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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.

Ryan Specialty hires Sara Kendall as Deputy Chief Compliance Officer

24th April 2023

Ryan Specialty Holdings has appointed Sara Kendall as its Deputy Chief Compliance Officer. Kendall's main responsibility is to oversee and aid in the management of the company's worldwide strategic plans related to ethics, compliance, privacy, and risk management. Specifically, she will be leading the Regulatory & Compliance division's efforts in monitoring, testing, ... Read the full article

Ryan Specialty promotes Austenfeld and Houska

21st April 2023

Global specialty insurer Ryan Specialty Holdings has promoted Brenda Austenfeld and Chris Houska to CEO and President of RT Specialty's Property Practice and Casualty Practice, effective immediately. Austenfeld has been with RT Specialty, the wholesale brokerage unit of Ryan Specialty, since 2013 joining with the acquisition of Westrope, where she was ... Read the full article

ICW Group names Mirek Wieczorek Senior VP, Head of Reinsurance

21st April 2023

ICW Group Insurance Companies, a leading group of property and casualty carriers, has promoted Mirek Wieczorek to Senior Vice President, Head of Reinsurance, charged with leading the growth strategy for ICW Re. Wieczorek has more than three decades of leadership experience in the reinsurance industry, having first joined ICW Group almost ... Read the full article

Deutsche Rück adds Caren Büning to board of directors

21st April 2023

Deutsche Rück has announced the expansion of its board of directors with the addition of Caren Büning, who will join the German reinsurer’s management body in January 2024. According to the announcement, Büning will head up the newly formed division for non-life business in Germany. The market segments previously managed as one ... Read the full article

Volante names Laxmeekant Walikar as MD of Indian Subcontinent

21st April 2023

Volante Global, an international managing general agent platform and Lloyd’s Syndicate, has appointed Laxmeekant Walikar as managing director of the Indian Subcontinent. Walikar made the announcement on LinkedIn where he also mentions that he is responsible for setting up Volante Syndicate 1699 in India. The Syndicate 1699 was created to bring ... Read the full article

WTW Vietnam welcomes Nguyen as Country Leader

21st April 2023

Global broker WTW has appointed My Thien Nguyen as Country Leader and Head of Corporate Risk & Broking for Vietnam. Nguyen, who will start her new role on August 1, will be succeeding Philippe Robineau who will leave the company by the end of July. She has close to two decades of ... Read the full article

Jay Sharma named WTW Northeast Strategy & Execution Leader

20th April 2023

WTW, a global advisory, broking, and solutions company, has announced the appointment of Jaideep (Jay) Sharma as Northeast Strategy & Execution Leader, Corporate Risk and Broking (CRB), North America. In his new role Sharma’s leadership will be focused on defining and executing strategy, setting service expectations, measuring results, and working with ... Read the full article

Chubb names North America Business Development Leader

20th April 2023

Global P&C insurer Chubb has announced the appointment of Annmarie Camp as North America Business Development Leader. Camp has over two decades of insurance industry experience and currently serves as Head of Personal Risk Services for Chubb in Europe, with responsibility for the performance of the company's high net worth personal ... Read the full article

Verisk’s Actineo announces Verena Klumb as its new leader

20th April 2023

Verena Klumb has been announced as the new leader of Actineo, a Verisk business, as of April 01, 2023. Klumb is a banker and marketing and communications economist, who has been leading operations and administration as part of the executive management team since 2015.  Actineo is ... Read the full article

AXIS’ Nerina Wright joins Apollo as Head of Sustainability

20th April 2023

Independent specialist re/insurer Apollo has appointed AXIS Capital’s Nerina Wright as Head of Sustainability. In her most recent role at AXIS, Wright served as ESG London Market Lead. Overall, she brings over three decades of experience towards her new role. In a statement, Wright said: “Sustainability is systemic. It is a responsibility shared by ... Read the full article

At-Bay appoints Ari Fischel as Chief Financial Officer

20th April 2023

Cyber insurance provider At-Bay has announced that it has appointed Ari Fischel as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO). An experienced industry veteran, Fischel brings more than 20 years of financial and operational expertise towards At-Bay's executive team. At-Bay also confirmed that Fischel will join the board of At-Bay’s Specialty Insurance Company, Read the full article

Tata AIG hires new Chief Manager for Reinsurance

20th April 2023

Tata AIG General Insurance Company has announced the hire of Sanket Vadkhalkar as its new Chief Manager for Reinsurance. He will be based out of Mumbai in this role. Vadkhalkar’s area of expertise is in the Facultative Reinsurance sector. Previously he was the Assistant General Manager at J.B.Boda Mumbai and was responsible ... Read the full article

Swiss Re names CRO of Reinsurance Global Clients, Solutions & iptiq

20th April 2023

Global reinsurance giant Swiss Re has promoted Stefanie Stratos to Global Chief Risk Officer of Reinsurance Global Clients, Client Solutions and iptiQ - Swiss Re´s digital B2B2C insurer. Based in New York, Stratos is a renowned veteran within the industry, having worked at Swiss Re for over 26 years. She joined the ... Read the full article

Acrisure recruits Marsh executive David Bruce

20th April 2023

Financial technology and insurance company Acrisure has appointed David Bruce as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Networks & Chief Operating Officer UK Retail. Bruce arrives from Marsh, where he has served as CEO for the broker’s commercial arm since 2021. He joined Marsh Commercial in 2018 as Chief Operating Officer and has held ... Read the full article

QBE promotes Debbi Wood to Head of Reinsurance Claims

20th April 2023

QBE, an Australian-based insurer has promoted Debbi Wood to Head of Reinsurance Claims. An experienced veteran within the industry, Wood has worked at QBE for nearly two decades. She joined the firm in 2003 as a Senior Claims Adjuster, and would serve in that role for just over 19 years. In 2010, QBE ... Read the full article