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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.

Lockton Re hires Aon’s Rob Kreager

19th January 2022

Global insurance broker Lockton's dedicated reinsurance division, Lockton Re, has appointed Rob Kreager as a Senior Broker and Accident, Health & Life segment leader. Kreager joins the company from insurance and reinsurance broker Aon, where he most recently served as a Managing Director & Co-Leader of Accident, Health & Life Global ... Read the full article

Hamilton Re hires David Friston to lead to new Financial Lines Insurance platform

19th January 2022

Hamilton Re, the reinsurance arm of Bermuda-based Hamilton Insurance Group, Ltd., has launched a Financial Lines Insurance platform, and appointed David Friston to lead the operation. Friston takes on the role of Senior Vice President (SVP), Head of Financial Lines Insurance, reporting to Tim Duffin, Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO), Hamilton Re. He ... Read the full article

r10 Consulting buttresses its strategic advisory team

19th January 2022

Hélène Stanway and Paul Willoughby are to join r10 Consulting as strategic advisors. The pair, with a combined half-century of experience in insurance and emerging technologies, are to form half of r10’s strategic advisory team. The company bills itself as a management consultancy specialising in the insurance industry. A statement from r10 ... Read the full article

Markel Intl. makes two leadership changes

18th January 2022

Markel International, a subsidiary of the Markel Corporation, has appointed Louise Foley as head of marine and energy liability, and Holley Higgins as head of transport and logistics, both reporting to Andrew Carter, head of liability at Markel International. Foley will hold responsibility for all marine liability and energy liability writings, ... Read the full article

Acrisure Re names Ming Li as Global Head of Cat Modeling

18th January 2022

Acrisure Re, the re/insurance broker and fintech platform of Acrisure, has announced the appointment of Ming Li to the new role of Managing Director and Global Head of Catastrophe Modeling. Effective January 18th, he will be based in New York and will report to Michael Cross, President of Acrisure Re North ... Read the full article

Gallagher makes Regional Managing Director appointment

18th January 2022

Global re/insurance broker Gallagher has appointed Elliot Miller as Regional Managing Director for Scotland, Northern Ireland and the North East of England. Miller will report into Peter Matthews, Managing Director of the North in Gallagher’s UK Retail division, and will be based in Glasgow. He brings over 35 years of experience within ... Read the full article

WTW appoints Julie Baker to new role

18th January 2022

WTW has appointed Julie Baker to be its new lead relationship management for the banking sector. Baker will begin her role in April, moving to WTW after working for over two decades at Marsh. There, she designed and managed bespoke financial lines programmes for a broad spectrum of financial services clients ... Read the full article

Canopius names Trevor Moss as Head of Investor Relations

18th January 2022

Global specialty insurer and reinsurer, Canopius Group, has hired Trevor Moss from Agency Partners as Head of Investor Relations, effective March 2022. In his new role, Moss will work with investors, analysts and banks to offer the firm an 'outside-in' perspective of its market, as part of the re/insurer's continued investigation ... Read the full article

MGA Aqueous adds trio to underwriting team

18th January 2022

Specialist MGA Aqueous Underwriting has expanded its underwriting team with the addition of three new hires. Senior Underwriter Louise Redmond and Underwriter Debbie Farman join the MGA’s PI team, whilst Trading Underwriter Liam Wilson joins its e-trade team specialising in SME Package business. Redmond has over 20 years’ market experience and joins ... Read the full article

Willkie Farr & Gallagher names partners for Transactional and Regulatory Practice

18th January 2022

Willkie Farr & Gallagher has announced that Melanie James and Tim Baumgartner have joined the firm’s Insurance Transactional and Regulatory Practice as partners. Both appointments will be based in Willkie’s London office, having previously been partners at an international law firm, where James also served as Global Co-Chair, Insurance Sector. James brings ... Read the full article

Brit bolsters Property Facilities team

18th January 2022

Specialty insurer Brit has added Joanne Allen and Thomas Poynder to its Property Facilities team, effective early January 2022. Allen joins Brit as Flood Class Underwriter, reporting to Sarah Mendola, Divisional Director. Poynder joins as Underwriter for Transportation, reporting into David Perkins, Class Underwriter, Transportation. Joining from Argo Global, Allen has more ... Read the full article

Peter Child named CEO of SRS Europe

18th January 2022

Strategic Risk Solutions (SRS) has announced the appointment of Peter Child as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of its European operation, effective January 1st, 2022. Child will also retain his current role as Managing Director of SRS Guernsey. In his new role, he takes on responsibility for continuing to grow SRS' presence ... Read the full article

Richard Pike to join Howden Re as Executive Director, Treaty Reinsurance

18th January 2022

Richard Pike, currently of Berkley Re, is set to join reinsurance broker Howden Re in April as Executive Director, Treaty Reinsurance, based in Sydney. In his new role, which he takes on following his contractual obligations, Pike will report to Stephen Warwick, Head of Treaty for Asia Pacific. At Howden Re, Pike ... Read the full article

Zurich NA shuffles leadership; Meador to lead RCIS

17th January 2022

Global insurer Zurich's North America division has made a number of key leadership changes including the appointment of Jason Meador as the new Head of the firm's Rural Community Insurance Services (RCIS) unit, effective February 1st, 2022. Currently, Meador serves as Head of Captives at Zurich North America, and takes over ... Read the full article

Markel hires Michael Briggs as PI Underwriter

17th January 2022

Markel International has hired Michael Briggs as a professional indemnity (PI) underwriter. Briggs' appointment marks Markel International’s expansion plans to drive further growth and investment in its PI portfolio. He will be based in Markel's London office, and report to Duncan Sinnott, senior underwriter of professional indemnity and telecommunications, media, and technology. In ... Read the full article

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