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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.

Alliant adds Marianne Chow to property and casualty team

7th February 2020

US specialty insurance broker Alliant Insurance Services has announced the appointment of Marianne Chow as Vice President in its Bay Area property and casualty team. Prior to joining Alliant, Chow was Vice President with a national insurance and consulting firm. She also has experience as a risk manager and as a corporate ... Read the full article

Kemper elects United Airlines CFO Laderman as director

7th February 2020

US insurer Kemper has announced the appointment of Gerald Laderman as director, effective February 20. Laderman currently serves as Chief Financial Officer and executive vice president of United Airlines, and oversees the development of the firm’s overall financial strategy including cost management, capital allocation and balance sheet optimisation. He brings over 30 ... Read the full article

Tokio Marine HCC – Specialty Group bolsters Canada team

7th February 2020

Tokio Marine HCC, a member of Tokio Marine Group, has announced the addition of Scott La Croix to its Specialty Group, as Vice President and Head of Tokio Marine HCC - Specialty Group in Canada. Specialty Group is part of Tokio Marine HCC, and operates as a provider of specialised insurance ... Read the full article

Aon adds Life Reinsurance Specialist in Australia

7th February 2020

Global insurance and reinsurance broker Aon has announced the addition of Robert Rice to its Life Reinsurance Solutions team in Australia, effective February 3rd, 2020. In his new role, Rice serves as a Life Reinsurance Specialist and will have a focus on enhancing and delivering Aon's Life Reinsurance advisory and risk ... Read the full article

Higginbotham names energy & marine practice leader

7th February 2020

Texas-based insurance brokerage Higginbotham has appointed Ted Dimitry to lead its energy and marine practice, based in Houston. He will be tasked with serving upstream, midstream and downstream oil and gas companies in the region. Dimitry has 23 years’ experience as a commercial property & casualty broker specialising in the oil and ... Read the full article

Aon adds senior hires to EMEA M&A and Transaction Solutions practice

6th February 2020

Re/insurance broker Aon has expanded its EMEA M&A and Transaction Solutions practice with the addition of several senior appointments. Firstly, Adrian Lamasz has been appointed as Head of Regional M&A and Mid-Market, UK to lead mid-market Private Equity and Corporate M&A across the UK regional market. He joins from Marsh JLT, where ... Read the full article

Munich Re names Swiss Re CorSo’s Nieto as Client Executive, South America

6th February 2020

Global reinsurance giant Munich Re has appointed Rodrigo Nieto, formerly of Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, as Client Executive South America (non-life, excluding Brazil), effective February 3rd, 2020. In his new role, Nieto will be based in Bogotá, Colombia, and takes responsibility for Munich Re's non-life initiatives in South America. His appointment reflects ... Read the full article

RenRe adds Chief Human Resources Officer

6th February 2020

Bermudian reinsurer RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (RenRe) has appointed Ann Manal as Chief Human Resources Officer. In her new role, she will be responsible for overseeing the firm’s global HR function, and will be based in RenRe’s Bermuda headquarters. She brings more than 25 years of industry experience to the role, most recently ... Read the full article

CAC Specialty, Cobbs Allen adds Chris Trotter as CFO

6th February 2020

CAC Specialty, the specialty insurance brokerage and investment banking platform recently established by Cobbs Allen, has announced the appointment of Chris Trotter as Chief Financial Officer and member of the executive committee for both firms. Trotter joins from Arlington Family Offices, where, as a Partner and Chief Investment Officer, he led ... Read the full article

AXA XL adds Chief Underwriting Officer, Cyber

5th February 2020

AXA XL, the property and casualty and specialty risk unit of AXA, has named Elizabeth W. Benet to Global Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO), Cyber, a newly created position. The appointment is expected to assist with the management of the firm's international cyber risk portolfio. In her new role, Benet will report ... Read the full article

CAC Specialty adds two SVPs to M&A Specialty team

5th February 2020

CAC Specialty, the specialty insurance brokerage and investment banking platform, has expanded its M&A Solutions team with the additions of Ned Murphy and Dan Lehmann. Both Murphy and Lehmann join as Senior Vice Presidents (SVPs) with a focus on business development and client service. In their roles, the pair will work closely ... Read the full article

WR Berkley adds Marina Barg as SVP, claims

5th February 2020

Re/insurance holding company W. R. Berkley Corporation has appointed Marina Barg as senior vice president, claims. Barg’s appointment is effective immediately and she joins from The Navigators, where she most recently served as chief claims officer for US insurance. She brings over 15 years of experience in the property and casualty sector, ... Read the full article

Fidelis appoints Burrows as Group MD, Burford as UK CEO

4th February 2020

Fidelis Insurance, the privately owned Bermuda-based holding company, has announced the appointment of Daniel Burrows as Group Managing Director for Fidelis Group. Burrows joined Fidelis in 2015 and previously was co-CEO of AonBenfield’s Global ReSpeciality (GRS) division. “I am delighted Dan has accepted the position of Group Managing Director,” said Richard Brindle, ... Read the full article

MS Amlin promotes Ho to CEO of Asia Pacific as Clarke departs

4th February 2020

Insurer and reinsurer MS Amlin has revealed that William Ho, currently Head of Reinsurance (Asia), has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MS Amlin Asia Pacific. Ho's appointment remains subject to regulatory approval and he takes over the responsibilities of CEO of the division from Simon Clarke, who is leaving ... Read the full article

Safety National restructures executive management, COO Luebbert to retire

4th February 2020

Safety National Casualty Company, a specialty provider of insurance and reinsurance, has announced a number of changes to its executive management structure, including the retirement of Chief Operating Officer (COO), Steve Luebbert. Effective April 1st, 2020 Luebbert is set to retire after 44 years working in the insurance sector. He has ... Read the full article