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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.

Chaucer adds McLaughlin as head of Latin America treaty reinsurance in Miami

4th September 2020

International specialty re/insurance group Chaucer has added April McLaughlin as head of Latin America treaty reinsurance in Miami. McLaughlin will have responsibility for leading and growing a multi-line reinsurance offering within the region and holds over 20 years' experience in the industry. She joins from AXA XL, where she was head of Latin ... Read the full article

Markel adds Kelly Castriotta as Senior Director, Global Cyber Underwriting

4th September 2020

Markel Corporation has announced the appointment of Kelly Castriotta as Senior Director, Global Cyber Underwriting. Castriotta reports to Kara Owens, Managing Director, Global Cyber Underwriting Executive, and is based out of Markel's Chicago office. She joins from Allianz where she served as head of cyber underwriting and product development for financial lines. In ... Read the full article

BMS Group hires new Branch Manager for San Francisco

4th September 2020

Reinsurance broker, BMS Group has announced the appointment of Conrad Lagasca as its new Branch Manager in the San Francisco office. His position will take place effective immediately. Lagasca will be reporting to Jonah Pfeffer, BMS’s Chief Casualty Officer within its US reinsurance sector. He will be supporting and managing BMS’s specialty ... Read the full article

Fergus Re hires two senior roles: report

4th September 2020

Bermuda-based reinsurer, Fergus Reinsurance Limited, has announced the appointment of two reinsurance professionals to its underwriting and management team, reports The Royal Gazette. Chris Powell has joined the company as Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO) whilst Elspeth Gray has been made Director of Business Development in a move to increase the growth ... Read the full article

Stephan Knipper takes Non-Exec Director role at MS Amlin AG

4th September 2020

MS Amlin AG (MS AAG), MS Amlin’s reinsurance company operations, has announced that Stephan Knipper has joined the MS AAG Supervisory Board as a Non-Executive Director. Taking up his new position on September 1st, Knipper will be based in Switzerland. He brings more than 30 years of industry experience to MS Amlin. Knipper ... Read the full article

Ed appoints Michael Lock to senior role

3rd September 2020

Re/insurance broker, Ed has announced the appointment of Michael Lock as the divisional director of its risk team. His position will take place effective immediately. Lock is a chartered accountant and has over 10 years of transactions experience. He has spent the past five years investing either directly for private equity ... Read the full article

CoreLogic adds Pat Dodd as Chief Operating & Growth Officer

3rd September 2020

Catastrophe risk modeller CoreLogic has announced the appointment of Pat Dodd to the newly-created position of Chief Operating and Growth Officer. Dodd will oversee the firm's enterprise sales, marketing and customer experience operations and will also lead the development and implementation of CoreLogic’s commercial and go-to-market strategies. Dodd brings over 30 years' experience and ... Read the full article

The Hanover Insurance adds Theodore Bunting to board

3rd September 2020

The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. has strengthened its board of directors with the addition of Theodore H. Bunting, Jr., effective September 1st, 2020. Most recently, Bunting served as Group President of the Utility operations at Entergy Corporation, an integrated energy firm engaged in electric power production and retail distribution, from 2012 ... Read the full article

Bermuda Monetary Authority appoints new Director within insurance unit

3rd September 2020

The Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) has announced the appointment of Gerald Gakundi to the position of Director Supervision within the insurance unit. Gakundi has over 15 years of experience in the insurance industry and has extensive knowledge of Bermuda’s insurance regulatory environment. In 2010, he joined the BMA as Assistant Director, Supervision ... Read the full article

Skuld appoints Naaman Jensen SVP, Head of NY operations

3rd September 2020

Leading marine insurer Skuld has appointed Åse Naaman Jensen to the role of senior vice president, head of Skuld New York. Naaman Jensen succeeds the retiring Charles Anderson and, to ensure a smooth transition, will work in parallel with him until she taking over full responsibility on 21 February 2021. Naaman Jensen ... Read the full article

Zurich UK names Tim Bailey as new CEO

3rd September 2020

The UK arm of global insurer Zurich has announced the appointment of Tim Bailey as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), succeeding Tulsi Naidu as she transitions to CEO of APAC for the Group. Bailey currently serves as Zurich's Chief Operating Officer (COO) for EMEA, and his appointment as UK CEO remains subject ... Read the full article

QBE Re combines Casualty Treaty teams to support growth

3rd September 2020

QBE Re, the reinsurance division of global insurer QBE, has announced the combination of its US and International Casualty Treaty reinsurance teams into one business unit. QBE Re London states that the establishment of a single Casualty Treaty reinsurance team is designed to enable a "unified market proposition" as the company ... Read the full article

WCL bolsters London team with two new appointments

3rd September 2020

WCL, a provider of business solutions targeting electronic placement of risks, accounting and settlement and claims for the commercial re/insurance industry, has bolstered its client offering with two new additions to its team in London. Nick Waghorn has been appointed to the newly-created role of account manager and brings over 20 ... Read the full article

Twelve Capital announces corporate governance changes

3rd September 2020

Twelve Capital, an independent investment manager specialising in insurance investments, has announced a series of changes to its corporate governance structure. The new board composition is seen as a catalyst for the future growth of the group. Urs Ramseier, Founding Partner of Twelve Capital, has been appointed as Group Executive Chairman of ... Read the full article

White Oak adds Lisa Perry as CUO

2nd September 2020

Specialist re/insurance underwriting agency White Oak has appointed Lisa Perry as Chief Underwriting Officer. Perry holds close to 30 years' experience in the industry and her most recent role was as Senior Underwriter at MS Amlin. This appointment will see her steer White Oak's underwriting strategy and develop existing business plans to generate ... Read the full article