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Sheppard Appointed BHCT Development Director

Sheppard Appointed BHCT Development Director

The Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Trust [BHCT] has named Lisa Sheppard as its new Development Director, with Ms. Sheppard saying that she is “excited by this opportunity.” A spokesperson said, “Bermudian Lisa Sheppard moved back home after 20 years away to give back to her community. The BHCT recently appointed Lisa to Development Director... Read more of this article

Cheryl-Ann Mapp To Resign From Ascendant

Cheryl-Ann Mapp To Resign From Ascendant

In a filing with the Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX], Ascendant Group Limited announced that General Counsel & Corporate Secretary Cheryl-Ann Mapp has tendered her resignation, effective 7 October, 2016. Announcing the resignation, retiring President & Chief Executive Officer Walter Higgins, said, “Since taking up her post in September 2012,... Read more of this article

Video: A.M. Best TV Interviews Albert Benchimol

Video: A.M. Best TV Interviews Albert Benchimol

Axis Capital President and CEO Albert Benchimol spoke with A.M. Best TV on location at the Les Rendez-Vous de Septembre reinsurance conference in Monte Carlo, Monaco. Mr Benchimol said three key issues driving today’s risk market are: increased use of data and analytics; the ramping up of investment in financial technology startups; and finding... Read more of this article

BCB Appoints Hubert Esperon As New CEO

BCB Appoints Hubert Esperon As New CEO

Bermuda Commercial Bank Limited [BCB], a Bermuda financial services company, has announced the appointment of Hubert Esperon [pictured] as the new Chief Executive Officer [CEO], effective September 6, 2016. “Hubert Esperon is a veteran executive with diverse international business experience. His 24 years in financial services have included 12... Read more of this article

BF&M Reports Six Month Earnings Of $13.2M

BF&M Reports Six Month Earnings Of $13.2M

BF&M Limited today [Sept 12] reported shareholders’ net income for the six month period ended 30th June 2016 of $13.2 million, resulting in an annualized return on shareholders’ equity of 9.9%. Shareholders’ net income for the comparative six month period of 2015 was $11.4 million. President and CEO John Wight [pictured] stated: “Financial... Read more of this article

Risk-Management Challenge Of Organised Crime

Risk-Management Challenge Of Organised Crime

Elman Myers — a former US Air Force special agent who is now a managing director at Hiscox — will be the keynote speaker at this month’s 2016 ALARYS Congress conference in Bermuda. Based in Miami as Managing Director at Hiscox Special Risks Agency [Americas] Inc, Mr Myers will speak on “Organised Crime — a New Risk-Management Challenge... Read more of this article

PartnerRe Appoints Beedle, Head Of Asia-Pacific

PartnerRe Appoints Beedle, Head Of Asia-Pacific

Bermuda-based PartnerRe Ltd. announced that, subject to regulatory approval, James Beedle will be appointed to the position of Head of Asia-Pacific & CEO of Partner Reinsurance Asia Pte. Ltd., to head up PartnerRe’s business operations in that region. He will take up his position on January 1, 2017 replacing outgoing Head of Asia-Pacific, Alain... Read more of this article

Industry Experts To Speak At BILTIR Conference

Industry Experts To Speak At BILTIR Conference

Leading industry experts will discuss key trends and policies impacting the long-term [re]insurance sector at the Bermuda International Life & Annuity Conference on September 27 at the Fairmont Southampton hotel in Bermuda. This event will focus on the long-term reinsurance sector in Bermuda, a growing segment of the island’s international insurance... Read more of this article

Schaper Appointed CEO of Schinnerer Group

Schaper Appointed CEO of Schinnerer Group

Marsh announced the appointment of Christopher Schaper as CEO of its managing general agent [MGA] business, the Schinnerer Group, effective immediately. Mr. Schaper will be based in Hamilton, Bermuda and will report to John Drzik, President of Global Risk and Specialties. In his role, Mr. Schaper will focus on the development and advancement of Marsh’s... Read more of this article

Sean Durfy Joins Board Of Ascendant Group

Sean Durfy Joins Board Of Ascendant Group

In a filing with the Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX], Ascendant Group Limited announced that Sean M. Durfy will be appointed to the Board of Directors effective 13 September 2016, which is the date he officially succeeds Walter M. Higgins as President and Chief Executive Officer. Last month, Ascendant announced that Mr. Durfy — most recently, President... Read more of this article

Endurance Appoint Sparro CEO Of US Insurance

Endurance Appoint Sparro CEO Of US Insurance

Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd., a Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, announced that Christopher Sparro will join the company on September 12, 2016 as Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Insurance. With more than twenty-five years of experience, Mr. Sparro will be responsible... Read more of this article

Singleton Appointed Bermuda Broadcasting CEO

Singleton Appointed Bermuda Broadcasting CEO

The Bermuda Broadcasting Company announced that it has appointed Patrick Singleton as its Chief Executive Officer. BBC Chairman Christopher Perry said, “We are delighted to have Patrick at the helm. He has a wealth of experience and the energy and insight necessary to help the company grow and thrive in a challenging economy. His appointment as CEO... Read more of this article

Lombard To Expand Operations In Bermuda

Lombard To Expand Operations In Bermuda

Lombard International announced the appointment of Phil Trussell as Senior Managing Director, saying that he will “lead the expansion of its life insurance operations in Bermuda.” “As we continue to implement our strategy to serve the global high net worth market, our organization in Bermuda is ideally positioned to bring our platform... Read more of this article