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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.

Lloyds’ Tom Haddrill joins WTW as Head of Broking for CEEMEA region

20th December 2022

Broking and solutions company WTW has appointed Tom Haddrill as Regional Head of Broking for Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEEMEA). Haddrill starts his new role February 20, 2023 and he will be based in London. In this role he will hold responsibility for driving growth and developing strategic ... Read the full article

BMS appoints Mike Duffy as Strategic Adviser to UK specialty business

20th December 2022

Specialist re/insurance broker BMS has appointed Mike Duffy as a strategic adviser to its UK specialty business. Duffy was appointed by Ian Gormley, UK CEO of BMS, and his appointment comes into effect in January 2023. Overall, Duffy brings more than 40 years of industry experience towards the role. Over the course ... Read the full article

Tizzio named future AXIS CEO as Benchimol is to retire

20th December 2022

Vincent C. Tizzio has been named future Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AXIS as Albert A. Benchimol, the company’s current CEO, is to retire following a re/insurance and banking career that has spanned over four decades. After spending ten years as President and CEO of AXIS Benchimol will step down from ... Read the full article

AXA XL Re names Tristan Abend Head of Property in Bermuda

20th December 2022

AXA XL Re, the reinsurance arm of AXA's property & casualty and specialty risk division, has announced the appointment of Tristan Abend to the newly expanded position of Head of Property, responsible for both US & International business in Bermuda. Abend has worked as part of the property team for AXA ... Read the full article

Broadstreet appoints Michael O’Connor as CEO

20th December 2022

Insurance brokerage BroadStreet has appointed Michael O’Connor to the role of CEO following a decision from its board of directors. The firm said in a statement that O’Connor joined in June 2022 after twelve years at Aon where he had been co-president and served on that company’s executive committee. Rick Miley, executive ... Read the full article

AXA XL appoints Felix Winzap to dual roles in Zurich

20th December 2022

AXA XL has appointed Felix Winzap to the roles of Global Head of Credit and Surety and Head of Reinsurance, Switzerland, according to a post on the firm’s official Linkedin page. The post said that Winzap will be responsible for leading the Zurich credit and bond underwriting team. His Global Head of ... Read the full article

Pen Underwriting launches regional claims hub & names trio of senior hires

20th December 2022

Pen Underwriting has announced the launch of a new regional claims hub in Chelmsford dedicated to managing commercial property and liability claims, appointing Paul Clayton as Senior Claims Handler, and naming Simon Jenkinson and Annahita Mansourpour as Technical Claims Team Leaders. Pen suggests that this new hub will complement its existing ... Read the full article

Aon names new Head of Articulating Value, Reinsurance Solutions

20th December 2022

Professional services firm Aon has appointed Paloma Quiroga Arias as Head of Articulating Value, Reinsurance Solutions. In this role, she will support Aon's long term global growth strategy, developing and tailoring value propositions that maximises the value that the firm delivers to its clients. Paloma has worked for Aon since 2013. In ... Read the full article

Bernardo Serrano Lopez becomes new CEO of AXA Philippines

20th December 2022

Global insurer AXA has appointed Bernardo Serrano Lopez as new President and Chief Executive Officer of its Philippines business. Serrano Lopez joins AXA Philippines after a nine-year tenure at AXA Colpatria. Based in Colombia he most recently served as CEO of the company, which he built to become the third largest ... Read the full article

Allianz (AGCS) installs dedicated ESG organisation

20th December 2022

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) has installed an established, dedicated in-house organisation for Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) activities. The firm has made several high-level leadership roles and appointments for the new leadership team. Gabrielle Durisch will join the firm from Zurich Insurance Group in April 2023 as the new Global Head ... Read the full article

DUAL Europe names Francesca Giurato Underwriting Director, Fine Art

20th December 2022

DUAL Europe has appointed Francesca Giurato  with the role of Underwriting Director, Fine Art, DUAL Europe. Giurato is based in Milan, Italy and brings a strong level of industry experience towards her new role. She previously worked at Chubb and then at AXA XL for 12 years, where she held the role ... Read the full article

AXA XL names Claudia Ingenhoven as CFO, Reinsurance

19th December 2022

AXA XL Reinsurance has announced the appointment of Claudia Ingenhoven as Chief Financial Officer, Reinsurance, effective 13 February 2023. Ingenhoven has extensive experience working within finance functions at a number of leading re/insurers. These former executive positions include CEO of Glacier Reinsurance (Catalina) and CFO of iptiQ EMEA P&C (Swiss Re). Ingenhoven has ... Read the full article

BMS expands London DUA & programme division with speciality hires

19th December 2022

Independent specialist re/insurance broker, BMS has expanded its London DUA and programme division with a number of speciality hires. The firm has appointed Richard Wynn as managing director of specialty classes for their London DUA and programmes division. Wynn, along with Phil Gander and Peter Nyonyintono, join BMS from Marsh to expand ... Read the full article

McGill appoints Stochmal as Partner – Fac Reinsurance

19th December 2022

Re/insurance broker McGill and Partners has appointed Erin Stochmal as Partner - Facultative Reinsurance. Based in Chicago, Stochmal joins McGill and Partners from CNA Insurance, where she held the role of Underwriting Consulting Director Umbrella & Excess Within that role, she was responsible for developing and driving strategy for Lead Umbrella and ... Read the full article

Fenchurch announces new additions to its insurance disputes team

19th December 2022

Fenchurch Law, the UK legal firm focused on insurance coverage disputes, has announced it is expanding its London team with three new additions to its coverage disputes team. The team was set up to help level the playing field between policyholders and their insurers, when coverage disputes arise. Michael Robin is joining ... Read the full article