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Hamilton Underwriting Taps Chubb’s Lee-Amies as Head of Treaty at Syndicate 3334

Hamilton Underwriting Ltd., the managing agency of Syndicate 3334 and the Lloyd’s operations of Hamilton Insurance Group, announced that Neil Lee-Amies has joined the agency as head of Treaty. Lee-Amies reports to Active Underwriter Miles Osorio. Osorio and Adrian Daws …

Furlong Joins AmWINS Brokerage of Georgia

AmWINS Brokerage of Georgia has added Alex Furlong, an energy and environmental specialist, to its casualty team. He will be based in Atlanta. Prior to joining AmWINS, Furlong spent several years as a casualty producer at All Risks, Ltd. Before …

Zenefits in California Names Vaughn as Senior Vice President of Business Operations

San Francisco, Calif.-based Zenefits has named Issac Vaughn to its executive team as senior vice president of business operations. He reports to Jay Fulcher, chairman and CEO. Vaughn will work with the Zenefits’ customer experience, benefits solutions, business development, legal …

Amwins’ Davies Tapped to Lead New Property Underwriting Facility for Ryan Specialty Group

Chicago-based Ryan Specialty Group LLC (RSG) has named Katie Davies as president and CEO of a new, yet-to-be-named property catastrophe managing underwriting facility that will be exclusive to RT Specialty. Company spokesperson Alice Topping said the facility is in its …

SoftBank Overhauls Top Management Team

Masayoshi Son elevated two SoftBank Group Corp. executives and one outsider to his inner circle, appointments that become official on Wednesday. The board approved the nominations of Marcelo Claure, Rajeev Misra and Katsunori Sago as executive vice presidents. Sago also …

Liberty Mutual Taps Kelly, Dolan for Key Posts

Liberty Mutual announced that Shaun E. Kelly has been named president of Distribution for Global Risk Solutions (GRS). In this role, Kelly will lead distribution and marketing of the unit’s diversified commercial and specialty insurance and reinsurance product portfolio. Kelly …

EPIC Adds Crystal & Co.’s Chu as Vice President in Southern California

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants has named Brian Chu in Southern California as a vice president. Chu will be based in EPIC’s Downtown Los Angeles office, reporting to Jim Gillette, president of EPIC’s Pacific South region. He will be responsible …

Maximum Builds Texas Property Team with Addition of Lally

Insurance wholesale broker Maximum has added Bill Lally to its property team in Texas. He will be based in Houston. With previous experience as a property broker and several years spent developing a property underwriting expertise at Axis Insurance, Lally …

Appalachian Underwriters Hires Duran as Texas External Marketing Rep

Appalachian Underwriters Inc. has added Armando Duran as external marketing representative for Texas. He is based in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and will focus on agent relationships throughout the state. Duran comes to AUI with over 10 years of experience …

Chilton to Step Down as CEO of Gallagher’s UK Operations; Succeeded by Matson

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced that the head of the company’s UK-based brokerage and underwriting division, Grahame “Chily” Chilton, will be stepping down from his role as chief executive officer later this year. Subject to regulatory approval, Simon Matson, …