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Matthew Shaw To Join Tokio Marine Kiln

Matthew Shaw To Join Tokio Marine Kiln

Tokio Marine Kiln [TMK] announces the appointment of Matthew Shaw as chief underwriting officer. Mr Shaw will join in the first half of next year, having come from Chubb where he was most recently divisional president, global markets. TMK chief executive officer Charles Franks said: “This is a first-class appointment and I know Matthew will be a great... Read more of this article

EY Staff Gain Anti-Money Laundering Certification

EY Staff Gain Anti-Money Laundering Certification

Recently, over 30 EY professionals from the EY Region of the Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands received the prestigious Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist [CAMS®] credential from the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists® [ACAMS®]. A spokesperson said, “Recipients included Partners, Principals,... Read more of this article

Investor & Philanthropist Allan Gray Dies At 81

Investor & Philanthropist Allan Gray Dies At 81

South African-born billionaire businessman and philanthropist Allan Gray, long known for his corporate and personal generosity to Bermuda charities and community causes, died on the island on Sunday. He was 81 years old. Resident in Bermuda since the 1990s, he founded what became Allan Gray Investment Management in Cape Town in 1973, one of the largest... Read more of this article

John Turner Appointed Chairman Of Ed Bermuda

John Turner Appointed Chairman Of Ed Bermuda

Ed, the global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, has appointed John Turner as Chairman of Ed Bermuda. Reporting into Chris Bonard, CEO of Ed Bermuda, this newly created role will enable Mr. Turner to “provide hands-on support to realise the potential of the recently formed operation.” Mr. Turner joins from Aon, where he was most... Read more of this article

Sompo Hires Harriet Harty As Executive VP

Sompo Hires Harriet Harty As Executive VP

Sompo International Holdings has appointed Harriet Harty as the Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer [CHRO] for Sompo International’s Commercial P&C operations. The company said, “Sompo International Holdings Ltd., a Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, announced today... Read more of this article

Digicel Appoints Leslie Rans As New CEO

Digicel Appoints Leslie Rans As New CEO

BTC and Digicel Bermuda have announced the appointment of Leslie J. Rans to the role of Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Rans joins Digicel from Bermuda Aviation Services, where she has been CEO for the last two years and takes over from Paul Stafford who, after two years leading the Bermuda team, is moving to another senior role within Digicel Group. Charles... Read more of this article

MJM Promotes Brian Holdipp To Counsel

MJM Promotes Brian Holdipp To Counsel

MJM Limited announced the promotion of Brian Holdipp from Senior Associate to Counsel at the firm, with effect from 1st November 2019. Mr. Holdipp works in the Corporate & Finance Department at MJM and has been with the firm for over seven years, after previously working for Conyers Dill & Pearman.Jeremy Leese, MJM Director and Head of the... Read more of this article

Jamie Rego & Bradley Houlston Joins Appleby

Jamie Rego & Bradley Houlston Joins Appleby

Appleby Bermuda has welcomed Jamie Rego and Bradley Houlston to its Corporate department and Employment & Immigration team within the Dispute Resolution department. Mr. Rego re-joined the firm in September 2019 having returned from working with a prominent Australian law firm. Jamie Rego & Bradley HoulstonMr. Rego is an Associate within the... Read more of this article

Travis Gilbert Appointed EEA General Manager

Travis Gilbert Appointed EEA General Manager

Polaris Holding Company – which in March 2019 acquired East End Asphalt [EEA] – today [Oct 21] announced a major new hire for its newest subsidiary. Travis Gilbert, a senior public officer with the Bermuda Government has been tapped to take on the role as General Manager of the asphalt paving and manufacture business as of November 2019. Travis... Read more of this article

HPWC Appoints New Executive Board

HPWC Appoints New Executive Board

The Hamilton Parish Workmen’s Club [HPWC] recently held its annual general meeting, where a new executive board was elected. A spokesperson said, “On Wednesday, October 2, the current membership of the Hamilton Parish Workmen’s Club attended the annual general meeting for 2019, where a new executive board was elected to govern the club. Hamilton... Read more of this article

PartnerRe Announces Leadership Changes

PartnerRe Announces Leadership Changes

PartnerRe Ltd. announced today that Mario Bonaccorso, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will retire from the Company on March 31, 2020 to “pursue a new entrepreneurial venture with financial support from EXOR.” “Mr. Bonaccorso will be invited to join the PartnerRe Ltd. Board of Directors as a non-voting observer... Read more of this article

Greg Wojciechowski Elected As WFE Director

Greg Wojciechowski Elected As WFE Director

At the recent 59th General Assembly in Singapore, the World Federation of Exchanges [WFE] elected four Directors of the Board, including Greg Wojciechowski, President and CEO of the Bermuda Stock Exchange, as Director, Americas region for a three-year term. A spokesperson said, “At the 59th General Assembly in Singapore, the World Federation of... Read more of this article

Resolution Re Announces Steve Hales As CEO

Resolution Re Announces Steve Hales As CEO

Resolution Re, the Bermuda-domiciled reinsurance company within the Resolution Life Group, announced the appointment of Steve Hales as Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Resolution Life Group in 2017 as Executive Director of Europe, Mr Hales was Group Head of Connected Insurance at Assicurazioni Generali where he led Data Science and ‘Internet... Read more of this article