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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.

Goldman Sachs’ Love joins AIG to lead Global Real Estate

19th July 2019

Global insurer and reinsurer AIG has hired James Love from Goldman Sachs as its new Global Head of Real Estate, effective August 6th, 2019. Based in New York, Love will report to AIG's Global Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of General Insurance, Peter Zaffino. In his new role, ... Read the full article

Aleš Mirnik to succeed Petr Štěpán as Head of CEE at VIG Re

19th July 2019

Aleš Mirnik has been appointed as the new Head of Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) at Czech Republic domiciled reinsurer, VIG Re. Effective August 8th, 2019, Mirnik takes over from Petr Štěpán as Head of VIG Re's CEE business, taking responsibility for all of the company's Non-Life treaty underwriting for the ... Read the full article

Swiss Re announces two appointments within Asia P&C business

19th July 2019

Global reinsurance giant Swiss Re has announced two leadership appointments in Asia to support the firm's continued growth across Southeast Asia, India, Korea, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. Both appointments are within the reinsurer's property and casualty (P&C) operations, and includes the addition of Hans-Joachim Zimmerman as Head of Client Markets, P&C ... Read the full article

Marsh & McLennan Board elects Tamara Ingram as a director

19th July 2019

The Board of Directors of global re/insurance brokerage Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. has elected Tamara Ingram as a director. The appointment is effective July 19th, 2019 and takes the number of directors on the Board to 13. Ingram currently serves as Global Chairman at Wunderman Thompson, a data and technology agency ... Read the full article

Armour’s Steve Ryland named CEO of Catalina UK

19th July 2019

Catalina Holdings (Bermuda) Ltd has announced the appointment of Steve Ryland as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Catalina UK as the division continues to bolster its international management team. Ryland brings more than three decades of insurance and reinsurance industry experience to the role, joining from Armour where he was a ... Read the full article

Generali (GC&C) appoints Head of Engineering Underwriting for Asia

19th July 2019

Generali Global Corporate & Commercial (GC&C), a subsidiary of the Italian insurance giant, has announced the promotion of Dawood Yeung to Head of Engineering Underwriting for GC&C Asia. Effective from June 1, Yeung is responsible for overseeing GC&C’s Engineering business across the regional market. He has over 19 years of international experience ... Read the full article

Thompsett becomes COO at Artex, Marshall named CFO

18th July 2019

Artex Risk Solutions, a provider of insurance, reinsurance, and alternative risk management solutions, has announced the appointments of Stephen Thompsett as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Brandon Marshall as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Thompsett joined Artex in 2018 as Chief Information Officer, and has 20 years of technology and operations experience ... Read the full article

Lockton hires Dagostino from Willis Towers Watson to lead Global Cyber & Tech unit

18th July 2019

Global re/insurance brokerage Lockton has appointed cyber risk expert Anthony Dagostino as Executive Vice President (EVP), Global Cyber and Technology Practice leader. Dagostino most recently served as global head of cyber risk consulting and insurance at broker Willis Towers Watson (WTW), and brings more than 15 years of cyber risk management ... Read the full article

Ritson and Draper join AFL from UIB as Directors of International Property and Energy

18th July 2019

Lloyd's of London brokerage AFL Insurance Brokers Ltd has hired Mark Ritson and Peter Draper from United Insurance Brokers Limited (UIB) as Directors of International Property and Energy. Combined, the pair bring more than 50 years of industry experience to AFL. Ritson most recently served as Executive Director of the Non-Marine Division ... Read the full article

Jennifer D’Arcy joins Ed as EVP, Head of Facultative Reinsurance

18th July 2019

Jennifer D'Arcy has joined global reinsurance brokerage Ed as Executive Vice President (EVP) and Head of Facultative Reinsurance, reporting to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ed's reinsurance broking business, Kieran Angelini-Hurll. She joins the global broker from Price Forbes, where she most recently served as Executive Director, Head of Cargo Reinsurance. ... Read the full article

ABIR elects Hamilton’s Albo as Deputy Chair, adds Convex to membership

18th July 2019

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers (ABIR) has elected Hamilton Insurance Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Pina Albo as its Deputy Chair. Albo fills the unexpired term of Validus Re CEO Kean Driscoll, who stepped down from the position after his recent appointment as Global Chief Underwriting Officer for AIG’s ... Read the full article

Tokio Marine HCC expands Surety team in Amsterdam

18th July 2019

Tokio Marine HCC has announced the appointment of Chris Marx as Senior Surety Underwriter – Netherlands, effective from July 1, 2019. Marx will report directly to Björn Eding, Head of Surety – Netherlands, who was appointed on 1 February 2019. With these hires, Tokoi Marine HCC continues the expansion of its international ... Read the full article

WTW adds Marsh trio to Financial Institutions business

18th July 2019

Global re/insurance brokerage Willis Towers Watson has announced a series of additions across its financial institutions business in Canada. All three appointees have been picked up from Marsh, will be based in Toronto and report to Allison Barrett, Global Head of FINEX FI, and John Haas, Head of Corporate Risk and ... Read the full article

Hamilton Insurance Group adds Chief Technology Officer

18th July 2019

Venkat Krishnamoorthy has joined Bermuda-based insurer and reinsurer, Hamilton Insurance Group, Ltd. from Coleman Research, to the newly created position of Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Effective August 5th, 2019, Krishnamoorthy will report to Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Pina Albo. In his new role, he will take responsibility for the continued ... Read the full article

Darren Zeidel named Aon’s General Counsel

17th July 2019

Global brokerage Aon has announced the appointment of Darren Zeidel to the role of Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Company Secretary. Effective July 22, Zeidel leads the Aon’s global law department and manage legal, compliance, regulatory and public affairs. He succeeds Peter Lieb following his departure from the company in early ... Read the full article