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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.

Pro Global Holdings hires new Head of Data Management & Risk Modelling

11th September 2020

Re/insurance solutions provider, Pro Global Holdings Limited (Pro) has announced the appointment of Sue Barenbrug as its new Head of Data Management and Risk Modelling and to lead its CAI augmented intelligence project. The CAI platform has been developed in an effort to digitally transform the underwriting process, by cleansing data ... Read the full article

MS Amlin hires Claims Binder Manager for European Marine team

11th September 2020

Re/insurer MS Amlin has announced the appointment of Wilfred Jansen as the new Claims Binder Manager for its European Marine team. Jansen will be the first contact for their coverholders for on boarding and renewals where he brings a wealth of experience from a coverholder perspective. Prior to joining MS Amlin, Jansen ... Read the full article

Chubb appoints Diego Sosa as Regional President for Far East

11th September 2020

Chubb Limited has announced that Diego Sosa has been named Regional President for the Far East. Sosa is currently serving as Chief Operating Officer for Chubb in Brazil but will have full overall responsibility for the management and business results of Chubb's general insurance operations in Japan. Sosa will be succeeding Read the full article

Marsh’s Dean Klisura named President of Guy Carpenter

10th September 2020

Guy Carpenter, the reinsurance arm of global brokerage Marsh, has appointed Dean Klisura as its new President, effective October 1st, 2020. Klisura will report to Guy Carpenter's Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Peter Hearn, and will continue to be based in New York. In this newly-created role, he takes responsibility for Guy Carpenter's ... Read the full article

Brit names Mark Allan as CEO of Ki

10th September 2020

Global specialty re/insurer Brit has announced the appointment of Mark Allan as CEO of Ki, its fully digital and algorithmically-driven Lloyd’s of London syndicate, launched in collaboration with Google Cloud. Allan has served as Brit Group CFO and Brit Limited Group Executive Director since 2015, following roles as CRO and Director ... Read the full article

AIG appoints StarStone’s Chris Rash as CEO of Talbot

10th September 2020

Chris Rash, most recently the interim Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of StarStone Group, has been named as the new CEO of global re/insurer AIG's Talbot Underwriting Ltd, which operates in the Lloyd's marketplace through Syndicate 1183. At the same time, Rash has been appointed to the Talbot Underwriting Board and ... Read the full article

Greenlight Re announces key leadership changes

10th September 2020

Specialist property and casualty reinsurer Greenlight Capital Re has announced the appointment of Simon Burton to the role of Chief Underwriting Officer, which he will serve along his current responsibilities as Chief Executive Officer. Additionally, Neil Greenspan will serve as Chief Financial Officer while Faramarz Romer will take up the role of ... Read the full article

RGA adds Stephen O’Hearn & Ng Keng Hooi to Board of Directors

10th September 2020

Global life and health reinsurance company, Reinsurance Group of America (RGA), has increased its number of board directors to 12 with the additions of Stephen T. O'Hearn and Ng Keng Hooi. O'Hearn, who most recently served as the Global Leader of PwC's Insurance Practice from 2015 to 2020, will join on ... Read the full article

Lockton Re adds Dominic Riley to lead aviation, aerospace practice

10th September 2020

Lockton Re has announced the appointment of Dominic Riley to the company's London office to Lead its aviation & aerospace practice, effective early next year. Riley joins from Guy Carpenter where he most recently served within its aviation team. He joined as part of the MMC acquisition of JLT in 2019 and ... Read the full article

Nexus shuffles management following launch of Xenia Broking Group

9th September 2020

Independent specialty Managing General Agent Nexus Group has announced a reorganisation in its management team following the recent launch of Xenia Broking Group. Xenia is the independent broking arm of Nexus and was formally united under a single trading name and brand in August. Tim Coles will hands over his COO ... Read the full article

Megan Thomas named CEO of Hamilton Re

9th September 2020

Bermuda-based firm Hamilton Insurance Group has announced that Megan Thomas has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of its reinsurance arm, Hamilton Re. She will take over from David Brown, who has served as interim CEO of Hamilton Re following the departure Kathleen Reardon last month. Thomas arrives ... Read the full article

W. R. Berkley makes two senior appointments

9th September 2020

Re/insurance holding company, W.R Berkley has announced the appointments of David R. Lockhart as president of Carolina Casualty, a Berkley Company, along with Jason R. Lewis, who is to be the new president of Gemini Transportation Underwriters, a Berkley Company. Lockhard will be succeeding David A. Dunn, who will continue to ... Read the full article

Zurich promotes Signorelli to group CUO, moves group claims to commercial insurance

9th September 2020

Global insurer Zurich has appointed Sierra Signorelli to an expanded role as group Chief Underwriting Officer, and is moving the Ian Thompson-led group claims team to commercial insurance. Effective October 1, Both Signorelli and Thompson will report to James Shea, CEO of Commercial Insurance. Signorelli will in her new role oversee the underwriting ... Read the full article

R&Q names Aon’s Rastiello as CEO of U.S. E&S program management business

9th September 2020

Randall & Quilter Investment Holdings Ltd. (R&Q) has named Patrick J. Rastiello as the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Accredited Specialty Insurance Company, its recently launched U.S. E&S Program Management operation. In mid-August, the legacy specialist announced plans for its accelerated, Q4 2020 entry into the U.S. E&S ... Read the full article

Willis Re’s Warren Berkstresser joins Beach Re as SVP

8th September 2020

Reinsurance broker Beach & Associates has hired Warren Berkstresser as senior vice president of its US reinsurance division, Beach Re. Berkstresser joins at the end of October and will report to Simon Hedley, CEO of Beach North America. He will focus on developing Beach’s US property treaty and specialty programs business while also ... Read the full article