facultative reinsurance News

Willis Towers Watson Launches Facultative Re Hub for Germany, Austria, Switzerland

Willis Towers Watson has launched a hub that will focus on facultative reinsurance business across the German-speaking region of Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH). The broker said the hub will further enhance its corporate risk and broking proposition in Western …

Miller Hires Richards (from Guy Carpenter) for Its Facultative Property Team

Miller Insurance Services has expanded its facultative property team with the appointment of experienced broker and producer Damian Richards. Richards will work with the team in London and colleagues across Miller to develop tailored facultative reinsurance solutions for its clients, …

XL Catlin Opens Unit in Africa to Write Facultative and Treaty Reinsurance

XL Catlin has established a new Reinsurance Unit focused on providing facultative and treaty reinsurance across Africa. Leading the team is Alex St James who has been appointed as head of Africa for XL Catlin’s Reinsurance operations. Additionally, XL Catlin …

Miller Hires Jones to Lead North American Wholesale & Facultative Property Book

Honor Jones has joined London-based Miller Insurance Services to drive the growth of its wholesale and facultative property book in North America. Jones has over 20 years’ experience of placing risks on behalf of organizations with interests in a wide …

Hamilton Re Hires Davis to Lead Entry into Property Direct & Facultative

Hamilton Re, the reinsurance operations of Hamilton Insurance Group, announced that Gavin Davis has joined the Bermuda-based company as senior vice president, head of Property Insurance, Bermuda. Davis will be instrumental in leading the ongoing diversification of Hamilton Re’s portfolio …

Liberty Specialty Markets Enters Chinese Market via Lloyd’s China Platform

London-based Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), which is part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has joined the Lloyd’s China platform. LSM’s Underwriting Division of Lloyd’s Insurance Company (China) Ltd. (LICCL) has appointed Eve Li as its first representative in Beijing, China. …

Markel International Appoints Hu to Head China Business

Markel International, the specialist insurer, has appointed Hu Qianhai to head its business in the People’s Republic of China, based in Shanghai. Markel has had a presence in China since 2011, when it opened a representative office in Beijing and …

Guy Carpenter Names Summers as Head of International Facultative Re

Guy Carpenter & Company announced that Paul Summers will be joining the company as managing director and head of International Facultative Reinsurance, following completion of his current contractual notice period. He will assume this role from Massimo Reina, who will …

Verma to Head New Catlin Office in Dubai International Financial Center

Catlin Group Limited has announced the establishment of Catlin Middle East Limited in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). Catlin Middle East “offers facultative reinsurance to insurers in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, Africa and parts of South Asia,” …

Willis Launches Global 360 to Specialty Clients

Willis Limited, a subsidiary of Willis Group Holdings Plc, has announced the first set of insurers offering to support Global 360, which it described as “a pioneering suite of capacity facilities for its specialty insurance clients. The rollout of Willis’ …