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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.

Everest Insurance CUO elected chairman of WCIRB Governing Committee

23rd April 2019

Mike Mulray, the Chief Underwriting Officer at Everest Insurance, has been unanimously approved as Chairman of the Workers' Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau of California (WCIRB) Governing Committee. The WCIRB is a private, nonprofit association comprised of all companies licensed to transact workers' compensation insurance in California and has over 400 member ... Read the full article

AIG’s Dawn Gregg joins Everest Insurance as VP

23rd April 2019

Everest Insurance, a division of Bermuda-based reinsurer Everest Re, has appointed Dawn Gregg as Vice President of its risk management division. Gregg most recently served as Vice President at AIG, where she was responsible for the portfolio management of several regional offices. Based out of New York, Gregg will be tasked with ... Read the full article

Tony Ursano to depart TigerRisk

23rd April 2019

Reinsurance brokerage, risk and capital strategic advisory firm TigerRisk Partners LLC has announced that its President, Tony Ursano, will be stepping down and leaving the organisation. Ursano joined TigerRisk in 2015 to help build the company’s reinsurance broking and investment banking practices into a holistic risk solutions provider and advisor. Rod Fox, ... Read the full article

Francesco Martorana appointed CEO of Generali’s asset management arm

23rd April 2019

Generali Insurance Asset Management S.p.A. Società di gestione del risparmio (GIAM), a division of the Italian insurance giant, has appointed Francesco Martorana as Chief Executive Officer. Martorana replaces Santo Borsellino, who becomes Chairman of the Board of GIAM as well as Head of Generali’s asset and wealth management business unit Martorana also ... Read the full article

Trust Re appoints new CEO to succeed outgoing Fadi Abunahl

23rd April 2019

Trust International Insurance & Reinsurance Company (Trust Re) has announced the appointment of Talal Al Zain as Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO), succeeding Fadi Abunahl. Outgoing CEO, Abunahl, had led the Bahrain-based company for 12 years since 2006, having been with the Group for more than two decades. Abunahl will relocate ... Read the full article

Liberty Mutual elects Jay Hooley to Board of Directors

23rd April 2019

Liberty Mutual Insurance has announced that Jay Hooley has been elected to the company’s Board of Directors. Hooley is the Chairman and former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of State Street Corporation, the U.S financial services and bank holding company. As former CEO of State Street, Hooley was responsible for leading a company ... Read the full article

Thomas Brazil named CEO of Sompo International’s SI Insurance (Europe)

18th April 2019

Thomas Brazil, currently Senior Vice President (SVP), and Head of Europe Property Catastrophe Reinsurance at Sompo International, has been named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SI Insurance (Europe), SA. SI Insurance (Europe) is the insurer and reinsurer's platform for European Economic Area (EEA) insurance operations. In his new role, Brazil will ... Read the full article

Silvestre promoted to Deputy General Manager for France, Liberty Specialty Markets

18th April 2019

A division of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, Liberty Specialty Markets has announced the promotion of Emmanuel Silvestre to Deputy General Manager of its French business. Silvestre will be based in Paris and will report to General Manager for France, Richard Deguettes. He will also retain his responsibilities as Continental Europe Underwriting ... Read the full article

Munich Re names Michael Hauer CEO, Korea

18th April 2019

Global reinsurance giant Munich Re has appointed Michael Hauer to replace Ike Kim as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Korea, effective June 1st, 2019. After nine years as CEO for Korea, Kim is to leave the position and become Executive Director at Munich Re Korea. Hauer, who has been with the reinsurer ... Read the full article

Holborn appoints Peter Beckman as Executive Officer

17th April 2019

U.S. domiciled independent reinsurance brokerage Holborn Corporation has announced the appointment of Peter G. Beckman to the newly created role of Executive Officer. Beckman joins Holborn from Goldman Sachs, where he has held a number of roles within the firm's Corporate Reporting unit since 2003. Reporting to Chairman and CEO Frank Harrison, ... Read the full article

JLT Insurance Management’s Daley named MD of SRS (Bermuda)

17th April 2019

Captive management and consulting service provider, Strategic Risk Solutions (SRS), has announced the appointment of Richard Daley from JLT Insurance Management (Bermuda) Ltd., as Managing Director (MD) of SRS (Bermuda) Ltd. In his new role based in the firm's Bermuda office, effective August 1st, 2019, Daley will work alongside Managing Directors ... Read the full article

Pen Underwriting promotes Nick Milton to Head of UK Sales & Distribution

17th April 2019

Pen Underwriting, a multi-territory managing general agent (MGA), has announced the promotion of Nick Milton to the position of Head of UK Sales & Distribution. In this role, he will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the 16-strong national sales team and the strategic expansion of Pen’s broker relationships in ... Read the full article

Capsicum Re adds Stephen Mathews to Mortgage Indemnity Reinsurance team

17th April 2019

Specialist reinsurance broker Capsicum Re has announced the appointment of Stephen Mathews to its Mortgage Indemnity Reinsurance division. Based in Capsicum Re’s New York office, Mathews will now head up the division’s global analytics capability. He joins the company from Guy Carpenter, where he most recently served as Managing Director, having been ... Read the full article

BIBA adds Tokio Marine Kiln’s Blundell as Head of general insurance

17th April 2019

The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) has announced the appointment of Alastair Blundell as Head of general insurance, a newly-created role. Blundell, formerly Head of Distribution at Tokio Marine Kiln Group, has been appointed to further boost BIBA’s policy team. He will oversee general insurance policy work while representing and progressing issues ... Read the full article

AkinovA adds co-founder of Securis to Advisory Board

16th April 2019

AkinovA, an electronic marketplace for the transfer and trading of insurance risk, has announced the addition of Rob Procter to its Advisory Board. Procter is a co-founder of Securis Investment Partners, an independent insurance-linked securities (ILS) manager, and has served as CEO and Chief Investment Officer at the company. Prior to Securis, ... Read the full article