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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.

CAC Specialty expands P&C team with senior hires

30th March 2020

Specialty insurance broker and investment banking platform CAC Specialty has expanded its property and casualty (P&C) team with the addition of Robert Trinkleback and Jonathan Goodier. As Leader of Property and Casualty Loss Control, Trinkleback will help clients improve workplace safety while increasing productivity and reducing costs related to property, workers’ ... Read the full article

Sompo adds Michael Carroll as SVP for GRS unit

30th March 2020

Bermuda specialty P&C re/insurer Sompo International has appointed Michael Carroll as Senior Vice President and Deputy Head of Life Sciences for its Global Risk Solutions unit. Carroll will be responsible for driving the development of the company’s Life Sciences platform and brings over 30 years of technical underwriting experience at Chubb ... Read the full article

Chaucer appoints Ana Blanco as class underwriter

26th March 2020

Specialty international re/insurance group Chaucer has appointed Ana Blanco as class underwriter to support the company's development of its international general liability account. Blanco will work closely with Thomas Beasley and Rob Neil, who joined Chaucer at the end of 2019. She is an experienced underwriter with almost a decade of market ... Read the full article

MarketScout adds Bobbie Perrigo as a professional liability broker

26th March 2020

US electronic insurance exchange and specialty MGA MarketScout has appointed Bobbie Perrigo to the role of professional liability broker. Perrigo will be based in the corporate office headquarters in Texas and assume all of the current professional liability business in place and implement new processes for the division. She joins the professional ... Read the full article

Willis Re adds Dan Melanson as SVP, health practice leader

26th March 2020

Willis Re, the reinsurance business of Willis Towers Watson, has appointed Dan Melanson as senior vice president and Health Practice leader. Melanson will serve on the Life, Accident and Health senior management team and be responsible for creating and executing strategies to grow the Willis Re LAH business. He begins immediately and ... Read the full article

Kinsale promotes Jamie Secor to lead Commercial Property division

26th March 2020

Kinsale Insurance Company has announced the promotion of Jamie Secor to Division Manager for Commercial Property. Secor has held several underwriting positions of increasing responsibility within Kinsale since 2010. She has also held positions with CapSpecialty, James River Insurance Company, and Virginia Farm Bureau. “Jamie has played an important role in the growth ... Read the full article

K2 Insurance Services appoints Mark Smith as President

25th March 2020

K2 Insurance Services LLC, a specialty insurance holdings company, has announced the appointment of Mark Smith as the company’s President. Smith brings almost 30 years of insurance experience to K2, including underwriting, actuarial and finance leadership roles at single state, national and international carriers. Most recently, Mark spent four years at Marsh-owned ... Read the full article

Guy Carpenter hires Williams from AIG as Global Head of Client Support Services

25th March 2020

Reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter has hired an AIG alum as its new Global Head of Client Support Services, appointing George Williams to the role, who was most recently COO of General Insurance North America at the insurance firm. Williams has been appointed as Managing Director, Global Head of Client Support Services ... Read the full article

AIG hires Gero Michel as Head of Risk Analytics, AIG Re

24th March 2020

U.S. insurer and reinsurer American International Group, Inc. (AIG) has hired Gero Michel, who was most recently at broker Aon, as its new Head of Risk Analytics for its reinsurance unit AIG Re. Gero Michel joined AIG Re in February, taking on the new position that will see him working across ... Read the full article

WTW CEO Haley takes Board position with Maximus

24th March 2020

Willis Towers Watson (WTW) CEO John Haley has taken a position on the Board of Directors of MAXIMUS, a US outsourcing company that provides services to government health and human services agencies worldwide. Haley, who previously served as one of the MAXIMUS Board members from 2002 to 2019, is set to ... Read the full article

AmWINS adds Mark Bernacki to leadership team

24th March 2020

Specialty insurer AmWINS has announced the appointment of Mark Bernacki as President of AmWINS Special Risk Underwriters (SRU) and Executive Vice President of AmWINS Group, effective March 30, 2020. In this role, Bernacki will drive strategy and build capacity for SRU, which underwrites risks on behalf of domestic and international carriers. Also, ... Read the full article

Swiss Re names Victoria Lobo Market Exec, WSE for reinsurance

24th March 2020

Nikhil da Victoria Lobo, Swiss Re's Managing Director and Head of Americas for its Public Sector Solutions (PSS) Division, has been named Market Executive for Western and Southern Europe (WSE) for reinsurance at the Switzerland-based firm. His appointment is effective July 1st, 2020 and Victoria Lobo succeeds Claudia Cordioli, who ... Read the full article

Coface North America appoints Ruben Nizard to Economist role

23rd March 2020

Coface North America has announced the appointment of Ruben Nizard as Economist for the North American Region, including the US and Canada. In this role, Nizard will be responsible for providing analysis of the North American economy, including analysis of the impacts caused by current trends and global economic influences. Coface explained ... Read the full article

Allianz ART adds AXIS Re’s Kiernan to lead North America reinsurance

23rd March 2020

Former Chief Underwriting Officer and president of AXIS Re in Bermuda, Peter Kiernan, has joined Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty as head of reinsurance North America for its Alternative Risk Transfer division. Kiernan brings over 13 years’ experience to the role and will remain working out of Bermuda. His departure from AXIS ... Read the full article

AmTrust names Daniel Pacicco as CFO

23rd March 2020

AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. has announced the appointment of Daniel Pacicco as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective March 18th. He will succeed Adam Karkowsky, who was promoted to AmTrust President back in December 2019. Pacicco joins AmTrust from Assurant, where he has served as Senior Vice President, Chief ... Read the full article

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