th May 2021

Lloyd's of London insurer and reinsurer, MS Amlin Underwriting Limited has appointed Heike Trilovszky to its board as a notified independent Non-Executive Director. Trilovszky will also join as Chair of the Underwriting Oversight Committee, assuming the role from Martin Hudson, who will become permanent Chair of the board. After working at Munich ... Read the full article

Pelican Ventures launches Tango Specialty

10th May 2021

Private equity investor Pelican Ventures has launched Tango Specialty, a commercial lines managing general agency (MGA), appointing Greg Wolyniec as President and CEO. Tango Specialty will establish several sizeable programs with leading underwriting expertise supported with insurance capacity partnerships that will serve the complex needs of select specialty market clients and ... Read the full article

AXIS Re names Haugh as President of new Global Property division

10th May 2021

AXIS Re, the reinsurance arm of Bermuda-based AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, has announced a simplified overall structure, which includes the establishment of a new Property Reinsurance division, led by Ann Haugh. Previously AXIS Re's President of Global Markets, Haugh has been appointed President of the reinsurer's new Global Property unit. In her ... Read the full article

Ariel Re recruits Nephila’s Tim Shreeve to lead Platform Development

10th May 2021

Bermuda-based reinsurer Ariel Re has appointed Tim Shreeve as Head of Platform Development. Shreeve joins the company from Nephila Capital, the insurance-linked securities (ILS) specialist manager, where he served as Head of Platform Planning. He spent nearly 10 years at Nephila in Bermuda, having joined the company in September 2011. Prior to this, ... 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

ICA adds three to board of directors

10th May 2021

The Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) has appointed three new members to its board of directors, ensuring the industry is well-placed to respond to and drive the many strategic challenges and opportunities. Nicholas Hawkins, Managing Director and CEO at IAG has been appointed, along with Scott Hawkins, Managing Director, Munich Holdings ... Read the full article

AXA XL hires Anish Jadav as Retail P&C CUO for UK, Lloyd’s

10th May 2021

AXA XL, the property & casualty and specialty risk division of AXA, has appointed Anish Jadav as Chief Underwriting Officer, Retail Property & Casualty (P&C), UK & Lloyd’s market. In his new role, Jadav will oversee AXA XL’s Retail P&C underwriting strategy and optimising product offering and profitability. He will be responsible ... Read the full article

Brit hires Kirstin Simon as Underwriter, Financial Lines

7th May 2021

Insurer and reinsurer Brit Ltd has appointed Kirstin Simon as an Underwriter in its Financial Lines team, specialising in D&O and commercial crime. Simon brings 14 years of industry experience, and joins from Liberty Special Markets (LSM) where she has been for the past 11 years, most recently as a Senior ... Read the full article

Generali hires Wekkeli as Head of Property Underwriting, Germany

7th May 2021

Generali’s P&C unit Global Corporate & Commercial (GC&C) has appointed Marc Wekkeli as new Head of Property Underwriting in Germany to further enhance strategy execution. Wekkeli will be responsible for ensuring technical excellence and profitability of the German property portfolio. With over 25 years of international experience in the insurance industry, he ... Read the full article

Aon forms EMEA M&A and transaction solutions advisory board

7th May 2021

Aon plc has formed an EMEA M&A and transaction solutions advisory board to support the growth and development of its M&A practice across the UK. The advisory board will provide counsel to Aon’s clients and its internal team as it continues to expand its transaction solutions and into areas such as ... Read the full article

Global Atlantic adds Edward Root to lead PRT reinsurance business

7th May 2021

Life and annuity insurer Global Atlantic Financial Group has appointed Edward Root to lead its pension risk transfer business as Managing Director. Root will report to Manu Sareen, President of Institutional Markets, Global Atlantic, and Chief Executive Officer, Global Atlantic Re. Root has over 20 years' experience advising large pension plan sponsors ... Read the full article

AXIS Re hires Matti Parnanen as Underwriter

7th May 2021

AXIS Re, the reinsurance segment of AXIS Capital Holdings, has appointed Matti Parnanen as an Underwriter for its Canada team. In his new role, Parnanen will assume underwriting and client management responsibilities. He joins AXIS Re from Munich Re Canada, where he was a Senior Property Treaty Underwriter. Prior to that, he was ... Read the full article

Zurich promotes Hayley Robinson to Group CUO

7th May 2021

Global insurer Zurich has promoted Hayley Robinson to the role of Group Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO), reporting to Sierra Signorelli, who was recently named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Commercial Insurance. Robinson currently serves as UK CUO and will take on her new role from June 1st, 2021, based in Zurich, ... Read the full article

Aspen appoints Markel’s Laurie Shane to lead Outwards Reinsurance

6th May 2021

Bermudian re/insurer Aspen Insurance has announced the appointment of Laurie Shane as its new group head of Outwards Reinsurance and is set to begin her role on June 1. Shane joins from Markel and will report to Brian Tobben, Chief Executive Officer of Aspen Capital Partners. During her time at Markel she served ... 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

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