Ark and Hamilton

Ark swoops on Hamilton for casualty trio as Bermuda platform build-out commences

2020-10-22T14:27:00+01:00

Lloyd’s insurer Ark has begun putting boots on the ground in Bermuda, hiring three senior casualty underwriters from Hamilton, after securing $800mn in backing from White Mountains earlier this month, The Insurer can reveal.

Chubb

Chubb adds Forman as casualty manager for UK & Ireland

2020-10-22T14:26:00+01:00

Chubb has appointed Swiss Re Corporate Solutions’ Alex Forman as casualty manager for the United Kingdom and Ireland (UK&I).

Andrew Hughes – ParnerRe

PartnerRe names Hiscox’s Hughes as third-party capital CEO

2020-10-22T13:19:00+01:00

PartnerRe has appointed Hiscox’s Andrew Hughes as CEO of third-party capital.

Ronald Bolaños – Liberty Specialty Markets

LSM promotes Bolaños to US & LatAm president

2020-10-22T10:02:00+01:00

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM) has promoted Ronald Bolaños to president for US and Latin America, a role which encompasses specialty insurance and facultative reinsurance.

Direct Insurance Group

Lloyd’s broker Direct Insurance names Dawes head of motor

2020-10-22T09:42:00+01:00

UK intermediary and MGA manager Direct Insurance Group (DIG) has appointed HDI’s Kevin Dawes as head of motor for its wholesale operation, Direct Insurance London Market (DILM).

Mike Connelly – Sompo International

Sompo International hires The Hartford’s Connelly as global reinsurance CFO

2020-10-21T21:57:00+01:00

Sompo International has brought in Mike Connelly from The Hartford to serve as chief financial officer for its global reinsurance operation.

Rob Hale – Marsh

Marsh JLT Specialty hires Aon’s Hale to lead London Market power and renewables

2020-10-21T17:35:00+01:00

Marsh JLT Specialty has brought in Rob Hale from Aon to lead its London Market power and renewable energy practice, The Insurer can reveal.

Apollo

Lloyd’s insurer Apollo confirms Panter and Wilson hires

2020-10-20T08:47:00+01:00

Apollo Syndicate Management has confirmed the arrival of Axa XL’s Richard Panter as head of specie and cargo at Apollo Syndicate 1969, a move first revealed by this publication in July.

Ian Kerton – Gallagher Re

Gallagher Re hires Guy Carp UK P&C head Kerton

2020-10-19T07:00:00+01:00

Gallagher has continued the build out of its newly consolidated reinsurance arm with the hire of Guy Carpenter’s UK P&C head Ian Kerton to its motor and casualty division, The Insurer can reveal.

Colin O'Farrell – QBE

QBE International CUO O’Farrell to retire

2020-10-15T11:33:00+01:00

QBE International’s chief underwriting officer Colin O’Farrell will retire at the end of this year after 34 years at the insurer, with deputy CUO Nick Hankin taking on the role on an interim basis.

James Tully - Syndicate 2525

Syndicate 2525 adds Tully to international casualty team

2020-10-13T09:00:00+01:00

Asta-managed Syndicate 2525 has hired James Tully as an underwriter within its international casualty team.

Ark and Hamilton

Ark swoops on Hamilton for casualty trio as Bermuda platform build-out commences

2020-10-22T14:27:00+01:00

Lloyd’s insurer Ark has begun putting boots on the ground in Bermuda, hiring three senior casualty underwriters from Hamilton, after securing $800mn in backing from White Mountains earlier this month, The Insurer can reveal.

Mike Connelly – Sompo International

Sompo International hires The Hartford’s Connelly as global reinsurance CFO

2020-10-21T21:57:00+01:00

Sompo International has brought in Mike Connelly from The Hartford to serve as chief financial officer for its global reinsurance operation.

Kathleen Reardon – Hiscox

Hiscox Re & ILS names Kathleen Reardon CEO

2020-10-21T08:15:00+01:00

Kathleen Reardon, the former CEO of Hamilton Re, has been named CEO of Hiscox Re & ILS, subject to regulatory approval.

II-Hippo

Ex-Aquiline and MMC exec Wijnberg joins Hippo’s board

2020-10-19T19:27:00+01:00

Former Aquiline Holdings and Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) executive Sandra Wijnberg has joined homeowners insurtech Hippo’s board of directors and will also serve as the company’s audit chair.

II-SpecialtyPG

SPG adds Allstate’s Lamitola and names Stavrakis Monarch E&S president

2020-10-13T19:28:00+01:00

Hub International’s Specialty Program Group (SPG) has brought in Christopher Lamitola from Allstate as its new chief sales officer while Yiana Stavrakis has moved to a new role as president of Monarch E&S Insurance Services.

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