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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.

Lockton Re adds Monica Tigleanu to Cyber Practice

20th September 2021

Lockton Re, the reinsurance arm of the global broker, has announced the addition of Monica Tigleanu to its Specialty Division as part of the Cyber Practice. Tigleanu most recently served as Senior Vice President (SVP) Cyber, Media & Technology at Marsh Specialty, having joined the firm in 2018. Earlier in her career, ... Read the full article

Chris Schaper named CEO of AIG’s ILS manager AlphaCat

20th September 2021

Chris Schaper, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AIG Re and Validus Re, will assume direct CEO leadership of insurer AIG's insurance-linked securities (ILS) manager, AlphaCat. This appointment aligns all core businesses of AIG's assumed reinsurer directly under the leadership of Schaper. Current CEO of AlphaCat, Paschal Brooks, is set to depart AIG ... Read the full article

wefox hires former Zurich Intl. head Huber as Chief Insurance Officer

20th September 2021

wefox, a full-stack digital insurance company based in Berlin, has announced the appointment of Peter Huber, formerly Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Zurich International, as its Chief Insurance Officer, effective September 20th, 2021. wefox was founded in 2015 by Julian Teicke, Fabian Wesemann, and Dario Fazlic. The company’s goal is to ... Read the full article

Hamilton appoints Kevin Marzec to lead US E&S management liability

17th September 2021

Hamilton Insurance Group has added Kevin Marzec to its US Excess and Surplus (E&S) business as Head of Management Liability. Marzec joins from Ironshore having served for 12 years as Assistant Vice President, US Wholesale D&O Division. He reports to President of US E&S, Clay Rhoades, and is focused primarily on building ... Read the full article

Fortegra promotes Mark Davies to SVP, Alternative Risk

17th September 2021

The Fortegra Group, a global specialty insurer and subsidiary of Tiptree, has promoted Mark Davies to Senior Vice President of Fortegra's Alternative Risk Team. In his expanded role, Davies will support programs with bespoke needs and demands. Davies has been with Fortegra since 2017, most recently serving as Vice President of Specialty ... Read the full article

Resilience hires Chubb’s Kyle Bryant as International CUO

17th September 2021

Resilience Cyber Insurance Solutions has appointed Kyle Bryant as International Chief Underwriting Officer to lead its overseas expansion. Bryant joins Resilience from Chubb Overseas General Insurance where he was responsible for the strategy, development, and financial performance of the Cyber and Technology lines of business in international markets. Prior to joining Resilience, ... Read the full article

Pool Re names Angela Knight as non-executive chair

17th September 2021

UK government-backed terrorism reinsurer Pool Re has appointed Angela Knight CBE to its board of directors as non-executive chair. Knight has previously held roles including economic secretary to the Treasury, chief executive of the British Bankers Association at a critical time in financial services, chair of the Office of Tax ... Read the full article

Beazley names Raf Sanchez as Global Head of Cyber Services

16th September 2021

Specialist insurer Beazley has appointed Raf Sanchez as its new Global Head of Cyber Services. Sanchez, currently International Manager of Beazley Breach Response Services, assumes his new Global Head of Cyber Services role next month and will continue to be based in London. Paul Bantick, Global Head of Cyber & Technology at ... Read the full article

BHSI announces two senior leadership hires

16th September 2021

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has appointed Beth Freeman as Senior Vice President, Accident & Health Underwriting, and Ken Gumbiner as Senior Vice President, Accident & Health Sales. Freeman joins BHSI with over 25 years of experience underwriting an array of A&H products and was, most recently, AVP, A&H Underwriting and ... Read the full article

Amwins Global Risks appoints new COO and Director of Operations

16th September 2021

Amwins Global Risks, the international arm of the global specialty insurance broker, has announced the appointment of Colm Hensman as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Lindsey Davies as Director of Operations. Hensman joins as COO from specialist insurer Beazley, where he most recently served as the Head of ... Read the full article

Carbon adds Hugo Bashall as Head of Operations

15th September 2021

Specialist managing general underwriter (MGU) Carbon Underwriting Carbon has announced the appointment of Hugo Bashall as Head of Operations with immediate effect. Bashall began his insurance career at MS Amlin, performing a number of roles across operations and strategy, including establishing and running an office overseas. His most recent role was as ... Read the full article

Chubb names Head of Cyber & Tech for Overseas General Insurance

15th September 2021

Chubb has announced the appointment of Raheila Nazir as Head of Cyber & Technology for Overseas General Insurance, the company's international general insurance business. In this role, she will lead Chubb's international Cyber & Technology practice and be responsible for overseeing underwriting, strategy, product and business development, and financial performance. Nazir was ... Read the full article

Price Forbes names William Wood SVP of Insurance Management unit

15th September 2021

Price Forbes & Partners (Bermuda) has appointed William Wood to lead its newly created Insurance Management unit as Senior Vice President. Wood is a 27-year veteran of the Bermuda re/insurance marketplace and joins after a stint as Director of Captives and Commercial Insurers at Artex Risk Solutions (Bermuda). Before that he was CEO of ... Read the full article

Acrisure hires Lowell Singer as CFO

15th September 2021

Insurance broker and fintech services provider Acrisure has appointed Lowell Singer as Chief Financial Officer. He joins Acrisure following 14 years with The Walt Disney Company, where he served as Senior Vice President of Investor Relations. Singer will assume responsibility for the planning, management and execution of the company’s finance activities, reporting ... Read the full article

BMS Australia names new claims and technical manager, financial lines

15th September 2021

Independent specialist re/insurance broker, BMS has appointed Guy Van Dugteren as national claims and technical manager, financial lines in Australia. BMS has also hired Andrew McKenzie as head of financial lines, Northern Region in Australia. McKenzie and Van Dugteren are based in Brisbane and report to Stuart Davies, head of financial lines ... Read the full article

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