Aspen Re News

Aspen Insurance Reconfigures Management Team with 2 New CEOs, Non-Exec Director

Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd. announced it has made some major changes to its management team, including the appointment of a non-executive director, two chief executive officers and a chief underwriting officer. The announcement also covers the appointment of Theresa Froehlich …

Insurers Distance Themselves from Disputed Australia Coal Project as Backlash Grows

Global insurance companies linked to Adani’s Carmichael coal mine in Australia are distancing themselves from the controversial development, as pressure mounts on financial institutions to cut their ties to the fossil fuel industry. A growing global consensus has seen financial …

Arch Re to Buy Aspen Re’s Global Credit and Surety Reinsurance Business

Arch Reinsurance, a subsidiary of Arch Capital Group Ltd., is acquiring Aspen Reinsurance’s global credit and surety reinsurance business after Aspen Re decided to exit the line. In addition to the renewal rights on the portfolio, Arch and Aspen have …

Reinsurers Maintain Upward Pricing Momentum—But Will It Last?

Positive pricing momentum—it’s the favorite phrase of many reinsurance executives, who are hoping that the momentum they’ve seen in 2019 will continue during the coming January renewals and beyond. The question is whether they will be disappointed, once again. Over …

Dunleavy Named Aspen Re’s CUO, Succeeding Issavi Who Moves to Ryan Specialty

Emil Issavi, previously Aspen Re’s president and chief underwriting officer and managing director of the Americas is taking on a new role as a senior executive of Ryan Specialty Group (RSG), RSG Underwriting Managers (RSGUM) and Ryan Re Underwriting Managers, …

Boornazian to Retire as Chairman of Aspen Re and CEO of Aspen Re, Americas

Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd. announced that Brian Boornazian has decided to retire as chairman of its reinsurance segment, Aspen Re, and as chief executive officer of Aspen Re, Americas, with effect from the end of April. “I would like to …

Aspen Re Names Hough as Managing Director for Asia Pacific

Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd. announced that its reinsurance segment, Aspen Re, has appointed Philip Hough as managing director, Asia Pacific. Hough will be based in Singapore and will report to Aspen Re Chief Executive Officer Thomas Lillelund. Hough joined Aspen …

Aspen Re Appoints Cardona as Managing Director for Latin America & Caribbean

Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd.announced that its reinsurance segment, Aspen Re has appointed Hugo A. Cardona as managing director for Latin America and Caribbean. Cardona will join Aspen on May 2 from Odyssey Reinsurance Co. where he was chief underwriting officer …

Aspen Re Opens Dubai Hub; Senior Appointments Announced

Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd. announced that its reinsurance segment, Aspen Re, has opened a new hub for the Middle East and Africa in Dubai. The establishment of a reinsurance hub in Dubai is consistent with Aspen Re’s strategy of maximizing …

Aspen Estimates Tianjin Explosion to Cost $30 Million; Nat Cats Total $20 Million

Bermuda-based Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited estimates its Aspen Re subsidiary lost approximately $50 million from the August 12 explosion in the Port of Tianjin, China, and from natural catastrophes during the third quarter of 2015. Approximately $30 million of these …