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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.

Liberty Specialty promotes two within specialty binders team

25th April 2019

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of the Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has announced two promotions within its specialty binders team in London. Kerry Hall, who has been with LSM for a decade, will become underwriting Manager for property. She will be responsible for managing the property binders team and developing its portfolio ... Read the full article

Lockton expands Midwest presence with new Pittsburgh office

25th April 2019

Re/insurance broker Lockton has expanded its Midwest operations in the U.S with the addition of a new office in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The company said that the office would enhance the risk management, employee benefits and retirement services strategies of local, regional and national organisations. As part of the launch, Lockton has hired ... Read the full article

Horseshoe Group appoints new Head of Insurance Management

25th April 2019

Bermuda-headquartered Horseshoe Group has announced the appointment of Fred LeMoine as its new Head of Insurance Management. He will succeed Nigel Godfrey, the Group’s Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Insurance Management services. Godfrey has elected to retire from 30 April 2019, but will continue to be involved with Horseshoe and ... Read the full article

Argo hires new Brazil CEO from Swiss Re

25th April 2019

Argo Seguros, the Brazilian underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products and a member of Argo Group, has announced the appointment of Newton Queiroz as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective May 1, 2019. Queiroz joins Argo Seguros from Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, where he most recently worked as CEO of Mexico ... Read the full article

Michael Ferber appointed CEO of insurtech Dovetail Insurance

25th April 2019

Dovetail Insurance, an insurtech company that serves independent agents providing small commercial insurance, has announced the appointment of Michael Ferber as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective immediately. He succeeds outgoing CEO Gregory Martin, who will retire from Dovetail at the end of May. Ferber joins Dovetail from ICAT, a digital-based underwriter of ... Read the full article

Swiss Re Corp. Solutions hires new CEO LatAm from Allianz

24th April 2019

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has announced the appointment of Angelo Colombo as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Latin America Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, effective 7 October 2019. As CEO, Colombo will be responsible for managing the company’s commercial insurance business in Latin America. He has more than 20 years of experience, and ... Read the full article

BAML’s Robert Giammarco named Chairman, CEO of Amynta

24th April 2019

The Board of Directors of the Amynta Group has elected Robert Giammarco as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Joining from the Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML), Giammarco brings extensive insurance sector expertise to the role. Giammarco succeeds Stuart Hollander, who is set to become an advisor to the Amynta Board of ... Read the full article

Aviva Director and CEO of UK Insurance, Andy Briggs to step down

24th April 2019

As part of changes to its senior management, insurer Aviva plc has announced that Andy Briggs is to step down from his role as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) UK Insurance and as a Director of Aviva plc, effective immediately. In order to support an orderly transition, Briggs will remain with the ... Read the full article

Lockton launches Food & Agribusiness Practice in Asia-Pacific, names head

24th April 2019

Re/insurance broker Lockton has launched a new Food & Agribusiness Practice across the Asia-Pacific region, and has hired Stephane Baldanoff to lead it as Regional Director. As head of the Food & Agribusiness team, Baldanoff will leverage Lockton’s experience in these industries and expand the group’s existing capabilities in Asia-Pacific. He will ... Read the full article

Stephanie Penner named Mercer’s Tri-state office leader

24th April 2019

Mercer, the global consulting subsidiary of broking and advisory giant Marsh & McLennan Companies, has announced the appointment of Stephanie Penner as Tri-state Office Leader. Penner, who has been with Mercer for over 20 years, will be responsible for building strong local client relationships, driving revenue growth and bolstering market presence ... Read the full article

Aon creates new Global Construction & Inland Marine unit

23rd April 2019

Global insurance and reinsurance broker, Aon, has announced the combination of its Construction & Engineering and Inland Marine teams into a single practice within its Reinsurance Solutions operation. The new unit will be known as the Global Construction & Inland Marine practice group, and Aon states that its formation reflects recognised ... Read the full article

Everest Insurance CUO elected chairman of WCIRB Governing Committee

23rd April 2019

Mike Mulray, the Chief Underwriting Officer at Everest Insurance, has been unanimously approved as Chairman of the Workers' Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau of California (WCIRB) Governing Committee. The WCIRB is a private, nonprofit association comprised of all companies licensed to transact workers' compensation insurance in California and has over 400 member ... Read the full article

AIG’s Dawn Gregg joins Everest Insurance as VP

23rd April 2019

Everest Insurance, a division of Bermuda-based reinsurer Everest Re, has appointed Dawn Gregg as Vice President of its risk management division. Gregg most recently served as Vice President at AIG, where she was responsible for the portfolio management of several regional offices. Based out of New York, Gregg will be tasked with ... Read the full article

Tony Ursano to depart TigerRisk

23rd April 2019

Reinsurance brokerage, risk and capital strategic advisory firm TigerRisk Partners LLC has announced that its President, Tony Ursano, will be stepping down and leaving the organisation. Ursano joined TigerRisk in 2015 to help build the company’s reinsurance broking and investment banking practices into a holistic risk solutions provider and advisor. Rod Fox, ... Read the full article

Francesco Martorana appointed CEO of Generali’s asset management arm

23rd April 2019

Generali Insurance Asset Management S.p.A. Società di gestione del risparmio (GIAM), a division of the Italian insurance giant, has appointed Francesco Martorana as Chief Executive Officer. Martorana replaces Santo Borsellino, who becomes Chairman of the Board of GIAM as well as Head of Generali’s asset and wealth management business unit Martorana also ... Read the full article