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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.

Johan Slabbert to succeed Tom Clementi as CEO of MS Amlin (MS AUL)

28th October 2020

Lloyd's of London insurer and reinsurer, MS Amlin Underwriting Limited (MS AUL), has announced that Johan Slabbert will succeed Tom Clementi as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective November 1st, 2020. Clementi has served as the company's CEO for the past four years, but is scheduled to leave his post ... Read the full article

Marsh promotes Klint to lead risk management in Continental Europe

27th October 2020

Insurance broker Marsh has announced the appointment of Carolina Klint as Risk Management Leader for Continental Europe. Based in Stockholm, Klint will report to Siegmund Fahrig, Chief Executive Officer of Marsh Continental Europe. She brings over 18 years of international and leadership experience to the role, having joined Marsh from AIG in ... Read the full article

Hiscox adds Yana O’Sullivan as head of investor relations

27th October 2020

Specialist re/insurer Hiscox has announced the appointment of Yana O’Sullivan as Head of Investor Relations. O’Sullivan is a senior investor relations and strategy leader, with over 15 years’ experience. She started her IR career at Standard Chartered Bank before leaving for the investor relations team at Friends Life Group, now part of ... Read the full article

Arch hires Chris Rackliffe as Head of A&H

27th October 2020

Arch Insurance International has announced the appointment of Chris Rackliffe as Head of Accident & Health and Contingency. He is set to join the company in late 2021. In this role, Rackliffe will be responsible for all aspects of the continued development and growth of Arch’s accident & health and contingency ... Read the full article

LMG appoints Aviva’s Patrick Tiernan to board

27th October 2020

The London Market Group has announced the appointment of Patrick Tiernan to its board of directors. Tiernan currently serves as Managing Director UK Commercial Lines & Global Corporate & Specialty at Aviva. He will replace Malcolm Newman, Managing Director, EMEA Hub, SCOR representing the International Underwriting Association. Prior to his time at Aviva, ... Read the full article

Peter Zaffino named CEO of AIG; Duperreault to become Executive Chairman

27th October 2020

The American International Group, Inc. (AIG) Board of Directors has named Peter Zaffino as the company's new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), with Brian Duperreault set to become Executive Chairman, effective March 1st, 2021. Zaffino takes on the role alongside his current position as President of the global re/insurer, and has also ... Read the full article

Hannover Re’s Jean-Jacques Henchoz appointed chairman of GRF

27th October 2020

Global Reinsurance Forum (GRF) has announced that Jean-Jacques Henchoz, CEO Hannover Re, has recently assumed the role of GRF Chairman for a two-year term. The Chairman of General Re, Charles Shamieh, has also been elected Vice Chairman. Jean-Jacques Henchoz said: “It is a privilege to serve as the GRF’s Chair. Global collaboration ... Read the full article

Ares welcomes Raj Krishnan as partner, CIO of AIS division

26th October 2020

Global alternative investment manager Ares has added Raj Krishnan as partner and Chief Investment Officer of Ares Insurance Solutions. Krishnan brings over 25 years’ experience to the role and will oversee insurance asset management for AIS and help optimize investment returns. He will also develop and execute strategic asset allocation for Ares’ ... Read the full article

ELEMENT adds Swiss Re’s Eric Schuh to exec board

26th October 2020

ELEMENT Insurance, a white-label provider for insurance solutions, has added Eric Schuh to its executive board. Schuh joins from Swiss Re, where he held various international management positions. He most recently led Swiss Re P&C Solutions, a unit focusing on the use of modern technology and data analytics for customer solutions. Effective January ... Read the full article

Pen Underwriting adds Sarah Breslin as CFO

26th October 2020

Multi-territory managing general agent Pen Underwriting has added Sarah Breslin as Chief Financial Officer. She succeeds Praveen Panicker, who is set to join Gallagher’s corporate finance team. Breslin joins from Gallagher after eight years with the firm, most recently serving as Finance Director of Corporate Services. She began her career at PwC in ... Read the full article

Markel hires Adriana Belli as Managing Director

26th October 2020

Financial holding company Markel Corporation has announced the appointment of Adriana Belli as Managing Director, Property, Marine and Select Risk (PMSR) Claims Division. In this role, she will oversee all aspects of the PMSR Claims Division, managing a team of more than 80 claims professionals throughout the United States. Belli has more ... Read the full article

John Alfieri to succeed outgoing Chubb Canada president Ellen Moore

23rd October 2020

John Alfieri, Chubb's executive vice president for North America major accounts field operations, is set to succeed Ellen Moore as president of Chubb Canada. Moore will now transition to chair of operations for Chubb Canada and will work through the remainder of the year in an advisory capacity to Alfieri and ... Read the full article

QBE appoints Richard Pryce interim CEO as search continues

23rd October 2020

Australian re/insurer QBE has appointed Richard Pryce to the role of Interim group Chief Executive Officer while the company searches for a permanent replacement. Former CEO Pat Regan departed following an external review of his workplace communications. Mike Wilkins, who had stepped in to the CEO role on a temporary basis ... Read the full article

TMK adds Elisabeth Ibeson as Chief People Officer

23rd October 2020

Tokio Marine Kiln, part of global insurance group Tokio Marine, has added Elisabeth Ibeson as Chief People Officer. Ibeson joins with over 30 years’ experience in HR roles across the UK and internationally. Before this latest role she led the HR function at Gallagher for eight years, developing team and people practices ... Read the full article

Pioneer agrees terms for Russell Coward acquisition

23rd October 2020

Pioneer Underwriting Holdings has signed terms for a deal that will see Pioneer and its subsidiaries acquired by Russell Coward, currently Pioneer’s Head of Risk & Compliance and Company Secretary. This transaction follows an agreement with K2 to transfer the 4 ongoing underwriting units and the separate transaction to divest ... Read the full article