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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.

Markel appoints AIG’s Guenter Kryszon to Global Property role

3rd May 2019

Markel Corporation has announced that Guenter Kryszon will be joining the company as Executive Underwriting Officer for Global Property, effective 13 May 2019. Kryszon most recently served as Head of Retail Property at American International Group (AIG). He has spent the previous five years at AIG, moving through several senior roles, including ... Read the full article

Hamilton Re promotes Hanni Ali to SVP for Risk & Analytics

3rd May 2019

Hamilton Re, the reinsurance arm of Bermuda-based Hamilton Insurance Group, has announced the promotion of Hanni Ali to Senior Vice President (SVP), Risk & Analytics. Ali leads the Risk & Analytics function at Hamilton Re, overseeing a team of nine that include catastrophe modellers and data scientists. He is also responsible for ... Read the full article

EC3 Brokers appoints James Murphy Head of Broking

2nd May 2019

Re/insurance specialists EC3 Brokers has announced the appointment of James Murphy to the newly-created role of Head of Broking. Murphy joined on 1 May from Integro Insurance, Brokers where he served as Principal. He will now be responsible for expanding EC3’s marketing activities and developing new partnerships. He has worked in the London ... Read the full article

Chris DeMuth joins BMS Capital Advisory from JLT

2nd May 2019

BMS Group, the independent specialist re/insurance broker, has announced the appointment of Chris DeMuth as Senior Vice President (SVP) at BMS Capital Advisory, its investment banking division. DeMuth joins BMS from JLT Capital Markets, where he most recently served as SVP, providing M&A, capital raise and advisory services to the re/insurance ... Read the full article

Chubb’s Tony Jordan joins AXIS Capital as Group Chief Actuary

2nd May 2019

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited has appointed global re/insurer Chubb's Tony Jordan as its new Group Chief Actuary, reporting to Peter Vogt, AXIS Capital's Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Based in the firm's London office, Jordan will be responsible for overseeing AXIS Capital's corporate actuarial function, which includes reserving functions, capital modelling ... Read the full article

Relation appoints CFO and Head of M&A, adds Jeff Greenberg to Board

2nd May 2019

Independent U.S brokerage Relation Insurance Services has announced the appointment of Chris McKechnie as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Tim Hall as Executive Vice President and Head of M&A. Additionally, following the announcement of its acquisition by Aquiline Capital Partners LLC in February 2019, Relation has added Jeff Greenberg, Chairman ... Read the full article

Aon adds JLT’s Dave Barratt to its UK Risk Settlement team

2nd May 2019

Global insurance and reinsurance broker Aon has appointed JLT's Dave Barratt as a Senior Consultant within its UK Risk Settlement team. Barratt joins after spending 13 years with rival broker JLT, where he was an experienced defined benefits settlement consultant within JLT Employee Benefits. Throughout his career, Barratt has advised numerous trustees and ... Read the full article

Miller adds Richard Griffiths as Political Risk Insurance Specialist

1st May 2019

Global re/insurance broker Miller has added Richard Griffiths as Credit and Political Risk Insurance Specialist, a position that will see him develop the use of non-payment Insurance for banks looking to manage risk and capital effectively. Griffiths started out in 1983 at Barclays Bank, working in the company’s London, and Hong Kong ... Read the full article

Langhorne Re appoints Chief Actuary for Bermuda

1st May 2019

Langhorne Re, a global reinsurer targeting large in-force life and annuity blocks, has announced the appointment of Timothy Gasaatura as Chief Actuary of Langhorne Re Bermuda, its Bermuda domiciled underwriting platform Gasaatura joins Langhorne Re from AIG Bermuda/Fortitude Re, where he most recently served as Chief Risk Officer. In this role, he ... Read the full article

BMS hires Nick Moss as CFO from JLT Re

1st May 2019

BMS Group, the independent specialist re/insurance broker, has announced the appointment of Nick Moss as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Moss joins BMS from JLT Re, where he served as Global and UK Finance Director. He has more than 30 years’ experience in finance and previously held senior finance roles at Novae and ... Read the full article

THB Group appoints new Strategic Binding Authority Director

1st May 2019

Specialist insurance and reinsurance broker, THB Group, has announced the appointment of Steve Ford as Strategic Binding Authority Director. Ford joins from Pen Underwriting, where he was global managing director. THB's binding authority team transacts over $700 million of premium annually. Commented on the appointment, THB Worldwide Specialty Chief Executive Officer (CEO), ... Read the full article

Stephen Catlin, Paul Brand announce launch of specialty re/insurer, Convex

30th April 2019

The launch of Convex Group Limited, an international specialty insurer and reinsurer with $1.8 billion of initial committed capital, has been announced by Stephen Catlin and Paul Brand. The awaited start-up has now launched, and has also received its all-important A- ratings from A.M. Best for its subsidiaries. Unveiled by re/insurance industry experts ... Read the full article

RMS adds Andy Woodhouse as MD for Asia, Japan

30th April 2019

Andy Woodhouse has been appointed as RMS’ Managing Director for Asia and Japan. He joins RMS, a catastrophe risk modelling and analytics firm, from banking software company Temenos, where he served as Regional Services Director. Prior to that he was Head of Product and Business Development at Bloomberg, and Managing Director at ... Read the full article

Faraday CEO Andrew D’Arcy named as Head of Gen Re International P&C

30th April 2019

Gen Re, the global reinsurance subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, has appointed Andrew D’Arcy, current Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Faraday Syndicate 435, as Head of Gen Re International Property & Casualty. Following the appointment, which is effective May 1, 2019, D’Arcy will relinquish the role of Faraday CEO and will join ... Read the full article

Canopius appoints Claudio Saita to lead new Sydney office

29th April 2019

Global specialty insurer and reinsurer, Canopius has announced that it will launch a new office in Sydney, Australia, as it targets expansion in the Asia Pacific region. Subject to regulatory approval, the new, local entity is expected to open in time to underwrite business for the June 30th renewal season. Providing a ... Read the full article

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