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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.

John Alfieri to succeed outgoing Chubb Canada president Ellen Moore

23rd October 2020

John Alfieri, Chubb's executive vice president for North America major accounts field operations, is set to succeed Ellen Moore as president of Chubb Canada. Moore will now transition to chair of operations for Chubb Canada and will work through the remainder of the year in an advisory capacity to Alfieri and ... Read the full article

QBE appoints Richard Pryce interim CEO as search continues

23rd October 2020

Australian re/insurer QBE has appointed Richard Pryce to the role of Interim group Chief Executive Officer while the company searches for a permanent replacement. Former CEO Pat Regan departed following an external review of his workplace communications. Mike Wilkins, who had stepped in to the CEO role on a temporary basis ... Read the full article

TMK adds Elisabeth Ibeson as Chief People Officer

23rd October 2020

Tokio Marine Kiln, part of global insurance group Tokio Marine, has added Elisabeth Ibeson as Chief People Officer. Ibeson joins with over 30 years’ experience in HR roles across the UK and internationally. Before this latest role she led the HR function at Gallagher for eight years, developing team and people practices ... Read the full article

Pioneer agrees terms for Russell Coward acquisition

23rd October 2020

Pioneer Underwriting Holdings has signed terms for a deal that will see Pioneer and its subsidiaries acquired by Russell Coward, currently Pioneer’s Head of Risk & Compliance and Company Secretary. This transaction follows an agreement with K2 to transfer the 4 ongoing underwriting units and the separate transaction to divest ... Read the full article

Transamerica Life Bermuda CEO to retire, successors named

23rd October 2020

High net worth life insurer Transamerica Life (Bermuda) has announced the retirement of Chief Executive and president Marc Lieberman, effective at year end. Moving forward, TLB intends to split Lieberman's role into two jointly accountable and strategically aligned positions. Chirag Rathod, TLB's current Chief Financial Officer, will take on the role of CEO, while ... Read the full article

Sompo International appoints Mike Connelly as CFO, Global Reinsurance

23rd October 2020

Bermuda-based specialty property and casualty re/insurance firm Sompo International has announced that Mike Connelly will join the Sompo International Reinsurance team as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Global Reinsurance. Connelly previously served as CFO, Specialty Commercial at The Hartford, a role he held since 2017. Prior to this he spent six years as ... Read the full article

GCube adds three to offshore wind team

22nd October 2020

GCube, a provider of insurance services for renewable energy projects, has announced the addition of three new underwriters to its offshore wind team. The hires include Joshua Cantwell, Zoe Massie and Georgia Ward. Prior to joining GCube, Cantwell held the position of Class Underwriter and then Interim Head of Energy for Talbot ... Read the full article

PartnerRe selects Andrew Hughes as CEO of third party capital

22nd October 2020

Bermuda-based reinsurer PartnerRe has announced the appointment of Andrew Hughes as its new  Chief Executive Officer of Third Party Capital. Hughes joins from Hiscox ILS having most recently served as managing principal since July 2019. Before his time at Hiscox ILS Hughes was senior counsel for diversified alternatives asset manager QIC in ... Read the full article

Marsh JLT Specialty hires Rob Hale as London Market Leader

22nd October 2020

Insurance broker Marsh has announced the appointment of Rob Hale as London Market Leader, Power & Renewable Energy Practice for Marsh JLT Specialty. Hale is expected to join the business in the first quarter of 2021. He will be based in London and report to Andrew Herring, CEO, UK & Ireland, ... Read the full article

RSG appoints Miles Wuller EVP of Underwriting Managers division

22nd October 2020

Ryan Specialty Group has appointed Miles Wuller as executive vice president of RSG Underwriting Managers. The division provides centralised governance, shared services, executive leadership and oversight to its specialty underwriting businesses. Wuller joined RSG in 2010 as global treasurer and most recently served as senior vice president of RSG Underwriting Managers. “Miles’ promotion ... Read the full article

LSM promotes Ronald Bolaños to president of US, LatAm

22nd October 2020

Liberty Specialty Markets has announced the promotion of Ronald Bolaños to President, US & Latin America. The role encompasses specialty insurance and facultative reinsurance and will see Bolaños overseeing the growth of LSM’s footprint across the region. He has 20 years’ experience in the re/insurance industry, having joined Liberty in 2012. Previously, he ... Read the full article

BMS adds Miller, Howard as VPs within US fac division

21st October 2020

Independent specialist re/insurance broker BMS Group has added Denny Miller and Jessica Howard as Vice Presidents in within its US facultative division. Miller and Howard will be developing the team’s technological and analytical capabilities while helping grow a division that is in the process of building a new facultative platform. Miller joins ... Read the full article

Chubb adds Alex Forman as casualty manager for UK & Ireland

21st October 2020

Global re/insurer Chubb has announced the appointment of Alex Forman as Casualty Manager for the United Kingdom and Ireland (UK&I). Forman will oversee the profitability and growth of Chubb's UK&I Casualty portfolio as well as have product line oversight of all casualty business written throughout the region. He reports to Mark Roberts, ... Read the full article

Peak Re adds Swiss Re’s Clarence Wong as Chief Economist

21st October 2020

Hong Kong domiciled reinsurer Peak Re has announced the appointment of Clarence Wong as its new Chief Economist, effective November 16th, 2020. In his new role, Wong will report directly to Peak Re's Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Franz Josef Hahn. He takes on responsibility for delivering strategic insights on economic, insurance ... Read the full article

Heather Clarkson joins LIIBA board

21st October 2020

Heather Clarkson, Director and Divisional CEO, Specialty at Ed has joined the LIIBA board, taking up her seat with immediate effect and replacing Andrew Draycott, CEO of Ed London. Clarkson joined Ed Broking as MD of its Marine Division in 2018, was appointed CEO of Ed’s Specialty Division and a Director ... Read the full article

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