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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.

Sompo International appoints Mike Connelly as CFO, Global Reinsurance

23rd October 2020

Bermuda-based specialty property and casualty re/insurance firm Sompo International has announced that Mike Connelly will join the Sompo International Reinsurance team as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Global Reinsurance. Connelly previously served as CFO, Specialty Commercial at The Hartford, a role he held since 2017. Prior to this he spent six years as ... Read the full article

GCube adds three to offshore wind team

22nd October 2020

GCube, a provider of insurance services for renewable energy projects, has announced the addition of three new underwriters to its offshore wind team. The hires include Joshua Cantwell, Zoe Massie and Georgia Ward. Prior to joining GCube, Cantwell held the position of Class Underwriter and then Interim Head of Energy for Talbot ... Read the full article

PartnerRe selects Andrew Hughes as CEO of third party capital

22nd October 2020

Bermuda-based reinsurer PartnerRe has announced the appointment of Andrew Hughes as its new  Chief Executive Officer of Third Party Capital. Hughes joins from Hiscox ILS having most recently served as managing principal since July 2019. Before his time at Hiscox ILS Hughes was senior counsel for diversified alternatives asset manager QIC in ... Read the full article

Marsh JLT Specialty hires Rob Hale as London Market Leader

22nd October 2020

Insurance broker Marsh has announced the appointment of Rob Hale as London Market Leader, Power & Renewable Energy Practice for Marsh JLT Specialty. Hale is expected to join the business in the first quarter of 2021. He will be based in London and report to Andrew Herring, CEO, UK & Ireland, ... Read the full article

RSG appoints Miles Wuller EVP of Underwriting Managers division

22nd October 2020

Ryan Specialty Group has appointed Miles Wuller as executive vice president of RSG Underwriting Managers. The division provides centralised governance, shared services, executive leadership and oversight to its specialty underwriting businesses. Wuller joined RSG in 2010 as global treasurer and most recently served as senior vice president of RSG Underwriting Managers. “Miles’ promotion ... Read the full article

LSM promotes Ronald Bolaños to president of US, LatAm

22nd October 2020

Liberty Specialty Markets has announced the promotion of Ronald Bolaños to President, US & Latin America. The role encompasses specialty insurance and facultative reinsurance and will see Bolaños overseeing the growth of LSM’s footprint across the region. He has 20 years’ experience in the re/insurance industry, having joined Liberty in 2012. Previously, he ... Read the full article

BMS adds Miller, Howard as VPs within US fac division

21st October 2020

Independent specialist re/insurance broker BMS Group has added Denny Miller and Jessica Howard as Vice Presidents in within its US facultative division. Miller and Howard will be developing the team’s technological and analytical capabilities while helping grow a division that is in the process of building a new facultative platform. Miller joins ... Read the full article

Chubb adds Alex Forman as casualty manager for UK & Ireland

21st October 2020

Global re/insurer Chubb has announced the appointment of Alex Forman as Casualty Manager for the United Kingdom and Ireland (UK&I). Forman will oversee the profitability and growth of Chubb's UK&I Casualty portfolio as well as have product line oversight of all casualty business written throughout the region. He reports to Mark Roberts, ... Read the full article

Peak Re adds Swiss Re’s Clarence Wong as Chief Economist

21st October 2020

Hong Kong domiciled reinsurer Peak Re has announced the appointment of Clarence Wong as its new Chief Economist, effective November 16th, 2020. In his new role, Wong will report directly to Peak Re's Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Franz Josef Hahn. He takes on responsibility for delivering strategic insights on economic, insurance ... Read the full article

Heather Clarkson joins LIIBA board

21st October 2020

Heather Clarkson, Director and Divisional CEO, Specialty at Ed has joined the LIIBA board, taking up her seat with immediate effect and replacing Andrew Draycott, CEO of Ed London. Clarkson joined Ed Broking as MD of its Marine Division in 2018, was appointed CEO of Ed’s Specialty Division and a Director ... Read the full article

CRC Group makes senior leadership changes

21st October 2020

Specialty insurer, CRC Group has announced changes to the company’s senior leadership team which will come into effect from January 1, 2021. Ron Helveston who is the current CEO of Commercial Solutions will retire, and be succeeded by Mike Brennan currently President, Commercial Solutions. In addition, Neil Kessler currently Chief Operating Officer, ... Read the full article

Whitespace announces new Advisory Board

21st October 2020

Whitespace, the digital e-trading platform for brokers and re/insurers, has announced the establishment of its new Advisory Board. The company's new board brings together Andrew Brooks, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ascot; Stephen Catlin, Chairman and CEO of Convex; Jason Keen, President of Chubb Global Markets; Craig Kingaby, CEO of Meridian ... Read the full article

Hiscox Re & ILS names Kathleen Reardon as CEO

21st October 2020

Specialist insurer and reinsurer Hiscox has announced that Kathleen Reardon is to succeed Mike Krefta as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Hiscox Re & ILS, subject to regulatory approval. Reardon most recently served as the CEO of Hamilton Re, the reinsurance arm of Bermuda-based Hamilton Insurance Group. She spent her early ... Read the full article

Gallagher recruits Market Management Director from Zurich

21st October 2020

International re/insurance broker Gallagher has announced the appointment of Nick Price as Market Management Director. Price joins Gallagher from Zurich, where he most recently served as Global Broker Relationship Leader. He has 20 years’ experience in insurance having additionally held roles at leading insurers AIG, RSA and AXA. In his new role, Price ... Read the full article

LSM adds Mandy Macqueen as Chief Digital Transformation Officer

20th October 2020

Liberty Specialty Markets has appointed Mandy Macqueen to the newly created role of Chief Digital Transformation Officer. Mandy brings many years’ experience in major IT and change roles, both in-house and as a consultant. These include managing large IT departments in financial services, including legal and compliance and retail and corporate banking. Macqueen joins ... Read the full article