Beazley News

People Moves: Beazley Names Head of Cyber Services – Int’l; RenaissanceRe Appoints Senior ESG, Climate Roles; Barr Joins Miller’s Specialist Credit and Political Risks Team

This edition of International People Moves details appointments at re/insurers Beazley and RenaissanceRe Holdings, as well as insurance broker Miller. A summary of these new hires follows here. Beazley Appoints New Head of Cyber Services – International Specialist insurer Beazley …

Beazley Restructures Its Underwriting Team to Support Growth Ambitions

Beazley has restructured its underwriting team with the creation of four new divisions: Specialty Risks, Cyber Risks, MAP Risks and Property Risks. The divisions will be interconnected, able to operate at scale, and will generate efficiencies and deliver innovation that …

Russia’s Seizure of Foreign Jets Triggers Wave of Insurance Claims From Leasing Firms

Russia’s move to transfer almost 800 foreign-owned jets to its own aircraft register amid foreign sanctions has triggered a wave of insurance claims from leasing firms whose fleets have effectively been commandeered. Lessors will assert that registering the planes in …

People Moves: Beazley Cyber Adds Chubb’s Cohen, Promotes Larson; Scheurle Leads Burns & Wilcox’s Cannabis; Parametrix Hires Hiscox’s Wong

Beazley Hires Two for Cyber Services Insurer Beazley announced two senior leadership hires to its global Cyber Services team. Russ Cohen has been appointed head of U.S. Cyber Services, and Bala Larson has been promoted to head of Client Experience. …

People Moves: Beazley’s Eaton to Retire at End of 2022; BHSI Promotes Flesch to Head of Marine in Germany; Oneglobal Latin America Taps Generali’s Silva to Lead Regional Team

This edition of International People Moves details appointments (and a retirement) at Beazley, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) and Oneglobal Broking. A summary of these announcements follows here. Beazley’s Eaton to Retire at End of 2022 Specialist insurer Beazley announced …

Insurer Beazley Partners With Insurtech Gaia to Offer Coverage for IVF Treatment

Lloyd’s insurer Beazley partners with insurtech Gaia to offer a new solution for individuals undertaking in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment. The health-focused insurtech has been working with Beazley and Chaucer to design a new underwriting approach and has been appointed …

UK Insurer Beazley Sees Opportunity (and Risk) in Cyber Market

UK insurer Beazley Plc returned to profit last year, helped by what it sees as “encouraging” trends in the cyber market. With ransomware attacks becoming more prevalent, the company sees still more opportunity in a market where some peers fear …

People Moves: QBE Promotes Shallow as Head of Marine; Beazley Names MS Amlin’s Hunter for Open Mkt. Property; TigerRisk Hires Liberty’s Hodges for Analytics, Int’l

This edition of International People Moves details appointments at QBE, Beazley and TigerRisk Partners. A summary of these new hires follows here. QBE Promotes Shallow as Head of Marine QBE has appointed Kevin Shallow as director of Underwriting and product …

Beazley’s Digital Division Launches, Aiming to Transform Brokers’ Access

Beazley announced that its global digital trading division, Beazley Digital, is up and running. The new hub brings together underwriting, claims, technology and operational experts into one cross-functional team, to deliver seamless digital access and services to a range of …

Threat of War in Ukraine Biggest Risk for Insurers of Beijing Winter Olympics

The threat of war between Russia and Ukraine is the biggest risk for insurers offering coverage during the Beijing Winter Olympics as an outbreak of hostilities could force team withdrawals or appearance cancellations, industry sources say. Olympic Games, top events …