chief risk officer (CRO) News

Ascot Names S&P’s Guijarro as U.S. Chief Risk Officer

Specialty insurer Ascot announced the appointment of Steve Guijarro as U.S. chief risk officer and group head of Exposure Management. Guijarro will have primary responsibilty for Ascot’s enterprise risk management function in North America. In addition to his CRO duties, …

AXA XL Forms New Leadership Team, Aims to Restructure with Regional Business Units

AXA XL announced a new leadership team and proposed changes to the operating model of its Insurance business following a strategic review. Key proposed changes to the operating model include the creation of a single global insurance Underwriting Function and …

Allianz Australia Taps Laybutt from Deloitte as Chief Risk Officer, Succeeding Callahan

Allianz Australia announced the appointment of Tara Laybutt as Allianz Australia’s chief risk officer, effective May 11, 2020. Laybutt has extensive experience in guiding the risk functions of large, financial services companies through complex and challenging periods, the company said …

Everest Re Restructures Risk Management Function, Naming Mango CRO, Chief Actuary

Everest Re Group Ltd. announced the promotion of Don Mango to Everest Group chief risk officer and chief actuary, effective March 30th. In this new role, Mango will report to Everest Re Group President and CEO Juan C. Andrade. He …

Zurich Insurance Taps Giger from Swiss Regulator, FINMA, as Group Chief Risk Officer

Zurich Insurance Group announced that Peter Giger will join the group on Oct. 1, 2019, as group chief risk officer and a member of Zurich’s Executive Committee. He succeeds Alison Martin who was recently appointed chief executive officer Europe, Middle …

Lloyd’s Names Sansom Chief Risk Officer, Announces Departure of Chief People Officer

Lloyd’s announced that David Sansom has been confirmed as chief risk officer, subject to regulatory approval. Sansom’s remit includes all areas of risk management within the Corporation of Lloyd’s as well as oversight for market-level risks. He also manages Lloyd’s …

AXA Appoints Guidée from Goldman Sachs as Group Chief Risk Officer

AXA announced the appointment of Renaud Guidée as group chief risk officer. Currently managing director at Goldman Sachs in France, he will join AXA in September 2019, subject to regulatory approval. He will report to Alban de Mailly Nesle, group …

Lloyd’s Chief Risk Officer Weaver Leaving Market After 16 Years

Lloyd’s of London announced that Hilary Weaver, the corporation’s chief risk officer, is leaving at the end of March 2019 after 16 years. Weaver joined Lloyd’s in 2004 as head of Internal Audit and became chief risk officer in April …

Arch Capital Group Names Englesbe as Chief Risk Officer

Arch Capital Group Ltd. announced that Janice Englesbe will join the company as senior vice president, chief risk officer (CRO) effective Feb. 25, 2019. Englesbe will be based in Arch’s Bermuda office and report to François Morin, the company’s executive …

Rosengarten Retires as XL Group’s Enterprise Risk Officer; Norton Named Successor

XL Group Ltd. announced that Jacob Rosengarten, group chief enterprise risk officer, retired effective Dec. 31, 2017. Fielding (Fid) Norton, who previously held the position of deputy chief enterprise risk officer, has been appointed as his successor, subject to Bermuda …