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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.

Guy Carpenter hires Williams from AIG as Global Head of Client Support Services

25th March 2020

Reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter has hired an AIG alum as its new Global Head of Client Support Services, appointing George Williams to the role, who was most recently COO of General Insurance North America at the insurance firm. Williams has been appointed as Managing Director, Global Head of Client Support Services ... Read the full article

AIG hires Gero Michel as Head of Risk Analytics, AIG Re

24th March 2020

U.S. insurer and reinsurer American International Group, Inc. (AIG) has hired Gero Michel, who was most recently at broker Aon, as its new Head of Risk Analytics for its reinsurance unit AIG Re. Gero Michel joined AIG Re in February, taking on the new position that will see him working across ... Read the full article

WTW CEO Haley takes Board position with Maximus

24th March 2020

Willis Towers Watson (WTW) CEO John Haley has taken a position on the Board of Directors of MAXIMUS, a US outsourcing company that provides services to government health and human services agencies worldwide. Haley, who previously served as one of the MAXIMUS Board members from 2002 to 2019, is set to ... Read the full article

AmWINS adds Mark Bernacki to leadership team

24th March 2020

Specialty insurer AmWINS has announced the appointment of Mark Bernacki as President of AmWINS Special Risk Underwriters (SRU) and Executive Vice President of AmWINS Group, effective March 30, 2020. In this role, Bernacki will drive strategy and build capacity for SRU, which underwrites risks on behalf of domestic and international carriers. Also, ... Read the full article

Swiss Re names Victoria Lobo Market Exec, WSE for reinsurance

24th March 2020

Nikhil da Victoria Lobo, Swiss Re's Managing Director and Head of Americas for its Public Sector Solutions (PSS) Division, has been named Market Executive for Western and Southern Europe (WSE) for reinsurance at the Switzerland-based firm. His appointment is effective July 1st, 2020 and Victoria Lobo succeeds Claudia Cordioli, who ... Read the full article

Coface North America appoints Ruben Nizard to Economist role

23rd March 2020

Coface North America has announced the appointment of Ruben Nizard as Economist for the North American Region, including the US and Canada. In this role, Nizard will be responsible for providing analysis of the North American economy, including analysis of the impacts caused by current trends and global economic influences. Coface explained ... Read the full article

Allianz ART adds AXIS Re’s Kiernan to lead North America reinsurance

23rd March 2020

Former Chief Underwriting Officer and president of AXIS Re in Bermuda, Peter Kiernan, has joined Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty as head of reinsurance North America for its Alternative Risk Transfer division. Kiernan brings over 13 years’ experience to the role and will remain working out of Bermuda. His departure from AXIS ... Read the full article

AmTrust names Daniel Pacicco as CFO

23rd March 2020

AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. has announced the appointment of Daniel Pacicco as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective March 18th. He will succeed Adam Karkowsky, who was promoted to AmTrust President back in December 2019. Pacicco joins AmTrust from Assurant, where he has served as Senior Vice President, Chief ... Read the full article

Sompo Intl appoints Donelan to lead reinsurance business as CEO

23rd March 2020

Bermuda-based P&C re/insurer Sompo International has appointed Christopher Donelan to serve as Chief Executive Officer of the company’s reinsurance business. Donelan, who currently serves as deputy CEO of SI Reinsurance, will report to Christopher Gallagher, CEO of SI’s Commercial P&C business. Stephen Young, the current CEO of Reinsurance at SI has resigned ... Read the full article

Aon’s Richard Dudley named LIIBA chair

23rd March 2020

The London and International Insurance Brokers’ Association (LIIBA) has announced that Richard Dudley, Chief Executive Officer of Aon’s UK Global Broking Centre, is to serve as its new chair. Dudley succeeds Roy White, who served a two-year term and will continue in the short term as deputy chair. His other deputies have ... Read the full article

AXA UK, Ireland names Roland Moquet CFO

20th March 2020

AXA UK and Ireland has announced the appointment of Roland Moquet as Chief Financial Officer. Moquet succeeds Amelie Breitburd and joins from AXA Italy, having served as CFO. Since joining AXA from the French Treasury in 2005, he has held various positions, including CFO of AXA Tianping in Shanghai. Additionally, Amber Wilkinson, currently ... Read the full article

Marsh appoints Fiona Park to multinational practice leader role

20th March 2020

Global insurance broker Marsh has appointed Fiona Park as its multinational practice leader for Scotland within its UK corporate division. Based in Glasgow, Park will lead a team which brings together expertise across Marsh’s Corporate offices in Aberdeen, Edinburgh, and Glasgow, and the business’s global network. She reports to Allan McPherson, regional ... Read the full article

Beazley bolsters global claims team with internal appointments

20th March 2020

Specialist insurer Beazley has bolstered its global claims team with a series of internal appointments. Beth Diamond has been promoted to group head of claims while Steven Chang has assumed the role of global head of complex claims. Chang was previously global claims team leader for healthcare and joined Beazley in 2006. He ... Read the full article

Swiss Re Board nominates three new members for election

20th March 2020

Swiss Re’s Board of Directors has nominated Sergio P. Ermotti, Joachim Oechslin and Deanna Ong for election as new members of the Board at its April 2020 annual general meeting (AGM). Ermotti has been Group Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Group Executive Board of UBS Group since 2011. Before ... Read the full article

BMS Re US adds Jonah Pfeffer as Chief Casualty Officer

19th March 2020

Specialist re/insurance broker BMS Group has appointed Jonah Pfeffer as Chief Casualty Officer at BMS Re US. Effective immediately, Pfeffer will report to Pete Chandler, president and Chief Executive of BMS Re US, and focus on the strategic direction of BMS’ casualty offering. He joins with 23 years’ experience and most recently ... Read the full article