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Aon Appoints Rieth as U.S. Practice Leader for E&O/Cyber Broking Team

Aon announced that Brent Rieth is the new U.S. Practice Leader of the Cyber Solutions Errors and Omissions/Cyber Broking team. Rieth first joined Aon in 2009 as team leader of the E&O/Cyber broking effort for multi-national clients. In December 2018, …

Pandemic Reinsurance Solution Gains Wide Support from UK Re/Insurance Industry

UK insurance executives have taken another step toward developing a public-private risk-financing mechanism for future pandemics with the creation of work streams to take the idea from the drawing board to an operating company. So-called “Pandemic Re,” which was first …

UK Broker SSL Endeavour Rebrands as Oneglobal Broking

The UK broker SSL Endeavour has rebranded as Oneglobal Broking. The business is led by Chairman Jonathan Palmer-Brown and Chief Executive Officer Mike Reynolds. The new business will bring local expertise and knowledge direct to the client or retail broker …

Price Forbes’ Gilmore Appointed Chairman of Worldwide Broker Network

The Worldwide Broker Network has appointed Price Forbes Executive Director Alex Gilmore as chairman. Gilmore previously served as WBN’s Treasurer. He takes over the voluntary position of chairman from Jim Watt of EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, who will continue …

WSS Hires Easley as Sr. Broker/Underwriter in Texas

WSS, a member of XPT Group, a specialty insurance distribution company, has added Meghan Easley as senior broker/underwriter in its Plano, Texas, office. Easley brings 15 years of industry experience, most recently in underwriting and brokerage business. She has extensive …

Moore Named President of Austin Association of Insurance Professionals

Robby Moore, with PLUS Inc. in Austin, Texas, has been installed as president of the Austin Association of Insurance Professionals for 2020/21. The 2020/21 officers and directors for AAIP were installed in virtual ceremony on May 19. In addition, the …

DUAL Specialty Underwriting Adds Black to Management Liability Team in Tennessee

DUAL Specialty Underwriting (DSU), the Management Liability division of DUAL North America, has added Heather Black as a senior underwriter. Black will be located in Nashville, Tenn. Black brings nearly 18 years of experience in the insurance industry with the …

Wells Media Names Huebner as Web Team Lead

Wells Media Group has named Nathan Huebner to the position of Web Team Lead. In this position, Huebner heads the Wells development team and is responsible for overseeing the technology infrastructure, including server and database administration, email delivery, online ad …

PartnerRe Taps Meyenhofer as CEO Specialty Lines, Haft as CEO Global Cat

PartnerRe announced that the company will change responsibilities in its executive leadership for Specialty Lines and will create the new role of CEO Global Cat. Effective June 1, Philippe Meyenhofer will be appointed CEO Specialty Lines. Currently CEO P&C EMEA …

Liberty Mutual Appoints Perez to Chief Underwriting Officer of Global Risk Solutions

Liberty Mutual Insurance has appointed David Perez as chief underwriting officer for Global Risk Solutions (GRS). GRS is Liberty Mutual’s global commercial and specialty lines reinsurer that provides a full range of traditional insurance, specialty and reinsurance risk solutions to …