Steve Hearn News

CGSC Appoints Wallin as Group Commercial Director with M&A Expertise

Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford (CGSC), the London-based reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, announced the appointment of Andy Wallin as group commercial director. He takes up the role with immediate effect. Wallin brings to his new role over a decade …

Hearn of CGSC to Become CEO of Lloyd’s Broker CGNMB After Newman Retires

CGNMB LLP, the London-based Lloyd’s broker, announced that Gordon Newman will retire from his role as CEO on April 20. Subject to regulatory approvals, his role and responsibilities will be assumed by Steve Hearn, CEO of Cooper Gay Swett & …

CGSC Appoints Hooper, Newman, Ruggieri to Holding Company Board

Global broker Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford (CGSC) has appointed three senior officers to its board of directors with immediate effect. Shaun Hooper, CEO of CGSC International, Gordon Newman, CEO of CGNMB and Thomas P Ruggieri, CEO & President of …

Steve Hearn to Leave Willis for CEO Role at Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford

Willis Group Holdings confirmed that Deputy CEO Steve Hearn has decided to leave the company and will take up the role of CEO at Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford (CGSW) at the beginning of November. The announcement came one day …

Allianz Business Services Limited Joins Willis Commercial Network

Willis Group Holdings announced that the Allianz-owned company, Allianz Business Services Limited (ABSL), trading as Premierline, has joined the Willis Commercial Network (WCN). Lancaster-based ABSL joins WCN as part of a deal that includes the sale of Willis’s Businesscare business …

Willis Appoints Martin to Succeed Hearn as CEO of UK Division

Willis Group Holdings has appointed David Martin as Chief Executive Officer of Willis Limited, the Willis Group’s principal UK regulated entity, effective as of May and subject to FCA approval. Martin succeeds Steve Hearn as CEO and takes over responsibility …

McKinsey’s Casserely to Succeed Plumeri as Willis Group CEO

Dominic Casserley will serve as the next chief executive officer of global insurance broker Willis Group Holdings, effective Jan. 7, 2013. Also, Steve Hearn, currently the chairman and CEO of Willis Global, will serve as deputy CEO and Joe Plumeri, …

Willis Makes Changes in its Reinsurance, Wholesale & Placement Units

Willis Group Holdings has announced a series of leadership appointments in its reinsurance, wholesale and placement divisions. The management changes are “the next phase in the development of Willis Global, a new business unit launched last year that brings together …