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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.

Marsh adds senior hires to UK aviation team

14th October 2020

Re/insurance broker Marsh has announced the appointment of Mark Walters as a Managing Director within the UK Aviation Practice, effective immediately. In this role, he will provide senior insurance and risk advisory services to Marsh JLT Specialty’s UK aviation and aerospace clients, which includes airlines, airports, manufacturers, and ancillary providers. Walters was ... Read the full article

CAC Specialty establishes analytics practice with Nathan Baseman hire

14th October 2020

Insurance broker CAC Specialty has established its analytics practice with the appointment of Nathan Baseman as Senior Vice President and Analytics Practice Leader. Baseman, who was most recently Director of Analytics for Lockton Companies, will partner alongside all the existing analytic activity and lead the company's extension of firmwide capabilities around topics ... Read the full article

Willis Towers Watson adds Director of Climate Transition Risk

14th October 2020

Re/insurance broker, Willis Towers Watson (WTW) has announced the appointment of Tony Rooke as Director of Climate Transition Risk in the company's Climate and Resilience Hub (CRH). Rooke brings more than 22 years of global experience in climate change, sustainability, strategy, advisory and programme delivery to the broker. With this, he ... Read the full article

Nexus announces partnership with Crum & Forster

13th October 2020

Specialty managing general agent Nexus Group has entered into a strategic partnership with Crum & Forster (C&F), a US-based top national property and casualty insurer and subsidiary of Fairfax Financial. As part of the deal, C&F will work with Nexus to establish a platform in London that will permit the continued ... Read the full article

Munich Re Specialty Insurance names Elizabeth Kramer as CUO

13th October 2020

Munich Re Specialty Insurance, a division of German reinsurance giant Munich Re, has announced the appointment of Elizabeth Kramer, formerly of Zurich North America, as its new Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO). In her new role, Kramer will report to Mike Kerner, Munich Re Specialty Insurance's Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and will ... Read the full article

Generali (GC&C) appoints Alan Moore as UK Branch General Manager

13th October 2020

Generali Global Corporate & Commercial (GC&C), a subsidiary of the Italian insurance giant, has announced the appointment of Alan Moore as UK Branch General Manager. Reporting to CEO Manlio Lostuzzi, Moore will also retain his current role as Head of GC&C UK. Moore has 25 years’ experience in the re/insurance sector, ranging ... Read the full article

BILTIR adds Kevin Hovi to board

13th October 2020

Bermuda International Long Term Insurers and Reinsurers (BILTIR) has announced the appointment of Kevin Hovi to its board of directors. Hovi currently serves as president and Chief Financial Officer of Kuvare Life Re. Before that he was CFO at Longitude Re, as well as senior vice-president, senior portfolio manager at XL Catlin. Commenting ... Read the full article

John Ludlow steps down as Airmic CEO

13th October 2020

Airmic, the UK association for risk and insurance professionals, has announced that its Chief Executive, John Ludlow, is set to step down after nearly four years in the role. Ludlow will remain in the position until a successor is appointed, with the handover expected to take place in the first quarter ... Read the full article

Zurich to acquire HealthLogix & HealthInsite

13th October 2020

Zurich Insurance Group has announced that it is set to acquire digital health and wellbeing service providers, HealthLogix in Australia and HealthInsite in South Africa, to further expand its Zurich LiveWell health and wellbeing operation. The companies, jointly known as HLX, will be acquired from the founders. They offer customers a ... Read the full article

Elisabetta Ibba appointed CEO of Lloyd’s broker AEC

12th October 2020

Coverys European Holdings (CEH), a division of Coverys, has added Elisabetta Ibba as Chief Executive Officer of its Lloyd's broker subsidiary AEC Group. Ibba brings over two decades' experience to the role and has been with AEC since 2004, when she was appointed to manage its Lloyd's business. She takes up her ... Read the full article

Aspen Re America names AXIS Re’s Jim Brown as Head of Casualty

12th October 2020

Bermuda-based reinsurer Aspen Re, the reinsurance arm of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited, has announced the appointment of Jim Brown as Head of Casualty, Aspen Re America. Effective October 12th, 2020, Brown will be based in the company's New York and Rocky Hill, CT, offices. In his new role, he takes on ... Read the full article

Charles Taylor adds Asia Practice Lead for BI & Financial Lines

12th October 2020

Provider of services and technology solutions to the insurance space, Charles Taylor, has announced the appointment of Matthew John Lim as Asia Practice Lead for Business Interruption and Financial Lines, to its Adjusting business based in Singapore. Lim will be bringing more than 10 years of experience in business interruption risk, ... Read the full article

Ian Patrick named CFO of Compre as Simon Hawkins returns to COO role

12th October 2020

Specialist legacy acquirer, Compre has revealed a number of management changes as the company targets future growth, including the appointment of Ian Patrick as Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective immediately. Patrick takes over as Group CFO from Simon Hawkins, who has held the position since December 2018. He brings a ... Read the full article

Fenchurch Law adds construction & property claims disputes expert

12th October 2020

Fenchurch Law, a UK law firm specialising in insurance coverage disputes, has expanded its construction and property claims disputes capabilities with the appointment of Jim Robenalt as senior associate. Robenalt has over a decade of experience in litigating coverage disputes arising from property damage, bodily injuries, construction defects and environmental liability. He ... Read the full article

Pro Global hires new Head of UK Specialty Claims

9th October 2020

Global re/insurance consultants, Pro Global Holdings Limited (Pro) has announced that Mike Mackenzie will join the company as Head of UK Specialty Claims at the start of 2021. Richard Lawson will now become the new Head of Claims, as Chris Buer has been appointed Head of Marketing and External Communications. Richard Lawson, ... Read the full article