Philippe Gouraud News

D&O-Focused MGA, Rising Edge, to Launch in 1st Half

Rising Edge, a London-based managing general agent (MGA), writing directors’ and officers’ (D&O) insurance, is set to launch in the first half of 2021. The new company will be led by Chief Executive Officer Philippe Gouraud, a well-known industry executive …

AXA XL Launches Risk Innovation Incubator Called ‘Cube’

AXA XL Insurance launched Cube, a risk innovation incubator, a six-week program designed to enable risk managers to work alongside AXA XL risk and innovation experts to develop innovative risk management solutions for their most complex risks. The program comprises …

AFL Insurance Brokers Acquires Majority Stake in Employer Protection MGA

AFL Insurance Brokers Ltd. has acquired a controlling stake in specialist employer protection managing general agency (MGA) Concordia Employment Services Ltd., for an undisclosed sum. London-based Concordia was launched in 2015 to support UK employers with managing their risks and …

XL Catlin Insurance Taps AXA’s Hanna as Head of Central Broker Management

XL Catlin’s insurance operations announced it has appointed Elie Hanna as head of Central Broker Management. He reports to Philippe Gouraud, head of Strategic Client and Broker Management, Insurance. Based in London, Hanna will be responsible for managing XL Catlin’s …

XL Catlin Appoints AIG’s Ochsenkuehn as Head of Global Programs

XL Catlin’s insurance operations announced the appointment of Sonja Ochsenkuehn as head of Global Programs with worldwide responsibility. Ochsenkuehn’s remit is to drive the network performance and best in class service delivery, said XL Catlin in a statement. She will …

XL Catlin Hires Gouraud as Head of Strategic Client & Broker Mgmt. – Insurance

XL Catlin announced it has appointed Philippe Gouraud as head of Strategic Client and Broker Management for its Insurance segment, effective April 15, 2016. Based in London, he reports to Kelly Lyles, chief regional officer, Insurance, at XL Catlin. With …