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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.

Carlos Rivera named CEO of Marsh’s LatAm Fac division

6th December 2019

Carpenter Marsh Fac, Marsh and Guy Carpenter's Latin American facultative reinsurance intermediary, has announced the appointment of Carlos Rivera as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), based in Bogota, Colombia. In his new role, Rivera will report to Dean Klisura, President, Global Placement and Advisory Services, Marsh and Ricardo Brockmann, CEO of Marsh ... Read the full article

AmTrust CFO Karkowsky promoted to President

6th December 2019

Adam Karkowsky, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. has been promoted to President of the company, reporting to Barry Zyskind, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AmTrust. In addition to his new responsibilities, Karkowsky, who joined AmTrust in 2011, will continue to serve as the firm's CFO ... Read the full article

AXA’s Maisonneuve named CEO of AXA Next & Group Chief Innovation Officer

5th December 2019

Delphine Maisonneuve, currently the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AXA Brazil, has been appointed as CEO of AXA Next and Group Chief Innovation Officer, effective January 1st, 2020. She replaces Guillaume Borie who was recently named Deputy CEO of AXA France and CEO of AXA Particulars & IARD Enterprises. In her new ... Read the full article

Andrew Adams joins Berkshire (BHSI) as Head of Surety in Canada

5th December 2019

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI), a division of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, has announced the expansion of its global surety team with the addition of Andrew Adams as Head of Surety in Canada. Adams joins BHSI from AIG, where he most recently served as Vice President of Surety in Canada. He has ... Read the full article

Kershaw to succeed Whelan as Lancashire CFO

5th December 2019

Lancashire Holdings Limited has announced that Natalie Kershaw will replace Elaine Whelan as Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective March 1st, 2020. Currently the firm's Chief Accounting Officer, Kershaw brings almost two decades of insurance and reinsurance industry experience to the role. She has been with Lancashire since December 2009 and has ... Read the full article

Chubb’s Louise Joyce named Head of Industry Practices, UK&I

5th December 2019

Louise Joyce, previously Life Sciences Manager for the UK & Ireland (UK&I) at Chubb, has been appointed as the firm's Head of Industry Practices for the UK&I, effective immediately. Joyce, who succeeds Karen Strong after her departure from the re/insurer, will continue to be based in Birmingham and report to Mark ... Read the full article

Liberty Mutual names Ben Beauvais as head of construction division

5th December 2019

Liberty Mutual Insurance has announced the appointment of Ben Beauvais as Construction Executive, Distribution, for Global Risk Solutions (GRS). GRS is Liberty Mutual’s global commercial and specialty lines re/insurer, and provides a range of traditional insurance, specialty and reinsurance risk solutions. In his newly created position, Beauvais will be required to reach ... Read the full article

Munich Re backed Bestow confirms executive appointments

5th December 2019

Bestow, a Dallas, U.S. domiciled InsurTech company focused on the life insurance sector and which is backed by Munich American Reassurance Company as its reinsurer and in other capacities, has announced its executive team, to be led by co-founders Melbourne O'Banion and Jonathan Ablemann. In May of last year, Bestow ... Read the full article

Amanda Blanc joins Aviva as independent non-exec director

5th December 2019

UK insurer Aviva has announced the appointment of Amanda Blanc as an independent non-executive director. Blanc, who is due to step into the role on 2 January 2020, previously served as Chief Executive Officer at AXA UK & Ireland and CEO, EMEA & Global Banking Partnerships at Zurich Insurance Group. She has ... Read the full article

Chubb Bermuda hires Michael Warwicker to lead Excess Liability

4th December 2019

Chubb Bermuda has announced that Michael J. Warwicker has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Head of Excess Liability. Warwicker has more than four decades of international and US insurance industry experience and has held executive casualty underwriting leadership positions at Endurance, Ironshore, and AIG. In his new role, Warwicker will ... Read the full article

Arch’s Aaron Woodhams joins iprism as underwriting manager

4th December 2019

Technology-driven underwriting agency iprism has announced the appointment of Aaron Woodhams to the newly created role of underwriting manager, effective immediately. Woodhams joins from Arch’s Lloyd’s Syndicate 2012 and brings over 20 years’ experience to the role. He will be responsible for leading iprism’s operational underwriting function, applying pricing strategy and managing ... Read the full article

Munich Re Specialty Insurance names Head of Property for E&S

4th December 2019

Munich Re Specialty Insurance, the global reinsurer’s specialty property and casualty (P&C) insurance unit in North America, has announced the appointment of Jim Wallace as Head of Property for Excess & Surplus (E&S) Lines. Wallace joins Munich Re from Navigators, where he most recently served as President of the Property Excess ... Read the full article

BMS launches Private Equity, M&A and Tax Insurance unit

4th December 2019

Specialist insurance and reinsurance broker BMS Group has launched a Private Equity, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) and Tax Insurance unit, and has named Tan Pawar as Managing Director of the new team. Pawar is set to join the firm once he has completed contractual obligations, and, will report to Ian Gormley, ... Read the full article

QBE North America promotes Mark Pasko to Chief Legal Officer

4th December 2019

The North American operations of global primary re/insurance group QBE has promoted Mark Pasko to the role of Chief Legal Officer. Pasko, whose appointment is effective immediately, most recently served as senior vice president and general counsel, Business Unit Support. He will report jointy to Todd Jones, QBE North America Chief Executive ... Read the full article

Marsh names Anita Sathe global head of Bluestream platform

4th December 2019

Global re/insurance brokerage Marsh has appointed Anita Sathe global leader of its cloud-based digital broker platform Bluestream, as well as leader of its US Affinity business. Sathe is based in Portland, Oregon and will report to Kevin Tobin, president of Marsh’s Insurance Services Group. She brings over 15 years’ experience to the ... Read the full article