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BMS Names Madell as Director in New Financial Lines Division

BMS Group, the independent specialist re/insurance broker, announced the appointment of Chris Madell as director in BMS’ new Financial Lines division, effective immediately. Madell will be based in London, reporting to Ian Gormley, managing director of the BMS Global Risks …

Insurer Beazley Launches Cyber and Financial Lines Insurance in Colombia

Specialist insurer Beazley has launched a suite of cyber and financial lines insurance products to protect against the risks facing businesses and senior executives in Colombia. Beazley has tailored an information security and privacy (InfoSec) policy that protects against a …

Profile: MGA Nexus Group Sets Sights on U.S. Growth, Even During COVID-19 Crisis

Nexus Group, the UK-based managing general agent, is looking to the U.S. for growth opportunities, despite the raging COVID-19 crisis. “With the political landscape and Brexit, it was an obvious choice for us to focus our attention on the U.S.,” …

AGCS Appoints Williams as Global Head of Financial Lines, Replacing Poncin

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS), the corporate insurance unit of Allianz Group, has appointed Shanil Williams as global head of Financial Lines, effective Nov. 15, 2019. He succeeds Bernard Poncin, who will leave AGCS to pursue other opportunities …

Liberty Specialty Markets Taps Brodu from AIG as Head of Financial Lines, France

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, announced the appointment of Antoine Brodu as head of Financial Lines, France, with immediate effect. Brodu joins LSM from AIG France, where he spent 13 years, most recently as client …

AXA XL Appoints Fumagalli as Head of International Financial Lines, Europe

AXA XL Insurance announced the appointment of Simona Fumagalli as head of International Financial Lines, Europe, based in Milan. In her new role, Fumagalli will be responsible for developing the business line’s underwriting strategies and product offering for Europe. In …

Sompo International Taps Pützer from Amlin as Head of Financial Lines in Germany

Sompo International Holdings Ltd., a Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty re/insurance, announced that Udo Pützer has joined the company’s European insurance platform as head of Financial Lines Insurance in Germany. Pützer is based in the company’s Düsseldorf office …

Liberty Specialty Markets Promotes Silvestre to Deputy Manager for France

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has promoted Emmanuel Silvestre to deputy general manager of its French operation. He reports to Richard Deguettes, general manager for France. Based in Paris, Silvestre will retain his position as …

Munich Re Syndicate Singapore Partners with Lloyd’s Coverholder Nectar Specialty Risk

Munich Re Syndicate Singapore (MRSS) has formed a partnership with Nectar Specialty Risk Pte Ltd. (Nectar), a Singapore incorporated limited liability company and Lloyd’s coverholder that provides tailor-made re/insurance solutions. Nectar’s professional line products are offered under the trading name …

Chubb Expands Insurance Coverage in Canada for Private Equity Firms

Chubb is providing expanded insurance coverage, called “Private Equity+”, to address “the unique risks of Canadian private equity firms.” These extended offerings help transfer and mitigate many of the private equity firms’ most significant liabilities by combining in one policy …