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UK Government, Insurers Reach Agreement to Establish Flood Re

The UK’s insurance industry and Government have announced the final agreement securing the development and delivery of Flood Re, described as a “pooled insurance system which will allow even the highest risk homes to insure against floods,” by the Association …

Cooper Gay Uruguay Launched; Ferrari Appointed Managing Director

Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford (CGSC), the reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, has launched Cooper Gay Uruguay as part of its strategic expansion in Latin America. Based in Montevideo, the team will focus on placing both facultative and treaty reinsurance …

Mallie Joins Spencer Re as Chief Executive Officer

Puerto Rico-based Spencer Re, a Spencer Capital Holdings company, announced that Tina Youngblood Mallie has joined the firm as chief executive officer. Mallie also serves as vice chair of Spencer Capital Holdings. Mallie joins Spencer Re most recently from Cunningham …

FERMA Announces Leadership Appointments

The board of the Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA) announced three high level appointments “to secure its leadership succession.” The appointments took effect from as of December 11,  2014, the date on which the FERMA Board met and …

People – East

Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Thomas B. Leonardi has stepped down from his post to join a New York-based global investment banking advisory firm. Leonardi, who led the Connecticut Insurance Department for nearly four years, is taking a job as senior advisor …

People – West

Data and analytics provider CoreLogic has named Lindene Patton global head of hazard product development for its insurance and spatial solutions business. Patton will lead development and research analytics for natural hazard and climate risk products and solutions for the …

People – Southeast

The Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI) has named Hilary Segura and Logan McFaddin to its state government relations team. Segura and McFaddin assume regional staff duties overseeing states in the Midwest and the Southeast. Segura will manage Indiana, …

XL Group Bolsters Marine Insurance Capabilities in Brazil With 2 Appointments

XL Group has appointed Nicolás da Silva as marine liability underwriter and Leandro Meili as marine risk engineer, strengthening its marine insurance capabilities in Brazil. Previously, da Silva worked at AIG Seguros Brasil, where he underwrote risks in marine including ports and terminal …

XL Group Launches Crime Insurance Unit; Bangs Named Chief Underwriting Offer

To help address businesses’ and financial institutions’ crime concerns, including embezzlement, fraud, and bribery, XL Group is launching a global crime business, under the leadership of Gregory W. Bangs who joins the company as chief underwriting officer of Crime Underwriting. Based …

Lloyd’s Appoints Parry as New Director of Finance

The Council of Lloyd’s has appointed John Parry as Lloyd’s Director of Finance with immediate effect. He will also become a member of the Lloyd’s Franchise Board. Parry has been acting Director of Finance since July and, following a competitive …

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