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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.

Swiss Re CorSo names Arquint CEO EMEA as Kleiterp departs to Beazley

25th January 2023

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, the commercial direct risk underwriting arm of Swiss Re, has appointed Nina Arquint as CEO Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA). She succeeds Fred Kleiterp who will depart for Beazley. In her new role, effective 1 February 2023, Arquint will be responsible for managing the strategy, development, ... Read the full article

Berkshire BHSI appoints Head of Property, Switzerland

25th January 2023

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has appointed Bart De Wilde to lead its growing property underwriting team and portfolio in Switzerland. He brings over two decades of industry experience towards the role. He joins BHSI from Holcim Ltd, where he was most recently Deputy Head of Group Insurance. Prior to that ... Read the full article

Allianz Partners UK & Ireland hires Latchford as CSO

25th January 2023

Allianz Partners UK & Ireland has appointed Marcus Latchford as its new Chief Sales and Distribution Officer (CSO). Within his new role, Latchford will lead both the sales and distribution teams at Allianz Partners. He will also report to Tim Tozer, CEO of UK and Ireland. Latchford replaces Lee Taylor who is ... Read the full article

Timothy Powell joins Everest Insurance as Head of Financial Lines

24th January 2023

Everest Insurance, the primary insurance division of Everest Re Group, has announced the appointment of Timothy Powell as Head of Financial Lines. According to the announcement, he will succeed Christian Colombera who will assume the role of Managing Director of Australia & Head of the Pacific Region, pending regulatory approval. Powell brings ... Read the full article

Aon names McKnight Managing Director for Structured Reinsurance

24th January 2023

Insurance and reinsurance broker, Aon has appointed Michael McKnight to the role of Managing Director, Structured Reinsurance. As an insurance executive with over three decades of industry experience, McKnight specialises in the areas of actuarial, risk management, claims and underwriting. He has spent most of his career in the Bermuda marketplace, and ... Read the full article

AXA XL Risk Consulting expands team in the Americas

24th January 2023

AXA XL Risk Consulting has expanded its team in the Americas with six additions in the US and Canada, naming Grace Torres-Valtierra the team's South Central Regional Engineering Leader in Dallas, Texas. Torres-Valtierra joins AXA XL from FM Global where she most recently served as an account engineer. She has over a ... Read the full article

Peter Schmitz joins EPIC Aviation Practice

24th January 2023

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has appointed Peter Schmitz as Senior Executive, Aviation Practice. Schmitz joins EPIC at a time when inflationary pressures and shifts in private and commercial flight create new priorities for the aviation industry, the firm ... Read the full article

FutureProof appoints Ram Keralapura as Chief Technology Officer

23rd January 2023

FutureProof, a climate-focused MGA, has appointed Dr. Ram Keralapura as its new Chief Technology Officer. Dr. Keralapura brings nearly two decades of engineering, data science and leadership experience towards the role. Additionally, he also brings a deep level of expertise in cybersecurity, complex risk analysis, and building digital platforms towards the ... Read the full article

Gallagher Re appoints Gammoh as Head of Capital Advisory & Modelling

23rd January 2023

Global reinsurance broker Gallagher Re has appointed Shireen Gammoh as Global Head of Capital Advisory & Modelling. Based in London, Gammoh joined Gallagher Re in 2021. In her most recent role at the firm, she served as Head of Strategic & Financial Advisory. Overall, she brings nearly 20 years of experience towards ... Read the full article

Trium Cyber appoints David Rock as Chief Claims Officer

23rd January 2023

Trium Cyber, a Lloyd's of London cyber insurance specialist, has hired David Rock as Chief Claims Officer of its US based services company. Both Rock and the Trium management team are based in the US, where they are focused on servicing the US market. In the role, Rock will directly oversee Trium ... Read the full article

Chubb names Singapore general insurance business leader

23rd January 2023

Chubb has announced the appointment of Hng Keng Yoong as Country President for its general insurance operations in Singapore. Yoong holds two decades of experience in both life and general insurance across Asia and the United Kingdom. Since joining Chubb in 2010, she has worked in various capacities within its Regional Accident ... Read the full article

Berkshire BHSI names Nick Major Country Manager UK

23rd January 2023

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has announced the appointment of Nick Major to the role of Country Manager, UK. He joins the BHSI London office with nearly three decades of experience in the UK insurance market. Most recently, Major spent almost two years as Managing Director, Commercial Lines UK, at Aviva. He ... Read the full article

Simon Richardson to launch Consilium’s cedant FAC reinsurance division

23rd January 2023

Consilium, the international re/insurance arm of Aventum, has appointed Simon Richardson to launch its new cedant driven FAC reinsurance division. Richardson has been named Managing Partner of the new division and following his notice period, will join Consilium from Besso Re. During his tenure at Besso Re, Richardson served as Head of ... Read the full article

Korean Re Switzerland appoints Tajuddin as Head of Pricing & Analytics

23rd January 2023

Korean Re Switzerland, the Zurich-based subsidiary of Asian reinsurer Korean Re, has announced the appointment of Nurhana Tajuddin as Head of Pricing and Analytics. In her new role, Tajuddin will drive the development and strengthening of the pricing and analytical function at Korean Re in order to enlarge the firm’s client ... Read the full article

Matthew Strong named MD for Credit & Political Risks at Howden CAP

23rd January 2023

Insurance broker Howden has appointed Matthew Strong as Managing Director, Credit and Political Risks, Howden CAP. In this role, Strong will be based in London, and he will be a member of Howden CAP’s Executive Committee. Howden CAP focuses on four service lines: insurance for M&A transactions, Tax & Contingent Risks, Surety ... Read the full article