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IBA Appoints New President & Vice President

IBA Appoints New President & Vice President

The Institute of Bermuda Architects [IBA] has appointed Duncan Simons as its new President and Lisamarie Masters as its new Vice President. A spokesperson said, “Duncan Simons, previously the Vice President, has been selected to lead the IBA as it continues to represent the architectural industry in Bermuda. This marks a generational and diversity... Read more of this article

JLT Re Appoints Williams As Partner In Bermuda

JLT Re Appoints Williams As Partner In Bermuda

JLT Re, the global provider of reinsurance broking and consultancy, has appointed Deanna Williams as a Partner in JLT Re’s Bermuda operation reporting to Charles Withers-Clarke. Commenting on the appointment Charles Withers-Clarke, Partner, JLT Re in Bermuda, said “I have worked with Deanna for many years and know her can do attitude and drive will... Read more of this article

Kevin Richards Joins Board Of Shipping Group

Kevin Richards Joins Board Of Shipping Group

BDA’s Kevin Richards, Business Development Manager for International Commerce, has been named to the Board of the Bermuda International Shipping Association [BISA]. “I’m delighted to join the Board of BISA, which is an important part of Bermuda’s shipping ecosystem,” said Richards. “Historically, BISA has been a strong voice in Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

BDA Appoint Greg Wojciechowski To Board

BDA Appoint Greg Wojciechowski To Board

The Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA] has announced the appointment of Greg Wojciechowski to its Board of Directors. Wojciechowski, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX] for the past 15 years, joined the BDA Board this month. “On behalf of my fellow directors, I am delighted to welcome Greg to the Board,”... Read more of this article

Hamilton Insurance Appoint Bernhard & Johnson

Hamilton Insurance Appoint Bernhard & Johnson

Hamilton Insurance Group, the Bermuda-based holding company for insurance and reinsurance operations in Bermuda, the US and at Lloyd’s, announced two senior role changes in its Bermuda operations. Keith Bernhard now holds the title of Chief Audit Officer, reporting to Interim Group CEO David Brown. Mr. Bernhard is responsible for developing and executing... Read more of this article

Umer Islam Appointed Captive Insurance Leader

Umer Islam Appointed Captive Insurance Leader

EY announced that Bermuda Executive Director Umer Islam has been appointed as Leader of EY’s Captive Insurance Practice. Islam has over 14 years of experience providing assurance and advisory services to insurance and reinsurance clients in London and Bermuda. “We are very excited to have Umer assume the role of EY Bermuda Captive Insurance Leader... Read more of this article

AlphaCat Appoints Bernard Van der Stichele

AlphaCat Appoints Bernard Van der Stichele

AlphaCat Managers Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Validus Holdings, Ltd. announced the appointment of Bernard Van der Stichele to the position of Portfolio Manager for AlphaCat. In this new role, Bernard will report to Lixin Zeng, Chief Executive Officer of AlphaCat. Bernard Van der Stichele brings over 15 year of institutional investment management... Read more of this article

Colonial Group Appoints Naz Farrow As CEO

Colonial Group Appoints Naz Farrow As CEO

On behalf of the Board of Directors of Colonial Group International, Chairman Dr. Grant Gibbons announced that Naz Farrow, COO – Health, has been appointed Designate Chief Executive Officer of Colonial Group International [CGI] effective June 1st 2017. Farrow will assume the CEO role in mid-2018 when Alan Peacock will retire as CEO and President... Read more of this article

Hamilton Insurance Group Appoint Freda, Brown

Hamilton Insurance Group Appoint Freda, Brown

Hamilton Insurance Group, the Bermuda-based holding company for property and casualty insurance and reinsurance operations in Bermuda, the US and at Lloyd’s, today announced that William C. Freda has been appointed to the position of Chairman of the Board and David A. Brown has been appointed to the position of Interim Group CEO. Both appointments,... Read more of this article

AIG Appoints Brian Duperreault President & CEO

AIG Appoints Brian Duperreault President & CEO

[Updated] American International Group [AIG] announced the appointment of Brian Duperreault as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director, effective May 14, 2017. “Mr. Duperreault has resigned as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hamilton Insurance Group [Hamilton]. Peter D. Hancock resigned as President, Chief Executive Officer and... Read more of this article

Driscoll Named President Of Validus Holdings

Driscoll Named President Of Validus Holdings

Validus Holdings, Ltd. announced that Kean Driscoll has been named President of the Company, effective immediately. Mr. Driscoll will continue to serve as the Chief Executive Officer of Validus Reinsurance, Ltd., the position he has held since 2012. Ed Noonan, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Validus, said, “Kean has been an outstanding leader... Read more of this article

AXIS Capital: Henry To Retire, Vogt Appointed

AXIS Capital: Henry To Retire, Vogt Appointed

Bermuda-based AXIS Capital Holdings Limited announced that Chief Financial Officer Joseph Henry will retire at the conclusion of 2017, and current AXIS Insurance Chief Operating Officer Peter Vogt will become CFO, effective January 1, 2018. Mr. Vogt will be appointed Deputy CFO in July with the transition process to occur through the end of the year. Mr.... Read more of this article

Women In Reinsurance Group Expands Board

Women In Reinsurance Group Expands Board

Women in Reinsurance [WiRe], the organization for professional women working in the Bermuda reinsurance sector, today announced three appointments to its board, with Tracey Gibbons, Peta White and Stephen Young being appointed.“It speaks volumes to the impact that WiRe has made on the Bermuda marketplace to date that Tracey, Peta and Stephen have... Read more of this article