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January 4, 2013

Open GI bolsters Product Development team

by Richard Kilner

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Leading systems provider Open GI has announced that it has bolstered its Product Development operations with the appointment of Kerri Finnegan as head of Product Development. She brings almost two decades of experience with the firm to her new position, including a broad range of knowledge and expertise. In her new position Finnegan will manage […]



Crawford appoints US Property & Casualty CEO

by Richard Kilner

Story link: Crawford appoints US Property & Casualty CEO

Crawford & Company has announced the appointment of David J. Repinski as chief executive officer of the firm’s US Property and Casualty business. In his new position with the firm Repinski assumes responsibility for the Property and Casualty business unit’s operations, including expanding the firm’s operations, diversifying its services and spearheading innovations and initiatives. In […]



January 3, 2013

XL Group strengthens North America Property team

by Richard Kilner

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XL Group plc has announced that it has strengthened its North America Property business with the appointment of Joseph Moylan as its Northeast regional manager. Moylan is to be based in New York, and will report directly to Michele Sansone, Eastern Zone Executive in XL’s North America Property. Sansone explained that quality insurance coverage, risk […]



January 2, 2013

Miller makes senior reinsurance hire

by Richard Kilner

Story link: Miller makes senior reinsurance hire

Miller has announced that it has bolstered its London-based reinsurance team with the appointment of Charlotte Condon. Condon, an experienced producer and broker of facultative reinsurance, is the latest in a number of appointments the firm has made to its reinsurance team recently, with more such appointments are planned for the near future. Condon brings […]



December 20, 2012

XL Group makes three hull insurance hires

by Richard Kilner

Story link: XL Group makes three hull insurance hires

XL Group plc has announced that its North American Marine business’ blue water hull risk management capabilities in New York are to be bolstered with three new appointments. Siobhan Coen and Jeff Loechner join the firm as senior underwriters, and Eileen Fellin becomes a senior claims consultant. Coen joins the firm from the American Hull […]



Canopius appoints new CFO

by Richard Kilner

Story link: Canopius appoints new CFO

Canopius Group Limited has announced the appointment of Paul Cooper as group chief financial officer. Cooper joins the firm from Ernst & Young LLP, where he led the specialty (re)insurance market segment and was a lead partner for a number of Lloyd’s and London market financial audit engagements. Earlier in his career he worked for […]



December 19, 2012

RK Harrison appoints Pardoe divisional director

by Richard Kilner

Story link: RK Harrison appoints Pardoe divisional director

R K Harrison has announced that it has bolstered its claims team with the appointment of Spencer Pardoe. Pardoe, who has been appointed divisional director, will work on claims for RKH Reinsurance Brokers, with a particular focus on developing the claims capabilities in the Specialty and Fac divisions. In his new position with the firm […]



December 18, 2012

XL bolsters political risk and trade credit team

by Richard Kilner

Story link: XL bolsters political risk and trade credit team

XL Group plc has announced that it has bolstered its political risk and trade credit team with the appointment of David Lineham. Lineham will become a senior underwriter within the team, to which he brings extensive experience from his time as a litigator with law firm Clyde and Co. He has also worked for Aspen […]



Kiln announces new hire with Lloyd’s China

by Richard Kilner

Story link: Kiln announces new hire with Lloyd’s China

International specialist insurance and reinsurance underwriting group Kiln has announced the appointment of Gu Jin to lead its new venture with Lloyd’s Insurance Company (China) Ltd in Shanghai. Kiln will operate in China via Lloyd’s Insurance Company (China) Ltd as part of the newly created Kiln Underwriting Division. Jin will be tasked with developing a […]



December 17, 2012

Endurance appoints chief operations officer

by Richard Kilner

Story link: Endurance appoints chief operations officer

Bermuda-based insurer Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. has announced the appointment of John L. O’Connor as chief operations officer. In his new role with the firm O’Connor will assume responsibility for Information Technology, Program Management, Strategic Sourcing and Insurance and Reinsurance Underwriting Operations. In his newly created role he will be directly responsible to Chief Executive […]



December 14, 2012

Ex-Brit CEO to join Arthur J. Gallagher

by Richard Kilner

Story link: Ex-Brit CEO to join Arthur J. Gallagher

Arthur J. Gallagher International has announced that Neil Eckert is to be appointed a non-executive director, subject to regulatory approval. Eckert is the founder and former chief executive officer of Brit Insurance, and he warned that the world was becoming increasingly under-insured. He went on to say that after three decades of experience in and […]



December 12, 2012

BGL appoints HR director

by Richard Kilner

Story link: BGL appoints HR director

The BGL Group has announced the appointment of Catherine Lynch as a new Executive Team member and the firm’s Human Resources director. She joins the firm from Barclaycard, where she worked most recently as HR director for the UK and Europe. Earlier in her career Lynch worked for seven years as Santander’s HR director, as […]



December 11, 2012

Beazley announces new property division leader

by Richard Kilner

Story link: Beazley announces new property division leader

Beazley plc has announced that Jonathan Gray, leader of the property division for 20 years and a director for the last 11, has indictaed his intention to resign from the board in July of 2013. Gray will retain his position as a director of the group’s Lloyd’s managing agency, Beazley Furlonge Limited. He is to […]



December 10, 2012

LIU Europe appoints Switzerland sales manager

by Richard Kilner

Story link: LIU Europe appoints Switzerland sales manager

Liberty International Underwriters Europe (LIU Europe) has announced the appointment of Eric Maltonti as sales manager of Suisse Romande. Maltonti, who is to be based in Zurich, will report directly to Felix Böni, the branch manager for Switzerland. Maltonti will take on a sales role for all business lines written in the mostly French-speaking part […]



December 7, 2012

Howden names future non-executive chairman

by Richard Kilner

Story link: Howden names future non-executive chairman

Howden Broking Group Limited has announced that next year Adrian Colosso is to become non-executive chairman of the Board of Directors. Colosso was previously chief executive officer of Heath Lambert, and after the firm was acquired by AJ Gallagher he served as chief executive officer of UK Retail for Gallagher Heath. Howden Broking Group Chief […]



December 6, 2012

Miller appoints Nicholls to downstream energy team

by Richard Kilner

Story link: Miller appoints Nicholls to downstream energy team

Miller has announced that it has bolstered its downstream energy team with the appointment of Daniel Nicholls. The appointment of Nicholls, a specialist in production and broking, was warmly welcomed by Julian Taylor, Head of Energy at Miller. Taylor praised his excellent broking and production skills, which cover several classes, and said that his appointment […]



December 5, 2012

AIG appoints Global Consumer CUO

by Richard Kilner

Story link: AIG appoints Global Consumer CUO

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) has announced the appointment of Kim Garland as the new chief underwriting officer for Global Consumer Insurance. Garland joins AIG Property Causalty from AIG’s United Guaranty Corporation (UGC) where he was president and chief executive officer. In his new role he will assume responsibility for the worldwide Consumer book of […]



December 4, 2012

Willis makes European leadership appointments

by Richard Kilner

Story link: Willis makes European leadership appointments

Global insurance broker Willis Group Holdings has announced a number of senior leadership appointments in its Willis International business unit focusing on its UK and wider European operations. Willis’ Continental European operations is to be divided into two separate regions, namely Western Europe and Central and Eastern Europe. Director General of Willis Iberia Alberto Gallego […]



RSA appoints Mid Market Regions Director

by Richard Kilner

Story link: RSA appoints Mid Market Regions Director

Global insurer RSA has announced the appointment of Dan Wilkinson as the firm’s new Mid Market Regions Director. Wilkinson will assume responsibility for leadership of the firm’s UK Mid Market business, which trades through a strong regional footprint. He brings more than two decades of experience in the industry to his new position, and prior […]



November 30, 2012

QuestGates announces plethora of hires

by Richard Kilner

Story link: QuestGates announces plethora of hires

Specialist loss adjuster QuestGates has announced a raft of appointments, including that of Dave Clare, who joins the firm from Merlin, as does his colleague David Hession. Gemma Larkin has been hired by the Corporate Claims Solutions team as a liability claims handler, having previously worked for Allianz where she worked in internal audit. The […]