Greg Haft and Philippe Meyenhofer

PartnerRe names Meyenhofer specialty CEO as Haft heads new global cat unit

2020-05-27T15:00:00+01:00

PartnerRe has appointed Philippe Meyenhofer CEO of its specialty lines unit while Greg Haft has been named CEO of the reinsurer’s newly formed global catastrophe operation.

QBE

Gransbury promoted to head new QBE NA specialty group

2020-05-27T15:00:00+01:00

QBE North America has promoted Steve Gransbury to head of its newly-created specialty insurance group, with Tara Krauss taking over his previous role of head of accident and health. 

Bruce Hemphill – Catalina

Catalina continues to bolster corporate governance; names former Old Mutual CEO Hemphill chair

2020-05-27T09:15:00+01:00

Bermudian-headquartered legacy specialist Catalina Holdings has named former Old Mutual CEO Bruce Hemphill as non-executive chairman of the board and Caroline Foulger as senior independent non-exec director, effective immediately.

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Willis Re takes GC’s Jones to head Atlanta office

2020-05-26T12:55:00+01:00

Willis Re has hired back Graham Jones from Guy Carpenter to take the position of branch manager of its Atlanta office, The Insurer can reveal.

Stephen Way

HIIG replaces founder and CEO Stephen Way

2020-05-26T07:14:00+01:00

Houston International Insurance Group (HIIG) has parted ways with its founder and chief executive officer Stephen Way, in a surprise move that sees the carrier bring in Andrew Robinson to take over the reins.

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GuideOne takes Spain from The Hartford’s Navigators

2020-05-26T20:31:00+01:00

Expansive US mutual insurer GuideOne National has appointed Nigel Spain from The Hartford’s Navigators Insurance operation as head of global technical property, The Insurer can reveal.

Jose Ribeiro – Starr

Former Lloyd’s exec Ribeiro joins Starr as London-based NED

2020-05-21T12:29:00+01:00

Starr Companies has added industry veteran Jose Ribeiro as a non-executive director to the boards of its London-based operations.

Colin Bird – EC3 Brokers

Former Besso CEO Colin Bird to land at EC3 Brokers

2020-05-21T07:19:00+01:00

Former Prospect chairman and London market veteran Colin Bird is set to re-emerge at BP Marsh backed-EC3 Brokers in a role linked to its newly-launched specialty division, The Insurer can reveal.

BMS – Santiago Chile

BMS inks preferred partner agreement with Chilean broker Insurex Re

2020-05-18T09:14:00+01:00

BMS has entered an agreement with Chilean reinsurance broker Insurex Re as the broking house looks to build out its presence in South America from its Miami hub.

antares

Antares names Campbell as head of specialty

2020-05-14T10:15:00+01:00

QIC Global-owned Antares has appointed Martin Campbell as head of specialty at Antares Syndicate 1274, London.

Jonathon Lane – EC3 Brokers

EC3 Brokers launches specialty unit with RFIB’s Lane

2020-05-12T07:01:00+01:00

BP Marsh-backed EC3 Brokers has launched a new specialty unit led by former RFIB executive Jonathon Lane as head of casualty and cyber, The Insurer can reveal.

Jonathan Zaffino

Everest Re’s Jonathan Zaffino to join Ascot as president

2020-04-27T18:03:00+01:00

Jonathan Zaffino is set to join expansive CPPIB-backed (re)insurer Ascot as group president, The Insurer can reveal.

Peter Mattox – IAT

IAT Re execs Mattox and Baker leave

2020-05-01T20:09:00+01:00

IAT Reinsurance Company managing directors Peter Mattox and Steven Baker have both left the assumed reinsurance arm of the US specialty insurer, The Insurer can reveal.

Stephen Way

HIIG replaces founder and CEO Stephen Way

2020-05-26T07:14:00+01:00

Houston International Insurance Group (HIIG) has parted ways with its founder and chief executive officer Stephen Way, in a surprise move that sees the carrier bring in Andrew Robinson to take over the reins.

Andre Piche – PartnerRe

PartnerRe promotes Piché to president of Canadian life and health

2020-05-22T19:28:00+01:00

PartnerRe has promoted André Piché to president of the Canadian division of its growing life and health reinsurance business.

Gareth Stanley – Partner Re

PartnerRe confirms Stanley as US casualty head

2020-05-20T15:32:00+01:00

PartnerRe has confirmed the appointment of Gareth Stanley as head of US casualty, a move first revealed by The Insurer in April.

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