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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.

Pen Underwriting appoints Dan Hydleman as specialist tech underwriter

13th June 2022

Pen Underwriting has appointed Dan Hydleman as a specialist technology underwriter. The company said that Hydleman will be based in its Leeds office and will report into Tom Dixon, head of technology. He joins from Hiscox where he has been an underwriter specialising in technology since 2019. Dixon said: “Dan is ... Read the full article

Asia Capital Re appoints Wei-Lyn Loh as new CEO

13th June 2022

Wei-Lyn Loh is to become the new CEO of Singapore-based reinsurance company Asia Capital Re. Making the announcement on LinkedIn, Loh said she was happy to share that she was beginning the new role. Her profile states that she has been with Asia Capital Re for over seven years, joining as head ... Read the full article

Apollo Group names Stuart Davies as non-exec director

13th June 2022

Apollo Group had announced the appointment of Stuart Davies as group non-executive Director. His appointment is effective immediately. With more than 30 years of experience within financial services, Davies has served in various senior insurance industry roles throughout his career, including Chairman of DARAG Group, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at global specialty ... Read the full article

MGAA appoints Tim Richards to new role

13th June 2022

The Managing General Agents’ Association (MGAA) has appointed Tim Richards to the new role of technical services manager. As part of the firm’s wider growth and development strategy, Richards will report directly to CEO Mike Keating and will be responsible for supporting plans to extend its influence in the market by ... Read the full article

AM Best names Andrew Power Non-Exec Director to Boards of EMEA region

13th June 2022

Rating agency AM Best has appointed Andrew Power as an independent Non-Executive Director to the Boards of the business across the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. With over 25 years of experience in the insurance and financial services sector, Power will oversee the agency’s EMEA region subsidiaries, A.M. Best ... Read the full article

Gallagher appoints Mike Parry as partner in its renewable energy team

10th June 2022

Gallagher has appointed Mike Parry as a partner in its renewable energy team to focus on offshore wind risks. In his new role, Parry will be responsible for delivering risk transfer solutions for clients as the offshore wind sector evolves, both in terms of new technology deployment and risk financing maturity ... Read the full article

Great American announces leadership succession within Specialty P&C divisions

10th June 2022

Great American Insurance Group has promoted two divisional presidents within its Specialty Property & Casualty (P&C) Group, in anticipation of planned retirements. The first promotion is Michael B. Mulvey, who has been named Divisional President within Great American’s FCIA – Trade Credit & Political Risk Division. He will succeed Phil Lally, ... Read the full article

ABIR makes committee leadership appointments

10th June 2022

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers (ABIR) has announced new leadership for two of its important committees, drawing from the senior executive teams of member companies. Jevon Williams, of Chubb Bermuda, has been appointed Co-Chair of the ABIR Policy Committee, alongside continuing Co-Chair Gemma Carreiro, General Counsel of Hamilton Insurance ... Read the full article

Howden Re recruits Matt Beard as President of Global Programs

10th June 2022

Howden Insurance Brokers Limited has appointed Matt Beard as Managing Director and President of Global Programs at its reinsurance broking arm, Howden Re. The hire follows news that Howden is planning to acquire TigerRisk Partners in a $400 million deal as it looks to create a “much-needed” fourth global reinsurance ... Read the full article

MS Amlin names Katie Wolff as new UK country manager

10th June 2022

MS Amlin Insurance has appointed Katie Wolff to be its new country manager in the UK. The appointment still has to be approved by regulators but, once given, Wolff will oversee the property and casualty side of the MS Amlin’s UK business. Ludovic Sénécaut, CEO of MS Amlin Insurance, said in a ... Read the full article

Mosaic Insurance appoints Foulger as Board Chair

10th June 2022

Specialty insurer, Mosaic Insurance has appointed Bermuda-based financial services executive Caroline Foulger as its Board Chair, effective immediately. Since 2013, Foulger has been an independent, non-executive director within the financial services industry. Previously she was a partner at PwC Bermuda, a role she worked in for 12 years, where she primarily lead ... Read the full article

WTW appoints Timothy Pratt to new role in its ICT business

10th June 2022

WTW has appointed Timothy Pratt as director of actuarial property and casualty in its Insurance Consulting and Technology (ICT) business. According to a statement from the firm, Pratt will be responsible for leading project teams focused on designing and implementing client reserving solutions. He will also play a key role in ... Read the full article

Markel Intl. appoints Bryan Dressler Head to senior W&I role

9th June 2022

Markel International has announced that it has appointed Bryan Dressler as Head of warranty and indemnity (W&I) for its professional and financial risk (PFR) division. He will be based at Markel’s London officer and will report to David Sawyer, divisional managing director of PFR at Markel International. Within his new role, Dressler will be ... Read the full article

Aon expands MasterTrust team

9th June 2022

Re/insurance broker Aon has made three new appointments to support growth in its master trust and related defined contribution (DC) solutions. Hâf Lloyd-Birchall joins as a senior client manager, having previously worked as a DC consultant at PwC, where she supported a range of companies on governance, communications, and scheme strategy ... Read the full article

wefox appoints Hanna Jacobsson to Board

9th June 2022

wefox, a Berlin-based full-stack digital insurance company has appointed Hanna Jacobsson to the Board. The company has stated that Jacobsson will serve as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect. An actuary by profession, Jacobsson started out her career specialising in finance and held roles such as Vice Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at ... Read the full article