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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.

VanBeck elected Chair of MIB Board of Directors

25th May 2023

MIB has announced the election of Sarah J. VanBeck as Chair of its Board of Directors for 2023-2024, and Bruce Parker as Vice Chair, as well as the re-election of two incumbent Directors. Effective with MIB's May 19th Board Meeting VanBeck was re-elected to a second three-year term and will become ... Read the full article

Allianz Holdings to revamp executive leadership team as Treloar & Dyson depart

24th May 2023

Allianz Holdings has announced that Steve Treloar, CEO for Allianz Personal, and Fernley Dyson, chief financial officer, are stepping down from their respective roles to pursue new opportunities. Treloar first joined LV= as Managing Director in May 2016. Before this, he served as managing director of Personal Lines at Aviva and ... Read the full article

Anders Holm promoted to Chief Actuary at SiriusPoint Intl.

24th May 2023

Anders Holm has been promoted to the role of Chief Actuary at SiriusPoint International. In the role, Holm will oversee the Stockholm Actuarial team, which uses its expertise in finance and statistics to forecast risks and liabilities. At the same time, he is also responsible for oversight of SiriusPoint International’s loss reserves. Holm has ... Read the full article

Cowbell strengthens underwriting capabilities with key hires to UK and US teams

24th May 2023

Cyber insurance provider Cowbell has announced significant enhancements to its underwriting capabilities through the appointment of new team members in the UK and the US. Claud Bilbao, a seasoned underwriter with extensive experience in the cyber and technology insurance sector, has joined Cowbell as the UK Director of Underwriting. Bilbao, who will ... Read the full article

Ascot names John Kuhn as SVP, Management Liability and Head of Large Public

24th May 2023

Specialty re/insurer Ascot has appointed John Kuhn as Senior Vice President, Management Liability and Head of Large Public. In his new role, Kuhn will spearhead the development and execution of Ascot's Large Public Directors & Officers (D&O) strategy, with a primary focus on underwriting excellence and portfolio management through dual distribution ... Read the full article

Skyward adds Anthony Kuczinski to its Board of Directors

24th May 2023

Specialty insurance firm Skyward Specialty Insurance Group appointed Anthony Kuczinski to its Board of Directors, effective August 1, 2023. Kuczinski brings with him over 38 years of industry expertise, making him a valuable addition to the board. Kuczinski is widely recognized throughout the insurance industry for his exceptional ability to drive long-term ... Read the full article

Sompo International opens first Canadian office led by Rohan Dixon

23rd May 2023

Sompo International has announced the opening of its first Canadian branch in Toronto, with Rohan Dixon serving as President and Chief Executive Officer, Commercial P&C Insurance, Canada. Dixon holds over two and a half decades of industry experience and joins Sompo International from AON plc, where he most recently served as ... Read the full article

AXA XL appoints new Head of Energy Transition

23rd May 2023

AXA XL has announced the appointment of Vicky Roberts-Mills as Head of Energy Transition. Roberts-Mills will join AXA XL later this year. This new role was created to help bring the group to its full capabilities and enable the business to be an effective partner with clients as they transition to ... Read the full article

Yegnamurthy becomes new Head of Reinsurance for Dubai-listed SALAMA

23rd May 2023

Govindarajan Yegnamurthy has started a new position at SALAMA - Islamic Arab Insurance Co., as the company’s new Head of Reinsurance, a Dubai-based role. Yegnamurthy brings to his new role close to two decades of industry experience, over six of them with SALAMA, as he joined the company in 2017 as ... Read the full article

Lorena Calvo-Demmon joins Aon’s Reinsurance Solutions

23rd May 2023

Lorena Calvo-Demmon has recently joined Aon’s Reinsurance Solutions team as Senior Broker for Latin America, Property. She joins the company after having served at Guy Carpenter for over a decade. Calvo-Demmon most recently held the role of Vice President for the broker’s Facultative Reinsurance business for Latin America. Prior to that, she ... Read the full article

Liberty Mutual Insurance appoints Patrick Thielen as Global Head of Cyber

22nd May 2023

Liberty Mutual Insurance Global Risk Solutions (GRS) has appointed Patrick Thielen as Global Head of Cyber. In the role, he will lead the development and execution of a cyber strategy that helps brokers and buyers across the globe better manage cyber exposure. At the same time, he will report to GRS Insurance ... Read the full article

Sompo International names Risa Ryan as CUO to strengthen global underwriting capabilities

22nd May 2023

P&C re/insurer Sompo International appointed Risa Ryan as Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO) and member of the executive team, effective May 15. In this newly created position, Ryan will be responsible for establishing a collaborative global framework that incorporates best-in-class underwriting and pricing tools. This framework aims to ensure a consistent approach to ... Read the full article

AF Group hires Andrea Burns as CUO

22nd May 2023

Specialty insurer AF Group has appointed Andrea Burns as Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO). She joins AF Group from Allstate Insurance, where she most recently served as Director and Head of Commercial Property and Liability Product Line Management. Additionally, she was previously Regional Product Director for Encompass Insurance and Vice President of ... Read the full article

Venbrook names Juan Aguilar as its new Chief Financial Officer

22nd May 2023

Venbrook Group, LLC, one of the largest independent insurance distribution and services firms in the U.S. has announced the appointment of Juan Aguilar as its new Chief Financial Officer. This role will be effective immediately. Aguilar is an industry veteran with over 20 years of experience. As the Chief Financial Officer, ... Read the full article

MS Amlin names Erman Hassan as Head of Natural Resources Claims

22nd May 2023

Lloyd’s global re/insurer MS Amlin appointed Erman Hassan as the Head of Natural Resources Claims. With an impressive track record in the industry spanning over a decade, Hassan brings extensive expertise in claims handling, particularly in the marine and energy sectors, along with a reputation for successfully resolving large and complex ... Read the full article