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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.

Pacific Life Re hires Sarah Teehan from SCOR

30th July 2020

Life reinsurer, Pacific Life Re, has announced the appointment of Sarah Teehan as Head of Protection in Europe. Teehan’s appointment comes after James Tait’s move from the beginning of this year from Head of Protection at Pacific Life Re to CEO at UnderwriteMe. Teehan is a qualified Actuary and joins Pacific Life ... Read the full article

DARAG hires Goss as new Head of Claims from TMK

30th July 2020

Legacy acquirer DARAG has announced the appointment of Elliot Goss as Group Head of Claims. With over 17 years of re/insurance experience, Goss has specialised in long tail classes such as International Casualty. He most recently served as Head of Casualty and Specialty Claims at Tokio Marine Kiln, where he led the ... Read the full article

Phinsys announces new appointments of management

30th July 2020

Leading finance automation software provider for the insurance sector, Phinsys has announced new appointments to strengthen its senior management team. William Moore will become the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Michael Toran will serve as Chief Operating Officer (COO). These latest commissions follow a period of new client successes driven by ... Read the full article

Genworth Financial announces new leadership changes

30th July 2020

Genworth Financial, Inc. has announced that Kelly L. Groh has resigned as executive vice president and chief financial officer. These new changes will be finalised upon the completion of the company's second quarter financial close process and related Form 10-Q filing, which is expected to occur in early August. Tom McInerney, president ... Read the full article

Swiss Re makes key adjustments to Asia management team

30th July 2020

Global reinsurer Swiss Re has announced a number of changes to its Asia management team, due to be implemented in September. Mark Senkevics, who for the last decade has led Swiss Re in Australia and New Zealand across both life and health, as well as property and casualty businesses, will now ... Read the full article

Arch hires new senior underwriters to its Australian Insurance unit

29th July 2020

Arch Capital, the global re/insurer, has announced the appointment of Simon Reid and Melissa Ahern to its Insurance division in Australia, as Senior Underwriters in Accident & Health. The pair will join Arch Insurance International with immediate effect from 29th July 2020. Reid and Ahern will be responsible for providing targeted solutions ... Read the full article

H.W. Kaufman unit launches ocean cargo insurance product

29th July 2020

RB Jones Marine, a distinct business unit within H.W. Kaufman Group, has announced the launch of a new marine cargo product. The new product will be launched in partnership with Atain Insurance Companies, and, in addition, RB Jones Marine has added John Gambino to its management team. Results for the global cargo ... Read the full article

Oneglobal adds Alan Grant as a non-exec director

29th July 2020

Oneglobal Broking has today announced the appointment of Alan Grant as a non-executive director. Grant was recently at Dual International having served as chairman. Before that he spent time as CEO of SCOR UK and active underwriter of Syndicate 991 at Lloyd’s. He is currently a non-executive director at Argenta Syndicate Management and ... Read the full article

Canopius promotes Stephen Pike to lead credit and political risk

29th July 2020

Global specialty re/insurer Canopius has announced the promotion of Stephen Pike to head of credit and political risk (CPR). Pike will lead the CPR team and help develop its proposition across Europe and internationally. He joined Canopius as an Underwriter in CPR in 2017 from ED&F Man Capital Markets where he co-led ... Read the full article

PartnerRe names Jacques Bonneau President & CEO as Clarke departs

28th July 2020

Bermuda-based reinsurer PartnerRe has announced the appointment of Jacques Bonneau as its President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective immediately. Since February 2019, Bonneau has served on the reinsurer's Audit Committee and as the Chairman of its Underwriting and Risk Committee. Formerly, he served as CEO of Ace/Chubb Tempest Re Group and ... Read the full article

Brokerslink adds Piiq to network

28th July 2020

Independent broker network Brokerslink has added aerospace and aviation broker Piiq Risk Partners to its global network. Piiq provides aerospace and aviation insurance and risk management solutions offering clients access to leading experts in aerospace, space, airlines, airports and refuellers. Its team is focused on creating innovative and strategic client solutions. “Piiq Risk ... Read the full article

Guy Carpenter adds Andrea Piatti to GRS unit as Managing Director

28th July 2020

Guy Carpenter, the reinsurance arm of global brokerage Marsh, has appointed Andrea Piatti as a Managing Director within its Global Risk Solutions unit. Piatti will be based in Zurich and work closely with Guy Carpenter’s broking and analytics teams across the Europe and MENA region. He will report to Frank Achtert, Head of Strategic ... Read the full article

Aurous Risk Partners expands into property D&F with new hire

27th July 2020

London-headquartered MGA Aurous Risk Partners has expanded its operations into the property D&F class with the hire of Will Curtis, while also expanding its energy capacity. Curtis, who previously was the property underwriter for the Antares Lloyds syndicate, has joined Aurous as a Property Risk Partner. He has spent the last 10 ... Read the full article

Chubb announces new leadership appointments

27th July 2020

Global insurer Chubb has announced leadership appointments in its North America Westchester and Financial Lines businesses. The property and casualty insurer has announced that Scott Meyer will succeed Bruce Kessler as Senior Vice President, Chubb Group and Division President of Westchester. Through its brokerage, binding and programs segments, Meyer will have executive ... Read the full article

AXA XL unveils leadership team for UK & Lloyd’s market division

27th July 2020

AXA XL, the property & casualty and specialty risk division of AXA, has announced the new client-facing leadership team for its UK & Lloyd's region. Towards the end of April, AXA XL revealed plans for a new operating model that would see the establishment of a single global insurance underwriting ... Read the full article

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