Guy Carpenter

Mayes resigns from Guy Carpenter facultative


Neil Mayes has become the latest senior member of Guy Carpenter’s facultative team in London to resign, The Insurer can reveal.

Colin Rose – Castel

Castel enters construction and engineering with Rose hire


London-based MGA Castel Specialty has entered the construction and engineering market with the launch of a new underwriting cell led by Beazley’s former head of construction and engineering Colin Rose, The Insurer can reveal.

Gard logo

Gard names Pritchard-Davies CFO


Norwegian P&I club Gard has promoted Christian Pritchard-Davies to the role of CFO, replacing former Steinar Bye who departed after 15 years with the insurer.


MMC’s Humphreys and Robinson land at RKH Specialty


RKH Specialty has appointed Jason Humphreys and Alex Robinson to its London-based aviation unit.

Price Forbes US Healthcare team

Price Forbes launches US healthcare practice with JLT hires


Ardonagh-owned Price Forbes has launched a US healthcare practice headed up by Paul Voller, former chair of JLT-owned Healthcare Risk Partners, and David Fairbank.

Joseph Hurley_Willis Towers Watson

WTW appoints Hurley as gig economy broking director


Willis Towers Watson has named Joseph Hurley a director in its corporate broking and risk division, to lead the firm’s platform for the marketplace, sharing and gig economy.

AXA XL – London

Axa XL replaces UK energy head Prato with Welton


Axa XL has named Peter Welton its new UK head of energy, replacing Luis Prato, who was promoted to chief underwriting officer for UK legal entities in September.

Globe Underwriting

Globe builds engineering team with Pioneer’s Watson


Globe Underwriting, the managing general agency which is part of BGC Insurance Group, has appointed Dan Watson to the role of senior engineering underwriter.


Beach hires JLT duo as it expands London wholesale


Broker Beach & Associates has hired Gavin Johns and Richard Emson from JLT Re to its London Wholesale division.

Paul Brady – LMG

LMG appoints Brady as delegated authority platform sponsor


The London Market Group has announced that Lloyd’s head of policyholder and third-party oversight, Paul Brady, will assume the role of market sponsor for the delegated authority efficiency drive at Lloyd’s.

David Harris Argo

ArgoGlobal’s Harris to retire next year


ArgoGlobal’s head of group performance and interim chief human resource officer David Harris is set to retire from the Lloyd’s insurer in March 2020.


PartnerRe replaces CFO Bonaccorso with Zurich’s Burnet; names Maiden Re’s Gibbs COO


PartnerRe has appointed Nicolas Burnet to the role of CFO, replacing Mario Bonaccorso after three years in the role.

Andre Eichenholtz – CAC Specialty

CAC Specialty adds Eichenholtz to lead Portfolio Solutions


Cobbs Allen’s expansive new broking unit CAC Specialty has hired former JLT Specialty executive André Eichenholtz as leader of its portfolio solutions group (PSG), The Insurer can reveal.

Robert Rheel – Munich Re

Rheel joins Munich Re’s NA specialty insurance drive


Former Aspen US insurance president Bob Rheel has joined Munich Re’s new specialty insurance platform as the carrier continues to build out its platform in a buoyant E&S marketplace, The Insurer can reveal.

Matt Power One80

Risk Strategies wholesale rebrands and adds senior broking execs


Risk Strategies has rebranded its Matt Power-led wholesale business as One80 Intermediaries and added a number of senior executives to the platform, including Donovan Nowell and Brad Keller as financial lines and property practice leaders, The Insurer can reveal.

Duncan Ellis – AIG

US property head Ellis leaves Marsh for AIG


Marsh US property practice and alternative risk transfer leader Duncan Ellis is leaving the broker for a new role at AIG as the carrier continues to draw seasoned high-level executive talent from across the industry.

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