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Straaten Confirmed As CEO Of Qatar Re

Straaten Confirmed As CEO Of Qatar Re

Qatar Re today [April 26] announced the confirmation of Michael van der Straaten as the Company’s CEO. Earlier this year, he was appointed acting CEO of Qatar Re. Qatar Re also announced the appointment of Pantelis Koulovasilopoulos as CUO – Long Tail & Specialty Classes. He formerly served as Qatar Re’s deputy CUO – Long Tail & Specialty... Read more of this article

Horseshoe Appoints LeMoine As Insurance Head

Horseshoe Appoints LeMoine As Insurance Head

Horseshoe Group announced today that Fred LeMoine will be succeeding Nigel Godfrey, the Group’s Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Insurance Management services. Godfrey has elected to retire effective April 30th, 2019, but he will continue to be involved with Horseshoe and serve as a consultant, as well as the Chairman of the... Read more of this article

Argo Appoints Tony Cicio As New Head Of HR

Argo Appoints Tony Cicio As New Head Of HR

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd., an international underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products, announced the appointment of Tony Cicio as chief human resources officer. He will report to Argo Group CEO Mark E. Watson III. “Our longstanding commitment to invest in our people lies at the very core of Argo’s values,” said... Read more of this article

ABIR Welcomes IAIS Supervisory Forum

ABIR Welcomes IAIS Supervisory Forum

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] welcomed industry supervisors from multiple international jurisdictions to Bermuda this month. Insurance supervisors from the United States, Europe, the United Kingdom, Japan, South Africa, Canada, Singapore, among other jurisdictions, traveled to the island April 15–18 to attend the International... Read more of this article

PartnerRe Appoint Colello: P&C Americas CEO

PartnerRe Appoint Colello: P&C Americas CEO

PartnerRe announced that Jonathan Colello will join the Company effective July 1, 2019 as CEO, P&C Americas, and President of Partner Reinsurance Company of the U.S. Mr. Colello will report to Emmanuel Clarke, PartnerRe President and CEO, and will be a member of the Company’s Executive Leadership Team. In his new role, Mr. Colello will have executive... Read more of this article

Hottinger Appointed President Of EMEA LatAM

Hottinger Appointed President Of EMEA LatAM

AXIS Re, the reinsurance business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, announced the appointment of Andy Hottinger as President of its EMEA LatAm division. Mr. Hottinger succeeds longtime AXIS Re colleague and EMEA LatAm President Jan Ekberg, who will retire in July following a 45-year career in the [re]insurance industry, which has included 15... Read more of this article

Afford & Lopes Join Third Point Reinsurance

Afford & Lopes Join Third Point Reinsurance

Third Point Reinsurance Ltd. [TPRE] announced two appointments to its Specialty Treaty division. Rachael Afford and Melanie Lopes have joined as Vice President and Underwriter respectively. Both report to Tracey Gibbons, head of Specialty Reinsurance. Dan Malloy, CEO of Third Point Reinsurance Company Ltd, the Company’s Bermuda based operating subsidiary,... Read more of this article

Tracey Gibbons Joins Third Point Reinsurance

Tracey Gibbons Joins Third Point Reinsurance

Third Point Reinsurance Company Ltd. [TPRE] has hired Tracey Gibbons to lead its specialty treaty portfolio. The portfolio will initially include workers compensation catastrophe, PA/Life catastrophe and other niche lines of business including, but not limited to, contingency and political violence. She reports to Dan Malloy, Chief Executive Officer... Read more of this article

AIG Paid CEO Brian Duperreault $20.9M In 2018

AIG Paid CEO Brian Duperreault $20.9M In 2018

American International Group [AIG] paid President and Chief Executive Officer Brian Duperreault $20.9 million in 2018, according to a story in the Reuters. The story said, “Insurer American International Group Inc said on Tuesday it paid Chief Executive Officer Brian Duperreault $20.9 million in 2018 while also outlining a series of reforms to its... Read more of this article

AXA XL Promotes Jennifer Minors To SVP

AXA XL Promotes Jennifer Minors To SVP

AXA XL today announced the promotion of Jennifer Minors to Senior Vice President –Product Line Leader in its Bermuda Professional Lines Insurance business. “Ms. Minors is responsible for managing Directors and Officers [“D&O”], Professional Liability, Employment Practices Liability [“EPL”], Wage & Hour [“W&H”], Transactional... Read more of this article

Gallagher Appointed To New Role At Sompo

Gallagher Appointed To New Role At Sompo

Sompo International Holdings Ltd. [SI], a Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, announced that effective immediately, Mr. Christopher Gallagher, currently the Chief Risk Officer and Group Actuary of Sompo International’s Commercial Property and Casualty [P&C] business and a Director of Sompo International... Read more of this article

Bacardi Names Global Corporate Director

Bacardi Names Global Corporate Director

Bacardi Limited, the largest privately-held spirits company in the world, announces the appointment of Jessica Merz, as Director of Global External Corporate Communications, responsible for the management, development and execution of the company’s narrative across traditional media and digital platforms. In addition, Ms Merz will oversee all brand... Read more of this article

Chris McKeown Departs From New Ocean

Chris McKeown Departs From New Ocean

AXA XL has announced that Chris McKeown, the former CEO of New Ocean Capital Management Limited has “stepped down from his role as Vice Chairman to pursue other interests.” “Mr. McKeown, who has more than 30 years of re/insurance and Alternative Capital management experience, was the founding Chief Executive Officer of New Ocean in... Read more of this article