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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.

Cover Genius makes “strategic” hires for business services and property partnerships

23rd August 2022

Cover Genius, an insurtech for embedded insurance, has announced three key additions to its leadership team as demand for embedded protection continues to increase. Barney Pierce has been appointed Senior Vice President of Partnerships in APAC. He joins the company after a successful career in senior leadership positions at Google, responsible ... Read the full article

LSM names Lewis Edwards Head of Delegated Authority Practice

23rd August 2022

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has promoted Lewis Edwards to the newly created role of Head of Delegated Authority Practice (DAP). Edwards joined LSM in 2018 and has over 20 years of experience in the industry covering a wide range of roles. Prior to his promotion ... Read the full article

Katy Bradica named Chief Pricing Actuary for AXA XL Reinsurance

23rd August 2022

AXA XL, the property and casualty and specialty risk unit of AXA, has announced the appointment of Katy Bradica as Chief Pricing Actuary for AXA XL Reinsurance. In her new role, Bradica will lead the Reinsurance Pricing & Analytics function and will be responsible for the design and implementation of business ... Read the full article

L&G Re finds new COO in Karan Martin

23rd August 2022

The global reinsurance arm of Legal & General Group, L&G Re, has announced that Karan Martin has taken on the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO). Martin joins the company from Maryland where she was Chief Operating Officer at Legal & General America, responsible for supporting the growth of its term ... Read the full article

Chedid Re appoints Uptal Dutt as Portfolio Manager – C&F lines

23rd August 2022

Facultative reinsurer Chedid Re has announced the appointment of Uptal Dutt as Portfolio Manager - Casualty & Financial lines, based in Dubai. Dutt brings over nine years of experience in the industry. Prior to joining Chedid Re he was a Financial & Casualty underwriter for ICICI Lombard in New Delhi, a ... Read the full article

Olumide Soroye added to Verisk’s Board of Directors

22nd August 2022

Insurance and analytics provider Verisk has appointed Olumide Soroye as independent director of the company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. Soroye brings 30 years of leadership experience across multiple industries towards the role. Moreover, Soroye currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Fortive Corporation’s Intelligent Operating Solutions segment. Before joining ... Read the full article

WTW appoints new Leader for Hong Kong & Macau

22nd August 2022

Broking firm WTW has announced the appointment of Sean Deehan as Leader for Hong Kong and Macau, effective from the 1st of September 2022. Deehan holds 25 years of life insurance, health insurance and pensions experience, including more than 10 years working in Mainland China and Hong Kong. He joined WTW in ... Read the full article

HDI appoints Director of Liability for UK & Ireland

22nd August 2022

HDI Global SE has appointed Colin Lavey to the role of Director of Liability for its UK and Irish branches, effective immediately. Lavey joined HDI in 2017 as a Senior Underwriter and takes over the role from Owen Digman, who left the business in July. Since joining HDI, Lavey has built up ... Read the full article

R&Q appoints Robert Legget as Senior Independent Director

22nd August 2022

R&Q Insurance Holdings Ltd has appointed Robert Legget as Senior Independent Director. He will join the Board as of 26 August, 2022. Alastair Campbell, current Senior Independent Director, will remain an Independent Director. He will retire as previously planned on 31 January, 2023, after serving nine years on the Board. Moreover, Legget ‘s appointment forms ... Read the full article

Allianz Trade in Asia Pacific appoints Regional Commercial Director

22nd August 2022

Allianz Trade in Asia Pacific has appointed Shan Aboo as Regional Commercial Director. Within this new role, he will be responsible for overseeing the trade credit insurer’s commercial activities in twelve Asia Pacific markets. Based in Singapore, Aboo will report to Regional CEO of Allianz Trade in Asia Pacific, Paul Flanagan. Prior to this appointment, ... Read the full article

Cigna Intl. appoints CEO for Domestic Health & Health Services

22nd August 2022

Global health services company, Cigna Corporation has appointed Jerome Droesch as Chief Executive Officer of Domestic Health and Health Services for all of Cigna International Markets business outside of the US. Within this new role, Droesch will have direct focus on leading the Domestic Health and Health Services business for the ... Read the full article

SIA appoints Gabor Jaimes to new role

19th August 2022

The Swiss Insurance Association (SIA) has hired Gabor Jaimes to be its new property, cyber, and natural hazard expert. Jaimes shared the news in a LinkedIn post where he said he was ‘delighted’ to be starting his new role. Jaimes is joining the association from his role as deputy CUO and underwriting ... Read the full article

Concert Group hires Carol Frey as SVP, Business Development

19th August 2022

Concert Group Holdings, Inc. the parent of insurance fronting subsidiaries Concert Insurance Company and Concert Specialty Insurance Company, has appointed Carol Frey as Senior Vice President, Business Development. Within this role she will report Chief Underwriting Officer, Joe Alberti. Frey joins Concert after 10 years with Great American Insurance Group where she ... Read the full article

Venbrook names Jeff Lang Executive VP of Retail Services

19th August 2022

California-based re/insurance firm Venbrook has announced the appointment of Jeff Lang as Executive Vice President, Retail Services. In his new role, Lang will oversee all aspects of Venbrook's retail segment, including expansion of its property and casualty, employee benefits, student insurance, and government defence divisions, and a special emphasis on growing ... Read the full article

AXA XL expands underwriting division with three US hires

19th August 2022

AXA XL has beefed up its underwriting division with new hires in New York, Los Angeles, and St. Paul. The firm said it has hired Deuayne Crawford as head of cyber for the northeast; Marisa Vero as senior underwriter; and Hannah Baker as underwriter. Jeremy Gittler, head of cyber and tech E&O ... Read the full article