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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.

Aspen adds Theresa Froehlich to Board; announces leadership changes

12th June 2020

Bermuda-based insurer and reinsurer Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited has announced the appointment of Theresa Froehlich to its Board as a Non-Executive Director, alongside some additional leadership changes. Froehlich's appointment to the Board is in addition to her roles as Chair of Aspen Insurance UK Limited (AIUK) and non-executive director of AIUK ... Read the full article

Zurich adds Belinda Bates as Senior Climate Change Risk Consultant

11th June 2020

Global insurer Zurich has appointed Belinda Bates as Senior Risk Consultant Climate Change in Commercial Insurance. In her new role in Bates will be working with Amar Rahman, Global Natural Hazards Practice Leader, as well as the Underwriting teams, to further develop and deploy Zurich’s Climate Change Resilience Services. Prior to joining ... Read the full article

Rich Macrane joins BMS from WTW as EVP, Casualty Fac Leader, US

11th June 2020

Specialist insurance and reinsurance brokerage BMS Group has named Rich Macrane as Executive Vice President (EVP), Casualty Facultative Leader, effective June 22nd, 2020. In his new role, Macrane will be based in the company's Philadelphia office and will report to Pete Chandler, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of BMS' U.S. ... Read the full article

Thomas Miller appoints Frank Bergert to lead German business

11th June 2020

Thomas Miller, a provider of insurance, professional and investment services, has announced the appointment of Frank Bergert as Chief Executive of Thomas Miller Hamburg. Bergert succeeds Tobias Braun, who has left the business after eight years to pursue new endeavours in the industry. Frank Bergert has been involved with the business since ... Read the full article

SCOR Channel names Heads of Underwriting Insight & Terrorism

11th June 2020

SCOR Channel, part of SCOR’s Specialty Insurance platform, has announced the appointments of Christian Stanley as Head of Underwriting Insight and Christianna Vandoorne as Head of Terrorism and Political Violence. Stanley was previously the Casualty Executive of Lloyd’s’ underwriting performance management directorate. In this role, he was responsible for the oversight of ... Read the full article

IRB Brasil Re adds Cavalcante as senior advisor, chair of board

11th June 2020

Brazilian reinsurer IRB Brasil Re has announced the appointment of Cesar Cavalcante as direct advisor of the CEO and chairperson of the reinsurer's Board of Administration, Antônio Cássio dos Santos. Cavalcante brings more than 40 years in the insurance and reinsurance market. He has worked in projects at large companies in the ... Read the full article

Jerome Swinscoe takes over as President of Tokio Marine HCC – Credit Group

11th June 2020

Tokio Marine HCC (TMHCC) has announced that Jerome Swinscoe will take over as President of Tokio Marine HCC – Credit Group, as current President Mark Reynolds transitions into a new role as Chairman. Both appointments will be effective as of January 1, 2021. Swinscoe currently serves as Chief Underwriting Officer of Tokio ... Read the full article

Enstar announces $610mn StarStone US recapitalisation

11th June 2020

Enstar Group Limited has agreed to a $610 million recapitalisation of StarStone U.S. Holdings, Inc. led by SkyKnight, Dragoneer, and Aquiline, as the company repositions towards specialty excess & surplus (E&S) growth. Investors SkyKnight Capital, L.P., Dragoneer Investment Group and Aquiline Capital Partners LLC have committed $610 million in fresh equity ... Read the full article

AIG Re names Paschal Brooks as CEO of AlphaCat

11th June 2020

American International Group (AIG) has announced that Paschal Brooks has taken on the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AlphaCat Capital Inc., an AIG subsidiary that provides investment advisory services to the insurance-linked securities (ILS) space. Brooks' appointment is effective April 1st, 2020 and he reports to Chris Schaper, CEO ... Read the full article

Lockton Re adds Bissett & Foreman from Aon

10th June 2020

Lockton Re, the reinsurance broking arm of the privately held and independent intermediary, has added two senior appointments in Bob Bissett and Matt Foreman from Aon. The two senior London hires see the broker make steps towards the build-out of a new retrocessional reinsurance practice. Bissett has been with Aon for almost ... Read the full article

Ibrahima Cheikh Diong elected as ARC Group Director General

10th June 2020

The Conference of Parties (CoP) of the African Risk Capacity (ARC) has elected Ibrahima Cheikh Diong, of the Republic of Senegal as the new ARC Group Director General, for a term of four years. Diong is Founder and Chairman of the Dakar-based Advisory firm, Africa Consulting and Trading (ACT Afrique Group), ... Read the full article

Nautilus Insurance promotes Trish Buckhardt, Tom Joyce to EVPs

9th June 2020

Nautilus Insurance Group, a Berkley Company, has announced the promotion of two senior staff members to the position of Executive Vice President. Trish Buckhardt, Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer (COO), and Chief Information Officer (CIO), has been promoted to Executive Vice President while retaining both COO and CIO offices. Since joining ... Read the full article

Allianz (AGCS) names Head of Aviation for Regional Unit London

9th June 2020

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS), a division of global re/insurer Allianz, has announced the appointment of Jonathan Milford-Cottam as Head of Aviation for the company’s Regional Unit London. He succeeds Tom Fadden, current Global Head of Aviation, who has had a dual role since June 2019. Going forward, Milford-Cottam will have ... Read the full article

Xavier Veyry named CEO Asia & Europe at AXA XL

9th June 2020

AXA XL, the property & casualty and specialty risk division of AXA, has announced the appointment of Xavier Veyry as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Asia & Europe. In his new role, Veyry will join the company's newly configured leadership team, and will report to CEO, Scott Gunter. Currently, Veyry serves as Country ... Read the full article

Atradius names Stuart Ramsden Regional Director for UK & Ireland

9th June 2020

Trade credit insurer Atradius has named Stuart Ramsden Regional Director UK & Ireland, effective July 1. Ramsden has been with the firm since 1991 and succeeds Alun Sweeney, who steps down from the role he has held for over 10 years at the end of June. Ramsden has held a number of ... Read the full article

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