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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.

Amwins appoints Jennifer Nuest as transportation practice leader

6th December 2022

Amwins, a global distributor of specialty insurance products and services, has announced the appointment of Jennifer Nuest to the newly created position of transportation practice leader. Nuest has over a decade of transportation insurance industry experience and joins from the carrier, retailer and insurtech startup, Nirvana Insurance. Her skills include business ... Read the full article

Aon appoints Karl DeGiovanni as director of client solutions for EMEA

6th December 2022

Aon has appointed Karl DeGiovanni as director of client solutions for EMEA. DeGiovanni made the announcement on LinkedIn where he also says that he has been with the firm for nearly fifteen years. Based in Malta, he will focus on insurance management and captive business in his new role at the firm. He ... Read the full article

Bailey replaces Jeffreys as chair of Aon UK Board

6th December 2022

Aon has announced that Marshall Bailey OBE, CFA, will replace Simon Jeffreys as non-executive chair of the Aon UK Limited Board, effective 31 January 2023. Jeffreys, who joined the Board in May 2009, tenure in office ends in January, following a seven-year-long spell as chair. Julie Page, CEO of Aon UK, commented, ... Read the full article

Howden names Ivo Gugolz CEO for Reinsurance, Switzerland

6th December 2022

International insurance broker Howden has hired Ivo Gugolz from Aon, as its Chief Executive Officer for Reinsurance in Switzerland, to be effective April 1st 2023. According to the broker, Gugolz appointment signals a further European focus for Howden in reinsurance, as with this senior hire the company has secured a well-known ... Read the full article

AXA XL promotes Laura Casby to head of upstream, UK and Lloyd’s

6th December 2022

AXA XL has promoted Laura Casby has been promoted to head of upstream energy for the UK and Lloyd’s. Casby, who will begin her role immediately, will lead AXA XL’s Upstream Energy team, covering both offshore and onshore risks. Based in London, she will develop the Upstream Energy book, expanding on ... Read the full article

Neptune Flood names Matt Duffy Chief Risk Officer

6th December 2022

AI-driven flood insurtech Neptune Flood has announced the appointment of Matthew Duffy as Chief Risk Officer. Duffy's appointment comes internally, having spent the last eighteen months as Neptune's Director of Risk Management & Internal Audit. Prior to this, he worked for eight years at Bank OZK and its predecessor, C1 Bank, in ... Read the full article

WTW names William Miller Head of Crisis Management for APAC

6th December 2022

Broking and solutions company WTW has announced the appointment of William Miller as the Head of Crisis Management, Asia Pacific, effective from the 1st of January 2023. In the new role, Miller will be based in Singapore and will oversee the new crisis management business in APAC, delivering its services and ... Read the full article

Scot Parnell becomes Munich Re Life US new CFO

5th December 2022

Munich Re Life US, the life division of reinsurance giant Munich Re, has announced the appointment of 30-plus-year finance veteran Scot Parnell as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Parnell will be responsible for overseeing the company’s Finance and Corporate Actuarial functions, which manages valuation, financial reporting and analysis, expense and capital management, ... Read the full article

Chubb names Mollica Division President for North America Financial Lines

5th December 2022

Chubb has appointed Michael Mollica as Division President for the company's North America Financial Lines businesses, where he will report to John Lupica, Vice Chairman, Chubb Group and President, North America Insurance. Mollica’s appointment is effective immediately. He succeeds Steve Goldman, who Chubb has announced has left the company. Currently, Mollica serves as Executive Vice President, ... Read the full article

Swiss Re appoints Nunes as MD, Global Head of Cloud & Infrastructure

5th December 2022

Reinsurance giant Swiss Re has appointed Vasco Nunes as Managing Director, Global Head of Cloud and Infrastructure. Nunes is well known across the insurance technology community. By taking on this role within a firm as large as Swiss Re, this is a major step forward within his career. Nunes joined Swiss Re ... Read the full article

AGCS appoints Chris Terry to global product lead for structured insurance in ART

5th December 2022

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) has appointed Chris Terry to be its new global product lead for structured insurance in alternative risk transfer (ART). In his new role, Terry will focus on further developing the ART underwriting strategy and driving a globally consistent approach for structured insurance, while streamlining systems ... Read the full article

Consilium appoints Suzanne Bazire as COO

5th December 2022

Broker firm Consilium has appointed Suzanne Bazire to be its new COO. The company, part of The Aventum Group, said that this was its third new senior leadership appointment in as many months. Bazire will be responsible for leading the operations for Consilium across all of its people and processes. She will ... Read the full article

GNP Seguros names Alejandro Padilla Head of Reinsurance

5th December 2022

Mexico-based insurer Grupo Nacional Provincial (GNP), has appointed Alejandro Padilla Mariscal as Head of Reinsurance. GNP Seguros is one of the largest insurers in Mexico providing insurance policies that cover life, damage and accidents among others. In addition, the company is also active in the provision of reinsurance services. Padilla Mariscal has ... Read the full article

ICAT names Cashman Interim Leader as CEO Butler departs

5th December 2022

Catastrophe focused underwriting manager ICAT (International Catastrophe Insurance Managers LLC), has appointed Ashleigh Cashman as Interim Leader of ICAT, effective immediately. While she steps into this role, Cashman will also be keeping her responsibilities as Chief Underwriting Officer. Cashman replaces President and CEO, Greg Butler. At this time ICAT has not confirmed ... Read the full article

Jencap names Ben Beazley EVP of National Accounts, Property

2nd December 2022

Jencap, an U.S. wholesaler specialising in Workers’ Compensation, has announced the appointment of Ben Beazley as Executive Vice President of National Accounts, Property. In his new role, Beazley will focus on the development and recruitment of talent along with the overall growth of Jencap’s property capabilities and revenue. He will report to ... Read the full article