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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.

Juan Carlos Gomez promoted to CEO of BMS Re Latin America and Caribbean

16th May 2023

BMS Re, the specialty reinsurance arm of global broking group BMS, has announced the promotion of Juan Carlos Gomez to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of BMS Re Latin America and Caribbean. Based in Miami, Gomez will take over his new role with immediate effect and will report to Nick Gillett, CEO ... Read the full article

Canopius launches aviation reinsurance business, hires Head of Aviation Treaty

16th May 2023

Canopius Group, a global specialty re/insurer, has announced the launch of its aviation reinsurance business with the appointment of Andrew Hartley as Head of Aviation Treaty, London. Hartley is an industry veteran with over four decades of experience that he will bring into his new role. Alois Rouffiac, the UK Chief Underwriting ... Read the full article

Xceedance promotes Travis MacMillian to President, Americas

16th May 2023

Xceedance, a global provider of technology and digital solutions, has promoted Travis MacMillian to the new role of president, Americas. In his new role, MacMillian will leverage his more than 30 years of leadership in the North American insurance industry, which includes six years of executive leadership within Xceedance, to increase ... Read the full article

Hamilton Insurance Group names David Brown as Chair

16th May 2023

Bermuda-based insurer and reinsurer, Hamilton Insurance Group, Ltd. has announced the appointment of David Brown as the new Chair of the Board. Brown, a long-standing member of the Hamilton Board of Directors, will succeed Bill Freda, who has served as Chair for the past six years and will continue to serve ... Read the full article

Howden set to unify its business under one single management structure

16th May 2023

Howden has announced that it will unify its structure under a single global executive, with insurance broking, reinsurance broking and underwriting reporting directly to the company’s CEO, David Howden. The restructure will be effective from October 1, 2023, and the holding company and broking operations will rebrand under the Howden name ... Read the full article

LSM France names Myriem Houfaf Khoufaf Claims Manager

16th May 2023

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), a division of Liberty Mutual Insurance, has announced the appointment of Myriem Houfaf Khoufaf as Claims Manager for France, effective 1st May 2023. She is taking over the role from Serge Davidoux, Claims Manager, LSM France, he is retiring on 1st October 2023. In her new role, Houfaf ... Read the full article

Hiscox hires Beth Boucher as Independent Non Executive Director

16th May 2023

International specialist insurer Hiscox, has appointed Beth Boucher as Independent Non Executive Director, subject to regulatory approval. Boucher brings over 25 years of industry experience towards the role. Throughout her career, she has led global teams and initiatives across multiple industries. During her time working at numerous firms, such as Fortium Partners, ... Read the full article

CFC hires Michael Phillips as Cyber Practice Leader

15th May 2023

CFC, the specialist insurance provider has appointed Michael Phillips as Cyber Practice Leader. In the role, Phillips will be based out of New York. As Cyber Practice Leader, Phillips will drive CFC’s cyber underwriting strategy and broker development in the US with a specific focus on CFC’s admitted cyber product. He joins CFC ... Read the full article

Great-West Lifeco announces CFO succession plan to drive long-term growth

15th May 2023

Jon Nielsen has been appointed as the CFO designate of Great-West Lifeco Inc., effective September 5, 2023, and will assume the role of Chief Financial Officer in the first quarter of 2024. Garry MacNicholas, the current CFO, has made the decision to retire in the second quarter of 2024. To ensure ... Read the full article

AXA XL welcomes 10 underwriting experts to strengthen cyber capabilities in Europe & APAC

15th May 2023

AXA XL Insurance, a division of global insurer AXA, has expanded its cyber capabilities in Europe and Australia with the addition of 10 cyber underwriting experts to the team across both regions. Sylvie Verdier joins the Switzerland team from Chubb where she most recently served as Cyber Practice Lead and Financial ... Read the full article

Hiscox makes key promotions within its Energy team

15th May 2023

Hiscox, a specialist global insurer has promoted Lorraine Mackey to the role of Line Underwriter – Oil and Gas, and Louis Cozon to the role of Line Underwriter - Power and Renewables. The company has confirmed that they will both lead Hiscox London Market’s energy offering together, which will also benefit ... Read the full article

Gallagher Re names Ian Kerton as new CEO for UK region

15th May 2023

Global reinsurance broker Gallagher Re has appointed Ian Kerton as CEO of its UK operations, replacing Tom Wakefield, who is to succeed James Kent as global CEO of Gallagher Re. Throughout his three-decade-long career, Kerton has held multiple roles within the reinsurance industry, including Executive Director at HSBC Insurance Brokers, ... Read the full article

Coalition names John Coletti as head of Cyber Underwriting

15th May 2023

Cyber insurance provider Coalition announced the appointment of John Coletti as the Head of Cyber Underwriting. Coletti brings with him a wealth of experience from his previous role as the Head of Cyber Reinsurance at Swiss Re, one of the world's largest reinsurers. He held various other senior underwriting roles in AXA ... Read the full article

Actuarial Risk Management names Dave Bulin Head of Investment Consulting

15th May 2023

Actuarial Risk Management (ARM) has appointed Dave Bulin as Head of Investment Consulting to expand its focus to provide investment consulting services for insurance companies. Corwin Zass, Principal Founder at ARM, commented, "Dave has amazed our clients with his range and depth of actuarial knowledge and the asset side of the ... Read the full article

GIBA names Aon’s Paul Sykes as Chair

12th May 2023

The Guernsey International Business Association (GIBA) has appointed Paul Sykes, Managing Director at Aon, as its new Chair. Earlier in February, GIBA named Sykes as Deputy Chair. Sykes has worked with Aon for 30 years and is the former Chairman of the Insurance Industry Associations in both Gibraltar and Guernsey and ... Read the full article