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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.

Carl Titterton to lead Markel’s trade credit, political risk & surety team

4th February 2020

Specialist insurer Markel International has announced the appointment of Carl Titterton as divisional managing director of its trade credit, political risk and surety (TCPRS) team. Titterton joined Markel International in April 2010 as a senior underwriter, specialising in credit insurance, and supported the integration of trade credit, political risk and surety ... Read the full article

Munich Re announces appointments of Daniel Cenzano & Stephanie Weiler

4th February 2020

Global reinsurer Munich Re has announced the appointment of Daniel Cenzano as the Head of Global Business Communications, and Stephanie Weiler as the Head of Global Brand & Operations. In their new roles, Cenzano will be based in New Jersey, and Weiler in Minnesota, and both will report to Andreas Lampersbach, ... Read the full article

AFL Insurance Brokers names head of Professional Indemnity

3rd February 2020

Independent Lloyd’s broker AFL Insurance Brokers Ltd has announced the appointment of Kevin White as head of its Professional Indemnity division. He arrives from Ed., where he served as Director of Professional Risks and was responsible for handling all insurance requirements for large offshore law firms and trust companies. White began his ... Read the full article

Donna Pyle named CUO of Berkley’s Verus Underwriting Managers

3rd February 2020

Donna Pyle has been appointed as Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO) of Verus Underwriting Managers, a subsidiary of W.R. Berkley Corporation. Most recently, Pyle worked for a specialty insurance group as the Vice President of Underwriting. She has also served as the Casualty Operations Manager and Assistant Vice President of Regulatory Compliance for ... Read the full article

Willis Towers Watson’s Angel Hoover appointed Head of Benelux

3rd February 2020

Global insurance and reinsurance broker Willis Towers Watson has named Angel Hoover as Head of Benelux, and Joris Wonders as Head of Talent and Rewards for Western Europe. Based in Amstelveen in the Netherlands, Hoover takes responsibility for implementing the firm's strategic vision and driving client satisfaction across the region. Her ... Read the full article

Aon hires Emma Carpenter as global super yacht leader

3rd February 2020

Re/insurance brokerage Aon has announced the appointment of Emma Carpenter as global super yacht leader. Taking up her position in London in early March, Carpenter will drive the development of Aon’s super yacht insurance broking business globally. She joins the company from Willis Towers Watson, where she has served as a super ... Read the full article

Ed hires Kellie Christian as Professional & Executive Risk broker in Jersey

3rd February 2020

Ed Group, the global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty lines broker, has announced the hiring of Kellie Christian in Jersey, who joins the firm as a Divisional Director in its Professional & Executive Risk team. Christian will will be based in Jersey for Ed and report directly to Nick Bachmann, Divisional Director, ... Read the full article

AmWINS appoints Matthew Crane as CEO of THB Group

3rd February 2020

Specialty insurer AmWINS has announced the appointment of Matthew Crane as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of THB Group, its specialist international re/insurance broking and risk management firm. Crane, who will also take up the role of President of the International division of AmWINS, succeeds outgoing CEO Frank Murphy. Murphy has served as ... Read the full article

BMS hires senior financial lines broker Kennell-Webb in Australia

3rd February 2020

BMS has continued to expand its footprint in the Australian insurance and reinsurance market, announcing the addition of senior financial lines broker Kirsty Kennell-Webb. Specialist insurance and reinsurance broker BMS said that Kennell-Webb will be based in its Sydney office once here current contractual obligations are fulfilled. Kennell-Webb has more than 12 ... Read the full article

Liberty Mutual promotes Tracy Ryan to President of GRS, North America

31st January 2020

Liberty Mutual Insurance has announced the appointment of Tracy Ryan to President of Global Risk Solutions (GRS) North America. Ryan has been with the company for 25 years and has held numerous leadership roles during this time. Most recently, she served as Executive Vice President and Chief Claims Officer for GRS. In ... Read the full article

BDA adds two insurance industry professionals to its team

31st January 2020

The Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) has announced the addition of experienced insurance industry professionals, Jasmine DeSilva and Anastasia Slater, to its team. DeSilva joined the entity last week as Business Development Manager and takes responsibility for driving initiatives across the insurance sector, working closely with key stakeholders and associations. Slater joins ... Read the full article

W. R. Berkley makes senior executive changes

30th January 2020

W. R. Berkley Corporation has announced the additions of James Gilbert as Executive Vice President - enterprise technology and Nelson Tavares as Executive Vice President with responsibility for the oversight of certain operating units. Since 2018, Gilbert has served as Executive Vice President with responsibility for the oversight of certain operating ... Read the full article

Arceo.ai adds former Twitter exec Mike Convertino as CSO

30th January 2020

Arceo.ai, a risk analytics provider for the cyber re/insurance market, has announced the appointment of Mike Convertino as Chief Security Officer. Convertino previously served as Chief Information Security Officer at Twitter, leading a team that protected the company's infrastructure and users from hacking and other types of compromises. He was an early ... Read the full article

MS Amlin bolsters specialty leadership with four hires

30th January 2020

Global re/insurer MS Amlin has appointed four senior leaders within its specialty business who will report to co-Chief Underwriting Officers of MS Amlin Underwriting, Mark Clements and Andrew Wright. John Roberts-West has been with MS Amlin since 2015 and will serve as head of property. He is currently product group leader ... Read the full article

Andrew Kudera joins Aspen as EVP, Chief Actuary

30th January 2020

Aspen Insurance, the insurance arm of Bermudian re/insurer Aspen Insurance Holdings, has appointed Andrew Kudera as executive vice president and group Chief Actuary. Kudera joins from Validus having served as executive vice president and group Chief Actuary for the last nine years. He brings 40 years’ experience to Aspen and will succeed ... Read the full article