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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.

Vincent Rensonnet joins Ageas Re’s property underwriting team

13th February 2023

Ageas Group's reinsurance brand, Ageas Re, has named Vincent Rensonnet Lead Underwriter for Latin America and Iberia within its property underwriting team, headed by Jeremy Walker. As a non-life treaty underwriter, Rensonnet brings to the firm more than 21 years of professional experience in the international reinsurance industry. He joins Ageas Re ... Read the full article

Gallagher Re adds Parametric Solutions Lead to its climate resilience practice

13th February 2023

Gian Sandosh Semadeni is joining Gallagher Re’s Public Sector & Climate Resilience Solutions global practice as Parametric Solutions Lead. He will be working alongside Antoine Bavandi, who was appointed in 2022 to lead the new practice, and Dorra Berraies, who has spent four months serving at the practice as Senior ... Read the full article

Liberty Mutual launches cyber office and makes new appointments

13th February 2023

Liberty Mutual, a property and casualty insurer, has announced the formation of a Global Risk Solutions (GRS) Global Cyber Office, as well as the appointment of respected experts to key leadership roles. According to the firm, the new office builds and scales Liberty Mutual's cyber capabilities around the world, bringing a ... Read the full article

Beazley appoints Bannister as Chair Designate

13th February 2023

Following the conclusion of an external search, Beazley has announced the appointment of Clive Bannister as Chair Designate and a non-executive director. On 21 July 2022, the firm announced that David Roberts would be standing down as Chair in the autumn of 2022 to take up the role as Chair of ... Read the full article

Aon hires Gallagher’s Rudman as Head of Marine, Asia

10th February 2023

Aon plc has announced that it has appointed Gallagher’s Stephen Rudman as head of Marine for Asia. Within the role, Rudman will be based in Singapore, where he will be part of Aon’s global marine executive team. He will also report to Paul Young - Head of Commercial Risk Solutions for Asia ... Read the full article

Gallagher Re hires Junaid Seria as Head of Cat Analytics, LatAm & Caribbean

10th February 2023

Reinsurance broker Gallagher Re has appointed Junaid Seria as Head of Catastrophe Analytics for the fast-growing Latin America and Caribbean markets, with immediate effect. Within the role, Seria will be based in London where he will harness Gallagher Re’s extensive catastrophe modelling and analytical expertise across its dedicated teams in London, ... Read the full article

CFC appoints Markel’s Scott Bailey as Cyber Underwriting Leader

10th February 2023

Specialist insurance provider CFC, has announced that it has appointed Scott Bailey as Cyber Underwriting Leader. In this newly created role, he will be responsible for the strategic underwriting management of CFC’s entire cyber portfolio. Bailey returns to CFC after almost 10 years of service Markel International. During his last four years ... Read the full article

SiriusPoint’s Nicole Mitchell appointed to Xceedance board of directors

10th February 2023

Re/insurance service provider, Xceedance has announced the addition of Nicole Mitchell to its board of directors. As a member of the board, her responsibilities will include providing strategic guidance for the organisation as well as setting and measuring organisational goals for continued global expansion. Mitchell currently serves as the chief enterprise architect ... Read the full article

Howden names Tim Hopgood new HR Director for UK & Ireland

10th February 2023

International insurance broker Howden has announced the appointment of Tim Hopgood to the newly created role of HR Director, Howden UK & Ireland. Howden suggests that the role reflects the importance the firm places on its ‘people first’ principles and on the retention and attraction of top talent to drive its ... Read the full article

Markel International welcomes Laura Devoir to its trade credit team

10th February 2023

Markel International, a subsidiary of Markel Corporation, has announced the appointment of Laura Devoir to the role of underwriter and senior credit analyst for its trade credit team. Based in London, Devoir will report to Adrian Jones, senior underwriter of trade credit, political risk, and surety (TCPRS) – head of UK ... Read the full article

Sedgwick launches in Finland, Valla appointed CEO

10th February 2023

Sedgwick, a global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, enters the Finnish insurance market with new office headed by Noora Valla. According to the announcement, the expansion comes in the wake of significant investment and growth across the Nordic region. In the past 18 months, Sedgwick has revamped its ... Read the full article

QBE launches Client Proposition team, names Matt Lacy as Director

10th February 2023

QBE has announced the establishment of a Client Proposition team and with immediate effect, the appointment of Matt Lacy in the newly create role of Director of Client Proposition. Lacy has over 20 years industry experience. He has been with QBE since 2002, holding a variety of positions including Head of ... Read the full article

Andrew Brooks named Deputy Chair of the Council of Lloyd’s

9th February 2023

Insurance and reinsurance marketplace Lloyd’s has announced the appointment of Andrew Brooks as the new Deputy Chair of the Council of Lloyd’s. Brooks was most recently Chief Executive Officer of Ascot Underwriting, a position which held for a decade and a half. During his time at Ascot, Brooks was an active member ... Read the full article

Vesttoo appoints Thomas Rose as Head of Capital Markets, North America

9th February 2023

Digital insurance risk transfer and investment platform Vesttoo has announced the hiring of capital markets executive Thomas Rose as its new Head of Capital Markets, North America. Rose holds more than two decades of experience, having previously held key positions at Barclays Global Investors, BlackRock, and Neuberger Berman. Before joining Vesttoo, he ... Read the full article

Gallagher names Head of Natural Resources for MEA

9th February 2023

Re/insurance broker Gallagher has announced the appointment of Corey Tidey as Head of Natural Resources for the Middle East and Africa (MEA). Tidey joins Gallagher from Lockton Australia, having previously held roles with the Victorian Managed Insurance Authority (VMIA), Aon and Intech in both Asia and Europe. He brings experience in working ... Read the full article