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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.

AXA XL appoints Ravi Pachai to new CRO role

22nd June 2022

AXA XL has appointed Ravi Pachai to be its new chief risk officer for Bermuda and North America, Reinsurance. Announced over LinkedIn, Pachai has been with the company for over seven-and-a-half years. He joined the firm in January 2015 as its Bermuda catastrophe modelling manager before becoming an underwriting actuary, his incumbent ... Read the full article

Everest Re appoints Rui Tang to portfolio management role

22nd June 2022

Bermuda domiciled insurer and reinsurer, Everest Re, has appointed Rui Tang as Director, Portfolio Management and Analysis, based in its New York offices. Tang joins from AIG where he has spent the entirety of his insurance career so far. He joined AIG in 2013, becoming first a Senior Actuarial Assistant, and later ... Read the full article

Stefano Sola to lead Vesttoo’s capital markets team

22nd June 2022

Risk transfer and investment platform Vesttoo has announced the appointment of ILS industry veteran and investment executive Stefano Sola as its Global Head of Capital Markets. In this role, he will lead a global team dedicated to capital raising and business development, while also working to partner with financial institutions, banks, ... Read the full article

Arch Insurance Intl. appoints David Longley to be head of PI

22nd June 2022

Arch Insurance International has appointed David Longley to be its new head of professional indemnity. Most recently, Longley was deputy UK PI manager at AXA XL. He has also held roles at ACE Group and Liberty Mutual. In his new role, he will manage Arch’s London Market SME and Large Account PI ... Read the full article

Blair Nicholls named as CEO of Clover Insurance Australia

22nd June 2022

Blair Nicholls has been appointed as the new CEO of Clover Insurance Australia. Nicholls is moving to the role from his current position of CEO at Red Tiger Australia. His previous roles include stints as CEO of Blue Zebra insurance and CEO for Australia and New Zealand at Berkshire Hathaway Insurance. He said ... Read the full article

Lancashire appoints James Irvine as new CUO for reinsurance

21st June 2022

Lancashire has appointed James Irvine as its now group CUO for its reinsurance business. Irvine moves to his new position alongside a host of other appointments within the firm. The company has also made James Flude, CUO at its Lancashire Insurance Company (UK) arm into the group CUO for its insurance ... Read the full article

Lockton Financial Services appoints Millett as new CIO

21st June 2022

Lockton has appointed M. Machua Millett as chief innovation officer and alternative investment practice leader within its Lockton Financial Services (LFS) unit. Millett joins Lockton from Marsh, where he spent 12 years in a variety of leadership roles, most recently as chief innovation officer in the company's FINPRO Practice. Based in ... Read the full article

AXA XL appoints London Head of US Casualty, Reinsurance

21st June 2022

AXA XL, the property & casualty and specialty risk division of global insurer AXA, has named Ian Sawyer as it’s London Head of US Casualty, Reinsurance. Within this role, he will be based in London and will be responsible for leading AXA XL’s Global Markets US Casualty team in the UK, ... Read the full article

Hands to succeed Collins as Miller CEO

21st June 2022

Leading independent specialist re/insurance broker, Miller has announced that James Hands will succeed Greg Collins as Chief Executive Officer of the company. Collins will move to become Chair of the Partnership Board, succeeding Graham Clarke who will retire. The broker has said that these changes will take place on 1 January 2023, ... Read the full article

Nexus Re promotes Chris Holland to President of A&H Reinsurance

21st June 2022

Nexus Re in the US has announced the promotion of Chris Holland to President of Accident & Health Reinsurance. A 30-year industry veteran, Holland will take over the role from Kieron Farrelly, who has recently retired. Holland has worked at Nexus Re since 2012, most recently as Vice President and Senior Underwriter ... Read the full article

UIB adds Osama Altajer to Aviation & Space Team

20th June 2022

International re/insurance broker UIB has announced the appointment of Osama Altajer as Aviation Production and Risk Management Executive. Based in UIB’s offices in London, he will report directly to Miles Taffs, Managing Director, Aviation Division. Altajer brings over 20 years of experience negotiating with global brokers & insurers, innovating new facilities, handling ... Read the full article

WTW appoints Victor De Jager as head of property for Europe

20th June 2022

WTW has appointed Victor De Jager as head of property for Europe. In his new role, De Jager will be based in Amsterdam and will report into Garret Gaughan, head of direct and facultative, alongside Anne Pullum, head of Europe and head of commercial risk and broking (CRB) for Europe. Gaughan said ... Read the full article

Pavie joins LSM France as Sales Director

20th June 2022

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has announced the addition of Charles-Henri Pavie as Commercial Director. He will report to the General Manager, LSM France, and will be responsible for managing the Distribution Department. Prior to joining LSM, Pavie worked as a Development Director at the specialist broker ... Read the full article

WTW appoints Martuscelli to lead real estate & hospitality practice

20th June 2022

Re/insurance broker WTW has announced the appointment of James Martuscelli as Head of The Real Estate & Hospitality Industry Practice within Corporate Risk and Broking (CRB), North America. In his position, Martuscelli will oversee client retention and growth strategies across the industry practice. He will focus on the development of commercial insurance ... Read the full article

Coaction names Ellen Edmonds as chief actuarial officer

17th June 2022

Specialty property and casualty insurer Coaction has appointed Ellen Edmonds as chief actuarial officer. Edmonds will report to Jonathan Ritz, CEO of Coaction and began in her new role on Wednesday. Most recently, Edmonds served as senior vice president and chief reserving actuary at Everest RE, after roles at Everest, Crum ... Read the full article