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Greenlight Re ‘Refreshes’ Executive Team, with New Chief Underwriting Officer and CFO

Greenlight Capital Re, the Cayman Islands-based specialist property and casualty reinsurance company, has appointed Greenlight Re’s chief executive officer, Simon Burton, to serve also as the company’s chief underwriting officer, succeeding Brendan Barry, who resigned from the company on Sept. …

Swiss Re’s Chief Underwriting Officer Schmid Is Stepping Down, Succeeded by Léger

Swiss Re announced the appointment of Thierry Léger as the group chief underwriting officer, effective Sept. 1, 2020. At the same time, the reinsurer announced it is restructuring its life businesses. Léger succeeds Edouard (Edi) Schmid, who has decided to …

Tokio Marine Kiln Taps Chubb’s Shaw as Chief Underwriting Officer

Tokio Marine Kiln (TMK) has appointed Matthew Shaw as chief underwriting officer. Shaw joins from Chubb where he was most recently divisional president of global markets. Shaw joined Ace (latterly Chubb) in 2002 having begun his insurance career as a …

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 …

AGCS Appoints Haagen as Chief Underwriting Officer Specialty, Succeeding O’Neill

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS), the corporate insurance carrier of Allianz Group, appointed Henning Haagen as chief underwriting officer specialty and member of the board of management, subject to regulatory approval. Effective March 1, 2020, Haagen will succeed …

Liberty Mutual Appoints Perez as Chief Underwriting Officer, North America

Liberty Mutual Insurance has appointed David Perez to the post of chief underwriting officer, North America, for its Global Risk Solutions commercial and specialty lines insurer and reinsurer. In this new role, Perez will partner with underwriting leaders in GRS’s …

Hiscox Re & ILS Promotes Dolphin to Director of Underwriting, Lee to COO

Specialist Bermuda-based insurer Hiscox announced two new appointments within Hiscox Re & ILS. Andrew Dolphin has been appointed director of Underwriting – London, replacing Megan McConnell who is relocating to Manhattan to take on the role of chief underwriting officer …

RSA Canada Taps Cohen from Aviva Canada as SVP, Chief Underwriting Officer

Toronto-based RSA Canada has appointed Steve Cohen to the newly created role of senior vice president and chief underwriting officer. The SVP and chief underwriting officer role was created to build upon the progress the company has made “in advancing …

Tokio Millennium Re Names Ex-Lloyd’s Exec, Secrett, as Chief Underwriting Officer

Zurich-based Tokio Millennium Re AG (TMR) has appointed Brian Secrett as chief underwriting officer (CUO) and member of the executive committee, with effect from Oct. 1, 2017 and subject to regulatory approvals. As the new CUO, Secrett will lead the …

Collinson Group Names Munich Re’s Basu as Chief Underwriting Officer

Collinson Group, the London-based provider of insurance and assistance solutions, has appointed Saugata Basu as chief underwriting officer. In his role, Basu will partner with the group’s capacity providers to develop an underwriting framework that enables future growth and commercial …