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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.

Arthur J. Gallagher adds Christopher Miskel to Board

16th March 2020

International insurance brokerage firm, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has announced the appointment of Christopher Miskel to its Board of Directors. Miskel currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Versiti, Inc., a nonprofit holding company for affiliated blood centers across the upper Midwest of the US. Previously, he served in ... Read the full article

Liberty Mutual Re names Dan Carroll as Senior Underwriter, Aviation Treaty

16th March 2020

Liberty Mutual Re, the reinsurance arm of Liberty Mutual Insurance, has announced the appointment of Dan Carroll as Senior Underwriter, Aviation Treaty Reinsurance. Based in London, Carroll reports to Hans Towler, Head of Aviation, and takes up his new role effective immediately. In this role, Carroll takes responsibility for underwriting as well ... Read the full article

EC3 Brokers sets up international financial & professional lines division

16th March 2020

EC3 Brokers, the Lloyd's of London headquartered commercial lines broker, has announced the establishment of its international financial and professional lines division with the appointment of David Purdy as divisional director. In this role, Purdy will be responsible for growing the business while servicing clients in both the wholesale and retail ... Read the full article

Ryan Specialty Group appoints Mark Katz EVP, general counsel

13th March 2020

Ryan Specialty Group has announced the appointment of Mark Katz as executive vice president, general counsel. Katz joined RSG in February 2019 as senior vice president and counsel, insurance services and has been responsible for leading a team focused on supporting the insurance operations of Ryan Specialty Group and its subsidiaries. He ... Read the full article

Swiss Re appoints Hadi Riachi CEO of India branch

13th March 2020

Global reinsurance giant Swiss Re has announced the appointment of Hadi Riachi as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of its India branch, effective April 1st, 2020. Riachi's appointment remains subject to regulatory approvals and sees him takeover from G. Satish Raju, who is to pursue other opportunities outside of Swiss Re. In his ... Read the full article

HDI Global SE adds Allianz’ Oliver Davies to London office

13th March 2020

Primary commercial specialist HDI Global SE has appointed Oliver Davies as distribution and strategic initiatives manager for London. Effective March 16, Davies will be responsible for the development and oversight of HDI’s key account and broker relationships in London and the South. He reports to director of distribution Stephanie Ogden. Davies joins ... Read the full article

Quantemplate adds new hires to sales and solutions teams

12th March 2020

Quantemplate, a provider of cloud-based automated data solutions for the re/insurance industry, has announced the appointments of Simon Fagg, Rick de Jager, and Shannon Perry. The new hires have joined both the sales and solutions teams respectively and will be responsible for continuing the growth and expansion of the company across ... Read the full article

EC3 Brokers launches US property wholesale unit

12th March 2020

EC3 Brokers has launched its London-based U.S. property wholesale division, and named Matthew Jeffery as Managing Director and David and Daniel Jeffery as Divisional Directors. All three joined EC3 Brokers at the end of 2019 and in their new roles, will report to James Murphy, Head of Broking at EC3 Brokers. Combined, ... Read the full article

QBE North America appoints Dan Moore COO

12th March 2020

The North American division of global insurer QBE has appointed Dan Moore as Chief Operating Officer. Effective immediately, Moore will lead claims, technology and operations and oversee communications and branding. He reports to QBE North America Chief Executive Officer Todd Jones and will serve as a member of the company’s executive committee. Moore ... Read the full article

Gallagher promotes Moon to senior sales director role

11th March 2020

Global re/insurance broker Gallagher has promoted Kathryn Moon to the role of sales director for northern England, the Midlands, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Moon’s new role will see her take responsibility for defining and implementing Gallagher’s business development agenda for the region. She has been with the company since 2013 and has ... Read the full article

Skuld makes changes to London management team

11th March 2020

Marine insurer Skuld has announced some changes to its London management team, including the relocation of Chief Business Development Officer, Gregory Thomas to Norway from London. Thomas' relocation is effective July 1st and from the Oslo headquarters, he will continue to drive the developments of Skuld's global commercial business. At the same ... Read the full article

UIB announces two senior appointments

11th March 2020

International re/insurance broker UIB has announced the appointments of Carl Smith as Operations Director and Olivier Carriere as a Senior Risk Engineer. Smith will join the firm in mid-April, reporting to UIBL CEO Shaun Barrington. He arrives from Marsh, where he previously held the roles of COO Specialty Practices between 2010 and ... Read the full article

OdysseyRe makes leadership changes as Dickson joins Hudson arm

10th March 2020

Odyssey Reinsurance Company (OdysseyRe) has named Alberto Marcano as Senior Vice President (SVP) and Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO) for Treaty in its Latin America unit, as Andrew Dickson transitions to a new role as Head of Surety for Hudson Insurance Group. Marcano brings more than three decades of insurance and reinsurance ... Read the full article

Marsh announces Brian Hanuschak as CEO of Victor

10th March 2020

Global insurance brokerage Marsh has announced the appointment of Brian Hanuschak as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Victor Insurance Holdings, effective immediately. In his expanded role as CEO of the world's largest managing general underwriter (MGU), Hanuschak takes oversight of the company's global operations including Victor North America, ICAT, Dovetail, and ... Read the full article

Protecdiv adds Lester Pierre as CTO

10th March 2020

Specialty property and casualty re/insurance broker Protecdiv has appointed Lester Pierre as Chief Technology Officer and Chief Information Security Officer. Pierre was co-founder and CTO for software development company Wall Street Network and spent eleven years as VP and Chief Information Officer at reinsurance broker Holborn Corporation. “Leveraging leading-edge process and technology ... Read the full article

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