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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.

Gallagher Re hires Alexandre Delacroix to new role

31st August 2022

Gallagher Re has hired Alexandre Delacroix to the role of executive director within its EMEA West & South team. In his new Paris-based role, Delacroix will focus on a range of capital market activities, including ILS and collateralised reinsurance, and thus be part of Gallagher Re’s specialist ILS and capital markets ... Read the full article

WTW names new Head of Distribution Advisory for its ICT business in APAC

31st August 2022

Global advisory, broking and solutions company, WTW, has announced the appointment of Dominick Williams as Head of Distribution Advisory for its Insurance Consulting and Technology (ICT) business in Asia Pacific (APAC). In his new position he will lead the development and deployment of WTW’s insurance distribution propositions. These cover all channels ... Read the full article

BHSI promotes Mohammed Hannoun to Head of Casualty, Middle East

31st August 2022

The insurance arm of Warren Buffett's global insurance and reinsurance company, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Company (BHSI), has appointed Mohammed Hannoun Head of Casualty for the Middle East. With more than 12 years of industry experience in the region, Hannoun will be based in Dubai and is taking over BHSI’s Middle ... Read the full article

Everest Re hires Bogardus to lead APAC business development

30th August 2022

Everest Reinsurance, the reinsurance division of Everest Re Group, has announced the appointment of Kevin Bogardus as Senior Vice President, Head of Business Development Asia Pacific, effective September 8, 2022. In this newly created role, he will lead the expansion into the Asia Pacific region, focused on growing Everest Re’s reinsurance ... Read the full article

Aon hires Sarah Freitag from Gallagher Re

30th August 2022

Sarah Freitag has joined insurance and reinsurance broker Aon from Gallagher Re, taking on the role of Executive Managing Director, Head of E&S Specialty P&C. Based in New York, Freitag joins Aon after spending roughly 10 months with reinsurance broker Gallagher Re, initially as Executive Vice President, Specialty Property Segment Leader, ... Read the full article

Gen Re makes Regional & Specialty Unit hire from Munich Re

30th August 2022

Gen Re, the global reinsurance subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, has appointed Himanshu Shah as Senior Vice President (SVP) for its Regional & Specialty Unit. Shah joins from Munich Re US, where he most recently served as SVP, Senior Client Manager, based in Chicago. He previously worked at Gen Re from 1990 to ... Read the full article

AXA XL names Bertrand Romagne as CEO for XLRE Europe

30th August 2022

AXA XL has appointed Bertrand Romagne to the role of CEO for XLRE Europe. The firm said in a LinkedIn post that it was proud that Romagne, with thirty years’ experience, was taking on the role. It said: “In addition to his international region leadership responsibilities, Bertrand will now be CEO for ... Read the full article

Everest Insurance appoints Casey Hartley and Danielle Stewart to new roles

30th August 2022

Everest Insurance has made two appointments to its US wholesale division. The firm said in a statement that it had appointed Casey Hartley as senior vice president and head of US wholesale casualty and Danielle Stewart as vice president and national head of whole sale distribution. It said that the appointments ... Read the full article

Ace Insurance Brokers makes three appointments

26th August 2022

Ace Insurance Brokers has made three new appointments. A LinkedIn post from the firm said that Palak Sharma had been appointed to the role of assistant manager for directinsurance; Aditya Nigam as manager of direct insurance; and Akshay Kasare as executive of reinsurance. The post read: “A warm welcome and lots of ... Read the full article

Allianz Holdings appoints Alison Rayner to new role

26th August 2022

Allianz Holdings has appointed Alison Rayner to the newly created position of chief compliance and corporate affairs officer, effective from February 2023. In this role, she will be responsible for setting a clear strategy for the organisation in terms of compliance and conduct relating to customer, clients, reputation, assets, and the ... Read the full article

Liberty Specialty Markets appoints new senior underwriter in Ankita Dutta

26th August 2022

Liberty Specialty Markets has appointed Ankita Dutta to the role of senior underwriter for financial risk solutions. Dutta is joining the firm with immediate effect, will be based in London, and will report to Sam Wilde, head of London markets. Wilde, meanwhile, assumed his role in February as part of ... Read the full article

Kuwait Re hires Szeles as Regional Manager CEE/CIS

26th August 2022

Kuwait Re has appointed Mark Szeles as Regional Manager central and eastern Europe (CEE) and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Within this role, Szeles will be based in Budapest, Hungary. All in all, Szeles brings over 14 years of experience within the industry towards the role. He joins Kuwait Re from re/insurance broker ... Read the full article

BMS Re makes senior Caribbean fac hire

25th August 2022

BMS Group (BMS), the independent specialist re/insurance broker, has announced the appointment of Germán Torres-Ortíz as managing director and head of Caribbean facultative business for BMS Re Latin America and Caribbean (LAC), effective August 29th 2022. Based in Miami, he will report to Aidan Pope, CEO and executive chairman for LAC ... Read the full article

CNA Hardy appoints Crew and Devenish to Management Liability team

25th August 2022

Specialist commercial re/insurer, CNA Hardy has added two new members to its London/Lloyd’s Management Liability team. Edward Crew was appointed Senior Technical Underwriter, and Oliver Devenish, Underwriter. Crew and Devenish will be based in London and will be working across both Lloyd’s and Company platforms. Crew has nine years of experience in ... Read the full article

Aon beefs up its ReSolutions structured finance team

25th August 2022

Aon has made three appointments to its ReSolutions structured finance team. The team, which sits within the Capital Advisory unit in the firm’s Reinsurance Solutions division, will be joined by Sherman Power, who becomes global head of innovation alongside his role as head of ReSolutions US; Barry Gale, who becomes global ... Read the full article