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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.

Chubb bolsters leadership within NA financial lines division

29th December 2022

Global insurer Chubb has announced that it has promoted four executives in its North America (NA) Financial Lines Division. Effective immediately the company has promoted Jarrod Schlesinger to Chief Operating Officer, Scott Williams to Executive Vice President, Private/Not-for-Profit (PNP) Practice Leader and Chief Underwriting Officer, Jennifer Riley to Executive Vice President, Head of Digital Strategy & ... Read the full article

Justin Cohen to become Ategrity Specialty Insurance new CEO

28th December 2022

Justin Cohen, Deputy CEO of Ategrity Specialty Insurance, risk and insurance solutions provider, is succeeding Mike Miller as the company’s CEO - effective January 1, 2023 - , according to a recent announcement. Cohen has led the evolution of Ategrity’s business in the excess and surplus lines (E&S) market, including an ... Read the full article

Chubb names Teresa Black EVP, COO of North America surety

28th December 2022

Property and Casualty insurer Chubb, has announced the appointment of Teresa Black Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer of North America Surety. In her new role, Black will have responsibility for the underwriting, strategy and profitable growth of Commercial and Construction Surety businesses in North America. Based in New York, she will ... Read the full article

Erie Insurance names Julie Pelkowski Executive VP & CFO

23rd December 2022

Erie Insurance has announced the appointment of Julie Pelkowski as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective May 1, 2023. Pelkowski is set to succeed Greg Gutting in the company's CFO role, who will retire in April. As CFO, Pelkowski will oversee Controller, Investments, Treasury, Actuarial, as well as the Enterprise ... Read the full article

MS Amlin announces new appointments to underwriting leadership team

23rd December 2022

Lloyd’s global re/insurer, MS Amlin has announced it is strengthening its underwriting leadership team with new appointments within the division. Grant Baxter has been appointed Interim CUO, effective 1st January 2023, in addition to his reinsurance responsibilities. He joined the business at the end of December 2022 as Head of Reinsurance, ... Read the full article

DARAG names Till Mathis Wagner head of M&A Europe

23rd December 2022

Legacy acquirer, DARAG Group has appointed Till Mathis Wagner as head of Mergers and Acquisitions in Europe, effective in the first quarter of 2023. He joins from Guy Carpenter where he was most recently managing director of strategic advisory Europe, a Munich-based role he has held for seven years. In this ... Read the full article

HDI brings together its UK & Irish Distribution & Marketing teams

23rd December 2022

HDI has announced its Distribution and Marketing teams of its UK & Irish operations, HDI Global SE and HDI Global Specialty SE, are being brought together under one team. The move will come into effect January 1, 2023. HDI has appointed Oliver Davies to lead the new team as Director of Distribution ... Read the full article

Marsh names Siân French as Head of Coverage for Global Placement

23rd December 2022

Global insurance broker and risk advisor Marsh has announced the appointment of Siân French as Global Head of Coverage for Global Placement. Effective January 1, 2023, she will take up the new position, working closely with insurance partners to negotiate and provide consistent coverage and claims outcomes for clients. French has worked ... Read the full article

Great American announces two senior promotions

22nd December 2022

Great American Insurance Group has promoted Elizabeth B. Leaird and Kenneth B. Patrick to the role of Divisional President, effective January 3, 2023. Leaird will lead the Equine Mortality Division, whereas Patrick will lead the AgriBusiness Division. They both succeed Jeffrey A. Cruey, who will retire in March 2023 after 11 years of ... Read the full article

Sompo Intl. names Crozier Head of UK Retail Casualty

22nd December 2022

Sompo International, a global Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty re/insurance, has appointed Christian Crozier as Senior Vice President, Head of UK Retail Casualty. Based in London, he will predominantly focus on the UK, and will have responsibility for leading the company’s retail casualty segment. Additionally, working alongside colleagues from other ... Read the full article

Paddy Cole named SVP, Professional Liability of Arcadian Risk Capital’s Bermuda team

21st December 2022

Managing General Agent (MGA) Arcadian Risk Capital has appointed Paddy Cole as Senior Vice President, Professional Liability of its Bermuda PL team, where he will work alongside Sally Gibson - EVP Professional Liability. He joins from Markel where he served for just under nine years. During his tenure at Markel, Cole served ... Read the full article

Gallagher Re announces two new appointment to Netherlands office

21st December 2022

Global reinsurance broker Gallagher Re, is strengthening its Netherlands team with the appointments of Bob Reichenfeld as Managing Director of the Netherlands, and Jord Westerloo as Divisional Director, with effect from January 2, 2023. As Head of the Dutch office, Reichenfeld will succeed Chairman Gerrit Van Emst who is preparing to ... Read the full article

Oxbridge Re appoints Ocho Head of special projects division

21st December 2022

Cayman Islands-based reinsurer, Oxbridge Re Holdings Limited, has announced that Dr. Reuel Ocho has been appointed Head of the company’s special projects division. Oxbridge Re describes Dr. Ocho as a digital innovation, transformation, and blockchain technology strategy subject matter expert. He holds leadership experience delivering cutting-edge digital platforms, products, and strategic solutions ... Read the full article

Alliant names CJ Dietzman Senior VP, Cyber Risk

21st December 2022

Alliant Insurance Services, a distributor of diversified insurance products and services, has announced the appointment of CJ Dietzman as Senior Vice President, Cyber Risk. In his new role, Dietzman will be part of the newly created Alliant Cyber, one of 14 Alliant industry-dedicated verticals. He will focus on delivering transformational cybersecurity ... Read the full article

Marsh announces new appointments within Marsh Captive Solutions

21st December 2022

Insurance broker and risk advisor Marsh, has made three new leadership appointments within Marsh Captive Solutions. Lorraine Stack, is succeeding Brian McDonagh - who is retiring from Marsh after 27 years of service - as leader of Marsh Captive Solutions’ Ireland operations. This is an additional role to her current position ... Read the full article