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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.

Aon appoints Toffanello as Reinsurance Solutions’ Head of Italy

24th June 2022

Global professional services firm, Aon plc has named Pietro Toffanello as Reinsurance Solutions’ Head of Italy. The move will be effective in the second half of 2022, and subject to regulatory approvals, Toffanello will replace the current long-standing Italy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Reinsurance Solutions - Gianluca Venturini, who will ... Read the full article

Argo confirms Thomas A. Bradley as CEO

24th June 2022

Argo has appointed Thomas A. Bradley to be its new CEO, replacing Kevin J. Rehnberg. Bradley served as Argo’s chairman since 2020 and has been serving as interim CEO since March 2022. He becomes CEO, effective immediately. Bradley will also continue in his role as executive chairman of the board ... Read the full article

Markel Intl. appoints Schreiner as senior underwriter for M&E liability

23rd June 2022

Markel International – a subsidiary of Markel Corporation, has appointed Jeannie Schreiner as a senior underwriter for marine and energy (M&E) liability, where she will report Louise Foley, senior underwriter and head of M&E liability at Markel International. Within this new role, Schreiner will be based in the M&E team, where she ... Read the full article

Lockton Re names Kathy McCann as Senior Broker

23rd June 2022

Global insurance broker Lockton's dedicated reinsurance division, Lockton Re, has announced that Kathy McCann has joined the company as a Senior Broker. Within this role, she will support client development, and have a focus particularly on property business across various segments including Retrocession. McCann joins from Guy Carpenter where she most recently ... Read the full article

Omaha appoints Bryan Connolly Chief Operating Officer

23rd June 2022

Omaha National has appointed Bryan Connolly as Chief Operating Officer. Connolly, who co-founded Omaha National in 2016, previously served as Chief Financial Officer. Reagan Pufall, Omaha National President and CEO, said: "As CFO, Bryan led vital initiatives like the authorization of Omaha National Insurance Company, establishing our reinsurance program, creating ... Read the full article

Marsh McLennan makes senior marketing & staff appointments

23rd June 2022

Marsh McLennan has announced the appointments of John Jones as Chief Marketing and Communications Officer and Pat Hagemann as Office of the COO Chief of Staff. Both appointments will report to John Doyle, Group President and Chief Operating Officer of Marsh McLennan, and are effective July 1. Jones will lead Marsh McLennan’s ... Read the full article

Generali makes structural and personnel changes

23rd June 2022

Assicurazioni Generali, one of the ten largest global insurance providers, has recently made several structural and personnel changes.  The Board of Directors, at a meeting chaired by Andrea Sironi, has approved a new organisational structure, as proposed by the Group CEO, Philippe Donnet.  The company says ... Read the full article

Gallagher Re names Head of Belgium branch

23rd June 2022

Philippe De Longueville is set to join reinsurance broker Gallagher Re’s EMEA West South team as Head of the company’s Belgium branch. Gallagher Re posted a tweeted earlier today confirming the appointment. The tweet said: “Delighted to announce that Philippe De Longueville will join our EMEA West South team as Head of ... Read the full article

WTW appoints two Global Client Advocates

23rd June 2022

Advisory and broking solutions company, WTW has announced the appointments of Elizabeth Carabas and Jennifer Wheeler as Global Client Advocates. Carabas joins WTW as a Global Client Advocate within the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications practice. She has more than 20 years of brokerage experience in Silicon Valley, and with her deep knowledge ... Read the full article

Consilium appoints James Baird in senior leadership role

23rd June 2022

Consilium, an international re/insurance broker and part of the Aventum Group, has announced that James Baird is joining the company in a senior leadership position. Baird joins the company from Ardonagh-owned Ed Broking, where he was Director of its Strategic Risk Group. Within his new role at Consilium, Baird will work alongside ... Read the full article

Howden Group hires Tom Hoad in new role

23rd June 2022

Howden Group has hired Tom Hoad to help it establish an end-to-end platform that accelerates the launch and growth of insurance start-ups. The firm said in a statement that Hoad will join the Group to lead this initiative. He will bring together expertise and resources from across both Howden and DUAL ... Read the full article

Everest Re appoints Brent Hoffman to triple-pronged role

23rd June 2022

Everest Reinsurance has appointed Brent Hoffman as senior vice president, head of claims, and COO, joining the firm at the end of July. Hoffman will have dual responsibility for overseeing key aspects of business operations and leading the global reinsurance claims function. He will report directly to Jim Williamson, chief operating ... Read the full article

Parsyl opens office in London, hires underwriting team

23rd June 2022

Parsyl, a provider of insurance for essential supply chains, has announced that it has opened an office in London, and has hired a team of industry-leading marine cargo professionals to serve Lloyd’s open market via Parsyl’s Syndicate 1796. Joining the company are Kristopher Kimble, Director of Aon, Henry Wood, Partner at ... Read the full article

MNK Re appoints Steven Oluoch to head up Kenya offering

23rd June 2022

MNK Re Limited, an independent broker of worldwide specialist risks into Lloyd’s, has appointed Steven Oluoch as Chief Executive of its new Kenya and East Africa office. Oluoch has over 30 years of experience in the Kenyan and COMESA markets, having most recently worked as Chief Executive for a prominent East ... Read the full article

Safety National reorganises management structure

22nd June 2022

Safety National Casualty Corporation has announced changes to its executive management structure designed to support organisational growth. Mark Wilhelm, formerly Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), has become Executive Chairman and will be responsible for the management, development and effective performance of the company’s executive management team. He will share overall responsibility ... Read the full article