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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.

NCCI recruits Chief Actuary from Liberty Mutual

17th January 2020

The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) has announced the appointment of Donna Glenn as its new Chief Actuary, effective February 3, 2020. Glenn joins NCCI from Liberty Mutual Insurance in Boston, where she led casualty product and underwriting for Liberty’s national insurance business segment. In this role, she was also responsible ... Read the full article

Galloway takes oversight of FM Global’s international operations & AFM

17th January 2020

Large commercial property insurer, FM Global, has announced the hiring of James Galloway as an Executive Vice President (EVP), tasked with overseeing the firm's international operations and AFM, a unit which provides commercial property cover for the middle market. Galloway succeeds Chris Johnson, who is set to leave the company after ... Read the full article

Selective overhauls leadership team

17th January 2020

Selective Insurance Group, a P&C insurer holding company, has announced the appointment of a dozen key leadership team members, including Shadi Albert as executive vice president, insurance strategy and business development. Albert joined Selective in 2013 and most recently served as senior vice president, regional manager for the firm’s southwest region. Prior ... Read the full article

Castel adds Arch’s Raoul Carlos as head of specialty

16th January 2020

Club-style MGA formation platform Castel Underwriting Agencies has appointed Raoul Carlos as head of specialty. The appointment comes as the firm looks to structure its underwriting cells and MGAs into a number of ‘centres of excellence focused’ on core classes of business. Carlos will lead the centre and oversee the strategy and ... Read the full article

Deloitte’s Ian Jacob takes on Group Chief Risk Officer role at Aston Lark

16th January 2020

Goldman Sachs backed insurance broker, Aston Lark, has added Ian Jacob from Deloitte as Group Chief Risk Officer, a newly created role. He joins the firm after spending 13 years with Deloitte, where he served as a Director in the Insurance Regulation and Strategy Team with a focus on governance, regulatory ... Read the full article

AXA XL strengthens pricing team with hires from Beazley & AIG

16th January 2020

AXA XL, the property and casualty and specialty risk unit of AXA, has named Katy Bradica as Head of Pricing, Long Tail, and Mary Latham as Head of Pricing for Global Specialty. Latham brings two decades of actuarial experience to the role, and joins the global insurer and reinsurer from specialty ... Read the full article

Carey Olsen Bermuda adds Michael Frith to corporate practice

16th January 2020

Law firm Carey Olsen Bermuda has announced the appointment of Michael Frith to the firm’s corporate practice. Frith previously served with global offshore law firm Conyers and specialises in all aspects of Bermuda corporate law. He is a member of the Insurance Advisory Committee, advising the Bermuda Ministry of Finance on matters ... Read the full article

Swiss Re CorSo names Sergio Bunin CEO of Mexico

16th January 2020

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions (Swiss Re CorSo), the commercial insurance arm of reinsurance giant Swiss Re, has announced the appointment of Sergio Bunin as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Mexico, effective January 15th, 2020. Bunin has worked in the industry for more than three decades and has spent the majority of ... Read the full article

Allianz bolsters claims supply and experts team with dual hire

16th January 2020

Global insurance giant Allianz has appointed Nathan McLay and Kevin Knight to its claims supply and experts team. McLay, who joined Allianz in 2012, has been appointed to the role of motor engineer services manager, following the retirement of Paul Roberts. He will be responsible for the embedding recent structural and operational ... Read the full article

CorRisk Solutions expands to include CorPro

16th January 2020

Ryan Specialty Group subsidiary CorRisk Solutions has expanded to include the business and management team of CorPro Underwriting Managers. CorPro, a series of RSG Underwriting Managers, will continue to operate as usual to provide the market access to best-in-class Management Liability products. Moving forward, CorRisk will provide professional liability for architects & ... Read the full article

The Hartford’s Kathleen Creedon joins Falvey Cargo Underwriting

16th January 2020

Falvey Cargo Underwriting has announced the appointment of Kathleen Creedon to its team of underwriters. Creedon joins with over 20 years’ experience and most recently served at The Hartford. Based in Denver, Colorado, she will be responsible for managing and developing a cargo insurance portfolio which includes underwriting management, production, and broker/client-centric ... Read the full article

Arch promotes Chris Hovey to COO

15th January 2020

Arch Capital Group Ltd. has announced that Chris Hovey, previously Executive Vice President (EVP), Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Arch Capital Services Inc., has been promoted to Chief Operations Officer (COO), Arch. Hovey has been with Arch since January 2014, initially serving as COO of Arch Mortgage Insurance Company through to ... Read the full article

Lars Forsstedt rejoins Aon’s Nordic M&A team

15th January 2020

Global insurance and reinsurance brokerage Aon has announced that Lars Forsstedt has re-joined its Nordic team from Willis Towers Watson (WTW). Forsstedt has been appointed to Aon's Nordic M&A and Transaction Solutions team, joining from WTW where from October 2017 he served as Practice Leader, Private Equity - Nordics. He first joined ... Read the full article

Chubb makes changes to European leadership team

15th January 2020

Insurer and reinsurer Chubb has announced a number of changes within its European leadership team, including the appointment of Nadia Côté as Head of Major Accounts Division for Europe, succeeding Suresh Krishnan. Krishnan takes on the role as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Chubb North America Accident and Health. In his new ... Read the full article

Ed Bermuda names Colin Kelley as Head of Liability Division

15th January 2020

Global reinsurance brokerage Ed has announced the appointment of Colin Kelley as Head of its new Liability Division in Bermuda. Effective immediately, he will lead the professional lines, casualty and healthcare teams for Ed Bermuda. Kelley joins Ed from Sompo International, where he has held the role of Commercial Lines Practice Leader, ... Read the full article