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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.

Kemper names Christopher Flint as President of Kemper Life

14th August 2023

Kemper Corporation has announced the appointment of Christopher Flint as the new President of Kemper Life, effective immediately. Flint's addition to the team was officially revealed today by Joseph P. Lacher, Jr., Kemper’s President, CEO, and Chairman. Flint's responsibilities will include reporting to Lacher and contributing to the strategic direction of Kemper ... Read the full article

BPL Global hires Riz Sheikh to expand its Portfolio Solutions

11th August 2023

BPL Global, a leading CPRI broker has hired seasoned banking professional Riz Sheikh to expand its Portfolio Solutions team. Bringing over 20 years of experience in securitisation and structured finance, Sheikh will use his expertise towards the development of BPL Global’s Significant Risk Transfer (SRT) offering, to complement the broker's existing ... Read the full article

LivWell Asia appoints former Regional CEO of Prudential Growth Markets as Chair

11th August 2023

LivWell Asia, a digital Health and Protection-focused Insuretech operating in Vietnam and India, has hired Wilf Blackburn as its new Chair. Blackburn has a record of driving growth and profitability in emerging markets, including Asia, where LivWell is building its presence in the health and protection segment to address the needs ... Read the full article

Chubb announces senior appointments for Asia, Australia and NZ

11th August 2023

Property and casualty insurance giant Chubb has announced the appointments of dedicated and separate leadership to run its businesses in Asia and Australia & New Zealand, respectively. Chris Gough has been appointed as the Head of P&C for Asia. In his new role, he will report directly to Paul McNamee, Regional ... Read the full article

Hippo hires Peter Piotrowski as Chief Claims Officer

10th August 2023

Home insurance group Hippo has hired Peter Piotrowski as Chief Claims Officer (CCO), where he will lead claims for Hippo Insurance Services. In the role, Piotrowski will oversee the company's claims services to provide Hippo's customers with a technology-enabled, industry-leading claims experience. At the same time, he will also serve as a ... Read the full article

McGill and Partners announces leadership appointments within its US operation

10th August 2023

McGill and Partners, a specialist re/insurance broker, has announced several important leadership appointments within its US operations, including Karl Hennessy as CEO of its US re/insurance business. Hennessy currently leads the Global Specialty Insurance teams in London, and will move to New York to take over his new role at McGill ... Read the full article

Markel grows W&I team with Steven Feng’s appointment

10th August 2023

Markel, the insurance operations within the Markel Group Inc., has announced the appointment of Steven Feng as underwriter for its Warranty and Indemnity (W&I) team. In his new role, based in London, Feng will be responsible for underwriting the tax risks inherent in W&I transactions. He will report directly to Bryan ... Read the full article

Beazley CFO Sally Lake to exit the company in 2024

10th August 2023

Beazley has announced that its Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Sally Lake has informed the Board of her intention to leave the company in 2024, after serving in the position for five years. Prior to taking on the CFO role, Lake served as Group Actuary for five years, having previously held the ... Read the full article

Vesttoo appoints Ami Barlev as its new Interim CEO

9th August 2023

The Board of insurtech Vesttoo has announced that Ami Barlev has been appointed as its new interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Barlev has deep experience across serving in senior positions such as CEO, director and chairman of the board in a number of private and publicly-traded Israeli and NASDAQ companies, as ... Read the full article

Lloyd’s General Counsel Peter Spires to step down

9th August 2023

Lloyd's, the global insurance and reinsurance marketplace, has announced that Peter Spires has decided to step down as General Counsel to pursue new challenges in the Lloyd’s market. Spires joined Lloyd’s in 1995 and spent the early years of his career at Lloyd’s focused on Reconstruction and Renewal and then the ... Read the full article

Acrisure forms New York Region, Bradley & Colby to serve as Managing Partners

9th August 2023

Fintech leader Acrisure has announced the formation of the company's New York Region under the Acrisure brand, which is set to be led by Managing Partners Kathleen Bradley and Brian Colby. Across the last decade, Acrisure has grown from $38 million to over $4 billion in revenue and acquired more than ... Read the full article

RSA Insurance hires James Godfrey as Transformation Director

9th August 2023

RSA Insurance, a multinational insurance firm, has appointed James Godfrey as Transformation Director, effective as immediately. In his new role, Godfrey will contribute to the delivery of RSA’s strategic outperformance objectives by driving the UK&I strategic transformation roadmap and investment profile. He will also lead a team that will be responsible for ... Read the full article

Dorothée Prunier named Head of Product Engagement and Services, Chubb Climate+

8th August 2023

Property and casualty insurer Chubb has announced the appointment of Dorothée Prunier as Head of Product Engagement and Services for the international operations of Chubb Climate+, effective immediately. Prunier will remain based in Paris and will continue to report to Mark Homan, Division President, International Property and Casualty for Overseas General ... Read the full article

Chubb promotes Neo to Head of Accident & Health for Asia Pacific

8th August 2023

Chubb has announced the appointment of Serene Neo as Head of Accident & Health (A&H) for Asia Pacific. In this new role, she will report to Ben Howell, Head of Consumer, Asia Pacific, and be responsible for the management, financial performance and growth of Chubb’s accident, health and travel portfolios. Neo joined ... Read the full article

Optio Group appoints Mark Mugge as its Chief Financial Officer

8th August 2023

Specialty MGA, Optio Group, has announced the appointment of Mark Mugge as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The appointment is effective immediately. Mugge is an industry veteran with over two decades worth of experience in the US and London insurance markets. In this new role, he will report to the company’s Executive ... Read the full article