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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.

Fidelis Underwriting adds marine experience to London underwriting team

3rd September 2019

Bob Clarkson has joined the London underwriting team of Fidelis Underwriting Limited, a subsidiary of Bermuda-based Fidelis Insurance Holdings Limited. His appointment comes as part of the group's strategic initiative to continue to develop its focused offering of specialty insurance solutions. Clarkson brings three decades of industry experience to the role, as ... Read the full article

Liberty promotes Alice Blake in Bermuda reinsurance build-out

3rd September 2019

Liberty Mutual Re, part of the Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has announced the promotion of Alice Blake to the role of Senior Underwriter – Financial Risks Reinsurance. Based in Bermuda, her appointment comes as part of a push to build out Liberty Mutual Re’s reinsurance operations on the island. Blake will also ... Read the full article

Steven Farr promoted to Global Head of Upstream Energy, AXA XL Insurance

2nd September 2019

AXA XL Insurance has announced the promotion of Steven Farr to Global Head of Upstream Energy, effective immediately. In his new role, Farr will be tasked with leading the firm's Global Upstream Energy team, based in London. He will be responsible for developing the Upstream Energy book, expanding on and delivering ... Read the full article

Talbot’s Noufal Manzil appointed Class Underwriter at Chaucer MENA

2nd September 2019

Specialty re/insurance group Chaucer has announced the appointment of Noufal Manzil as Class Underwriter within its property team in Dubai. Chaucer says the addition of Manzil, who joins from Talbot and brings over 20 years’ experience to the role, reaffirms its commitment to establishing a broad marine and non-marine underwriting team ... Read the full article

Lloyd’s broker MNK Re launches Residual Value Insurance Centre of Excellence

2nd September 2019

Specialist Lloyd's of London brokerage, MNK Re Limited, has launched a new dedicated Residual Value Insurance (RVI) Centre of Excellence. MNK Re has a specialist focus on Financial Risks, Casualty, Terrorism, Cyber risks and Marine liabilities, with clients in more than 50 countries across the world. It's been announced that Robert Prince ... Read the full article

Former Swiss Re exec Takashi Goda named Senior Advisor for Japan, PERILS

2nd September 2019

Catastrophe loss data aggregator PERILS has announced the appointment of Takashi Goda as Senior Advisor for Japan, based in Tokyo. In his new role, Goda will work closely with the PERILS team and the local insurance industry, tasked with supporting the expansion of PERILS' services into the Japanese market. Goda brings extensive ... Read the full article

Gero Michel joins Aon’s Reinsurance Solutions unit to lead UK & EMEA Analytics

2nd September 2019

Gero Michel has joined Aon from Chaucer to lead the re/insurance broker's UK & EMEA Analytics for its Reinsurance Solutions division. In his new role he will report to Eric Paire, Head of Capital Advisory, International, Aon's Reinsurance Solutions business. He will be responsible for devising and driving analytics innovation and strategy ... Read the full article

Liberty Mutual Re adds Guy Carp’s van Oort to lead Northern Europe

2nd September 2019

Liberty Mutual Re, the reinsurance arm of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has announced the appointment of Hans van Oort as Head of Northern Europe, a newly-created role. Van Oort joins from Guy Carpenter, where he served as Managing Director of the firm’s Benelux operations. His Cologne-based role, effective September 2, will see ... Read the full article

CNO Financial hires Karen DeToro as Chief Actuary

30th August 2019

CNO Financial Group, Inc. has recruited Karen DeToro from New York Life as its new Chief Actuary, effective from September 30, 2019. At New York Life, DeToro held a number of executive leadership positions in finance operations, product development, underwriting, strategy, and governance. Her previous roles at the company included Vice President ... Read the full article

Sullivan to replace Pelletier as Prudential Financial EVP, Head of US

30th August 2019

US insurance and investment firm Prudential Financial has appointed Andrew Sullivan to succeed Stephen Pelletier as Executive Vice President and Head of US businesses. Pelletier, who is set to retire after 27 years at the firm, is expected to stay on in an advisory capacity until 1 April 2020. Sullivan's appointment is ... Read the full article

Sirius announces business segment leaders, launch of Global Management Committee

30th August 2019

Bermuda-based Sirius Group has announced numerous business segment leaders and also the launch of a Global Management Committee. The firm states that these enhancements are designed to unify its global operating structure, while at the same time elevate and empower some key leaders of its business segments under the Sirius Group ... Read the full article

Liberty Specialty Markets names Antoine Brodu Head of Financial Lines, France

29th August 2019

Liberty Specialty Markets, a division of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has appointed Antoine Brodu as Head of Financial Lines, France. Brodu's appointment is effective immediately and he joins the firm from AIG France, where he worked for 13 years, most recently as Client Director, Major Accounts. General Manager at Liberty Specialty Markets ... Read the full article

H.W. Kaufman Group’s RB Jones Marine partners with ProSight

28th August 2019

H.W. Kaufman Group has announced the expansion of its subsidiary RB Jones as it partners with ProSight Specialty Insurance to become the exclusive administrator for its Marine Solutions and Excess Energy niches. Under this arrangement, RB Jones Marine will assume underwriting and servicing of the firm's Marine Liability, Marine Excess, brown-water ... Read the full article

Liberty Specialty promotes Garside to Head of Bermuda Property

28th August 2019

Liberty Specialty Markets, a division of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has announced the promotion of Nicholas Garside to Head of Bermuda Property, effective September 1. Garside, who holds over 15 years’ experience in the insurance space, joined Ironshore Bermuda as Senior Vice President in 2018 prior to its LSM rebrand. Before that, ... Read the full article

HDI SE appoints Stephanie Ogden as Director of UK & Ireland

27th August 2019

HDI Global SE, the industrial insurer of the HDI Group, has announced the appointment of Stephanie Ogden as Director of UK and Ireland operations. Effective September 2, Ogden’s role will see her take responsibility of distribution strategy, broker and client relationship management and marketing. She will also become a member of the ... Read the full article