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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 (MS AUL) adds Rob Margetts to Strategy & Transformation team

16th May 2022

Lloyd’s global specialty re/insurer, MS Amlin Underwriting Limited (MS AUL) has appointed Rob Margetts to its Strategy & Transformation team. He will join MS AUL in the coming months, and will report to Martyn Rodden, Director of Strategy & Transformation. Within his new role, Margetts will develop and implement a range of ... Read the full article

Aon appoints Charles Knight as Global Yacht Manager

16th May 2022

Leading global professional services firm, Aon has named Charles Knight as Global Yacht Manager, Specialist in Yacht, and Pleasure Craft. Knight joined the company on May 3, 2022, and reports to Global Yacht Leader – Emma Carpenter. Within this new role, Knight will drive the development of Aon’s small yacht offering for ... Read the full article

WTW appoints Henry Keville as new head of FINEX GB financial institutions

13th May 2022

WTW has appointed Henry Keville to be its new head of FINEX GB financial institutions. The firm said that Keville will be based in the UK and will report into Marcus Porter Wright, head of FINEX GB. Porter Wright said in a statement: “I am delighted that Henry will lead our Financial ... Read the full article

AXA XL adds three to its cyber incident response team in North America

13th May 2022

AXA XL has added Jeanelle Dawes-Ghee, Yelizaveta (Liz) Veys, and Bridget Mead as claims specialists to its cyber incident response team in North America. The firm said that the three will report into Gwenn Cujdik, North America cyber incident response manager. Veys and Mead will be based in Exton, Pennsylvania, while ... Read the full article

Concord promotes three key executives

13th May 2022

Concord Specialty Risk has announced the promotions of three executives. Ilan D. Peress has been promoted to Concord’s Chief Marketing & Administration Officer. In a press release, it says that Ilan has achieved success in helping Concord increase market share by his creativity, work ethic, and his administrative skills. Ilan is also a ... Read the full article

Generali makes three appointments in Italy

13th May 2022

Generali Country Italy and Global Business Lines has announced that Giulia Raffo, Manlio Lostuzzi, and Ludovic Bayard have been appointed to new roles. The firm said that Raffo was to be its new CFO, Lostuzzi was to take on the role of head of Generali Global Business Lines insurance technical coordination, ... Read the full article

BF&M recruits Bruce Walker as Group CFO

13th May 2022

BF&M Limited, the Bermuda-based re/insurance holding company, has appointed Bruce Walker as EVP, Group Chief Financial Officer of the BF&M Group. Within this role, Walker brings over 25 years of extensive risk and capital management experience. In addition to being a former CFO and transformational leader at ACE INA Insurance, Walker most ... Read the full article

Peak Re names David Menezes as Deputy Chief Risk Officer

12th May 2022

Hong Kong domiciled reinsurer Peak Re has announced the appointment of David Menezes as Managing Director, Deputy Chief Risk Officer. Menezes, who currently serves as Chief Reserving Actuary at Peak Re, will take over his new position from Eckart Roth, who plans to retire in September after a 30-year career. In this ... Read the full article

Allianz (AGCS) announces key leadership changes

12th May 2022

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) has announced that Mike Martin has been appointed as Global Head of Property, effective May 16, 2022. Within his new role, Martin will report directly to Chief Underwriting Officer Corporate, Shanil Williams. He will also succeed Maria Grace who left AGCS in late 2021, and ... Read the full article

MS Amlin appoints Julie Ferguson to a new role

12th May 2022

MS Amlin Underwriting has appointed Julie Ferguson to be its new head of open market property. Ferguson will join the company in the coming months and will report directly to Sam Geddes, head of property and allied lines. She joins from Axis where she has spent the last five years as ... Read the full article

Measured names Nick Little as Head of Insurance

12th May 2022

Measured Analytics and Insurance, a data and analytics-driven cyber insurer, has appointed Nick Little as Head of Insurance. Little will be part of the company’s leadership team, where he will drive innovation, efficiency, and progressive disciplined underwriting as well as expanding the distribution of Measured’s products. He has been serving in various ... Read the full article

Ontellus appoints Vince Cole as Chief Executive Officer

11th May 2022

Ontellus, one of the largest records retrieval and claims intelligence companies in the US, has announced that it has appointed Vince Cole as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective immediately. The company is backed by Aquiline Capital Partners (Aquiline), a private investment firm based in New York and London, with $8.7 ... Read the full article

Goosehead names new President & COO, among key management changes

11th May 2022

Independent personal lines insurance agency, Goosehead, has announced several management changes. Mark K. Miller, a current member of Goosehead’s Board of Directors, has been appointed President and Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective immediately. Miller takes over the role from former President and COO, Michael Colby, who has left the company to pursue ... Read the full article

Mt. Logan Re hires Youssef Sfaif as COO

11th May 2022

Mt. Logan Re, Ltd. the third-party capital arm of Bermuda-based reinsurer Everest Re, has appointed Youssef Sfaif as Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective July 1, 2022. Sfaif joins Mt Logan at an important time in the company’s growth and expansion and will report directly to John Modin, President of Mt. Logan. Sfaif ... Read the full article

Hamilton Select Insurance makes senior underwriting appointments

10th May 2022

Hamilton Select Insurance Inc., Hamilton’s newly-launched E&S insurer has announced two senior underwriting appointments. Devon Minarik has been appointed as Head of US Small Business Casualty Insurance, and Logan Kirkland has been appointed as Head of US Products Liability & Contractors Insurance. Reporting to Hamilton Select Insurance Inc. CEO Clay Rhoades, Minarik ... Read the full article