BMS Group News

BMS Names Former Everest CEO Addesso as Non-Exec Chair of U.S. Reinsurance Arm

BMS Group, the London-based specialist re/insurance broker, announced the appointments of Dominic Addesso as non-executive chairman and LoriAnn Lowery-Biggers as an independent non-executive director of BMS Intermediaries Inc., the group’s U.S. reinsurance intermediary arm. Addesso and Lowery-Biggers also join as …

BMS Signs Long-Term Partnership Agreement with Chilean Broker Insurex Re

BMS Group, the London-based specialist re/insurance broker, announce it has signed a preferred partner agreement with the independent Chilean reinsurance broker and existing trading partner Insurex Re, a company owned by Insurex Group. A long-term business plan has been agreed …

Specialist MGA Lions Gate Expands Canada Offering with Environmental Insurance Cover

Lions Gate Underwriting, the Vancouver-based specialist managing general agent, has launched a new Environmental Insurance product as part of its coverage offering. The program is being underwritten by Great American Insurance Group, which backs a number of Lions Gate products, …

BMS Appoints Broadnax to U.S. Property Facultative Team in Atlanta

BMS Group (BMS), the independent specialist (re)insurance broker, has appointed Larry Broadnax as senior vice president, Property Facultative Leader, effective April 15. He will be based in Atlanta and report to Pete Chandler, president & CEO of BMS’s U.S. reinsurance …

BMS Signs Preferred Partner Agreement with Portuguese Specialty Broker Tagus

BMS Group, the independent specialist re/insurance broker, announced the conclusion of a preferred partner agreement with the new wholesale and specialty broker Tagus Specialty in Portugal. An ambitious production plan has been developed that will see BMS teams in London …

BMS Buys Spanish Specialist Insurance Broker Jurado Mata

BMS Group, the independent specialist re/insurance broker, announced its Spanish subsidiary, BMS Iberia, has acquired Jurado Mata, the Granada-based Spanish specialist insurance broker. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1990, Jurado Mata has provided a range …

Broker BMS Appoints Pfeffer from OneBeacon as U.S. Chief Casualty Officer

BMS Group, the independent specialist re/insurance broker, announced the appointment of Jonah Pfeffer as chief casualty officer at BMS Re U.S., effective immediately. He will report to Pete Chandler, president and CEO at BMS Re U.S., and focus on the …

BMS Group Appoints Kohonen as Senior Vice President in Atlanta

BMS Group, the independent specialist (re)insurance broker, has appointed Jani Kohonen as senior vice president and Atlanta branch manager, effective on Jan. 29, 2020. He will be based in Atlanta and reports to Pete Chandler, president & CEO of BMS …

Ceron Named BMS Latin America & Caribbean COO in Miami

BMS Group, an independent specialist reinsurance broker, has appointed of Alejandro Ceron as BMS Latin America & Caribbean chief operating officer, effective immediately. Ceron will be based in Miami and reports to Jose Astorqui, CEO of BMS Latin America & …

Broker BMS Taps Willis Re’s Irvan as Chief Property Officer, U.S. Reinsurance

BMS Group, the London-based specialist re/insurance broker, announced the appointment of Jeff Irvan as chief property officer, U.S. reinsurance, reporting to BMS U.S. Reinsurance President Pete Chandler. The appointment is effective immediately. Irvan is the latest in a series of …