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Oneglobal Broking Expands into Hong Kong, Names Ex-JLT Exec Langridge as HK Chair

Oneglobal Broking, the London-based broker, announced the establishment of Oneglobal Group Asia and that its first operating company, Oneglobal Broking Hong Kong Ltd., has received regulatory approval from the insurance authority. Asian broking leader Anthony Langridge has been appointed chairman …

Guy Carpenter Appoints Askew as Canada President and CEO, Succeeding Callahan

Guy Carpenter & Co., the reinsurance broker and unit of Marsh & McLennan Cos., announced the appointment of Peter Askew as president and CEO, of Guy Carpenter’s Canadian business, with immediate effect. Donald Callahan has stepped down from the role …

Lloyd’s Promotes Spyropoulos to CEO, Lloyd’s Asia, and Country Manager, Singapore

Lloyd’s, the specialist insurance and reinsurance market, announced it has promoted Pavlos Spyropoulos to CEO of Lloyd’s Asia and country manager of Singapore, effective July 29, 2020. has more than 12 years of experience at Lloyd’s and a deep understanding …

Aon’s Reinsurance Solutions Taps Turner from AXA XL to Lead UK Property Team

The Reinsurance Solutions business of Aon plc has appointed Catherine Turner as head of UK Property, and co-leader with Richard Evans of its UK & Ireland and Specialty Casualty business. Turner will report to Peter Stubbings, Reinsurance Solutions’ chief executive …

New Value Insurance MGA Offering Non-Standard Auto in Alabama

Value Insurance MGA, a new Birmingham, Ala., domiciled managing general agent specializing in non-standard auto insurance, is now offering a personal lines auto product in the state. Value MGA founder Daniel Feigenbaum has tapped Paul G. Gabe Jr., previous president …

Guy Carpenter Names Mayer, Mowery, Crichton to Executive Committee

Reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter & Co., a business of Marsh & McLennan Cos., has appointed three new members to its Executive Committee. The new members are: Neil Mayer has been appointed chief operating officer for Guy Carpenter. In this role, …

Hamilton Re CEO Reardon Exits with Brown Named Interim CEO

Hamilton Insurance Group Ltd. announced that David Brown has been appointed interim CEO of Hamilton Re Ltd. It was also announced that Hamilton and Kathleen Reardon, the CEO of Hamilton Re, are parting company. Brown will oversee Hamilton’s Bermuda operations …

ABD Insurance and Financial Services Names Finn as SVP Based in NYC

ABD Insurance and Financial Services has named Deirdre Finn as senior vice president of the company’s Executive Risk Solutions (ERS) National Practice. Finn will be based out of ABD’s NYC offices. In this role, Finn will oversee the company’s management …

Krefta, CEO of Hiscox Re & ILS, to Exit Hiscox to Pursue Interests Outside of Insurance

Hiscox, the global specialist insurer, announced that Mike Krefta has decided to return to the UK in early 2021, having completed almost four years as CEO of Hiscox Re & ILS based in Bermuda. After 17 years with Hiscox, Krefta …

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Names Property Leadership in Middle East and Asia

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) announced that it has appointed Kapil Palathinkal as head of First Party Lines, Middle East, and Carlos Beltran as head of First Party Lines, Asia, overseeing General Property, Energy and Construction. Palathinkal, who is based …