Reinsurance News

People moves

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.

AXA XL announces new leadership team, operating model

21st April 2020

AXA XL, the property & casualty and specialty risk division of AXA, has announced a new leadership team and proposed changes to the operating model of its insurance business. Following a strategic review, a proposal has been put forward which would see the creation of a single global insurance underwriting function ... Read the full article

Obsidian Insurance adds Dan Larkin as CUO

21st April 2020

Obsidian Insurance Holdings has added Dan Larkin to its senior management team as Chief Underwriting Officer. Obsidian was recently formed in partnership with industry executives and Genstar Capital. Larkin joins with over 25 years' experience in the insurance industry and most recently served with Allianz as Northeast Zone Midcorp Program Director. Prior to ... Read the full article

Ralph van Helden joins Everest Insurance from Lloyd’s

21st April 2020

Everest Insurance, a division of Bermuda-based Everest Re Group, Ltd., has appointed Ralph van Helden as the Business Development Director for Everest Global Markets, which includes Everest Insurance (Ireland), DAC (EIID), and Lloyd's of London Syndicate 2786. He takes responsibility for developing and deepening regional relationships with Everest Insurance's broker partners, ... Read the full article

Charles Taylor announces Board & leadership changes, CEO Marock to depart

21st April 2020

Charles Taylor, a provider of services and technology solutions to the insurance sector, has announced numerous changes to its Board and Executive Committee, including the departure of Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO), David Marock. At the same time, Edward Creasy has been appointed Executive Chairman for the Group from his previous ... Read the full article

Swiss Re CorSo appoints Matthias Grass as CFO

21st April 2020

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions (Swiss Re CorSo), the commercial insurance arm of reinsurance giant Swiss Re, has revealed that Matthias Grass is to succeed Martin Mueller as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective July 1st, 2020. In his new role, Grass takes responsibility for the oversight of Swiss Re CorSo's Finance function, ... Read the full article

Piiq Risk adds WTW’s Neil Maynard as Senior Partner

20th April 2020

Piiq Risk Partners, the recently branded global aerospace brokerage of BGC Insurance Group, has appointed Neil Maynard as Senior Partner. Maynard will join the business next year and will be based in London, reporting to Marcel Chad, President. He brings extensive broking expertise, having spent more than 25 years at Willis Towers ... Read the full article

Brit Global Specialty adds Shana Stodolski as Assistant VP, Cyber

20th April 2020

Specialty re/insurer Brit has announced the appointment of Shana Stodolski as Assistant Vice President, Cyber, for Brit Global Specialty USA (BGSU). Stodolski will be based in Glastonbury, CT and reports to Jeff Norton, Senior Vice President, Cyber Liability. She will be responsible for supporting the continued growth and underwriting of Cyber for ... Read the full article

Pacific Life names Chief Marketing Officer of Retirement Solutions Division

17th April 2020

US life insurer Pacific Life has announced the appointment of Kevin Kennedy as Senior Vice President, Sales and Chief Marketing Officer of the company’s Retirement Solutions Division. Kennedy joins Pacific Life from AXA Equitable Holdings (EQH), where he served as Managing Director and head of the company's largest business unit, individual ... Read the full article

Chris Flint named President of Farmers New World Life Insurance Company

17th April 2020

US primary insurer Farmers Insurance has announced the appointment of Chris Flint as President of Farmers New World Life Insurance Company. Flint will join the company and take up his new position on April 20, 2020. He will report directly to Steve McAnena, President of Distribution, Life and Financial Services, and will ... Read the full article

Argo Group announces new board members

17th April 2020

Specialty reinsurer Argo Group has announced the election of three new board members at its Annual General Meeting. Appointments include Bernard C. Bailey, Fred R. Donner and Argo Group Chief Executive Officer Kevin J. Rehnberg. Five former directors are retiring from the board, including former Board Chairman Gary V. Woods, F. Sedgwick ... Read the full article

AXIS Capital appoints McCormick CEO of Irish reinsurance legal entity

17th April 2020

Bermudian re/insurer AXIS Capital has appointed Mark McCormick as Chief Executive Officer of AXIS Re SE (ARe). ARe is AXIS Capital’s reinsurance legal entity domiciled in Ireland and regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland, with a Zurich branch. McCormick will be responsible for ARe and the legal entity aspects of its ... Read the full article

James Kelley named President of Hanover Specialty Industrial Property

17th April 2020

The Hanover Insurance Group has named James Kelley as President of Hanover Specialty Industrial Property, replacing James Abraham, who is retiring from the firm in April. In his new role, Kelley will take responsibility for enhancing the company's board portfolio of insurance solutions for complex high hazard industrial business. Most recently, Kelley ... Read the full article

Allianz Partners add Vinay Surana as CEO, Asia Pacific

17th April 2020

Allianz Partners has announced the appointment of Vinay Surana as Regional Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific. Based in Singapore, Surana will lead the Asia Pacific business with responsibility for Australasia, China, Japan, India and South East Asia. He reports directly to Dan Assouline, Global Head of Markets and Board Member, Allianz Partners. Surana ... Read the full article

AXIS Insurance hires Daniel Stevens as Risk Engineer, Renewable Energy

16th April 2020

AXIS Insurance, the insurance arm of Bermuda-based AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, has announced the hiring of Daniel Stevens to the newly created role of Risk Engineer within its Renewable Energy team. In his new role, Stevens will work closely with the firm's Renewable Energy underwriters and also external parties involved in ... Read the full article

Beazley names Bethany Greenwood as Head of Cyber & Exec Risk

16th April 2020

Specialist insurer Beazley has announced the appointment of Bethany Greenwood as Global Head of Cyber & Executive Risk (CyEx) from July 2020. Greenwood, who will also become part of Beazley’s executive committee, joined the company last September to lead the London market and US-based executive risk team. In this role she was ... Read the full article

Getting your daily reinsurance news from Reinsurance News is a simple way to receive only the reinsurance industry news that matters, delivered directly to your email inbox.

  • Only email is mandatory, but the more you tell us about yourself the better we can serve you in future!
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.