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MENA Insurance CEO Club Expands as Regional AIG, Zurich Heads Join

The MENA Insurance CEO Club (MICC), an exclusive industry group that supports the insurance industry in the region, announced that Michael Jensen, Managing Director, MENA with AIG and Brian Reilly, CEO of Zurich Insurance Middle East have joined the group …

Management Changes as XL and Catlin Gear-up for Deal Closure

Reports in London’s insurance trade press, led by the Insurance Insider, have detailed a number of prospective management changes to take place when XL’s acquisition of Catlin is finalized, probably before the end of the second quarter of 2015. Although …

MSIG at Lloyd’s Launches Bloodstock Account With 2 Appointments

MSIG at Lloyd’s has moved into the bloodstock market with the appointment of specialist underwriters Rebecca Attridge and Phil Needham. Attridge and Needham both report to Caroline Koczerzat, underwriting manager, marine. The appointments mean the Syndicate 3210 now offers a …

JLT Australia Buys Recovre, a Provider of Workplace Health & Safety Services

JLT Australia, a subsidiary of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc, announced it has agreed to acquire 100 percent of the shares of Recovre Group from Hawkesbridge Capital. Recovre is a leading national provider of workplace health & safety and rehabilitation …

JLT Rebrands Bermuda Unit; Senior Management Changes Announced

Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc announced that JLT PARK will be rebranded as JLT Specialty Bermuda. This change became effective on March 1, 2015, subject to regulatory approval. JLT also is announcing a number of senior management changes for its …

Global Atlantic Appoints Cai as Chief Risk Officer

Bermuda-based Global Atlantic Financial Group Limited has appointed Peter Cai, Ph.D., as Chief Risk Officer (CRO). A move, which the company said, “enhances risk management functions throughout the enterprise,” as it “experiences continued growth.” Dr. Cai will report directly to …

Hagerty to Join RenRe Board as MacGinnitie Steps Down

Bermuda-based RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. announced that W. James (“Jim”) MacGinnitie, 76, who has served as a member of the Board since 2000, will retire as a Director, and that William F. (“Bill”) Hagerty IV, 55, will join the Board, in …

Lloyd’s Appoints First General Representative in South Korea

Lloyd’s has appointed Jin-Yung Sun as its first general representative in South Korea. Sun has worked in the (re)insurance industry for 35 years as both an underwriter and a Lloyd’s broker. He spent the first 17 years of his career …

Arthur J. Gallagher Names Chilton as CEO of UK-Based Brokerage

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced that Grahame “Chily” Chilton has been named CEO of the company’s UK-based international brokerage division, subject to regulatory approval. Chilton will be responsible for leading Gallagher’s international brokerage operations and will also become a …

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Fills 2 Key Positions in Singapore

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) announced two appointments to its leadership and underwriting team in Asia, naming Malin Fredriksson as Asia regional head of first party lines, and Kiran Prakash as Asia regional head of engineering and construction, both based …

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