People & Places

Ironshore Int’l. Appoints Bamford to Head Global M&A, Tax; Ups M&A Capacity

Bermuda-based Ironshore International has named Rowan Bamford as its new Global Head of Mergers & Acquisitions and Tax, effective immediately. He will oversee the M&A business lines the company’s portfolio, as well as the Tax division, throughout Ironshore’s global platform …

QBE Names Fagen as Group Chief Strategy Officer; Plant Is Promoted

Sydney, Australia-headquartered QBE has appointed Colin Fagen as group chief strategy officer, in a new role “designed to create a strong platform for growth across the group,” according to Group Chief Executive John Neal. Fagen is currently chief executive officer …

Hamilton Underwriting Limited Hires Carvey as Head of Treaty

Hamilton Underwriting Limited, the Lloyd’s managing agency of Bermuda-based holding company Hamilton Insurance Group, announced that Trevor Carvey has been hired as head of treaty. Carvey will report to Dermot O’Donohoe, chief executive officer of Hamilton Underwriting Limited. He will …

Lloyd’s Supports Natural Catastrophe Resilience Plan Across Asia

As he prepared to sign a Statement of Intent (SOI) between the British Government, the Monetary Authority of Singapore and Lloyd’s in Singapore, UK Prime Minister David Cameron stressed that insurance is essential to “safeguard economic success.” A bulletin from …

ACE Names Chubb’s Krump Exec. VP – Global Underwriting & Claims

ACE Limited announced that Paul Krump, currently President of Personal Lines and Claims for Chubb, will serve as Executive Vice President for Global Underwriting and Claims for the parent company, effective “upon the completion of the acquisition of Chubb, which is …

Qin Lu to Head Aon Benfield, Aon Risk Solutions in China

Aon announced that Qin Lu has joined the group as CEO, Aon Benfield Greater China and CEO, Aon Risk Solutions, China, to take effect later this year. The bulletin said the new appointment would “help to align Aon’s retail and …

Mt. Logan Re Ltd. Appoints Caponigro as Head of Business Development

Bermuda-based Mt. Logan Re Ltd.* has appointed Chris Caponigro as head of business development. Caponigro brings a diverse background with over 20 years of experience, which includes property, specialty, and structured underwriting, in addition to various financial and analytical roles. …

ACE Creates New Head of Claims Role for Eurasia and Africa

ACE Group has created a new regional head of claims role for the Eurasia and Africa region and has promoted Stephen Crabb, currently political risk and energy claims manager for ACE European Group, to the position. ACE said the appointment …

DUAL Strengthens Latin America & Caribbean Team with Hayes Appointment

DUAL, the underwriting arm of the Hyperion Insurance Group, announced it has appointed Amanda Hayes as managing director of Latin America and Caribbean Business Development. Hayes starts on August 1 and will report to DUAL’s global chief underwriting officer, Talbir …

ACE Appoints Stapleton VP, Cyber Insurance Manager – ACE Overseas General

ACE Group announced that Tim Stapleton has joined the company as Vice President and Cyber Insurance Product Manager, a newly created position, for ACE Overseas General, the company’s general insurance business outside of North America. The bulletin said Stapleton would …

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