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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.

COIN Re appoints Andy Crichton as Executive Vice President

11th December 2018

Property catastrophe-focused reinsurance broker COIN Re has announced the appointment of Andy Crichton as Executive Vice President, effective 7 December 2018. Crichton will be based in London and will manage COIN Re’s reinsurance marketing and placement strategy. “We are delighted to have Andy on board,” said COIN Re Chief Executive Officer Ted ... Read the full article

AXA XL’s reinsurance business adds Etienne Champion to lead Underwriting in Asia

11th December 2018

AXA XL’s reinsurance business has appointed Etienne Champion as Head of Underwriting Asia, International Reinsurance, effective 1 December 2018. In his new role, Champion will be responsible for building AXA XL’s reinsurance portfolio and growing market presence in Asia. He will work together with the local reinsurance underwriting teams to further develop ... Read the full article

Sompo International expands U.S cyber insurance capabilities

11th December 2018

Bermudian property and casualty re/insurer Sompo International Holdings has announced an expansion of its cyber insurance capabilities with the introduction of a U.S team focused on cyber offerings, an enhanced cyber and professional liability product, and an expanded suite of cyber risk management services. The new U.S-based underwriting team will be ... Read the full article

WTW makes senior appointments to London Market P&C arm

11th December 2018

Global insurance and reinsurance broker Willis Towers Watson (WTW) has announced the appointments of Tom Rowley as Senior Vice President (SVP) for North American Property and Matt Harvey as SVP for International Property. Both appointments will sit within the Property & Casualty (P&C) Centre of Excellence (CoE), which is responsible for ... Read the full article

Everest Insurance Canada names Kevin Pinto CUO

10th December 2018

Everest Re Group has announced the appointment of Kevin Pinto to the role of Chief Underwriting Officer at Everest Insurance Company of Canada (EvCan). In his new role, Pinto will be responsible for overseeing the underwriting strategy for the various EvCan underwriting units, implementing and promoting best practices throughout the organisation, ... Read the full article

AXA XL promotes Shellé Hendrickson to Head of Healthcare, Bermuda

10th December 2018

AXA XL has announced that Shellé Hendrickson is to succeed Vivenne Moniz as Head of Healthcare in its Bermuda Insurance business. In her new role, Hendrickson will be responsible for developing, implementing and driving the strategies of the Healthcare underwriting unit. She will report to Moniz, who was promoted to Head ... Read the full article

Ed appoints new London CEO as Hearn named head of BGC’s insurance division

10th December 2018

Global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, Ed, has appointed Andrew Draycott Chief Executive Officer (CEO) designate of Ed Broking in London, with current Group CEO of Ed Broking, Steve Hearn, set to become the new head of BGC Partners' insurance division. Draycott's appointment remains subject to regulatory approvals and he is ... Read the full article

Greenlight Re appoints Validus’ Neil Greenspan as CAO

10th December 2018

Specialist hedge fund-backed property and casualty reinsurer Greenlight Capital Re has announced the appointment of Neil Greenspan to the role of Chief Accounting Officer (CAO), effective December 31. Greenspan brings 20 years’ experience within the re/insurance industry and most recently served as Senior Vice President, Financial Reporting of Validus Group. Previously, he ... Read the full article

Concirrus adds new COO Nick Roscoe from Marsh

7th December 2018

London-based insurtech Concirrus has appointed Nick Roscoe as its Chief Operating Officer. He joins to oversee company operations with a focus on ensuring customer success and to develop and strengthen the relationships that Concirrus has with partners delivering services within the market. Roscoe has spent over a decade as a Managing Director ... Read the full article

Brokerslink CEO Jacqueline Legrand resigns

7th December 2018

The Chief Executive Officer of Brokerslink, Jacqueline Legrand, has announced her resignation from the role in order to take on a new professional opportunity and reunite with her family, the company has said. Legrand was first involved with Brokerslink in 2009 when she held the position of Chief Operating Officer at Brokerslink, ... Read the full article

Stephen McGill appointed Senior VP, CUO of Validus Specialty

7th December 2018

Validus Specialty Underwriting Services has announced the appointment of Stephen McGill as Senior Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer of Validus Specialty, Western World and Crop Risk Services. He will report to Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Ritz and become a member of the organisation's leadership team. Validus says McGill will lead the ... Read the full article

PartnerRe appoints Kelly Munger as Head of U.S Health

7th December 2018

Bermuda-based reinsurer PartnerRe has announced the appointment of Kelly Munger as Head of U.S Health, effective 17 December 2018. Munger joins with 30 years’ experience in the reinsurance industry, having specialised in the U.S Group Life, Accident and Health business for the majority of her career In her new role, Munger will ... Read the full article

Swiss Re appoints Paul Murray as Head of Life & Health Products

7th December 2018

Swiss Re has announced the appointment of Paul Murray to the position of Head Life & Health (L&H) Products, effective immediately. He takes on the role from Russell Higginbotham, who was appointed as Swiss Re’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Reinsurance EMEA in September. Murray has been with Swiss Re since ... Read the full article

Swiss Re Corp Solutions appoints Aerni as Global Head of Casualty, FinPro Lines

7th December 2018

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, the commercial insurance arm of Swiss Re Group, has appointed Phillippe Aerni as Global Head of Casualty, Financial & Professional Lines, effective 1 January 2019. Based in Zurich, Aerni will assume the Global Casualty role from Daniel Vetter, who moves into the role of Head E&S North ... Read the full article

Beazley names Christine LaSala as Senior Independent Director

7th December 2018

Specialist re/insurer Beazley has announced the appointment of Christine LaSala as Senior Independent Director, effective from the company’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 21 March 2019. LaSala replaces George Blunden, who will step down from the board at the conclusion of AGM. Blunden retired as Senior Vice President and Director from AllianceBernstein ... Read the full article

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