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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.

Miller adds facultative reinsurance specialist from Aon

11th February 2020

Specialist insurance and reinsurance brokerage, Miller, has announced the appointment of Michael Lazarus to its Facultative Reinsurance team. Lazarus started his career in the re/insurance industry in 1993 and joins Miller from rival re/insurance broker Aon in London. During his career, he has worked in London, Australia, the U.S., Hong Kong, ... Read the full article

H.W. Kaufman adds Director of Cyber Risk, Node International

11th February 2020

H.W. Kaufman Group, an international network of firms dedicated to shaping the future of the insurance industry, has announced the appointment of Matthew Lefchik to Node International as Director, Cyber Risk Management Services. In his new role, Lefchik is tasked with managing the firm's growth across North America, setting strategic direction ... Read the full article

Caroline Pritchard joins Swiss Re CorSo as Head of Distribution UK

11th February 2020

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions (Swiss Re CorSo), the commercial insurance arm of reinsurer Swiss Re, has appointed Caroline Pritchard as Head of Distribution UK, based in London. In her new role, Pritchard takes responsibility for driving the execution of Swiss Re CorSo's broker strategy in the UK marketplace, representing all of ... Read the full article

David Merry named Head of Besso Re

11th February 2020

London-headquartered insurance brokerage, Besso Insurance Group, has appointed David Merry as Head of Besso Re. Merry brings roughly 35 years of experience as a broker in both the London and international wholesale insurance markets. He joined the Lloyd's of London broker in 2018 to explore strategic growth and development opportunities for the ... Read the full article

Clyde & Co in Australia adds three insurance partners

11th February 2020

Global law firm Clyde & Co has announced the addition of three new insurance partners from Norton Rose Fulbright to its Melbourne, Australia office. Nicole Wearne, Ganga Narayanan, and Mark Attard all join Clyde & Co in Australia and bring decades of accumulated experience to the firm. Clyde & Co explains that ... Read the full article

Aon promotes Tassarotti to Deputy CEO, Global Facultative reinsurance

10th February 2020

Luca Tassarotti has been promoted to the role of Deputy CEO, Global Facultative in the broking groups Aon Reinsurance Solutions division. Tassarotti had previous held a European facultative reinsurance focused position as the Deputy CEO of Facultative reinsurance for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region at Aon. The company confirmed ... Read the full article

Former Virgin Money CEO joins Lloyd’s new culture group, reports Sky News

10th February 2020

The specialist Lloyd's of London insurance and reinsurance marketplace is reportedly set to announce the appointment of prominent figures as the inaugural members of its Culture Advisory Group, Sky News has reported. According to Sky News, the world's oldest insurance marketplace is set to announce the first members of its new ... Read the full article

Liberty Mutual Re adds treaty underwriter in Brazil

10th February 2020

Liberty Mutual Reinsurance, the reinsurance arm of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has announced the appointment of Lucas Pimentel as a Treaty Class Underwriter in its Rio de Janeiro, Brazil office. Pimentel brings a decade of industry experience to Liberty Mutual Re. Most recently, he served as Latin America Property and Casualty ... Read the full article

Coverys Syndicate 1975 adds Beazley’s Minetti as Active Underwriter

10th February 2020

Coverys Managing Agency Limited has announced the appointment of Beazley's Valentina Minetti as Active Underwriter for Syndicate 1975. Minetti is scheduled to join Coverys, the Lloyd's managing agent of Syndicates 1975, 1991, and 3330, following the expiration of her notice period. She joins the firm from Beazley, where she most recently had ... Read the full article

HWI appoints international political violence, terror and cyber expert

10th February 2020

Independent global insurance brokerage, HWI International, has added political violence, terror and cyber specialist, Paul Loring, to its London office. As HWI continues to build out its International Political Violence, Terrorism and Cyber placements, the addition of Loring adds more than three decades of industry expertise to the division. Most recently, he ... Read the full article

The ARC Ltd appoints new CEO as Dolika Banda departs

10th February 2020

The African Risk Capacity Limited (the ARC Ltd), a financial affiliate of the Africa Risk Capacity (ARC), has announced Lesley Ndlovu as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective March 1st, 2020. Ndlovu's appointment comes after the expiration of the tenure of previous CEO Dolika Banda, who took over the post ... Read the full article

Argo confirms addition of Carol McFate to its Board

10th February 2020

Bermuda-based insurer and reinsurer Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. has announced the addition of Carol A. McFate to its Board of Directors. McFate retired from Xerox Corporation in 2017 after serving as Chief Investment Officer for more than a decade. During this time, she was responsible for the insourcing, oversight and ... Read the full article

Pacific Life Re Australia names Head of Client Solutions

7th February 2020

Pacific Life Re Australia has announced the appointment of Martyn Gilling to the position of Head of Client Solutions. He will now be responsible for Pacific Life Re Australia’s market strategy and sales, as well as developing solutions for its clients. Prior to joining Pacific Life Re, Gilling lived in Canada and ... Read the full article

Satellite imagery home insurer Luko adds Julien Gigoi as Chief Actuary

7th February 2020

French satellite imagery home insurer, Luko has appointed Julien Gigoi to the role of Chief Actuary. Luko describes itself as France’s first neo insurance, and since the AI powered InsurTech launched roughly one year ago, it’s already attracted 10,000 customers in France and, this is despite it only offering protection for ... Read the full article

Marsh & McLennan adds Krause as Southeast Regional CEO

7th February 2020

Marsh & McLennan Agency, the middle market agency of global re/insurance broker Marsh, has announced the appointment of Peter Krause as Southeast Regional Chief Executive Officer. Effective immediately, Krause will report to David Eslick, chairman and CEO of MMA, and oversee MMA’s offices in Georgia , Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky and Tallahassee. He ... Read the full article