Steve Bitar, former chief of underwriting and agency services for Citizens Property Insurance Corporation, has been named CEO of Florida carrier Olympus Insurance Company.
Sompo International has appointed Michael Carroll as senior vice president and deputy head of life sciences within the Bermudian’s Global Risk Solutions (GRS) unit.
IRB Brasil Re has undergone further management upheaval after the reinsurer parted ways with risk and compliance executive Lucia Maria da Silva Valle and replaced her with former Mapfre Brasil CEO Wilson Toneto.
E&S underwriter Kinsale Capital Group has continued its recent spree of executive appointments by promoting Jamie Secor to division manager, commercial property.
Willis Re has appointed Dan Melanson as senior vice president and health practice leader, as part of the Life, Accident and Health (LAH) senior management team.
Mark Smith, most recently chief underwriting officer at Marsh-owned MGU Victor US, has joined expansive MGA and program manager K2 Insurance Services as president.
Lloyd’s insurer Ark will shortly apply for a Lloyd’s pre-emption to accommodate a well-regarded D&F property team and give the managing agency headroom to absorb the continuing rate increases in the class.
Ascot has hired Antonio Bellanca and three of his former Neon underwriting colleagues to strengthen its capabilities in the non-US international professional indemnity market.
London & International Insurance Brokers’ Association (LIIBA) has named Richard Dudley, CEO of Aon’s UK Global Broking Centre, as its latest chair, succeeding Roy White of Marsh who served a two-year term.
Lloyd’s outgoing performance management director Jon Hancock is to extend his notice period by two months as the Corporation responds to the escalating coronavirus crisis.
Former Maiden Re North America president Tom Highet and vice president Joe Gaito have left TransRe, 18 months after joining the Alleghany reinsurer as part of a renewal rights deal, The Insurer can reveal.
Watford Holdings CEO John Rathgeber will retire from the position at the end of March and will be replaced by the company’s president Jonathan Levy.
NFP has continued its recent spate of hires on the US west coast with the arrival of Andrew Lennox and Art Morgenstein from newly-launched rival CAC Specialty, The Insurer can reveal.
Carleen Patterson has joined Alliant as first vice president, practice leader within the public entity group after spending almost 21 years at Aon.
Acrisure has realigned executive responsibilities as part of a repositioning for its next phase of development that will also see a focus on removing costs from the insurance transaction and the pursuit of joint ventures and investment opportunities, The Insurer can reveal.