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Insurance and reinsurance industry hiring, appointments and people moves news and announcements. Covering key hires and people moves across the global reinsurance, commercial and specialty insurance markets.

Guy Carpenter expands international analytics and advisory capabilities

13th May 2019

Global reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter has announced a number of international analytics and advisory appointments in London, including the addition of Richard Rodriguez as its new Head of Analytics and Advisory, UK and Global Specialties. Previously a Chief Actuary at Lloyd's of London, Read the full article

Resolution Life adds Rob Devey as Independent Non-Exec Director

10th May 2019

Resolution Life Group, a long-term manager of legacy life insurance portfolios, has announced the appointment of Rob Devey as an Independent Non-Executive Director. Devey was previously an Executive Director of Prudential and Chief Executive Officer of Prudential UK and Europe, and CEO of Towry. He currently serves as Chairman of Modulr Finance ... Read the full article

Amerisure hires Robert Bateman as CFO & Treasurer

10th May 2019

Amerisure Mutual Insurance Company, the U.S property and casualty insurer, has announced the appointment of Robert Bateman as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Treasurer. He will succeed outgoing CFO Matthew Simon, who is retiring from Amerisure after 21 years of service. Bateman joins the company from Infinity Property & Casualty ... Read the full article

ProSight names Hannon CEO, as Beneducci takes Exec Chairman role

10th May 2019

ProSight Specialty Insurance has announced that Larry Hannon will take over as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), succeeding Joe Benducci, who will be moving into the role of Executive Chairman. Beneducci, who founded ProSight in 2009, will remain as Chairman until May 2020. He has previous experience as President & CEO of ... Read the full article

Bredahl resigns from Third Point Re as Malloy named CEO

10th May 2019

Third Point Reinsurance Ltd., the Bermuda-based, hedge fund backed reinsurer, has announced that Daniel Malloy is to take over the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) from Robert Bredahl, whose resignation has been accepted by the Board of Directors. Malloy, who currently leads the company’s main operating subsidiary, Third Point Reinsurance Company ... Read the full article

AFL Insurance Brokers names Jonathan Bines as UK CEO

10th May 2019

Independent Lloyd’s broker AFL Insurance Brokers Ltd has announced the appointment of Jonathan Bines as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AFL UK, effective June 1. Bines joined AFL in April 2018 as Chief Commercial Officer, having arrived from JLT, where he was a Senior Partner for Specialty Property & Casualty. He ... Read the full article

Allianz (AGCS) makes senior appointments to alternative risk transfer unit

9th May 2019

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS) has announced that Grant Maxwell, current Head of Alternative Risk Transfer (ART) for its Regional Unit London (RUL), is to move into a newly created global role as Head of Underwriting and Portfolio Management. Additionally, Dan Tomlinson, currently a senior ART underwriter in London, ... Read the full article

Liberty Specialty appoints new Claims Manager for Energy, Property and Construction

9th May 2019

Gavin Coley has joined Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), a division of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, as Claims Manager - Energy, Property and Construction, effective immediately. Coley joins LSM from Neon Underwriting, where he was Technical Head of Claims for two years, contributing to the delivery and implementation of the company's claims ... Read the full article

MetLife hires Patrik Ringstroem as Chief Strategy Officer

9th May 2019

MetLife has announced that Patrik Ringstroem will join the company in July as Chief Strategy Officer, reporting to President and CEO Michel Khalaf. In this role, Ringstroem will be tasked with leading the team responsible for MetLife’s global strategy to help drive top and bottom line financial performance. He succeeds Rebecca Tadikonda, ... Read the full article

Markel’s Nick James joins Arcus 1856 as head of North America property treaty

9th May 2019

Arcus Syndicate 1856 at Lloyd’s has appointed Nick James from Markel International as underwriting manager for North America property treaty. Arcus Syndicate 1856 is backed by third-party funds under the management of the Credit Suisse insurance and reinsurance linked investment team. He joins from Markel International, where he was Managing Director, property ... Read the full article

Canopius’ Linus Phoon joins Munich Re as CEO for Singapore & Southeast Asia

9th May 2019

Munich Re has announced the appointment of Linus Phoon from Canopius as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Singapore & Southeast Asia, effective May 2nd, 2019. Phoon joins the reinsurance giant from Canopius, where he held the position as CEO Reinsurance Asia, since 2008. In his new role he will be based in ... Read the full article

Aon’s Jay Demeusy named US Vice Chairman, Reinsurance Solutions

9th May 2019

Global insurance and reinsurance broker Aon has appointed Jay Demeusy as US Vice Chairman of its Reinsurance Solutions business. Demeusy will also continue to chair the newly created Global Construction & Inland Marine Practice Group and will continue to lead the US retrocessional solutions team within Aon's Reinsurance Solutions division. He has ... Read the full article

Guy Carpenter announces numerous senior appointments

8th May 2019

Reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter has announced a number of international leadership appointments in light of Marsh & McLennan Companies' acquisition of JLT. The appointments are effective immediately and the reinsurance broker says that they reflect its efforts to align the firm's structure, and integrate the capabilities of JLT Re, ultimately creating ... Read the full article

Beazley names Richard Montminy Global Head of Property

8th May 2019

Specialist insurer Beazley has announced the appointment of Richard Montminy as Global Head of Property, effective May 20th, 2019. He brings more than 30 years of experience in both broking and senior underwriting within the commercial property space. Montminy joins Beazley from Zurich North America, where he was most recently Head of ... Read the full article

Talbot founder Rupert Atkin steps down as Non-Exec Chairman

8th May 2019

David Batchelor has been appointed Non-Executive Chairman of Talbot Group, the Lloyd's of London re/insurer acquired by AIG through its acquisition of Validus Holdings in 2018. The appointment is effective after the receipt of regulatory and Lloyd's approval. Batchelor, formerly of broker Marsh, replaces Talbot founder Rupert Atkin, who steps down ... Read the full article

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