executive risks News

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Taps AIG’s Hamon, Batchili for Executive Team in France

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) is entering the executive and professional insurance lines market in France and has appointed Olivier Hamon as head of Financial Institutions and Management Liabilities and Alice Batchili as Professional Indemnity manager. Hamon and Batchili, both …

Beazley Beefs Up Executive Risk Team in U.S. with 6 More Recruits

Specialty insurer Beazley has expanded its underwriting and claims presence in the U.S. with new hires for its Executive Risk team that focuses on board-level risks facing businesses and their executives. Elizabeth Cassarino joins Beazley’s Boston team as an underwriter. …

Beazley Appoints Greenwood as Head of Cyber & Executive Risk, Succeeding Donovan

Specialist insurer Beazley has appointed Bethany Greenwood as global head of cyber & executive risk (CyEx) from July 2020. She will join Beazley’s executive committee at the same time. Greenwood joined Beazley last September to lead the London market and …

Ed Appoints Willis Towers Watson’s Skaanild to Professional & Executive Risk Team

Ed, the London-based reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, announced the appointment of Laura Skaanild as client director, Professional and Executive Risk. She will report to Paul Richards, managing director of Professional and Executive Risk. Skaanild will focus on managing and …

Ed Taps Execs from Willis Towers Watson & BMS to Grow Professional & Executive Risk Team

Ed, the London-based reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, announced the expansion of its professional and executive risks offering with five appointments. The team, led by Paul Richards, managing director, comprises: James Baird, director Neal Hughes, divisional director Rupert Alabaster, divisional …

Daredevil CEOs May Put Companies at Risk

The death of Micron Technology Inc. Chief Executive Steve Appleton in the crash of an experimental plane is raising fresh questions about what a company should disclose to investors when a senior executive has a high-risk hobby. There are plenty …

Lockton Market Update Sees Signs of End to Executive Risks Soft Market

A new updated report from insurance broker Lockton concludes that the “prolonged buyer’s market in the executive risks insurance market may be ending.” Lockton’s William Boeck, in the U.S. executive risks report, noted: “As 2011 draws to a close, the …