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Ironshore’s Singapore Branch Hikes Capacity to $50M for Political Risk Lines

Ironshore Insurance Ltd., Singapore Branch, announced an increase in capacity for political risk business lines within its Political Risk & Trade Credit unit. Available capacity now stands at US$50 million, an increase from $15 million, effective immediately. In addition, Ironshore …

Willis Towers Watson Appoints Tosti as Head of Italy

Willis Towers Watson has named Gianmarco Tosti as the new country leader of Italy. He starts his new role on Jan. 1, 2018, and will be based in Milan. Tosti will also take up the role of head of Corporate …

Wells Media Names Simpson to Senior Strategist Post for Branded Content, Research

Wells Media Group has named Pamela Simpson to the position of senior strategist, Branded Content and Research. In this new role, Simpson will work collaboratively with the company’s marketing and production teams to coordinate content projects for Wells Media clients. …

JMB Insurance Adds Kanter in Chicago

JMB Insurance Agency, a Chicago-based risk management services and insurance brokerage, has added Ben Kanter as a producer to work with its rapidly expanding private equity and real estate groups. In this role, Kanter will be responsible for the development …

Ascot Group Taps Ironshore’s Roberts as CFO, Promotes Dimsey to Group COO

Ascot Group Ltd. (AGL), a Bermuda-based holding company, announced the appointment of Joe Roberts as group chief financial officer, and the promotion of Rob Dimsey to group chief operating officer. Roberts has 30 years’ experience and has worked in the …

AXIS Capital Completes Purchase of Novae; Executive Team Announced

AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. it has finalized its acquisition of Novae Group plc, which creates a $2 billion insurer in London and a top ten re/insurer at Lloyd’s, with 2016 global gross written premiums of $6 billion. The $611.5 million …

Alliant in California Names Morana Senior Vice President in Pharmacy Practice

Newport Beach, Calif.-based Alliant Insurance Services has named Sal Moranato a senior vice president and pharmacy practice lead in its pharmacy consulting practice. Morana has nearly 25 years of pharmacy practice and industry experience. Morana was a consultant in the …

BKS Partners of Florida Promotes Hammer to Partner

Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners (BKS-Partners) has promoted Matt Hammer to partner. He will lead the company’s Orlando office. As a partner, Hammer now has an ownership stake in the firm. His involvement in strategic planning and decision making will continue …

PEMCO in Washington Names Vigil to Executive Team, Barry as Vice President of Claims

Seattle, Wash.-based PEMCO Insurance has named M.J. Vigil to its executive team as the company’s new vice president of people and brand. PEMCO also named Paul Barry to its executive leadership team as vice president of claims. Vigil will be …

MJ Insurance Names Miller Chief Information Officer

Indianapolis, Indiana-based MJ Insurance has named Chad Miller as chief information officer. He will serve the firm’s offices in Indiana and Arizona. Technology is at the core of MJ’s employee and client experience strategies. MJ is committed to further expanding …