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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.

AmTrust welcomes Ryan Rivard to E&S team

25th November 2022

AmTrust Financial Services, a global specialty property and casualty insurer, has appointed Ryan Rivard as Senior Underwriter – Excess and Surplus (E&S) Specialty Casualty. Prior to joining AmTrust, Rivard served as Business Development Manager at Descartes Underwriting, which is described as the largest parametric specialised firm globally. Before that, he spent ... Read the full article

AIG names Lily Claydon APAC Chief Risk Officer

25th November 2022

Global insurance firm AIG has appointed Lily Claydon as Chief Risk Officer for Asia Pacific (APAC). Claydon is a Chartered Financial Analyst with more than two decades of experience in financial services, insurance, regulatory environments and auditing. Her expertise include risk culture and change management, risk governance, Enterprise Risk Management Framework, crisis ... Read the full article

AXA XL hires Leemans as Head of Cyber, UK & Lloyd’s

25th November 2022

AXA XL has appointed Vanessa Leemans as Head of Cyber, UK & Lloyd’s, effective immediately. Within this new role, Leemans will be responsible for leading AXA XL’s cyber business in the UK, as well as driving its strategic and profitable development. Overall, Leemans brings 20 years of industry experience towards the role. ... Read the full article

Cecilia Chang named CEO of Generali Hong Kong unit

25th November 2022

Generali Asia has announced the appointment of Cecilia Chang as the Chief Executive Officer of Generali Life (Hong Kong) Limited and General Manager of Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A. Hong Kong Branch. Chang joined the Generali Group in 2016 in Hong Kong as Head of Financial Lines and Underwriting, Asia for the Global ... Read the full article

Tokio Marine HCC promotes Vanesa Herrero to role of European CEO

24th November 2022

Tokio Marine HCC International has promoted Vanesa Herrero to the role of chief executive officer of Tokio Marine Europe. The firm said that the appointment follows the imminent departure of Christian Kanu who is leaving TMHCCI to take up a new role at a global insurer in his native Italy. In addition ... Read the full article

Consilium creates in-house claims team & names Nicola Chapman Head

24th November 2022

International re/insurance broker, Consilium, part of the Aventum Group, has announced that it has created a dedicated in-house claims team and has appointed Nicola Chapman to Head of Claims. Chapman holds almost two decades of claims experience working for independent brokers and joins Consilium from TUE, previously the Underwriting Exchange. In the ... Read the full article

Liberty Mutual Re names Ly Lam to newly-created Chief of Staff role

24th November 2022

Liberty Mutual Re has appointed reinsurance and retrocession expert Ly Lam to the newly-created role of Chief of Staff. In the new role, Lam will support the senior leaders to implement and execute the firm's strategic objectives. Liberty Mutual Re states that she holds a wealth of industry knowledge, and is experienced ... Read the full article

Ellie Horner takes over as Head of Ceded Reinsurance at Beazley

24th November 2022

Specialist insurer Beazley has named Ellie Horner as Group Head of Ceded Reinsurance, following the departure of William Mills to AGCS. Horner has served as Ceded Reinsurance Manager at Beazley since 2020. Prior to this, she spent 12 years working as a US Casualty Treaty Broker at Aon, having joined the firm ... Read the full article

Lancashire Insurance Group makes four new appointments

23rd November 2022

Lancashire Insurance Group has made a series of new appointments. The firm said on LinkedIn that it had appointed Emma Jefferies to the role of senior underwriter, Edward Elston as a delegated underwriting administrator, and Aaron Wong as an exposure management analyst. The firm also said that it had appointed Stephanie Medeiros ... Read the full article

Marlin Ramlal joins MS Reinsurance as a Senior Underwriter, Property

23rd November 2022

MS Reinsurance has appointed Marlin Ramlal as senior underwriter, property, where she will report to Andrew Shaw, lead underwriter, property. Within this role, she will be based in Bermuda. Ramlal brings more than 17 years of experience from working within both the insurance and reinsurance markets. She joins MS Reinsurance from AXIS Capital ... Read the full article

Descartes Underwriting appoints Louis Bollaert as Chief Revenue Officer

23rd November 2022

Descartes Underwriting, an insurtech company specialising in corporate insurance solutions to address climate and emerging risks, has appointed Louis Bollaert as Chief Revenue Officer. Within this role, Bollaert will oversee expanding Descartes’ corporate offering to climate-exposed markets globally. At the same time, as Descartes reaches advanced stages of new product development, Bollaert ... Read the full article

Measured names seasoned Executive Vince McCarthy as President

23rd November 2022

Measured Analytics and Insurance, a data and analytics-driven cyber insurer, has announced the appointment of Vince McCarthy as its new President. Focusing on the company's strategic growth, McCarthy will lead the executive team's work on go-to-market, products, and customer development. He draws on three decades of experience as a business leader and ... Read the full article

Arbol hires Chief Legal Officer Matthew Gabin from Swiss Re

22nd November 2022

Global climate risk solutions platform Arbol has announced that Matthew Gabin has joined the company as Chief Legal Officer and Deputy Chief Operating Officer (COO). Gabin is a veteran lawyer with extensive experience in parametric reinsurance, weather risk transfer, and insurance-linked securities (ILS). He joins Arbol from Swiss Re, where he served ... Read the full article

Verisk Extreme Event Solutions names Eric Gesick SVP of Casualty Analytics

22nd November 2022

Verisk Extreme Event Solutions (formerly known as AIR Worldwide) has appointed insurance expert, Eric Gesick, as Senior Vice President of Casualty Analytics, a position based in New Jersey. According to Dr. Jay Guin, Chief Research Officer and EVP at Verisk Extreme Event Solutions, Gesick’s knowledge and expertise will be applied to ... Read the full article

Pacific Life Re names David Waters as Director of Underwriting in Europe

22nd November 2022

Pacific Life Re has announced the appointment of David Waters as new Director of Underwriting in its Europe Business Unit. In the new role, Waters will be responsible for helping manage external and internal risk, while developing a strong market profile, providing high-quality service to clients, and supporting the sales and ... Read the full article