Reinsurance News

People moves

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.

Jennifer D’Arcy joins Ed as EVP, Head of Facultative Reinsurance

18th July 2019

Jennifer D'Arcy has joined global reinsurance brokerage Ed as Executive Vice President (EVP) and Head of Facultative Reinsurance, reporting to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ed's reinsurance broking business, Kieran Angelini-Hurll. She joins the global broker from Price Forbes, where she most recently served as Executive Director, Head of Cargo Reinsurance. ... Read the full article

ABIR elects Hamilton’s Albo as Deputy Chair, adds Convex to membership

18th July 2019

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers (ABIR) has elected Hamilton Insurance Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Pina Albo as its Deputy Chair. Albo fills the unexpired term of Validus Re CEO Kean Driscoll, who stepped down from the position after his recent appointment as Global Chief Underwriting Officer for AIG’s ... Read the full article

Tokio Marine HCC expands Surety team in Amsterdam

18th July 2019

Tokio Marine HCC has announced the appointment of Chris Marx as Senior Surety Underwriter – Netherlands, effective from July 1, 2019. Marx will report directly to Björn Eding, Head of Surety – Netherlands, who was appointed on 1 February 2019. With these hires, Tokoi Marine HCC continues the expansion of its international ... Read the full article

WTW adds Marsh trio to Financial Institutions business

18th July 2019

Global re/insurance brokerage Willis Towers Watson has announced a series of additions across its financial institutions business in Canada. All three appointees have been picked up from Marsh, will be based in Toronto and report to Allison Barrett, Global Head of FINEX FI, and John Haas, Head of Corporate Risk and ... Read the full article

Hamilton Insurance Group adds Chief Technology Officer

18th July 2019

Venkat Krishnamoorthy has joined Bermuda-based insurer and reinsurer, Hamilton Insurance Group, Ltd. from Coleman Research, to the newly created position of Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Effective August 5th, 2019, Krishnamoorthy will report to Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Pina Albo. In his new role, he will take responsibility for the continued ... Read the full article

Darren Zeidel named Aon’s General Counsel

17th July 2019

Global brokerage Aon has announced the appointment of Darren Zeidel to the role of Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Company Secretary. Effective July 22, Zeidel leads the Aon’s global law department and manage legal, compliance, regulatory and public affairs. He succeeds Peter Lieb following his departure from the company in early ... Read the full article

Fairfax appoints Carmilani to organic growth role, names Iglesias as CEO of Allied World

17th July 2019

Fairfax Financial Holdings has announced the appointment of Scott Carmilani to Fairfax Insurance Group in a new role that will see him promote organic growth and collaboration initiatives across the company’s global re/insurance operations. At the same time, Lou Iglesias has been appointed to take over from Carmilani as Chief Executive ... Read the full article

Joshua Walker joins Aon’s Intellectual Property Solutions as Chief Product Officer

17th July 2019

Global insurance and reinsurance brokerage Aon has appointed Joshua Walker Chief Product Officer for the firm's Intellectual Property Solutions division, based in San Francisco. In his new role, Walker will lead the team as it continues to develop and evolve a comprehensive set of consulting, valuation and risk transfer offerings within ... Read the full article

Allianz (AGCS) recruits CEO for South America from Zurich

17th July 2019

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS), the corporate insurance carrier of Allianz Group, has announced the appointment of Glaucia Smithson as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of South America. From August 12th, Smithson will succeed outgoing regional leader Angelo Colomo, who is due to leave AGCS in the Autumn. Based in São ... Read the full article

Victor promotes John Stephenson to UK Manager role

17th July 2019

Victor Insurance Holdings, the Managing General Underwriter previously known as The Schinnerer Group, has promoted John Stephenson to the position of Country Manager, UK. Having previously served as Commercial Director, Stephenson first joined Victor in 2014 and holds over 20 years’ industry experience. He succeeds Paul Drake who, as previously announced, will ... Read the full article

B3i appoints John Carolin CEO

17th July 2019

The Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative (B3i) has announced that after serving as interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO) since March, 2019, John Carolin will take on the position on a permanent basis. Carolin joined B3i in March, 2018 as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), and as interim CEO he oversaw the delivery of ... Read the full article

Apollo Syndicate Management hires Nick Burkinshaw as CUO

16th July 2019

Apollo Syndicate Management, the independent specialist insurer and reinsurer at Lloyd’s, has announced the appointment of Nick Burkinshaw to the newly created position of Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO). Burkinshaw will be tasked with overseeing the development of Apollo’s underwriting strategy, reporting to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) David Ibeson. He will be supported ... Read the full article

Dunlap appointed Head of Construction Broking in NA, Willis Towers Watson

16th July 2019

Insurance and reinsurance broker Willis Towers Watson (WTW) has named Jim Dunlap as its new Head of Construction Broking in North America (NA), based in Chicago. In his new role, Dunlap will report to Joseph Peiser, Head of Broking North America. WTW states that Dunlap will be tasked with overseeing the ... Read the full article

Arthur J. Gallagher appoints CEO of Employee Benefits Consulting Division in UK

16th July 2019

Global insurance brokerage Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has announced the appointment of Nick Burns as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of its Employee Benefits Consulting Division in the UK. Prior to joining Gallagher, Burns was the CEO of PIFC Group, Bluefin Corporate Consulting and Capita Employee Solutions. More recently he has operated ... Read the full article

Joshila Tailor joins Everest Insurance from Charles Taylor

15th July 2019

Everest Insurance, a division of Bermuda-based reinsurer Everest Re Group, Ltd., has hired Joshila Tailor as the Global Head of Fine Art and Specie for Everest Insurance International, which includes Everest Insurance Ireland, dac. and Lloyd's Syndicate 2786. Tailor brings more than two decades of industry experience to the role, all ... Read the full article