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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.

Lockton adds Marsh’s Tom Orrico as SVP, MD of financial institutions

8th October 2019

Global re/insurance brokerage Lockton has announced the appointment of Tom Orrico to the role of senior vice president, managing director of financial institutions. Orrico brings 28 years’ experience to the role and joins from Marsh, where he built and led the financial institutions practice. Effective October 14, he will be based in ... Read the full article

Globe adds David Dymond as Head of Marine & Transport

8th October 2019

Globe Underwriting, the UK-based managing general agent part of the BGC Insurance Group, has announced the appointment of David Dymond as Head of Marine and Transport, effective immediately. For the last three years, Dymond has served as Head of Underwriting for Marine and Transport at Globe. His appointment follows the retirement of ... Read the full article

Tokio Marine Kiln appoints newly created Head of Intellectual Property

7th October 2019

Tokio Marine Kiln's Aoife Woulfe has been appointed to the newly created position of Head of Intellectual Property (IP), reporting to Head of Enterprise Risk, Laila Khudairi. In her new role, Woulfe will have a focus on developing innovative IP products and wordings, designed to accelerate the expansion of Tokio Marine ... Read the full article

Aston Lark adds Andrew Scola as Chief Technology & Operating Officer

7th October 2019

UK insurance broker Aston Lark has announced the appointment of Andrew Scola to its executive leadership team as Group Chief Technology & Operating Officer. Scola took up the newly created position on 1 October. He has over 20 years’ experience as a Management Consultant leading complex change programmes as well as directing ... Read the full article

HDI adds to US engineering lines, construction casualty practices

7th October 2019

The US subsidiary of international industrial lines insurer HDI Global SE has announced a series of appointments within its engineering lines and construction casualty practices. Carisa Winters joins as senior engineering lines underwriter and brings nearly 20 years' experience to the role. She has held various underwriting and management positions in the ... Read the full article

Guy Carpenter names Guerriero Interim Head of International Fac

7th October 2019

Reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter has announced the appointment of Frank Guerriero as Interim Head of International Facultative Operations. Guerriero succeeds Paul Summers who has left the firm to pursue other opportunities. In his new role, he will report to Chief Executive Officer (CEO), International, Guy Carpenter, James Nash. Guerriero has been with ... Read the full article

Brown & Brown appoints Boyd to tech-focused Senior VP role

4th October 2019

Insurance brokerage Brown & Brown has announced the appointment of Stephen Boyd as Senior Vice President of Technology, innovation and Digital Strategy. Boyd joins from Arrowhead General Insurance Agency, where for nearly ten years he served as President and Chief Operating Officer. This new role will see him work closely with leadership ... Read the full article

HDI Global Specialty bolsters London contingency team

4th October 2019

HDI Global Specialty SE, a joint venture of reinsurance giant Hannover Re and HDI Global SE, has appointed Martin Holness to lead its London contingency team, while Sheena Williams joins as Senior Underwriter. Holness brings over 30 years’ experience and was most recently head of contingency at Amtrust. He will report into ... Read the full article

Tokio Marine HCC makes senior surety hires in France

4th October 2019

Tokio Marine HCC has announced the appointments of Jennifer Metcalfe as Senior Surety Underwriter for France, effective from 16 September. She will report to Aymeric Vinet Desrues, Head of Surety - France, who was appointed in February 2019. Based in Paris, Metcalfe and Vinet Desrues will support medium and large-sized businesses both ... Read the full article

CFC adds Avraam to Medical Malpractice underwriting team

3rd October 2019

Specialist insurer CFC has recently announced the appointment of Avraam Avraam to its Medical Malpractice underwriting team. He will serve as team leader and work alongside practice leader Sharon Brennan in order to help develop the firm’s book of non-US international business. Avraam brings over 30 years’ experience in underwriting and broking, ... Read the full article

Reinsurance broker Ed adds divisional director to Risk Solutions unit

3rd October 2019

Global reinsurance brokerage Ed has appointed Richard Laird as a divisional director in its Risk Solutions division, based in London. Laird previously served as executive director at Price Forbes Risk Solutions, a specialty broker specializing in reinsurance and insurance MGA/Delegated Authority business.  Prior to Price Forbes Risk Solutions, Laird worked at ... Read the full article

Chubb names Joe Vasquez as President of Combined Insurance

2nd October 2019

Global insurer and reinsurer Chubb has announced the appointment of Joe Vasquez as President of Combined Insurance, effective immediately. Vasquez was previously Senior Vice President at Chubb Group and head of the company’s global accident and health insurance business. In his new position, he succeeds Kevin Goulding, who is set to retire ... Read the full article

Sedgwick adjusts senior leadership roles for UK & International operations

2nd October 2019

Sedgwick, a global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits, and integrated business solutions, has made several changes to its senior leadership team in the UK to support its international growth strategy. Firstly, Stewart Steel, currently CEO of Sedgwick UK, Middle East & Africa, has been selected to oversee a newly combined operating ... Read the full article

R&Q recruits Chief Restructuring Officer from KPMG

2nd October 2019

Randall & Quilter Investment Holdings Ltd. (R&Q), the non-life legacy insurance investor and capacity provider of US and European program business, has appointed Mike Walker to the newly-created position of Chief Restructuring Officer. Walker arrives from KPMG, where he served as a Partner for more than 15 years and occupied a ... Read the full article

Miller adds Financial Institutions, D&O specialist Thomas Coates

2nd October 2019

Global re/insurance broker Miller has appointed Thomas Coates to develop the firm’s financial institutions and directors & officers offering and to produce new business in North America and Asia-Pacific. Coates joins with close to 20 years’ market experience, during which time he has placed business across a number of markets globally. He ... Read the full article

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