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XL Catlin Appoints Dr. Karna: Chief Data Officer

XL Catlin Appoints Dr. Karna: Chief Data Officer

XL Catlin announced today [Jan 17] the appointment of Dr. Henna A. Karna as Chief Data Officer. Dr. Karna, who will start with the Company later this month and report to XL’s Chief Platform Officer, Myron Hendry, has more than 20 years of experience in leading data-driven, digital innovation and positive disruption within the insurance industry. Dr.... Read more of this article

New Bermuda Forwarders President: Nick Kempe

New Bermuda Forwarders President: Nick Kempe

Nick Kempe will succeed his father Toby Kempe as the President of Bermuda Forwarders Ltd, becoming the third President of the company as it enters its 62nd year of operation. “Toby Kempe is stepping back from his responsibilities as President to focus on the relocation and export departments alongside the America’s Cup project coordination,”... Read more of this article

Neil McConachie Resigns From Fidelis Insurance

Neil McConachie Resigns From Fidelis Insurance

Fidelis Insurance announced that Neil McConachie will be stepping down from his role as Group Chief Financial Officer in January 2018. He will then remain on the Board of Fidelis Insurance Holdings Limited, the holding company, as a Non-Executive Director. McConachie re-partnered with Richard Brindle to found the Company in 2015, and leaves for personal... Read more of this article

Matthew Isaly Appointed SVP At Hamilton Re

Matthew Isaly Appointed SVP At Hamilton Re

Hamilton Re, the Bermuda-based platform of Hamilton Insurance Group, announced today [Jan 9] that Matthew Isaly has joined Hamilton Re in the newly created position of Senior Vice President, Head of Information Systems. Reporting to Chief Financial Officer Vanessa Hardy Pickering, Mr. Isaly works with Hamilton Re’s management team to set the direction... Read more of this article

XL: Radulski To Retire, Goldstein Appointed

XL: Radulski To Retire, Goldstein Appointed

XL Group Ltd announced that Abbe Goldstein will succeed David Radulski as Director of Investor Relations, following Mr. Radulski’s retirement on March 31, 2017. Ms. Goldstein, who will join the Company from Ambac Financial Group, Inc. [Ambac] in January to ensure a smooth transition, will report to XL’s Chief Financial Officer Pete Porrino... Read more of this article

Hamilton Underwriting Appoints Peter Holland

Hamilton Underwriting Appoints Peter Holland

Hamilton Underwriting Limited, the managing agency of Syndicate 3334 and the Lloyd’s operations of Hamilton Insurance Group, has appointed Peter Holland as Claims Director to lead the agency’s Claims function. A qualified solicitor, Mr. Holland has 26 years of re/insurance experience and joins from Novae Group, where he was Divisional Director,... Read more of this article

Craig Davis Appointed BESCO General Manager

Craig Davis Appointed BESCO General Manager

Bermuda Aviation Services Limited [BAS] announced the appointment of Craig Davis as the new General Manager of BESCO. Craig Davis joins BESCO from LinkBermuda [formerly the Cable & Wireless Bermuda Group]. He has extensive experience in operational management and served in senior executive and board roles at the company for over 10 years, leaving... Read more of this article

BDA Appoint Andrea Jackson, Stephen Weinstein

BDA Appoint Andrea Jackson, Stephen Weinstein

The Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA] tannounced the appointment of two new Directors to its Board. Andrea Jackson, Senior Vice President and Trust Relationship Manager at Lombard Odier Trust [Bermuda] Limited, and Stephen Weinstein, Senior Vice President and Group General Counsel, RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd., joined the BDA Board this month. Ms... Read more of this article

LOM Financial Welcomes New Asset Managers

LOM Financial Welcomes New Asset Managers

LOM Financial Ltd. has recently welcomed two new hires to its expanding team, with Juan Pablo Fukushi and Nan Wang joining the company as Junior Portfolio Managers. Scott Lines, Chairman and CEO of LOM, said:  “At LOM we strive to hire the brightest and most dedicated staff that can be found, to not only meet but exceed the expectations of our clients.... Read more of this article

Neon Appoint Two Non-Executive Directors

Neon Appoint Two Non-Executive Directors

Neon announced the appointments of Tom Hulst and Gavin Hunter as Non-Executive Directors of Neon’s Bermuda operations with immediate effect. “Tom has over 20 years’ [re]insurance experience, having held senior positions with both US and Bermuda [re]insurers,” the company said. “He most recently served as Chief Executive of Ariel... Read more of this article

Argus Group Reports Net Profit Of $8.2 Million

Argus Group Reports Net Profit Of $8.2 Million

Argus Group Holdings Limited  announced a net profit of $8.2 million for the six months ended September 30, 2016, compared to a net profit of $3.0 million for the corresponding period in 2015. Alison Hill [pictured], Chief Executive Officer of the Argus Group, comments: “The Argus Group’s brand promise of “Our Interest Is You” underpins how... Read more of this article

SELLAS Appoint Pollett As Chief Financial Officer

SELLAS Appoint Pollett As Chief Financial Officer

SELLAS Life Sciences Group, a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing innovative immunotherapeutic products to treat a variety of cancers, announces the executive appointment of William [Bill] Pollett as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Pollett brings more than 25 years of financial management and capital markets experience to the Company, having... Read more of this article

Laura Saeger To Join BTA As Director Of Sales

Laura Saeger To Join BTA As Director Of Sales

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] announced the appointment of veteran travel industry professional Laura Saeger as Director of Sales & Business Development. She will join the BTA January 3, 2017, after serving for nearly a decade as the head of North America meeting and incentive sales for South Africa Tourism, based in New York City. In her... Read more of this article