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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.

Richard Lance joins Charles Taylor Adjusting as Client Director for Australia

12th November 2020

Technology solutions provider Charles Taylor has today announced the appointment of Richard Lance as Client Director to its Adjusting business in Australia. Lance has over 30 years of insurance industry experience working for adjusters, underwriters and most recently brokers. He was previously the Pacific Claims Manager of a major global broker, managing ... Read the full article

AXA XL hires Ian Nunn as Head of Political Risk

11th November 2020

AXA XL Insurance has announced that Ian Nunn has been appointed Head of Political Risk, Credit & Bond (PRCB) for the UK & Lloyd’s market with immediate effect. In his new role, Nunn is responsible for developing and executing the underwriting strategy for the UK & Lloyd’s market political risk and ... Read the full article

Hiscox Re & ILS adds Marlon Williams as senior property underwriter

11th November 2020

Global re/insurer Hiscox has appointed Marlon Williams to serve as a senior property underwriter within its Hiscox Re & ILS division. Williams holds close to 20 years’ experience in the industry and joins from Markel. He most recently served at Markel as Senior Vice President, International Property Cat Underwriter. Prior to this, Williams ... Read the full article

Everest Insurance promotes Wu to VP, E&S Excess Casualty National Leader

11th November 2020

Everest Insurance, a division of Bermuda-based re/insurer Everest Re Group, Ltd., has promoted Edward Wu to the position of Vice President (VP), E&S Excess Casualty National Leader. Wu joined Everest earlier in 2020 as VP, West Coastal Regional Manager for E&S Excess Casualty, where he was responsible for the development and ... Read the full article

Direct Insurance launches PI division and makes senior hire

10th November 2020

Lloyd's Broker, Direct Insurance London Market has announced the launch of its new PI & Financial Lines Division along with the appointment of Mike Newson to lead the team as PI and Financial Lines Manager. Mike Newson has over 30 years of experience in broking and handling all aspects of binders ... Read the full article

Gallagher adds Daniel Launder to Chester office as branch director

10th November 2020

Insurance broker Gallagher has announced the appointment of Daniel Launder to its Chester office as branch director. Launder's role will see him support the growth of Gallagher's client base in the region. Launder will be responsible for heading up a team that looks after the insurance and risk management requirements for clients in ... Read the full article

Aon appoints Guido Benz as CEO of Global Renewables business

10th November 2020

Aon, the global insurance and reinsurance brokerage firm, has announced the appointment of Guido Benz as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Global Renewables, Commercial Risk Solutions, effective spring 2021. In his new role, Benz will be based in Zurich and will report to Lee Meyrick, Co-Lead, Global Specialties and CEO, Global Marine, ... Read the full article

Oneglobal expands to Singapore and makes senior hires

10th November 2020

Insurance broker Oneglobal has announced the establishment of Oneglobal Broking Singapore Pte Ltd, which has received regulatory in-principle approval from the Monetary Authority of Singapore. The new business will be headed by Singaporean broking leaders David Lum, who is appointed Chairman and will report to Jonathan Palmer Brown Chairman, Oneglobal, and ... Read the full article

GRS adds insurance execs to Chair Advisory Board

10th November 2020

International loss adjuster Global Risk Solutions has established a Chair Advisory Board and named James Porcari and Allan Robinson as advisors. As initial members of the Chair Advisory Board, Porcari and Robinson will advise GRS’ senior leadership on strategic issues including the firm’s growth and expansion. Porcari is the founder and managing ... Read the full article

AXIS Insurance adds Bobbie Condell to lead underwriting role

10th November 2020

Specialty insurer AXIS has added Bobbie Condell as Underwriting Lead for Small Specialty Commercial, effective immediately. Condell will initially focus on underwriting analysis and portfolio management as part of the development of the recently launched AXIS Home Based Business product. She brings more than 23 years of underwriting and portfolio management experience across ... Read the full article

SCOR Global P&C adds AXA’s Moufakkir as Chief Business Transformation Officer

10th November 2020

French insurer and reinsurer, SCOR, has announced the appointment of Myriam Moufakkir as the new Chief Business Transformation Officer of SCOR Global P&C. In this newly created role, Moufakkir assumes responsibility for driving key operational aspects of the firm's P&C operation, with a focus on digital & data strategies, business process ... Read the full article

Hamilton announces three leadership promotions at its Lloyd’s operations

9th November 2020

Bermuda-based insurer and reinsurer, Hamilton Insurance Group, Ltd., has today announced three promotions within the leadership team at its Lloyd's of London operations, subject to regulatory approval. The promotions include the appointment of Adrian Daws, currently Active Underwriter of Lloyd's Syndicate 4000, as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Hamilton Managing Agency ... Read the full article

Apollo expands into contingency & legal indemnity markets with two hires

9th November 2020

Specialist re/insurer and Lloyd's syndicate, Apollo Syndicate Management, has announced the appointments of Amanda Lewis as Head of Specialty Disruption Insurance and Sophie Dunkerley as Specialty Disruption Insurance Underwriter at Syndicate 1969. The pair will lead the re/insurer's expansion into contingency, agri-contingency and legal indemnity markets. Lewis joins Apollo from White Oak ... Read the full article

Aon’s Reinsurance Solutions adds property broker to UK&I Specialty Casualty team

9th November 2020

Global insurance and reinsurance brokerage firm, Aon, has appointed Sam Sylvester as a Senior Property Broker in the UK & Ireland and Specialty Casualty team, Reinsurance Solutions. Sylvester brings nearly two decades of experience in property reinsurance to the company, both in broking and underwriting. Most recently, he served as Head of ... Read the full article

AXIS Insurance adds lead underwriters to US Cyber & Tech unit

9th November 2020

AXIS Insurance, the specialty insurance business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, has announced the addition of three lead underwriters to its US Cyber and Technology team. Ashley Sales, Southeast Regional Underwriting Manager, will be based in Alpharetta, Georgia, while Jonah Papesh, West Coast Regional Underwriting Manager, will be based in ... Read the full article