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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.

China Re appoints Liu Xiaopeng as Non-Executive Director

24th June 2019

The Board of Directors of China Reinsurance Corporation (China Re) has approved the nomination of Liu Xiaopeng as a Non-Executive Director for the Board's fourth session. Xiaopeng is currently the director of the strategic operations of Gome Holdings Group Company Limited, an industrial conglomerate that operates in retail, finance, real estate, ... Read the full article

Robert Hands named Head of Australia, AXIS Re Strategic Partners

24th June 2019

AXIS Re, the global reinsurance division of Bermudian AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, has expanded AXIS Re Strategic Partners with the appointment of Robert Hands as Strategic Account Executive and Head of Australia. The appointment of Hands sees the expansion of AXIS Re Strategic Partners and, in his new role, Hands will ... Read the full article

Beazley appoints specialty treaty underwriter to product solutions team

24th June 2019

Specialist re/insurer Beazley has announced the appointment of Desiree Khoury as a specialty treaty underwriter within the Beazley Product solutions team, based in Los Angeles. Beazley Product Solutions designs customised specialist insurance cover backed by treaty reinsurance to support insurers and their policyholders. Khoury joins the division from NAS Insurance, where her ... Read the full article

Arch promotes Fearon to EVP, Credit Risk Transfer and Services, Global Mortgage Group

20th June 2019

Seamus Fearon, previously Chief Actuary of Arch Capital Group Ltd.'s Global Mortgage Group, has been promoted to Executive Vice President (EVP), Credit Risk Transfer and Services, Global Mortgage Group. This newly created role has been established to build on the firm's growing participation in credit risk transfer programs, while at the ... Read the full article

Liberty Mutual Re announces Marine & Energy hire from AXA ART

20th June 2019

Liberty Mutual Reinsurance, the reinsurance unit of Liberty Specialty Markets, has announced the appointment of Jens Voges as Senior Underwriter and Product Leader for Marine & Energy within its London Market Risk (LMR) team. Voges joins Liberty Mutual Re from AXA ART Insurance, where he has served as Senior Reinsurance Specialist ... Read the full article

Etienne Bouas-Laurent to succeed Gérald Harlin as AXA CFO

20th June 2019

Global re/insurer AXA has announced that Etienne Bouas-Laurent will become its new Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO), taking over from Gérald Harlin who is due to retire at the end of the year. Harlin will step down on January 1, 2020 after 29 years with AXA, including 9 years as CFO. Bouas-Laurent, ... Read the full article

Marsh names Brian Hanuschak as President of Victor North America Global

20th June 2019

Global re/insurance broker Marsh has appointed Brian Hanuschak as President of North America for Victor Insurance Holdings, its managing general underwriting (MGU) business. The announcement follows the appointment of Christopher Schaper as CEO of AIG’s new reinsurance operations, who previously served as CEO of Victor Insurance Holdings. Hanuschak has led Victor ... Read the full article

AIG forms global reinsurance business AIG Re, names Marsh’s Schaper CEO

20th June 2019

American International Group, Inc (AIG) has announced the consolidation of its assumed reinsurance operations, resulting in the establishment of global business AIG Re. The global re/insurer has consolidated the assumed reinsurance operations of Validus Re, AlphaCat, and Talbot Treaty into one global reinsurance business, called AIG Re. At the same time, the ... Read the full article

Marsh names CEO & Client Director of UK Real Estate Practice

19th June 2019

Global re/insurance broker Marsh has announced the appointments of Tim Scoble as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of its UK Real Estate Practice, and Mark Lumley as Client Director. Part of Marsh JLT Specialty, the UK Real Estate Practice provides insurance and risk advisory services to real estate owners, operators, managers, and ... Read the full article

Joshua Brekenfeld joins Aspen as Director of Global Corporate Development

19th June 2019

Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited has appointed Joshua Brekenfeld as Director of Global Corporate Development, effective August 2019. Brekenfeld joins the insurer and reinsurer from Lloyd's of London, where he worked in a number of senior roles over the past six years, most recently leading the business oversight relationship between Lloyd's and ... Read the full article

Nexus recruits Marc van der Veer from Ardonagh as CEO, European Ventures

19th June 2019

Nexus Group, the specialty managing general agent (MGA), has announced the appointment of Marc van der Veer as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), European Ventures. Van der Veer joins Nexus from The Ardonagh Group, where he most recently served as CEO of International for specialty MGA Geo Underwriting. Prior to this, he held ... Read the full article

Alan Quilter, Dr. Roger Sellek appointed Joint CEOs of R&Q

19th June 2019

Randall & Quilter Investment Holdings Ltd. (R&Q) has revealed that Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ken Randall is to step down from his position, and is to be replaced by Alan Quilter and Dr. Roger Sellek as Joint CEOs. Randall, who jointly founded the company with Quilter in 1991, will continue ... Read the full article

AIG’s Robert Klepper joins AXA XL as CUO for short-tail insurance

18th June 2019

AXA XL, the property & casualty and specialty risk division of AXA, has announced the appointment of Robert Klepper as Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO), Short Tail Insurance Lines. He joins AXA XL from AIG, where he has spent the previous seven years, having most recently served as President of Client Risk ... Read the full article

W.R. Berkley appoints Daniel Spragg as President of professional liability unit

18th June 2019

Re/insurance holding company W. R. Berkley Corporation has announced the appointment of Daniel R. Spragg as President of Berkley Select, the company’s professional liability insurance unit. Spragg has over 30 years’ experience in the specialty insurance and consulting industries, and joins Berkley Select after almost 12 years at A&M Insurance & ... Read the full article

AXA XL appoints three leaders within UK Client & Country Management unit

18th June 2019

AXA XL has announced the appointment of three new leaders within its UK Client & Country Management division, all of which will report to Paul Greensmith, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of UK Legal Entities. Louise Piper and Harpreet Sanghera are existing employees of the firm, and have been appointed Head of ... Read the full article