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Insurance and reinsurance industry hiring, appointments and people moves news and announcements. Covering key hires and people moves across the global reinsurance, commercial and specialty insurance markets.

Tokio Marine HCC appoints Co-Chief Financial Officers

10th October 2019

Specialty insurance group Tokio Marine HCC has announced the appointments of Sharon Brock and Tom Weist as Co-Chief Financial Officers. Effective from October 1, 2019, Brock and Weist take over the role from Brad Irick, who has been named as the next Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Tokio Marine Kiln. Brock ... Read the full article

EIOPA adds members to Insurance & Reinsurance Stakeholder Group

10th October 2019

The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has announced the appointment of Liane Hirner and Desislav Danov as members of its Insurance and Reinsurance Stakeholder Group (IRSG). EIOPA consults its stakeholder groups on action concerning regulatory technical standards and their implementation. Members of stakeholder groups can also submit opinions and advice ... Read the full article

Aspen appoints Mauro Signorelli as Head of International Cyber

9th October 2019

Aspen Insurance, the insurance arm of Bermudian re/insurer Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited, has announced the appointment of Mauro Signorelli as Head of International Cyber. Mauro previously worked as Senior Underwriter, Technology Liability and Cyber Risk Insurance at Aspen Insurance, having joined the company in February 2017. Prior to this, he spent five ... Read the full article

Munich Re US names Anita Kuchma COO, Reinsurance Division

9th October 2019

Munich Reinsurance America, Inc. (Munich Re US), a subsidiary of reinsurance giant Munich Re, has appointed Anita Kuchma as Chief Operations Officer (COO) of the Reinsurance Division. In her new role, Kuchma will report directly to Steve Levy, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Reinsurance Division at Munich Re ... Read the full article

AIG names John Panagakis as CEO of First Principles Capital Management

9th October 2019

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) has announced the appointment of John Panagakis as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of First Principles Capital Management, LLC (FPCM). Acquired in 2015, FCPM is a unit of AIG Investments that serves institutional clients with expertise across the global fixed income securities and derivatives markets. Panagakis joins the ... Read the full article

Ethos adds Brett Wilson as VP of Risk, Actuarial

9th October 2019

Ethos, a life insurtech backed by Munich Re and Assurity Life, has expanded its executive team with the appointment of Brett Wilson as its first Vice President of Risk & Actuarial. Wilson brings nearly two decades’ experience to the role and joins from Old Mutual’s Latin American division, where he served ... Read the full article

Risk Strategies’ Mina named CEO as Christian takes on Executive Chairman role

8th October 2019

U.S. domiciled insurance broker and risk management firm, Risk Strategies, has revealed that its President, John Mina has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Mina succeeds Risk Strategies founder and long-term CEO, Michael Christian, who is moving into the Executive Chairman role. Mina joined the company in April of 2017 from re/insurance ... Read the full article

Resolution Re names Steve Hales as its new CEO

8th October 2019

The reinsurance arm of Bermuda-based Resolution Life Group, Resolution Re, has announced the appointment of Steve Hales as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Hales joined Resolution Life Group in 2017 as Executive Director in Europe, and prior to this, served as Group Head of Connected Insurance at Assicurazioni Generali where he led ... Read the full article

AXA Singapore adds three to leadership team

8th October 2019

AXA Insurance Singapore, part of AXA Group, has announced the appointments of Jeremy Ong as Chief Customer & Operations Officer, Julien Callard as Managing Director of Retail, and Mauricio Coarasa as Chief Financial Officer. As Chief Customer & Operations Officer, Ong will lead several strategic priorities for the organisation focusing on ... Read the full article

Christopher Harris to advise HSCM Bermuda’s re/insurance strategy

8th October 2019

Hudson Structured Capital Management, the insurance-linked securities, reinsurance and transportation focused investment manager, has appointed Christopher Harris as an advisor focused on HSCM Bermuda’s re/insurance strategy. Harris joins the investment manager, which conducts its insurance and reinsurance business as HSCM Bermuda, with over 25 years’ experience. He is currently an independent director ... Read the full article

Marsh JLT Specialty bolsters aviation practice in both London & New York

8th October 2019

Global insurance and reinsurance brokerage, Marsh, has announced a number of appointments to the Aviation Practice in London and New York within Marsh JLT Specialty. Based in London, Tony Ambrose and Martyn Holland are set to join as Managing Directors and will report to Andy Smith, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer ... Read the full article

Ascent appoints cyber underwriters from Beazley & Equinox

8th October 2019

Ascent Underwriting, the cyber and specialty lines MGA and a founding partner of Optio, has announced the appointment of cyber underwriters Kieran Shiret and Henry Rydon. Shiret and Rydon previously held underwriting roles at Beazley and Equinox, respectively. They are expected to bring additional cyber expertise and experience to Optio, particularly in ... Read the full article

Lockton adds Marsh’s Tom Orrico as SVP, MD of financial institutions

8th October 2019

Global re/insurance brokerage Lockton has announced the appointment of Tom Orrico to the role of senior vice president, managing director of financial institutions. Orrico brings 28 years’ experience to the role and joins from Marsh, where he built and led the financial institutions practice. Effective October 14, he will be based in ... Read the full article

Globe adds David Dymond as Head of Marine & Transport

8th October 2019

Globe Underwriting, the UK-based managing general agent part of the BGC Insurance Group, has announced the appointment of David Dymond as Head of Marine and Transport, effective immediately. For the last three years, Dymond has served as Head of Underwriting for Marine and Transport at Globe. His appointment follows the retirement of ... Read the full article

Tokio Marine Kiln appoints newly created Head of Intellectual Property

7th October 2019

Tokio Marine Kiln's Aoife Woulfe has been appointed to the newly created position of Head of Intellectual Property (IP), reporting to Head of Enterprise Risk, Laila Khudairi. In her new role, Woulfe will have a focus on developing innovative IP products and wordings, designed to accelerate the expansion of Tokio Marine ... Read the full article

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