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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.

Mosaic opening new office in Toronto

13th July 2022

Mosaic Insurance has announced that it is opening an office in Toronto, Ontario, and has appointed Ian Fraser – an underwriting specialist, to spearhead the company’s expansion into the Canadian specialty insurance market. Fraser joins as President of Mosaic Insurance Services Canada Inc (Mosaic Canada), where he will be responsible for ... Read the full article

Corvus promotes James Berry to Chief Claims Officer

13th July 2022

Specialty insurance MGA Corvus Insurance has announced the promotion of James Berry to Chief Claims Officer. Berry, who previously served as Corvus London Markets’ Claims Team Lead, will now manage the in-house Claims teams at Corvus on a global scale. The new role is also a first of its kind for Corvus, ... Read the full article

AXA XL appoints Head of Intl. Casualty, Insurance, UK & Lloyd’s

13th July 2022

AXA XL’s insurance business has announced the promotion of Olivia Shing to Head of International Casualty, UK & Lloyd’s, effective immediately. In her new role, Shing will be responsible for leading the International Casualty team in the UK, while developing the regional underwriting strategy and ensuring continued profitability. She will also work ... Read the full article

Buckle names Scott Stephenson Chairman of the Board

13th July 2022

Buckle, a digital financial services company for the gig economy has announced that Scott Stephenson has joined the company as Chairman of the Board of Directors. As Verisk’s former chairman, president, and chief executive officer, Stephenson helped the data analytics and risk assessment firm become part of the S&P 500 Index. While ... Read the full article

BHSI names head of customer & broker engagement in Spain

13th July 2022

Global insurer, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has appointed Eduardo Guinea Head of Customer & Broker Engagement in Spain. Joining BHSI as the company continues its European build-out, Guinea brings with him nearly 20 years of industry experience, much of it focused on expanding and building market relationships. He was most recently ... Read the full article

Liberty Specialty Markets names Laura Burns Head of Client Management

13th July 2022

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group has announced that it has appointed Laura Burns to the newly created role of Head of Client Management, effective immediately. Within this new role, Burns will be responsible for managing client relationships for LSM’s London Market brokers and global products, as ... Read the full article

Berkshire Hathaway appoints Danny Engell to Executive Leadership team

12th July 2022

Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies' Workers Compensation Division has appointed Danny Engell to the Executive Leadership team as the Senior Vice President, Chief Underwriting and Analytics Officer. Engell will lead the company's strategic underwriting and data analytics efforts in this role, providing innovative expertise and creative solutions to further enhance BHHC’s market ... Read the full article

Berkshire Hathaway appoints new Head of Customer and Broker Engagement

12th July 2022

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance has announced that Eduardo Guinea has joined the organisation as Head of Customer & Broker Engagement in Spain. Constanza Gallegos, Country Manager, Spain, at BHSI, said: “Eduardo has extensive market experience and shares our commitment to optimising the experience for our customers and brokers with every interaction.” “In ... Read the full article

PIC appoints Weymouth as Chairman

12th July 2022

Pension Insurance Corporation plc (PIC) has announced that David Weymouth has been appointed Chairman of its Board, as well as Chairman of the Board of PIC’s parent company, Pension Insurance Corporation Group Limited (PICG). Weymouth will join both the PIC and PICG Boards on 1st October, 2022, and take up his ... Read the full article

Chubb appoints Natalie Chiaramonte Division President of Sovereign Risk

12th July 2022

Natalie Chiaramonte has been named Division President of Sovereign Risk Insurance Limited, a Chubb company dealing in political risk insurance and reinsurance. In her new role, Chiaramonte will have executive operating responsibility for the company, which provides political risk and sovereign credit insurance to commercial and investment banks, exporters, multinational corporations, ... Read the full article

Strategic Risk Solutions adds to its European team

12th July 2022

Strategic Risk Solutions, the world’s largest independent insurance company manager, has announced the two newest additions to the SRS European team; Ernesto Quintana and Sandrine Bonnefoy. Bonnefoy joins SRS after several years with Marsh. She will be based in the Luxembourg office working as a Senior Account Manager. Quintana arrives from Risk ... Read the full article

Aon appoints Leonique van Houwelingen CEO for the Netherlands

12th July 2022

Re/insurance broker Aon has named a new CEO of Aon in the Netherlands and member of the EMEA Executive team. Leonique van Houwelingen appointment is expected to be effective 1 November, subject to regulatory approval. Prior to joining Aon, she held various executive roles in the financial services sector, the broker noted. Her ... Read the full article

NFP adds Seth Michaelson to Energy practice

11th July 2022

Property and casualty broker NFP, has appointed Seth Michaelson to the Energy practice within NFP's Specialty business. As vice president, Energy and Marine, Michaelson will be reporting to Vilma Vanegas, senior vice president, practice leader, Energy; and he will be supporting the ongoing growth of NFP’s specialty practice. According to the announcement, ... Read the full article

MS Amlin appoints Malcolm Barnes as head of marine reinsurance

11th July 2022

MS Amlin has appointed Malcolm Barnes as head of marine reinsurance. Barnes will take up his role in September this year. Barnes joins MS AUL from Canopius, where he was head of marine treaty. Prior to this, he was divisional director for reinsurance at Amtrust with responsibility for all inwards reinsurance ... Read the full article

FWD Group appoints new Chairman

11th July 2022

FWD Group Holdings Limited has announced that Professor Frederick Ma, currently Deputy Chairman and an Independent Non-Executive Director, has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors, effective immediately. Prof. Ma succeeds Ronald Arculli who is retiring as chairman. FWD Group has stated that Arculli will remain as a Non-Executive Director until ... Read the full article