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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.

Africa Specialty Risks hires Peter Way as first Actuary

12th March 2021

Africa Specialty Risks (ASR), the Pan-African focused reinsurance group, has appointed Peter Way as an Actuary, focusing specifically on the development of in-house pricing models. Way joins as the group’s first Actuary, bringing nine years of experience working in the insurance industry, having previously held both actuarial and underwriting roles. His experience ... Read the full article

AIG adds Lisa Buckingham to newly created EVP role

11th March 2021

Global re/insurer AIG has appointed Lisa Buckingham to the newly created role of Executive Vice President, Global Head of AIG Enterprise Design and Life & Retirement Separation Initiatives. Buckingham, who joins in April, will be based in New York and reports to President and Chief Executive Officer Peter Zaffino. She has over ... Read the full article

LSM announces two U.S. & LatAm leadership changes

11th March 2021

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has appointed Manuel Moreno as Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO), US and Latin America, and Heath Merrill as Chief Operating Officer, US and Latin America. The appointments are effective immediately ... Read the full article

Aegon hires Will Fuller as President and CEO, Transamerica

11th March 2021

Aegon, a provider of life insurance, pensions and asset management, has appointed Will Fuller as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Transamerica and as a member of the Management Board. Fuller, formerly Executive Vice President of Lincoln Group, has just under 30 years experience in insurance, annuities, retirement plans and ... Read the full article

Transverse names Fitzgerald as CFO, Zerafa as COO

11th March 2021

P&C program carrier Transverse Insurance Group has announced the appointments of John Fitzgerald as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Robert Zerafa as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Fitzgerald most recently served as VP, Finance & Controller at ProSight Specialty Insurance, with earlier tenures at QBE and Ernst & Young. “We are delighted to ... Read the full article

Hiscox promotes Isha Patel to Head of Direct Commercial, UK

11th March 2021

Specialist global insurer and reinsurer Hiscox has appointed Isha Patel as Head of Direct Commercial within Hiscox UK. Patel joined Hiscox in 2013 and has since overseen operations, finance and sales with roles in both the Hiscox Retail business units (Hiscox UK and DirectAsia) and Hiscox London Market. She was appointed regional ... Read the full article

W. R. Berkley names president of agriculture business

10th March 2021

W. R. Berkley Corporation has appointed Bradley T. London as president of Berkley Agribusiness, succeeding Michael Ekiss who will continue to engage on special projects and initiatives throughout W. R. Berkley Corporation. London has nearly 30 years of experience in the insurance industry with a particular focus on underwriting for agricultural businesses. Most ... Read the full article

Marsh appoints Amy Barnes to lead sustainability, climate change strategy

10th March 2021

Insurance broker Marsh has announced the appointment of Amy Barnes to the newly created role of Head of Sustainability and Climate Change Strategy, effective 1 April. Barnes is set to relocate to London later this year and will report to Lucy Clarke, President, Marsh JLT Specialty and Global Placement. She will be ... Read the full article

IAG reshuffles leadership team

10th March 2021

Australian insurer IAG has announced several key appointments within its leadership team, including the appointment of Julie Batch as Group Executive Direct Insurance Australia. Batch has acted as IAG’s Group Executive Intermediated Insurance Australia since November, in addition to leading IAG’s Strategy & Innovation division. She was previously the company’s Chief ... Read the full article

Ryan Saul joins BMS Re

10th March 2021

BMS, the independent specialist insurance and reinsurance broker, has appointed Ryan Saul as Senior Vice President at BMS Re. His appointment will take place effective immediately where he will report to Steve Galleger, Executive Vice President at BMS Re. Before joining BMS, Saul was a Business Development Director and Senior Relationship Manager ... Read the full article

Builders Insurance Group names Todd Campbell President, CEO

9th March 2021

Atlanta-based Builders Insurance Group has added Todd Campbell as President and Chief Executive Officer. He joins on April 5 and will lead the company alongside providing strategic direction to its operations. Campbell was previously President and CEO of Accredited Surety and Casualty Company. His experience also includes four years as CEO of ... Read the full article

Google hires Nigel Walsh from Deloitte as MD Insurance

9th March 2021

Nigel Walsh, former Partner at consultancy Deloitte with a focus on InsurTech, has been appointed as the Managing Director of Insurance at Google. Walsh joins Google to lead the insurance business in North America with Yolande Piazza, VP Financial Services, Google Cloud. In his new role, Walsh will work alongside Dr. Henna ... Read the full article

Marsh appoints Bryant to lead national public entity industry practice

9th March 2021

Insurance broker Marsh has added Kevin Bryant to lead its national public entity industry practice. Bryant will help ensure that state and local government and not-for-profit clients across the US receive continued public sector expertise, insights, and transactional services. He joins Marsh from Aon, where he spent the last 14 years as ... Read the full article

Thomas Miller Americas hires Argentieri as Senior Claims Executive

9th March 2021

Global insurance provider Thomas Miller has appointed Meaghan Argentieri as Senior Claims Executive to its New Jersey office. With just under 20 years of experience, Argentieri joins from a Jones Act Ocean Carrier, where she held both operational and risk management positions. She was responsible for handling a broad range of, often ... Read the full article

GRS bolsters global Complex Claims Solutions team

9th March 2021

Claims adjusting firm Global Risk Solutions has added 13 specialist adjusters and technicians to its London team. The new team, led by Adam Humphrey and George Pooley, will provide additional expertise and capabilities across the business in an effort to enhance GRS' Complex Claims Solutions (CCS) operation. Humphrey and Pooley bring extensive ... Read the full article