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Lockton Brazil Appoints Neto as Deputy CEO

U.S. based Lockton Companies, the independent insurance broker, has appointed Guilherme Perondi Neto as deputy CEO of its Brazilian subsidiary, Lockton Brazil, effective Sept. 1, 2015. With extensive experience in the insurance market through various multinationals companies such as Veritas …

JLT Risk Solutions Hires 2 Execs for Credit, Political & Security Risks, M&A Division

JLT Risk Solutions AB, a member of the Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc, has appointed Magnus Toftgård and Magnus Lindgren to strengthen the Credit, Political and Security Risks (CPS) and M&A Insurance (M&A) division, based in Stockholm. Magnus Toftgård joins from …

ANV Underwriters Hires Lippert to Boost Professional Lines Portfolio in Europe 

ANV Underwriters, the international managing general underwriter (MGU) segment of global specialty insurance group ANV, has appointed Christina Lippert as professional lines underwriting manager for Europe. Based in Barcelona, Lippert is responsible for growing the professional lines portfolio across Europe …

Willis Appoints Wemyss as Global Head of Placement

Willis Group Holdings has appointed Toby Wemyss as global head of placement, effective immediately. He succeeds David Martin, who will be leaving the company. In this role, Wemyss will drive the continuing development of Willis’ global placement strategy, leading the …

Willis Appoints Clarke CEEMEA Region Construction Industry Leader

Willis Group Holdings plc has appointed Charles Clarke as regional leader of Construction in the Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEEMEA) region. Clarke joined Willis in 2011 and is currently leader of the International Casualty team in …

ACE Offers New D&O Products in Germany; Dünkeloh Named Financial Lines Mgr.

ACE Group has launched two new D&O insurance products and has appointed a new financial lines manager in Germany, as it continues to respond to the rapidly evolving management liability cover needs of companies in Europe’s biggest economy. ACE D&O …

People – Midwest

Brent Olson has been named director of marketing and programs for St. Paul, Minn.-based CHS Insurance, a national agribusiness insurance broker and full-service insurance subsidiary of CHS Inc. In this role, Olson will oversee the overall marketing of proprietary programs …

People – South Central

Insurance broker Lockton added Jay Chappell in its Dallas/Ft. Worth operations as chief operating officer for its property/casualty business. Chappell will provide leadership and oversight for client service in Lockton’s risk management operation, which serves more than 808 clients with …

People – Southeast

Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater has appointed Sha’Ron James as the state’s Insurance Consumer Advocate effective August 3. The role of Florida’s Insurance Consumer Advocate is to independently and ardently represent the needs of policyholders when insurance decisions are …

People – East

ACE Limited, which announced plans to acquire Chubb for $28 billion in July, has designated a post-merger leadership team for the North American insurance operations of the combined company. The North America leadership team to be formed after the merger …

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