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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.

Northcourt appoints industry veteran, Ed Butler as a Senior Adviser

10th October 2022

Northcourt, the Optio Group subsidiary and underwriter of international nuclear risk, has appointed Ed Butler as a senior adviser. Within this role, Butler will help raise Northcourt’s profile within government and the nuclear sector as a leading global authority within the nuclear insurance industry. He will also report to Optio executive chairman ... Read the full article

AXA XL Re unveils seven new global product leaders

7th October 2022

AXA XL Re, the reinsurance arm of AXA's property & casualty and specialty risk division, has today announced the appointment of a range of new global product leaders. This includes a new role for Tristan Abend, formerly Head of International Property Treaty, who will now lead International Property at the reinsurer. Greg ... Read the full article

Aon names Dell’Aglio as Global Tech Sales Leader of STG division

7th October 2022

Aon has announced the appointment of Morena Dell’Aglio as global technology sales leader within its expanding Strategy and Technology Group. The firm states that Dell’Aglio will be responsible for driving client awareness and innovation across a range of technology propositions, notably Tyche, ReMetrica and PathWise. She will also provide a critical link ... Read the full article

Huichih Ko joins Oneglobal Broking as Executive Director

7th October 2022

Commercial insurance and reinsurance broker, Oneglobal Broking has announced the appointment of veteran insurance practitioner, Huichih Ko as Executive Director. Based in Taiwan, he will be working closely with the Asia Leadership team in growing the Oneglobal’s Asian business. Through out his career, Ko has successfully led multiple businesses to growth. He ... Read the full article

Hymans Robertson adds Lara Desay to risk transfer team

7th October 2022

Pensions and financial services consultancy Hymans Robertson has announced the addition of Lara Desay as a Partner and Risk Transfer Specialist. Desay joins from Scottish Widows where she was Head of Origination and Operations for its bulk annuity team. Prior to joining Hymans, Desay played a key role in a number of ... Read the full article

AIG appoints Emma Woolley as Global Head of Marine

7th October 2022

American International Group (AIG) has appointed Emma Woolley as Global Head of Marine. Woolley brings over two decades of experience in the London marketplace, following a number of senior roles across the capital. She joins AIG from Lancashire Syndicates Limited where she served as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for just under four ... Read the full article

Jim Finnamore to lead Mosaic’s new environmental liability division

7th October 2022

Specialty insurer, Mosaic Insurance has launched a global environmental liability division. The division is the company’s seventh underwriting unit, and it is set to be led by seasoned 30-year executive Jim Finnamore. Finnamore joins Mosaic as Senior Vice President , Global Head of Environmental Liability. With more than 30 years of industry ... Read the full article

Yong Suk Kwon promoted to Head of Swiss Re’s Korea branch

7th October 2022

Swiss Re has promoted Yong Suk Kwon to become the Head of the company’s Korea branch, effective December 1st, 2022, subject to regulatory approvals. Current Head of Swiss Re’s Korea branch, Jonas von Oldenskiöld is set to leave the company after sixteen years with the organisation to purse new career opportunities. When ... Read the full article

Allianz SE announces key changes to its management board structure

7th October 2022

Allianz SE has announced significant changes that are being made to its divisional setup from the beginning of 2023. The company has announced that the changes are being prompted by the readiness of the Allianz Customer Model (ACM) concept to be implemented directly within the respective global product and segment owners ... Read the full article

Intact and RSA Luxembourg name Lynn O’Leary CEO

7th October 2022

Intact Financial Corporation and RSA Luxembourg S.A. have announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer, RSA Luxembourg. Lynn O’Leary will take over the role following a transition period and receipt of regulatory approvals, and will be succeeding Rachel Conran who held the position since 2019. During Conran's time as ... Read the full article

Nils Arne Fagerli to lead Marsh Specialty’s Norwegian business

7th October 2022

Insurance broker and risk advisor, Marsh, has appointed Nils Arne Fagerli as Head of Specialty in Norway. Based in Oslo, Fagerli will start his new role in April 2023. He will assume overall responsibility for Marsh Specialty’s Marine & Cargo, Energy & Power, and Construction industry clients in the country. Additionally, the ... Read the full article

Raul Vargas to succeed Jeff Dailey as Farmers Group President & CEO

6th October 2022

Farmers Group Inc. has promoted Raul Vargas to become the company’s next President and Chief Executive Officer at the start of 2023. Current President & CEO Jeff Dailey is stepping down, but will continue to serve as Chairman of the Farmers Group, Inc. Board of Directors. At the same time, Vargas will also become ... Read the full article

DUAL names Caroline Stone Chief Risk Officer for DUAL UK

6th October 2022

DUAL, the underwriting arm of Howden Group, has appointed Caroline Stone, former Chief Risk & Compliance Officer at BGL, as Chief Risk Officer for DUAL UK. Additionally, she will also join the board of DUAL Corporate Risks Limited. In her new role Stone will be responsible for DUAL UK’s Risk and ... Read the full article

Greenlight Re makes underwriting leadership promotions

6th October 2022

Greenlight Capital Re, Ltd. has made several promotions within its underwriting leadership teams. Firstly, Regan Cairns has been promoted to Chief Underwriting Officer of Greenlight Re, where he will be focusing on Financial Risks, North American Casualty, and Property classes. Secondly, Finbar (Barry) Griffin has been promoted to Chief Underwriting Officer of ... Read the full article

Arbol names ILS exec Brad Livingston as Head of Risk Capital Solutions

6th October 2022

Arbol, a technology-led underwriter of parametric risk transfer, climate and weather re/insurance business, has announced the hire of Brad Livingston, an executive with significant insurance-linked securities (ILS) market experience, as its new Head of Risk Capital Solutions. In the new role, Livingston will bring his ILS structuring and execution expertise, leading ... Read the full article