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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.

Lasse Otzen joins Gallagher Re’s Nordic operations

5th January 2023

Global reinsurance broker Gallagher Re has appointed Lasse Flensborg Otzen to its Copenhagen operation as Divisional Director. He is an experienced account executive with over ten years of experience across diverse disciplines in the reinsurance and insurance industry, including risk management, underwriting and claims handling, as well as client service. Otzen joins ... Read the full article

The Hanover names David Lovely Chief Claims Officer

5th January 2023

The Hanover Insurance Group, a P&C insurance company, has appointed David J. Lovely as Executive Vice president and Chief Claims Officer. He will be replacing Mark Welzenbach, who announced earlier in 2022 that he would be retiring from The Hanover after 17 years with the company. According to the announcement, Welzenbach will ... Read the full article

RGA’s Manning to retire at end of 2023; Cheng named as successor

4th January 2023

Global life and health reinsurer, Reinsurance Group of America (RGA), has revealed that Tony Cheng has taken over as President of the firm from Anna Manning, who will remain as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) until her retirement at the end of 2023, with Cheng assuming the CEO role from January ... Read the full article

Jennifer Santiago named RIMS president for 2023

4th January 2023

The Risk Management Society (RIMS) has announced that Jennifer Santiago will lead the Society as president for the 2023 term, effective January 1. Santiago has been a RIMS member for over 15 years, serving on the Society’s Board of Directors since 2014. She is currently the Director, Risk Management & Safety at ... Read the full article

Anna Erlandsen named VP, Underwriter of Skuld Hull

4th January 2023

Marine insurance provider, Skuld, has appointed Anna F. Erlandsen as vice president, underwriter, Skuld Hull. Erlandsen’s appointment will come into effect on April 3, 2023. Overall, Erlandsen brings nearly two decades of global marine insurance experience towards the role. Most recently, she served as head of the Oslo office for Norwegian Hull Club. ... Read the full article

Landmark Underwriting hires Andrew Ravenscroft as Head of Property

4th January 2023

Landmark Underwriting has appointed Andrew Ravenscroft as Head of Property. He joins Landmark Underwriting from Arlington Insurance Services LTD, where he served as a Broker for over two years. Prior to Arlington, Ravenscroft served as a Class Underwriter for Brit Global Specialty, a FTSE 250 company listed on the London Stock Exchange. Within ... Read the full article

Aon names Tassarotti Head of Commercial Risk Solutions EMEA

4th January 2023

Luca Tassarotti has been appointed to the position of Head of Commercial Risk Solutions EMEA at Aon. An industry veteran, Tassarotti began his career working as a Managing Director at the broking group Willis in the late 1990s. He joined Aon in 2006 as a Managing Director in the broker's Financial Services ... Read the full article

Spring Insure names Sargeaunt new Group CEO

4th January 2023

Specialist financial and commercial lines MGA, Spring Insure has announced the appointment of Tristan Sargeaunt as the new Group CEO, taking over from co-founder, Nathan Sewell. The new executive joins Spring Insure from specialist Lloyd’s of London insurance broker Protean Risk, where he was Managing Director and oversaw the business’s continued ... Read the full article

Swiss Re names Head of Casualty Treaty UW Northwest Europe

4th January 2023

Reinsurer Swiss Re has appointed Harry Thomson as Head of Casualty Treaty Underwriting for the Northwest Europe region. Thomson has worked at Swiss Re since 2017, during which time he has held a position as Senior Casualty Treaty Underwriter and Vice President, based in London. Prior to this he spent four years ... Read the full article

MSIG Asia names Victorio Villar as Head of Technical Services

4th January 2023

Victorio Villa, former Regional Head of Property, Asia, at Allianz, has joined MSIG Asia as Senior Vice President and Head of Technical Services. According to the announcement, in his new role, Villar has been tasked to deliver technical excellence across Underwriting, Reinsurance and Claims to secure continuous profitable growth for the ... Read the full article

Don Bailey named Global Head of Distribution & Field Operations at AIG

3rd January 2023

AIG has announced that Don Bailey has joined the company as Global Head of Distribution and Field Operations, effective immediately. Bailey is an experienced operator, having held various senior roles across the insurance industry over the last three decades. He joins from Bristlecone Partners, a growth and human capital consultancy firm, where he ... Read the full article

Aon promotes Natalia Char Mutis to Head of Commercial Risk Latam

3rd January 2023

Aon has announced that it has promoted Natalia Char Mutis to the role of Head of Commercial Risk Latam. Based in Miami, Florida, Natalia joined Aon in 2021 as Strategy and Broking Leader Commercial Risk Latam. Prior to Aon, she spent over seven years working at WTW, where she held the roles ... Read the full article

Teresa Schorstein joins Swiss Re CorSo’s Innovative Risk Solutions team

3rd January 2023

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, the commercial direct risk underwriting arm of Swiss Re, has announced a new appointment to the Innovative Risk Solutions EMEA team. Schorstein has been appointed Senior Structurer, a role with a significant focus on structuring index and parametric insurance risk transfer products. She commented: “The world of risk, ... Read the full article

SCOR appoints Fanny Rosset as Deputy CUO of Alternative Solutions

3rd January 2023

Global reinsurer SCOR has appointed Fanny Rosset as Deputy Chief Underwriting Officer of Alternative Solutions. Rosset joined the firm's Alternative Solutions team at the beginning of the year. Throughout her16 year tenure at SCOR, Rosset has held a variety of different roles, including Pricing Actuary for five years, Agriculture Underwriter for 11 ... Read the full article

RenRe names Cathal Carr as CUO – Europe

3rd January 2023

Bermuda-based RenaissanceRe has appointed Cathal Carr as SVP, Chief Underwriting Officer - Europe. In his new role Carr will lead market engagement and deal execution in the continent from RenRe’s London, Zurich and Dublin underwriting platforms. Additionally, he will also be focused on maintaining key client and broker relationships and enhancing the ... Read the full article