UK and Ireland News

BHSI Taps Warrior, Formerly with Hiscox, as Head of D&O Underwriting, UK & Ireland

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) announced that it has expanded its European team with the addition of Chris Warrior as head of directors’ & officers’ liability underwriting for UK & Ireland. Warrior comes to BHSI with 36 years of experience …

WTW Names Richardson UK & Ireland Leader, Insurance Consulting & Technology Unit

Willis Towers Watson announced that Tammy Richardson will take on the role of UK and Ireland leader for life and property & casualty in the company’s Insurance Consulting and Technology business. Richardson most recently served as leader of the UK …

Chubb Names Kennett as Head of Financial Institutions for UK, Ireland and Global Mkts.

Chubb has appointed Jonathan Kennett as head of Financial Institutions for the UK and Ireland and Chubb Global Markets (CGM), the insurer’s London market wholesale and specialty arm. In this role, Kennett will have responsibility for the leadership, strategy and …

BHSI Launches Professional Liability Cover for Asset Managers and Funds in UK, Ireland

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has launched Professional First Asset Management Liability Insurance, which provides broad professional liability, directors & officers liability, and crime coverage tailored for investment managers and funds in the UK and Ireland. “Highly volatile investment and …

BHSI Names Heads of Marine (AXA’s Mairos) & Property (Zurich’s Mannion) in UK, Ireland

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) announced it has appointed Pedro Mairos as head of Marine, and Sean Mannion as head of Property, for the UK and Ireland. Mairos comes to BHSI with nearly two decades working in marine insurance around …

Chubb Launches Media Industry Practice for UK and Ireland

Chubb announced the launch of a Media Industry Practice for the UK and Ireland. This latest addition to Chubb’s existing suite of industry practices is aimed at middle market and multinational businesses, bringing together Chubb’s specialist capabilities in underwriting, claims …

BHSI Expands into UK-Ireland Property Construction, Taps Scor’s Seamer to Lead Team

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) announced it is expanding into the property construction insurance market in the UK and Ireland and has appointed Simeon Seamer to lead the effort as head of Property Construction, UK and Ireland. “With the current …

Chubb Taps Edey from Amtrust as Head of Management Liability, UK & Ireland

Chubb announced the appointment of Janet Edey as head of Management Liability for the UK and Ireland. In this role, Edey will have responsibility for leading and overseeing the development and execution of Chubb’s management liability strategy. Management liability includes …

Chubb Appoints Nazir from Aspen as Cyber Underwriting Manager, UK & Ireland

Chubb announced the appointment of Raheila Nazir as cyber underwriting manager for the UK and Ireland. In this role, Nazir will have responsibility for the leadership and direction of Chubb’s UK&I Cyber Underwriting team, in addition to managing product development …

Marsh Names Lay as CEO, UK & Ireland; Robson as President & CEO, Marsh Canada

Marsh announced that Chris Lay will be named CEO of its UK & Ireland region, reporting to Flavio Piccolomini, president of Marsh International, and he will be appointed CEO of Marsh Ltd., all subject to regulatory approval. Marsh also announced …