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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.

AIG names Nasr as Senior Property Underwriter, FAC Reinsurance, GCC & North Africa

1st March 2023

Global re/insurer AIG has appointed Rana Nasr as Senior Property Underwriter - FAC Reinsurance, GCC & North Africa. Nasr joins AIG from Active Capital Reinsurance, Ltd., where she served as regional representative & property underwriter. Prior to that role, she spent over three years working at Chedid Capital, a leading investment group ... Read the full article

WTW names Ann Rodgers as regional Client Strategy Leader

1st March 2023

Global advisory, broking, and solutions company WTW has announced the appointment of Leigh Ann Rodgers as its Western Region Client Strategy Leader for Real Estate, Hospitality, and Leisure within Corporate Risk and Broking (CRB), North America. In her new role, Rodgers will focus on strategy execution for industry vertical clients, while ... Read the full article

Canopius hires Mutton from AXA XL to lead new Melbourne office

1st March 2023

Specialty insurer and reinsurer Canopius has hired David Mutton from AXA XL to lead its new trading office in Melbourne, Australia, as Casualty Underwriter, APAC, effective immediately. Initially, the re/insurer will write casualty business from the office but plans to broaden its offering as the business expands, with plans already underway ... Read the full article

Fidelis MGU appoints Ben Fortune as CUO, Bermuda

1st March 2023

Fidelis MGU has announced the promotion of Ben Fortune to Chief Underwriting Officer of its Bermuda operation Launched last year, the MGU is part of Bermuda-based insurance and reinsurance holding company, Fidelis Insurance Holdings Limited. With its creation, the re/insurer aimed to separate the business from its existing balance sheet carriers. Starting ... Read the full article

Davies appoints business leaders for new organisational structure

1st March 2023

Davies, a leading specialist professional services and technology business has announced a new organisational structure that will see the company simplify its operations, following a period of organic and M&A growth. From March 1, 2023, the firm will align across three operating units: Davies Global Solutions, Davies UK & Ireland, and ... Read the full article

FinTech Karson appoints Martin Kauer as Executive Partner

1st March 2023

Karson Management Limited, an innovative FinTech platform that provides capital-efficient solutions for financing & collateral, investing & asset management as well as risk transformation, has announced the appointment of Martin Kauer as Executive Partner. “I am excited to join Karson at this juncture of its development and to drive the transformation ... Read the full article

Kathy Dnistrian named UFG Senior Reinsurance Underwriter

28th February 2023

UFG Insurance, a P&C insurer based in the US, has announced the appointment of Kathy Dnistrian as Senior Reinsurance Underwriter within the firm’s assumed reinsurance segment. In her new role, she will take the lead on many existing and new treaty relationships across the US. Dnistrian, has a wide variety of reinsurance experience, ... Read the full article

Acrisure hires Mathias Pahl from WTW to lead new DACH operation

28th February 2023

Global insurance broker Acrisure has launched a new subsidiary covering the German, Austrian, and Swiss markets, which will be led by Mathias Pahl, who joins from WTW. Pahl will serve as President of the new subsidiary, Acrisure Deutschland GmbH and Head of DACH with immediate effect. He will be tasked with ... Read the full article

Clyde & Co announces new MGA team

28th February 2023

Global law firm Clyde & Co has announced the appointment of a new team focused on providing services to the MGA market in the UK and a renewed commitment to the Managing General Agents’ Association (MGAA). Rob Crossingham (Professional Indemnity)will lead the team. Henry Kirkup (Casualty) and Viran Ram (Property and ... Read the full article

Bogardus named Chief Executive of Everest Reinsurance in Singapore

27th February 2023

Kevin Bogardus has been promoted to Chief Executive of Everest Reinsurance Company, Singapore branch, succeeding Nitin Talwalkar, who is departing the company. In his expanded role, Bogardus will oversee operations for the reinsurance division of global underwriter Everest Re Group, across all of Asia Pacific from the regional Singapore office. He will ... Read the full article

AIG’s Board elects two new independent Directors

27th February 2023

American International Group (AIG), a leading global insurance organisation, has announced that its Board of Directors has elected Diana Murphy and Vanessa Wittman as independent Directors of the company. Both appointments are effective March 16, 2023. An experienced veteran within the industry, Murphy has served as a Managing Director at private equity ... Read the full article

Seb Simmonds named MD of Pen Underwriting Public Sector division

27th February 2023

British Managing General Agent (MGA), Pen Underwriting has announced the appointment of Seb Simmonds as Managing Director of its Public Sector division, which includes the specialist business Risk Management Partners (RMP). With effect on 1 March and subject to regulatory approval, Simmonds will take on the strategic and operational leadership of ... Read the full article

David Robinson named CEO at Optio

27th February 2023

Specialty managing general agency Optio Group has announced the appointment of David Robinson as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Robinson was initially appointed by Optio in March 2022 as Managing Director and since then has worked to optimise operations across the group’s underwriting, claims and data support functions. He has also ... Read the full article

Haylock joins Fathom as Head of Catastrophe Modeling

27th February 2023

Flood and climate risk intelligence provider Fathom has announced that Malcolm Haylock will be joining the firm as Head of Catastrophe Modeling on March 1, 2023. Haylock will be based in Zurich, Switzerland, working closely with Fathom's global team, which is headquartered in Bristol, UK. Together, they will develop and deliver risk ... Read the full article

Alesco DA triple hire to drive expansion of Canadian business

24th February 2023

Alesco Delegated Authority (Alesco DA), a specialist binding authority broker, has launched a dedicated Canadian delegated authorities unit with a triple hire of market specialists. The broker hired Tom Bassett and Alan Daly as Executive Directors and Will Howard-Smith as Associate Director to drive the expansion of Alesco DA’s Canadian business, ... Read the full article