Tag: Business executives

New AXIS Chief Investment Officer David Phillips

New AXIS Chief Investment Officer David Phillips

Bermuda-based AXIS Capital Holdings Limited announced the appointment of David Phillips as Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, effective April 17, 2014. Mr. Phillips will report to Albert Benchimol, President & CEO. Mr. Phillips has more than 18 years experience in investments. Most recently, he was the Head of Investments for... Read more of this article

Coral Beach Appoint New Assistant Manager

Coral Beach Appoint New Assistant Manager

Coral Beach Club has appointed Peter Kyle [pictured left] as its new Assistant General Manager. Tim Thuell, Managing Director of Coral Beach Club, said, “We are thrilled to have Peter join us at Coral Beach Club. With local and international hotel experience at luxury AA four diamond properties, we are sure he will be an asset to our team.” A... Read more of this article

Endurance Appoints Richard Housley As VP

Endurance Appoints Richard Housley As VP

Bermuda-based Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd., a Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance,  announced that Richard Housley has joined the company this week as Executive Vice President and Global Practice Leader for Property Insurance. Mr. Housley has extensive experience in property insurance markets where... Read more of this article

Lancashire Founder Richard Brindle To Retire

Lancashire Founder Richard Brindle To Retire

Lancashire Holdings Limited announced that Richard Brindle, the Group’s Chief Executive Officer since he founded the business in 2005, has notified the Board of his retirement from the Group and as a director with effect from the forthcoming AGM on 30th April 2014. Alex Maloney, currently the Group’s Chief Underwriting Officer and Chief... Read more of this article

EY Names Pete Cangany As Senior Partner

EY Names Pete Cangany As Senior Partner

EY announced today [Apr 16] two leadership changes effective 1 July 2014. Pete Cangany has been named its Senior Partner in Bermuda, and Gil Tucker has been named Chairman of the firm. Since January 2013, Cangany has served as Insurance Leader for the EY Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands region, and he will continue to lead... Read more of this article

Kurt Elia Joins Argo Group International Holdings

Kurt Elia Joins Argo Group International Holdings

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. announced today that Kurt Elia has joined the company as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. Mr. Elia will report to Argo Group President and Chief Executive Officer Mark E. Watson III. “Attracting, developing and retaining top talent is central to everything we do at Argo,” said Mr. Watson. “Kurt’s... Read more of this article

Grayston Replaces Viera As Chamber President

Grayston Replaces Viera As Chamber President

Following the Bermuda Chamber of Commerce’s AGM on April 9th there were a number of changes at the executive board level. Ronnie Viera stepped down as Chamber President after 2 years of service, and has been replaced by Kristi Grayston. Mr. Viera, on discussing his departure said, “I have really enjoyed my time as President, and hope that that... Read more of this article

BHCT New Executive Director: Ralph Richardson

BHCT New Executive Director: Ralph Richardson

The Board of Trustees of the Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Trust [BHCT] has announced the appointment of Ralph Richardson [pictured left] as Executive Director, replacing Wendy Augustus. A spokesperson said, “The Board has the fullest confidence that Mr. Richardson will be an excellent steward of BHCT’s mission as a leader and advocate for healthcare... Read more of this article

Bacardi Ltd. CEO Ed Shirley Leaves Company

Bacardi Ltd. CEO Ed Shirley Leaves Company

The Board of Directors of Bacardi Limited, the largest privately held spirits company in the world announced the departure of president and chief executive officer Ed Shirley. Mr. Shirley expressed his plans to return to retirement after a 36-year career. An interim CEO will be announced shortly and will serve until a successor is appointed. Pending... Read more of this article

Hiscox Re Announces New Senior Appointments

Hiscox Re Announces New Senior Appointments

Hiscox Re, the newly combined reinsurance operations of Hiscox, has continued to strengthen its senior management team with the appointments of Reeva Bakhshi as Chief Financial Officer and Paresh Thakrar as Chief Operating Officer. As Chief Financial Officer, Reeva Bakhshi will be based in Hiscox’s Bermuda office. She previously held a number of high... Read more of this article


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