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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.

THB bolsters binding authority team with two JLT Re hires

15th May 2019

Specialist re/insurance broker THB Group has announced two senior appointments to its binding authority team. Lee Collins, a Partner at JLT Re, will join as Director, Head of binding authority placements. Adrian Steele, also a Partner at JLT Re, joins as Director, binding authorities. Both start at THB in November and will report ... Read the full article

Curi appoints Sean Farrelly as Head of Underwriting

15th May 2019

Curi, a North Carolina based mutual insurance company owned by physicians, has announced the appointment of Sean Farrelly as its new Senior Vice President (SVP) of Underwriting. Farrelly joins Curi, which recently rebranded from Medical Mutual, from PartnerRe, where he served as portfolio manager for U.S medical reinsurance. While at PartnerRe, he ... Read the full article

BIBA names new Chair, adds non-exec director

15th May 2019

The British Insurance Brokers' Association (BIBA) has appointed former Insurance Minister and current board member, Jonathan Evans, as its new Chair, effective January 2020. Evans replaces outgoing Chair David Hunt, whose tenure as Chair expires in December 2019. Hunt announced the appointment of Evans at the organisation's annual conference in Manchester, ... Read the full article

LMA adds Execs from TMK, Beazley & AXA XL to Board

15th May 2019

The Lloyd’s Market Association (LMA), an organisation set up to represent the interests of the Lloyd's community, has announced the results of its recent Board election process. Effective from the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on May 22, the members will include Paul Culham, Group Chief Underwriting Officer, Tokio Marine Kiln; Adrian ... Read the full article

Nexus appoints CEO and Non-Exec Chairman of Asia business

15th May 2019

Specialty Managing General Agent (MGA) Nexus Group has announced the appointments of Tony Egerton and Gerard Pennefather as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Non-Executive Chairman of its Nexus Asia subsidiary, respectively. Egerton previously worked as Principal Officer at Nexus Structured Solutions Limited and has over 35 years’ experience in re/insurance and ... Read the full article

Aspen reshuffles management, puts MGA into run-off

14th May 2019

Bermuda-headquartered Aspen Insurance Holdings has announced a series of key changes to its management team, as well as issued confirmation that its UK-based MGA Aspen Risk Management Limited (ARML) will be put into run-off. Aspen states that it is working with the management team at ARML to ensure all policyholder obligations ... Read the full article

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