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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.

BMS adds WTW’s Suzi Morgan as Director

28th September 2020

Independent specialist re/insurance broker BMS Group has announced the appointment of Suzi Morgan as Director. Morgan was formerly Willis Towers Watson's London North American Property Head and her appointment is effective early 2021. Before her time at WTW, Morgan served as principal at Integro Insurance Brokers, focusing on property placements and new ... Read the full article

Allianz announces key changes to board

25th September 2020

Global insurer Allianz has announced a series of key changes to its board of directors, including the addition of Allianz Technology SE Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Barbara Karuth-Zelle. She has been appointed to the board of Allianz in charge of Operations and IT. Effective 1 January 2021, she succeeds Christof Mascher, who ... Read the full article

CAC Specialty bolsters M&A Solutions Group with HAUSER trio

25th September 2020

Insurance broker CAC Specialty has added Cameron Martin, Katie Flynn, and Erica Kasperkowiak to its M&A Solutions Group. Martin joins as a Senior Vice President and previously led HAUSER’s Private Equity Risk Advisory Practice. Flynn was most recently responsible for Portfolio Management at HAUSER and also joins as a Senior Vice President. Kasperkowiak ... Read the full article

Active Re announces key changes to global underwriting team

25th September 2020

Active Re, a provider of credit-related reinsurance solutions to financial institutions in Latin America, has announced a series of key announcements within its global underwriting team. Martin Bages, who holds 25 years’ experience, will coordinate cooperative relationships with clients in charge of facultative business in Latin America and Treaty business globally. Robert ... Read the full article

WR Berkley appoints Timothy Nelligan president of Continental Western Group

25th September 2020

Re/insurance holding company WR Berkley has announced the appointment of Timothy Nelligan as president of Continental Western Group, a Berkley Company (CWG). Nelligan joins with nearly 30 years' experience in the property casualty insurance industry and was previously a division director at The Hartford. “We are excited to welcome Tim to Berkley," said ... Read the full article

Willis Tower Watson reshuffles global aviation department

25th September 2020

Re/insurance broker, Willis Towers Watson has announced a number of appointments across its global aviation team in a bid to provide better renewals for clients. Despite aviation being a challenging environment at present, Willis Towers Watson has reshuffled its aviation team with 45 appointments across all levels over the past 18 ... Read the full article

Aston Lark hires new Retail Managing Director

24th September 2020

Chartered insurance broker, Aston Lark has announced the appointment of Warren Dickson as UK Retail Managing Director. Warren has over 30 years of insurance industry experience in senior Executive and Boardroom positions across all classes of insurance including personal, commercial and employee benefit lines. His previous roles include Sales & Marketing Director ... Read the full article

Marsh appoints Chief Digital, Data & Analytics Officer

24th September 2020

Re/insurance broker, Marsh has announced the appointment of Tamara Simpkins Franklin as Chief Digital, Data, and Analytics Officer. Her position will be effective from 1st October. She will be based in New York, and will report to John Doyle, President & CEO of Marsh. In this role, Franklin will be responsible for ... Read the full article

CAC Specialty adds Matt Movafaghi to Tax Insurance Practice

24th September 2020

Specialty insurance broker and investment banking platform CAC Specialty has announced the appointment of Matt Movafaghi as Senior Vice President within its Tax Insurance Practice. Most recently, Movafaghi was Senior Tax Counsel for Chevron Corporation, the US multinational energy firm. In this role, he was responsible for implementing tax planning strategies and ... Read the full article

BMS adds Jason Stone to lead Canadian Private Equity, M&A team

24th September 2020

Independent specialist re/insurance broker BMS Group has appointed Jason Stone as Managing Director, BMS Canada Private Equity, M&A division. Effective immediately, Stone will report to Brian Gomes, President & CEO of BMS Canada, and will be based in Toronto. He will lead the Canadian Private Equity and M&A team and focus on ... Read the full article

RAA appoints Markel’s Jed Rhoads as Chair

24th September 2020

The Reinsurance Association of America (RAA) has announced that Jed Rhoads, President and Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO) at Markel Global Reinsurance, has been appointed as the new Chair of the RAA Board of Directors. Rhoads has worked for Markel for over 18 years, whilst holding the position of President and CUO ... Read the full article

Beazley expands US executive risk team

23rd September 2020

Specialist insurer Beazley has expanded its underwriting and claims presence in the US with a series of new hires within the executive risk team. Elizabeth Cassarino joins Beazley’s Boston team as an underwriter. She most recently served as an executive risk underwriter at Chubb. Before that, she spent six years at Ace ... Read the full article

Fidelis makes senior appointments within pricing team

23rd September 2020

Fidelis Insurance has announced the promotions of David Woods to Head of Property Pricing, and John-Paul O'Hare to Head of Specialty Pricing. Woods has been with the insurer for four years working as their pricing actuary. Previously he worked at RSA where he was an actuarial analyst for over five years. ... Read the full article

Everest Insurance bolsters underwriting leadership with three exec hires

23rd September 2020

Everest Insurance, a division of Bermuda-based insurer and reinsurer Everest Re Group, has announced three new executive appointments within its underwriting leadership team. Mike Harnett has been named Chief Underwriting Officer in North America. He joined Everest in 2017 as deputy CUO after 13 years with ACE. Harnett will report to Everest Insurance COO ... Read the full article

AXA XL promotes Jonathan Salter to Head of Risk Consulting

23rd September 2020

AXA XL, the property & casualty and specialty risk division of AXA, has announced the promotion of Jonathan Salter to Head of Risk Consulting, effective October 1st, 2020. In his new role, Salter will be responsible for driving the Risk Consulting strategy and value proposition across the globe, working closely with ... Read the full article