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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.

Gallagher appoints Aviva’s Piper as Head of Strategic Account Management

20th January 2023

Gallagher has announced that it has appointed Louise Piper as Head of Strategic Account Management, where she will report to Specialty CEO, Jonathan Turner. In the role, she will be responsible for the management of Gallagher’s offering to large multinational clients. She will also work alongside the specialist broking teams in ... Read the full article

CRC names Kristyn Smallcombe Casualty Practice Group Director

20th January 2023

CRC Group, a wholesale specialty insurance distributor in North America, has appointed Kristyn Smallcombe as Casualty Practice Group Director, within the Commercial Solutions Division. Based in Chicago, Smallcombe will start her new role on January 24, and will report to Bob Greenebaum, the Division’s National Casualty Practice Group Leader. In her ... Read the full article

Aspen Capital Markets hires Chris Lee from Hiscox Re & ILS as COO

20th January 2023

Aspen Insurance Holdings has announced the appointment of Chris Lee as Chief Operating Officer of Aspen Capital Markets, the alternative reinsurance arm of Aspen. In the new role, Lee will be responsible for driving strategic investments in technology and change to support the continued growth of Aspen Capital Markets. Based in Bermuda, ... Read the full article

Nexus names Farah Rostamzad Head of Trade Credit

20th January 2023

Nexus Underwriting, an independent specialty Managing General Agent (MGA), has appointed Farah Rostamzad as Head of Trade Credit, a Paris-based role. Originally trained in insurance law, Rostamzad spent some time at Cabinet Bardon and LOYER & ABELLO before joining HSBC Insurance in 2015 as Wealth Expert (IFA Services). After she left HSBC ... Read the full article

Marsh announces new leadership appointments in Europe

20th January 2023

Insurance broker and risk advisor Marsh, has announced three new leadership appointments in Europe. Nilay Ozden was named Leader of Marsh Specialty, Europe. Cristian Fugaciu and Artur Grzeskowiak were appointed co-CEOs, Central & Eastern Europe (CEE). Based in London, Ozden will report to Lucy Clarke, President, Marsh Specialty and Global Placement, ... Read the full article

Tysers to welcome a substantial number of new hires

20th January 2023

Tysers, an independent Lloyd’s broker and part of AUB Group, has announced that in early 2023, it will welcome more than 20 new hires to the business. They will join divisions across the business, including North America P&C, Marine & Aviation, Reinsurance and Retail, according to Tysers. The addition of this new ... Read the full article

Marco strengthens Polo Works management team with new appointments

20th January 2023

Marco Capital, a European P&C legacy solutions and insurance services group, has announced important changes to leadership in its businesses PCIS (Polo Commercial Insurance Services) and PMA (Polo Managing Agency). Paul Andrews joins Polo Works as Group CEO and PMA CEO, succeeding Simon Sykes. Richard Lawson joins as CEO of PCIS. Polo ... Read the full article

Generali GC&C names Christian Kanu as CEO

19th January 2023

Generali Global Corporate & Commercial (GC&C) has announced the appointment of Christian Kanu as Chief Executive Officer, set to take effect from January 30, 2023. In the new role, Kanu will manage the implementation of the Generali Global Corporate & Commercial business in all markets where GC&C is present, in line ... Read the full article

Liberty Specialty Markets promotes Owen to Global Head of FRS

19th January 2023

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM) has promoted Huw Owen to the role of Global Head of Financial Risk Solutions (FRS), effective immediately. Owen will be based in London where he will report to Rachel Conran, Chief Underwriting Officer. In the role, Owen will be responsible for strategic development of the global FRS team. ... Read the full article

RSA makes senior additions to CIO leadership team

19th January 2023

RSA Insurance has announced the additions of Sally Ng and Katie Hermans to it CIO leadership team as Specialty & Commercial Delivery Director and as Head of Technology Risk Management, respectively. Ng will be responsible for driving the technology transformation roadmap for RSA Commercial Lines, Specialty Lines and European businesses. She brings ... Read the full article

Inver Re appoints Kurt Cripps as Global Head of Parametric

19th January 2023

Inver Re, The Ardonagh Group’s reinsurance broker, has announced the appointment of Kurt Cripps as Global Head of Parametric. In the newly created role, Cripps will be responsible for leading parametric solutions, building a dedicated global parametric team, and working across the broader $13 billion premium Ardonagh Group. Cripps is an alternative ... Read the full article

Robert Perry named UK CEO, Credit Specialties, Marsh Specialty

19th January 2023

Insurance broker Marsh has appointed Robert Perry as UK Chief Executive Officer, Credit Specialties, Marsh Specialty. Perry takes on this new role in addition to his current role at Marsh as Global Political Risk & Structured Credit Leader. Based in London, Perry will report to Nick Robson - Global Leader, Credit Specialties, ... Read the full article

Rick Grimes named National Wholesale Practice Leader of One80 Intermediaries

19th January 2023

Specialty insurance broker One80 Intermediaries has appointed Rick Grimes as National Wholesale Practice Leader. In the role, Grimes will lead One80’s wholesale distribution strategy for key lines of business, which includes property, casualty, financial lines, excess, life sciences and environmental coverages. Prior to this appointment, Grimes served as Managing Director & Financial ... Read the full article

Great American announces leadership promotions within P&C Group

18th January 2023

Great American Insurance Group has announced the promotions of  Brian D. DeSoto, Carrie A. Little and Richard L. Suter to the role of Divisional Group President. DeSoto joined Great American in 2008, when he started his career at the firm serving in their Corporate Claims Division. In 2010, he then joined ... Read the full article

Active Re appoints top execs to global credit & surety team

18th January 2023

Active Re, a provider of reinsurance solutions for financial institutions, has announced additions to its Credit & Surety team, naming Erik Feigelson Johansson, as Head of Global Credit & Surety Underwriting and Nathalie Gordon, as Senior Underwriter – Credit & Surety. Ramon Martinez Carrera, the CEO of Active Re, made the ... Read the full article