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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.

Tokio Marine Kiln adds property underwriter to Singapore team

12th December 2018

London-headquartered specialist insurer Tokio Marine Kiln (TMK) has announced the appointment of Jamie Tang as a property underwriter in its Singapore team. Tang brings a decade of underwriting experience with him and has a strong background in complex property business and developing broker relationships. He also has experience working in the Australian ... Read the full article

Benchimol to continue as AXIS CEO for a further 5 years

12th December 2018

AXIS Capital Holdings has revealed that it has extended the employment term of its President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Albert Benchimol, for an additional five years. Benchimol was appointed as President and CEO of AXIS in May 2012 and has served as a director since January 2012. He joined the company ... Read the full article

Athene adds Scott Kleinman, Mitra Hormozi to Board

12th December 2018

Athene Holding Ltd., one of Bermuda's leading retirement services companies, has appointed Scott Kleinman and Mitra Hormozi to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Kleinman is Co-President of Apollo Global Management and shares responsibility for all of Apollo’s revenue-generating and investing businesses, with particular focus on equity and opportunistic business. He is ... Read the full article

RSA names Mark Marshall as head of Channel Islands business

11th December 2018

RSA Group has appointed Mark Marshall as Managing Director of its subsidiary, Insurance Corporation of the Channel Islands (ICCI). Marshall has spent the previous seven years at RSA Group, most recently as Programme Manager responsible for leading RSA’s strategic response to Brexit. Prior to this, he was Finance Director for RSA’s European ... Read the full article

COIN Re appoints Andy Crichton as Executive Vice President

11th December 2018

Property catastrophe-focused reinsurance broker COIN Re has announced the appointment of Andy Crichton as Executive Vice President, effective 7 December 2018. Crichton will be based in London and will manage COIN Re’s reinsurance marketing and placement strategy. “We are delighted to have Andy on board,” said COIN Re Chief Executive Officer Ted ... Read the full article

AXA XL’s reinsurance business adds Etienne Champion to lead Underwriting in Asia

11th December 2018

AXA XL’s reinsurance business has appointed Etienne Champion as Head of Underwriting Asia, International Reinsurance, effective 1 December 2018. In his new role, Champion will be responsible for building AXA XL’s reinsurance portfolio and growing market presence in Asia. He will work together with the local reinsurance underwriting teams to further develop ... Read the full article

Sompo International expands U.S cyber insurance capabilities

11th December 2018

Bermudian property and casualty re/insurer Sompo International Holdings has announced an expansion of its cyber insurance capabilities with the introduction of a U.S team focused on cyber offerings, an enhanced cyber and professional liability product, and an expanded suite of cyber risk management services. The new U.S-based underwriting team will be ... Read the full article

WTW makes senior appointments to London Market P&C arm

11th December 2018

Global insurance and reinsurance broker Willis Towers Watson (WTW) has announced the appointments of Tom Rowley as Senior Vice President (SVP) for North American Property and Matt Harvey as SVP for International Property. Both appointments will sit within the Property & Casualty (P&C) Centre of Excellence (CoE), which is responsible for ... Read the full article

Everest Insurance Canada names Kevin Pinto CUO

10th December 2018

Everest Re Group has announced the appointment of Kevin Pinto to the role of Chief Underwriting Officer at Everest Insurance Company of Canada (EvCan). In his new role, Pinto will be responsible for overseeing the underwriting strategy for the various EvCan underwriting units, implementing and promoting best practices throughout the organisation, ... Read the full article

AXA XL promotes Shellé Hendrickson to Head of Healthcare, Bermuda

10th December 2018

AXA XL has announced that Shellé Hendrickson is to succeed Vivenne Moniz as Head of Healthcare in its Bermuda Insurance business. In her new role, Hendrickson will be responsible for developing, implementing and driving the strategies of the Healthcare underwriting unit. She will report to Moniz, who was promoted to Head ... Read the full article

Ed appoints new London CEO as Hearn named head of BGC’s insurance division

10th December 2018

Global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, Ed, has appointed Andrew Draycott Chief Executive Officer (CEO) designate of Ed Broking in London, with current Group CEO of Ed Broking, Steve Hearn, set to become the new head of BGC Partners' insurance division. Draycott's appointment remains subject to regulatory approvals and he is ... Read the full article

Greenlight Re appoints Validus’ Neil Greenspan as CAO

10th December 2018

Specialist hedge fund-backed property and casualty reinsurer Greenlight Capital Re has announced the appointment of Neil Greenspan to the role of Chief Accounting Officer (CAO), effective December 31. Greenspan brings 20 years’ experience within the re/insurance industry and most recently served as Senior Vice President, Financial Reporting of Validus Group. Previously, he ... Read the full article

Concirrus adds new COO Nick Roscoe from Marsh

7th December 2018

London-based insurtech Concirrus has appointed Nick Roscoe as its Chief Operating Officer. He joins to oversee company operations with a focus on ensuring customer success and to develop and strengthen the relationships that Concirrus has with partners delivering services within the market. Roscoe has spent over a decade as a Managing Director ... Read the full article

Brokerslink CEO Jacqueline Legrand resigns

7th December 2018

The Chief Executive Officer of Brokerslink, Jacqueline Legrand, has announced her resignation from the role in order to take on a new professional opportunity and reunite with her family, the company has said. Legrand was first involved with Brokerslink in 2009 when she held the position of Chief Operating Officer at Brokerslink, ... Read the full article

Stephen McGill appointed Senior VP, CUO of Validus Specialty

7th December 2018

Validus Specialty Underwriting Services has announced the appointment of Stephen McGill as Senior Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer of Validus Specialty, Western World and Crop Risk Services. He will report to Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Ritz and become a member of the organisation's leadership team. Validus says McGill will lead the ... Read the full article