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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.

QBE Re to make Chris Killourhy managing director from September

18th August 2022

QBE Re has said that Chris Killourhy is to become the new managing director of the firm from the beginning of September. The move, still subject to regulatory approval, will see Killourhy move from his current role as chief financial officer for QBE International. Jason Harris, CEO of QBE International, said: “We ... Read the full article

McGill and Partners adds Jacqueline Tovey to Fac Reinsurance Team

18th August 2022

Specialist re/insurance broker McGill and Partners has appointed Jacqueline Tovey to be a partner in its Facultative Reinsurance team. Tovey brings 25 years of experience in the insurance industry and has developed an extensive knowledge of operations and policy documentation. She is passionate about modernisation of the placement process using technology to ... Read the full article

Lockton makes two senior appointments in Nashville & Tennessee

18th August 2022

Insurance and reinsurance broker Lockton has made two senior appointments in Nashville & Tennessee. The company has announced that Barry Boster has been appointed Vice President and Producer to the firm's Nashville office, as well as Jay Brown who has been appointed to the firm's Nashville and Memphis offices as President, ... Read the full article

Chubb’s Combined Insurance appoints VP of Distribution, Canada

18th August 2022

Chubb’s Combined Insurance has appointed Michael Milos as Vice President of Distribution Expansion for Combined’s Canadian branch. He is based at Combined’s Markham, Ontario offices. As Vice President of Distribution Expansion Milos will be instrumental in diversifying the organization’s distribution strategies, as well as strengthening and forming new relationships in the broker ... Read the full article

Liberty Mutual Re appoints Nick Noguera as business development manager

18th August 2022

Liberty Mutual Re has appointed Nick Noguera as a business development manager for the London Broker market. The firm said that Noguera will report to Miguel Martinez Alvarez with what it calls ‘a dotted line’ to Max Mallen and the portfolio team that is based in London. According to his LinkedIn profile, ... Read the full article

AXA XL appoints Lahrmann as Senior Underwriter, Intl Property, Insurance UK & Lloyd’s

18th August 2022

AXA XL Insurance has appointed Sabrina Lahrmann as Senior Underwriter, International Property, UK & Lloyd’s, with immediate effect. Within her new role, Lahrmann will be responsible for helping to deliver the strategic and profitable growth of AXA XL’s International Property book of business in the UK, as well as establishing and ... Read the full article

Nationwide names Hespe Head of Underwriting Performance for E&S/Specialty

17th August 2022

Ohio-based insurer Nationwide has appointed Julie Hespe as the head of Underwriting Performance for the company’s Excess & Surplus/Specialty team. Hespe’s team - the Underwriting & Product Performance Center of Excellence, will have a direct focus on portfolio profitability, underwriting governance and best practices, product management strategy, regulatory compliance and performance. Hespe ... Read the full article

Moody’s Analytics and RMS name Andrew Hare as APAC Managing Director

17th August 2022

Andrew Hare has been appointed Managing Director, Asia Pacific at RMS, a Moody's Analytics company that provides risk modelling and solutions. Bringing almost 25 years of experience in the industry, Hare will be responsible for integrating and leading the strategy and execution across the combined RMS and Moody’s Analytics Insurance Vertical, ... Read the full article

CAC Speciality announces new VP of Private Equity practice

17th August 2022

Insurance broker CAC speciality has announced the appointment of Scott Smith as Vice President of Private Equity practice. Smith joins CAC with a solid business background, holding positions as an investment banker with Citigroup, and a leader with USI Insurance, along with vast experience as an entrepreneur. CAC note that Smith’s innovative ... Read the full article

AXA XL names Perrotti as CUO for Marine in the Americas

17th August 2022

AXA XL Insurance has promoted Michael Perrotti to the role of Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO) for its Marine insurance business in the Americas. Previously Inland Marine Practice Leader for Marine in North America, Perrotti assumes the CUO role from Anne Marie Elder who will now focus on her role as Global ... Read the full article

SiriusPoint names Phil Wooldridge Head of London US Casualty

17th August 2022

Global specialty re/insurer, SiriusPoint, has appointed Phil Wooldridge as Head of London US Casualty. Based in London, Wooldridge will start his new role on September 5 and will be reporting to Head of London and International Casualty, Nick Pascall. He brings more than 25 years of experience in the US Casualty markets, ... Read the full article

Cowbell Cyber appoints Julia Cederroth as senior director of reinsurance

17th August 2022

Cowbell Cyber, a cyber insurance provider for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), has appointed Julia Cederroth as senior director of reinsurance. Prior to joining Cowbell, Cederroth served as vice president and cyber treaty broker at Gallagher Re as a member of the Global Treaty Broking team and Cyber Center of Excellence. ... Read the full article

Chantal Rodriguez appointed as Liberty Mutual Reinsurance CUO

17th August 2022

Liberty Mutual insurance has appointed Chantal Rodriguez as Liberty Mutual Reinsurance Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO), where she will report to both Global Risk Solutions (GRS) President of Underwriting, Matthew Moore and Liberty Mutual Reinsurance President Dieter Winkel. At the same time, the company has also announced that Crystal Ottaviano has been ... Read the full article

Doug Kovach appointed Concert Insurance’s Senior Vice President

17th August 2022

Concert Group Holdings (Concert), the parent of insurance fronting subsidiaries Concert Insurance and Concert Specialty, has appointed Doug Kovach as Concert Insurance's Senior Vice President, Underwriting and Program Management. Kovach brings with him over 30 years of experience in the insurance and reinsurance industries. He will be reporting to Concert’s Chief Underwriting ... Read the full article

Ryan Specialty appoints Co-Presidents of NSP

16th August 2022

Ryan Specialty has announced the appointment of Bill Evans and Chris Kelleher as Co-presidents of the National Specialty Programs practice (NSP). Bill Evans has been with NSP for more than ten years and most recently served as Vice President with direct oversight of the real estate and temporary staffing programs. Evans also ... Read the full article