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ArgoGlobal Appoints O’Gorman Head Of Marine

ArgoGlobal Appoints O’Gorman Head Of Marine

ArgoGlobal announced the appointment of Steve O’Gorman as Head of Marine. He took up his role on 22 August, reporting to Bruno Ritchie, Director of Underwriting & Active Underwriter. The former Head of Marine, Philip Thorpe-Apps, takes on an expanded position as Global Head of Marine and Energy. Mr O’Gorman  brings more than three decades... Read more of this article

Arthur Rego Joins Oyster Consulting Bermuda

Arthur Rego Joins Oyster Consulting Bermuda

Oyster Consulting [Bermuda] Ltd. announced that Arthur Rego has joined the financial services consulting firm, and will be providing general compliance consulting with an emphasis on AML audits, accounting, valuations, financial management and strategic planning. “Arthur brings more than a 30 years of senior management expertise in financial services,... Read more of this article

Willis Re Bermuda Appoints McDowell As CEO

Willis Re Bermuda Appoints McDowell As CEO

Willis Re announced the appointment of Chris McDowell as CEO of Willis Re Bermuda. Effective January 1, 2017, he will succeed Michael Harden, CEO of Willis Re Bermuda since 2014, who is returning to the Asia Pacific region as president of Willis Re Asia Pacific. McDowell and his team will report into Willis Re Specialty. With more than 30 years in the... Read more of this article

Sean M. Durfy Appointed New Ascendant CEO

Sean M. Durfy Appointed New Ascendant CEO

In a filing with the Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX], Ascendant Group Limited has appointed Sean M. Durfy to succeed Walter M. Higgins who will be retiring as President & Chief Executive Officer. The full filing stated: “Ascendant Group Limited has appointed Sean M. Durfy to succeed Walter M. Higgins who will be retiring as President & Chief... Read more of this article

Shelby Weldon Joins Marsh Captive Solutions

Shelby Weldon Joins Marsh Captive Solutions

On August 8, Shelby Weldon joined Marsh Captive Solutions as a Team Leader and member of the firm’s senior management team. In this role, Mr. Weldon will be responsible for the oversight of a team of 14 captive management professionals and the seamless delivery of Marsh’s captive management and consulting services.Mr. Weldon will be based in the... Read more of this article

Fradin Appointed To Hamilton Insurance Board

Fradin Appointed To Hamilton Insurance Board

Hamilton Insurance Group, the Bermuda-based holding company for insurance and reinsurance operations that underwrite property and casualty risks in Bermuda, the U.S. and at Lloyd’s, announced today [August 12] that Russell P. Fradin has joined its Board of Directors. Mr. Fradin is the Lead Independent Director of Best Buy Co., Inc. and an Operating... Read more of this article

Dive In Festival To Celebrate Diversity & Inclusion

Dive In Festival To Celebrate Diversity & Inclusion

The Bermuda insurance community will join Lloyd’s and cities around the world later this year in an initiative aimed at highlighting the business case for diverse and inclusive workplaces and providing practical ideas and inspiration for how to bring about positive change. Such was the success of the inaugural Dive In Festival for Diversity &... Read more of this article

Cheryl Hayward-Chew Named BHI Board Chair

Cheryl Hayward-Chew Named BHI Board Chair

Bermuda Hospitality Institute [BHI] announced that Cheryl Hayward-Chew will serve as their new Board Chair effective July 13, 2016. BHI’s previous Chair was Muriel Richardson, who served on the Board for five years and who after many years in the hospitality industry announced her retirement earlier this year. “Cheryl has served as a Board member... Read more of this article

Sun Life Financial Appoints Merrilyn Johnson

Sun Life Financial Appoints Merrilyn Johnson

Sun Life Financial International, the company’s Bermuda-based business serving global High Net Worth clients, has named Merrilyn Johnson to Head of International Life Distribution. In this new role, Ms Johnson will continue to be responsible for the expansion of Sun Life’s customer base, while taking on responsibility for developing the overall... Read more of this article

Reinsurer Qatar Re Appoints Smith, Young, Tidd

Reinsurer Qatar Re Appoints Smith, Young, Tidd

Qatar Re announced the appointments of Andrew Smith as the Group’s Chief Risk Officer, Adam Young as Head of Compliance and Steve Tidd as Chief Operating Officer, saying that the ”appointments further strengthen Qatar Re’s risk and corporate governance and oversight while also enhancing its internal systems, processes and operating efficiency.” Andrew... Read more of this article

RenRe Makes Executive Management Changes

RenRe Makes Executive Management Changes

Bermuda-based RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. announced that Jeffrey D. Kelly, 62, will retire effective September 15, 2016. He will be succeeded as Chief Financial Officer by Robert Qutub effective August 8, 2016 and will remain Chief Operating Officer until September 15, 2016. Following his retirement, Mr. Kelly will serve as an advisor to the Company. Kevin... Read more of this article

Deloitte Announces New Partner Promotions

Deloitte Announces New Partner Promotions

Deloitte Ltd. announced the promotions of Elizabeth Cava and Rachelle Frisby to the role of Audit Partner and Financial Advisory partner, respectively. Ms. Cava has over 13 years’ experience with Deloitte, beginning her career in New York City and continuing in Bermuda. She specializes in both the asset management and reinsurance industries, serving... Read more of this article

ARC Ltd Appoints Former IFC Director As CEO

ARC Ltd Appoints Former IFC Director As CEO

The African Risk Capacity Insurance Company Limited [ARC Ltd] announced the appointment of former IFC Director Ms Dolika Banda as Chief Executive Officer, effective from 7 September 2016. She will take the reins from Dr Simon Young, who was appointed CEO in 2014 after playing a leading role in the development of the ARC programme. He will continue... Read more of this article