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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.

ArgoGlobal hires international A&H underwriter from TMK

14th May 2019

ArgoGlobal, the Lloyd’s insurer and member of Argo Group, has announced the appointment of Zachary Tan as Accident and Health (A&H) Underwriter, effective immediately. He will focus on business in the Asia Pacific and Middle East regions, and will report to Michael Scala, Chief Underwriting Officer for Asia Pacific at ArgoGlobal. Tan ... Read the full article

Tremor adds team of market design experts

14th May 2019

As Tremor Technologies continues to advance its programmatic risk marketplace, the firm has hired a team of market designers that have previously advised governments, industry groups and leading companies. InsurTech startup Tremor operates an open, technology-driven, programmatic market for the placement of reinsurance risk, and has completed a number of auctions ... Read the full article

Markel names Head of North American Property Reinsurance in London

13th May 2019

Specialist insurer Markel International has announced the appointment of Nick Lazarus as Managing Director for North American Property Reinsurance, based in London. Lazarus joins Markel from Hiscox, where he worked as a Senior Underwriter and was recently involved in the fronting of Hiscox Re ILS funds and the marketing of its ... Read the full article

Everest Insurance adds Joanna Suarez & Mary Rimbey to E&S Casualty team

13th May 2019

Everest Insurance, a division of Bermuda-based reinsurer Everest Re, has announced the addition of Joanne Suarez and Mary Rimbey to its E&S Casualty group, based in the company’s Chicago office. Suarez has joined the E&S Excess Casualty group as a Director with responsibility for underwriting excess casualty business over a range ... Read the full article

Munich Re’s Thurnim appointed Treaty Director at THB Europe

13th May 2019

Specialist insurance and reinsurance broker THB Group has appointed Zamira Thurnim to the position of Treaty Director for the company’s European operations, effective immediately. Based in the Netherlands, Thurnim will also work extensively across the growing THB markets throughout Africa. She joins from Munich Re, where most recently she held the role ... Read the full article

Guy Carpenter expands international analytics and advisory capabilities

13th May 2019

Global reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter has announced a number of international analytics and advisory appointments in London, including the addition of Richard Rodriguez as its new Head of Analytics and Advisory, UK and Global Specialties. Previously a Chief Actuary at Lloyd's of London, Read the full article

Resolution Life adds Rob Devey as Independent Non-Exec Director

10th May 2019

Resolution Life Group, a long-term manager of legacy life insurance portfolios, has announced the appointment of Rob Devey as an Independent Non-Executive Director. Devey was previously an Executive Director of Prudential and Chief Executive Officer of Prudential UK and Europe, and CEO of Towry. He currently serves as Chairman of Modulr Finance ... Read the full article

Amerisure hires Robert Bateman as CFO & Treasurer

10th May 2019

Amerisure Mutual Insurance Company, the U.S property and casualty insurer, has announced the appointment of Robert Bateman as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Treasurer. He will succeed outgoing CFO Matthew Simon, who is retiring from Amerisure after 21 years of service. Bateman joins the company from Infinity Property & Casualty ... Read the full article

ProSight names Hannon CEO, as Beneducci takes Exec Chairman role

10th May 2019

ProSight Specialty Insurance has announced that Larry Hannon will take over as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), succeeding Joe Benducci, who will be moving into the role of Executive Chairman. Beneducci, who founded ProSight in 2009, will remain as Chairman until May 2020. He has previous experience as President & CEO of ... Read the full article

Bredahl resigns from Third Point Re as Malloy named CEO

10th May 2019

Third Point Reinsurance Ltd., the Bermuda-based, hedge fund backed reinsurer, has announced that Daniel Malloy is to take over the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) from Robert Bredahl, whose resignation has been accepted by the Board of Directors. Malloy, who currently leads the company’s main operating subsidiary, Third Point Reinsurance Company ... Read the full article

AFL Insurance Brokers names Jonathan Bines as UK CEO

10th May 2019

Independent Lloyd’s broker AFL Insurance Brokers Ltd has announced the appointment of Jonathan Bines as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AFL UK, effective June 1. Bines joined AFL in April 2018 as Chief Commercial Officer, having arrived from JLT, where he was a Senior Partner for Specialty Property & Casualty. He ... Read the full article

Allianz (AGCS) makes senior appointments to alternative risk transfer unit

9th May 2019

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS) has announced that Grant Maxwell, current Head of Alternative Risk Transfer (ART) for its Regional Unit London (RUL), is to move into a newly created global role as Head of Underwriting and Portfolio Management. Additionally, Dan Tomlinson, currently a senior ART underwriter in London, ... Read the full article

Liberty Specialty appoints new Claims Manager for Energy, Property and Construction

9th May 2019

Gavin Coley has joined Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), a division of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, as Claims Manager - Energy, Property and Construction, effective immediately. Coley joins LSM from Neon Underwriting, where he was Technical Head of Claims for two years, contributing to the delivery and implementation of the company's claims ... Read the full article

MetLife hires Patrik Ringstroem as Chief Strategy Officer

9th May 2019

MetLife has announced that Patrik Ringstroem will join the company in July as Chief Strategy Officer, reporting to President and CEO Michel Khalaf. In this role, Ringstroem will be tasked with leading the team responsible for MetLife’s global strategy to help drive top and bottom line financial performance. He succeeds Rebecca Tadikonda, ... Read the full article

Markel’s Nick James joins Arcus 1856 as head of North America property treaty

9th May 2019

Arcus Syndicate 1856 at Lloyd’s has appointed Nick James from Markel International as underwriting manager for North America property treaty. Arcus Syndicate 1856 is backed by third-party funds under the management of the Credit Suisse insurance and reinsurance linked investment team. He joins from Markel International, where he was Managing Director, property ... Read the full article