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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.

Monument Re splits Group CUO & CFO roles

3rd May 2022

Life reinsurance and insurance holding company, Monument Re, has named Alex Brogden as Group Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO) and Carlo Elsinghorst as Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Previously, Brogden served as joint Group CUO & CFO, but Monument Re has now decided to split these positions. The company says the move will ... Read the full article

Arbol hires Kornberger as Chief Revenue Officer & Deputy CFO

3rd May 2022

Insurtech platform and FinTech company Arbol has announced the appointment of Charlie Kornberger, who joins the company as Chief Revenue Officer and Deputy Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Within these roles, Kornberger will oversee all revenue generating programs and operations for Arbol and its subsidiaries. Kornberger joins Arbol from Standard Chartered Bank, where ... Read the full article

EY makes senior hire for its Sustainable Finance team

3rd May 2022

Multinational professional services network, Ernst & Young (EY) has appointed David Rochester as a Director in its General Insurance Sustainable Finance team. Rochester brings over 29 years of experience in the general insurance industry with him towards his new role at EY. His previous roles have included Head of Underwriting and GI ... Read the full article

Berskhire (BHSI) names Kathy Reid Head of Casualty, North America

29th April 2022

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI), the insurance arm of Warren Buffett's global insurance and reinsurance company, has announced the promotion of Kathy Reid to Head of Casualty, North America. Within her new role, Reid brings more than 25 years of insurance industry experience. She has served as Senior Vice President at BHSI ... Read the full article

AXA XL hires Snyder as VP, Senior Underwriter, Excess Casualty, Bermuda

29th April 2022

AXA XL has appointed Christine Snyder to its Bermuda Insurance Excess Casualty team as Vice President, Senior Underwriter. Within this role Snyder’s responsibilities will include delivering profitable underwriting service to clients, which will involve her developing and managing underwriting strategies for renewed and new business within AXA XL’s Excess Casualty portfolio, ... Read the full article

QBE Europe makes Beatriz Valenti Director of Insurance

29th April 2022

QBE Europe, part of QBE Insurance Group – a global insurer and reinsurer, has named Beatriz Valenti as Director of Insurance. Based in Barcelona, Valenti will join QBE Europe on June 15, and will report to Managing Director, Insurance, Cécile Fresneau. Valenti will be taking over the role from Andrea Brock, who ... Read the full article

Liberty Mutual Insurance expands leadership team

29th April 2022

Liberty Mutual Insurance’s Global Risk Solutions (GRS) President, Neeti Bhalla Johnson recently announced the appointments of two newly created global executive leadership positions. Matthew Moore has been appointed President of Underwriting, and Susanne Figueredo Cook has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer. Phil Hobbs was also appointed as President of Liberty Specialty ... Read the full article

Philippe Donnet to remain as Generali CEO

29th April 2022

Shareholders of Italian insurance giant Generali voted today in favour of keeping current Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Philippe Donnet, in his role with a margin of ~56% of voting capital in favour. At the insurer's AGM today, held remotely owing to COVID-19 concerns, Donnet's term was renewed despite a challenge from ... Read the full article

AXA reconfigures its board of directors

29th April 2022

AXA has appointed Antoine Gosset-Grainville and Thomas Buberl as the respective chairman and CEO of the insurer’s board of directors. The firm announced, in a statement, that the appointments follow the approval of the board of directors’ resolutions at its Annual General Meeting. Gosset-Grainville will replace Denis Duverne as chairman of ... Read the full article

AXA XL names Enrique López Torrents as Country Manager, Iberia

29th April 2022

AXA XL, the property and casualty (P&C) and specialty risk division of AXA, has announced the appointment of Enrique López Torrents as Country Manager, Iberia, effective May 9, subject to regulatory approval. Within this role, Enrique will succeed José Ramón Morales, who will be leaving AXA XL to pursue opportunities outside ... Read the full article

Ryan Specialty adds Brian Tyluki to renewable MGU

29th April 2022

Ryan Specialty has announced that Brian Tyluki has joined PERse (Power.Energy.Risk), the firm’s renewable energy managing general underwriter, as an Executive Vice President. Tyluki joins PERse with 18 years of energy insurance experience and specializes in underwriting large complex risks for onshore wind and solar clients. “Brian is an experienced property and ... Read the full article

Mosaic hires Elissa Doroff as head of claims in America

28th April 2022

Mosaic has hired Elissa Doroff to be its new head of claims in America. The firm said that Doroff will over time expand her remit to serve both the US and Canada. She started her insurance career as claims counsel with AIG, and later was cyber and technology product manager at ... Read the full article

Miller makes infrastructure and renewables appointments

28th April 2022

Specialist re/insurance broker, Miller has announced the appointments of Hayley Malin as Head of Infrastructure in its Construction team, and Laura Gil Ramirez as Account Executive in its Renewable Energy and Environmental Technology team (REET). Within their new roles, Hayley will report to Pauline Goreham, Head of Construction, and Laura will ... Read the full article

Allianz adds two non-exec directors to its management board

27th April 2022

Global insurer Allianz has announced the appointments of Teresa Robson-Capps and José Vazquez, who will join the company’s management board as independent non-executive directors (NED). The appointments, which are both subject to regulatory approval, are part of a planned transition strategy, as current board member Rosanne Murison is due to reach ... Read the full article

TWIA General Manager John Polak to retire at the end of 2022

27th April 2022

The Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA) has announced that its General Manager, John Polak will retire at the end of 2022 after 11 years of leading the wind and hail insurer of last resort for the Texas coast. TWIA’s Board of Directors will immediately begin a candidate search to find a ... Read the full article