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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.

Chubb announces two executive changes

17th June 2022

Global re/insurer Chubb has made two new executive changes. The company has announced, effective immediately, Suresh Krishnan has been named Chief Operating Officer (COO) of ESIS, and Lauren Gillette has been named Executive Vice President, Head of North America Accident & Health. Krishnan most recently served as Head of North America Accident & Health ... Read the full article

PartnerRe hires Ruparelia as Chief Actuarial and Risk Officer

17th June 2022

Bermuda-based PartnerRe has appointed Sima Ruparelia as Chief Actuarial and Risk Officer. She will join the reinsurer on June 27, 2022. Within this role, Ruparelia will be based in London, and will report to PartnerRe’s President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Jacques Bonneau, as a member of the Company’s Executive Leadership Team. As ... Read the full article

Postlewhite to stand down as QBE Re Managing Director

16th June 2022

QBE has announced that Steve Postlewhite, Managing Director of QBE Re, has decided to leave the business following a four-year tenure. Peter Wilkins is to assume the role of interim Managing Director and will oversee QBE Re’s new global alignment strategy and development plans, which were disclosed back in May. The ... Read the full article

Corvus appoints Paul Gaspar as Chief Data Officer

16th June 2022

Corvus Insurance, the specialty MGA, has announced the appointment of Paul Gaspar as Chief Data Officer, effective immediately. In this role, Gaspar will lead Corvus’s data infrastructure evolution and innovation. He is charged with scaling Corvus’s core data streams and identifying new sources of information to build upon the company’s ... Read the full article

Ascot names Elizabeth Johnson as COO for North America insurance

16th June 2022

Ascot has promoted Elizabeth Johnson to the role of COO, North America insurance. According to the firm, the newly formed leadership position will have oversight for the strategic direction of an integrated underwriting, data, and operational organisation which provides streamlined support functions across Ascot’s North America businesses. She will continue to ... Read the full article

Lloyd’s reappoints Bruce Carnegie-Brown as Chairman

16th June 2022

Bruce Carnegie-Brown, who joined the specialist Lloyd's insurance and reinsurance marketplace as Chairman in 2017, has been reappointed for a third term. Effective June 2022 to June 2025, the reappointment sees Carnegie-Brown extend his service to eight years. Previously, he served as the Chairman of Moneysupermarket.com Group and vice-Chairman of Banco Santander. Read the full article

Ascot Re Bermuda makes casualty reinsurance underwriting hire

16th June 2022

Specialty re/insurer Ascot has appointed Brian Tedeschi as a Casualty Reinsurance Underwriter at its reinsurance arm in Bermuda. Tedeschi joins Ascot Re Bermuda from Lockton Re, where he most recently worked as a Reinsurance Broker. He has nearly a decade of industry experience, having started his insurance career at Guy Carpenter in ... Read the full article

GuideOne appoints Bernard Hengesbaugh as CEO

16th June 2022

Bernard Hengesbaugh has been named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of GuideOne Insurance Company (GuideOne), a niche-market insurer that specialises in church insurance in the US. Hengesbaugh is an industry veteran and has served in multiple leadership roles at CNA Insurance. He takes over for Andy Noga, who served as interim CEO for ... Read the full article

Howden appoints Andoni Hernandez as Regional General Counsel

16th June 2022

Howden, the international insurance broker, has announced the appointment of Andoni Hernandez as Regional General Counsel for its Latin America region and Executive Chairman in Brazil, as of June 1st.  Hernandez has over 20 years of experience in similar positions in several jurisdictions, which the company says will ... Read the full article

WTW names two leaders for Natural Resources & Construction lines

16th June 2022

Insurance and reinsurance brokerage, WTW has announced two leadership appoints to its Natural Resources and Construction lines of business within the Asia Corporate Risk & Broking business, effective January 2023. Nicki Tilney will join WTW as Head of Construction, Power & Renewables in Asia, in a new role that has been ... Read the full article

Former NY Chief Insurance Regulator joins Lemonade

15th June 2022

Digital insurance company Lemonade has announced the appointment of Scott Fischer as Head of Government Relations and co-General Counsel. As Lemonade’s first Head of Government Relations, Fischer will provide strategic counsel regarding laws and regulations impacting the company and guide strategy around relationships with key stakeholders throughout the insurance regulatory community. In ... Read the full article

IQUW launches new crisis management insurance class

15th June 2022

IQUW, the property, commercial and specialty re/insurer has launched a new crisis management insurance class to help businesses anticipate, prevent, respond to, and recover from a variety of risks. The re/insurer has also confirmed that the new global crisis management portfolio will be led by Jon Atkinson, an experienced senior specialty ... Read the full article

Liberty Mutual Insurance names Hart EVP, Chief Legal Officer & Secretary

15th June 2022

Liberty Mutual Insurance Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), David Long has announced that effective as of January 2023, Damon Hart has been named Secretary, in addition to his current role as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer. As Secretary, Hart will be overseeing governance for the company's Board of ... Read the full article

Howden names Head of Employee Benefits & Wellbeing in Italy

15th June 2022

International insurance broker, Howden has appointed Cesare Lai as Head of Employee Benefits and Wellbeing for Howden in Italy. Within his new role, Lai brings a wealth of experience, having worked for over 20 years within the industry. Most recently, he served as Chief Executive Officer at Generali Welion. Prior to that ... Read the full article

AXA XL grows US Commercial E&O team

14th June 2022

AXA XL is growing its Commercial Errors & Omissions (E&O) insurance team in the US to meet high levels of demand for professional liability protection from service professionals. In line with this goal, the company has announced the additions of Melissa Sowa as Senior Vice President, Underwriting Manager Miscellaneous Professional Liability, ... Read the full article