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BAS Appoints New Chairman & Deputy Chairman

BAS Appoints New Chairman & Deputy Chairman

Bermuda Aviation Services Limited [BAS] has appointed David Pugh as Chairman and Gail Miller as Deputy Chairman, effective immediately. David Pugh succeeds Colonel Michael Darling, who retired from the position. “David Pugh has been a Director of BAS since 2011. He is a Chartered Accountant with over 45 years of accounting experience. Most recently,... Read more of this article

David Zwiener Joins Bank of Butterfield’s Board

David Zwiener Joins Bank of Butterfield’s Board

The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son announced that David Zwiener [pictured] has today been appointed to its Board as a Non-Executive Director. Mr. Zwiener, who is a Senior Operating Executive with the Carlyle Group’s Financial Institutions Group, will serve as one of Carlyle’s two representatives on Butterfield’s Board. Mr. Zwiener has previously... Read more of this article

Risk-Management Conference Speakers Named

Risk-Management Conference Speakers Named

Experts on hot topics affecting Latin America’s risk-management industry are slated to speak at the 2016 ALARYS Congress in Bermuda September 25–27. Premier Michael Dunkley will officially open the biennial three-day conference geared to risk-management professionals across Central and South America. A spokesperson said, “The Fundación Latinoamericana... Read more of this article

BNT Appoints Bill Zuill As New Executive Director

BNT Appoints Bill Zuill As New Executive Director

The Bermuda National Trust has appointed Bill Zuill as its new Executive Director. Mr Zuill succeeds Jennifer Gray, who stepped down in July after nine years in the post to pursue other interests. BNT President Lt Col William White said Mr Zuill had been appointed after an extensive search which attracted a number of very strong applicants. Lt Col White... Read more of this article

Allied World Appoints Dale Chow As Senior VP

Allied World Appoints Dale Chow As Senior VP

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG announced that Dale Chow has been appointed to Senior Vice President, Professional Lines for Allied World Bermuda. In this role, Chow will be responsible for the strategic direction, management, marketing and underwriting of Allied World Bermuda’s professional lines, which include primary and excess Directors... Read more of this article

ArgoGlobal Appoints O’Gorman Head Of Marine

ArgoGlobal Appoints O’Gorman Head Of Marine

ArgoGlobal announced the appointment of Steve O’Gorman as Head of Marine. He took up his role on 22 August, reporting to Bruno Ritchie, Director of Underwriting & Active Underwriter. The former Head of Marine, Philip Thorpe-Apps, takes on an expanded position as Global Head of Marine and Energy. Mr O’Gorman  brings more than three decades... Read more of this article

Arthur Rego Joins Oyster Consulting Bermuda

Arthur Rego Joins Oyster Consulting Bermuda

Oyster Consulting [Bermuda] Ltd. announced that Arthur Rego has joined the financial services consulting firm, and will be providing general compliance consulting with an emphasis on AML audits, accounting, valuations, financial management and strategic planning. “Arthur brings more than a 30 years of senior management expertise in financial services,... Read more of this article

Willis Re Bermuda Appoints McDowell As CEO

Willis Re Bermuda Appoints McDowell As CEO

Willis Re announced the appointment of Chris McDowell as CEO of Willis Re Bermuda. Effective January 1, 2017, he will succeed Michael Harden, CEO of Willis Re Bermuda since 2014, who is returning to the Asia Pacific region as president of Willis Re Asia Pacific. McDowell and his team will report into Willis Re Specialty. With more than 30 years in the... Read more of this article

Sean M. Durfy Appointed New Ascendant CEO

Sean M. Durfy Appointed New Ascendant CEO

In a filing with the Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX], Ascendant Group Limited has appointed Sean M. Durfy to succeed Walter M. Higgins who will be retiring as President & Chief Executive Officer. The full filing stated: “Ascendant Group Limited has appointed Sean M. Durfy to succeed Walter M. Higgins who will be retiring as President & Chief... Read more of this article

Shelby Weldon Joins Marsh Captive Solutions

Shelby Weldon Joins Marsh Captive Solutions

On August 8, Shelby Weldon joined Marsh Captive Solutions as a Team Leader and member of the firm’s senior management team. In this role, Mr. Weldon will be responsible for the oversight of a team of 14 captive management professionals and the seamless delivery of Marsh’s captive management and consulting services.Mr. Weldon will be based in the... Read more of this article

Fradin Appointed To Hamilton Insurance Board

Fradin Appointed To Hamilton Insurance Board

Hamilton Insurance Group, the Bermuda-based holding company for insurance and reinsurance operations that underwrite property and casualty risks in Bermuda, the U.S. and at Lloyd’s, announced today [August 12] that Russell P. Fradin has joined its Board of Directors. Mr. Fradin is the Lead Independent Director of Best Buy Co., Inc. and an Operating... Read more of this article

Dive In Festival To Celebrate Diversity & Inclusion

Dive In Festival To Celebrate Diversity & Inclusion

The Bermuda insurance community will join Lloyd’s and cities around the world later this year in an initiative aimed at highlighting the business case for diverse and inclusive workplaces and providing practical ideas and inspiration for how to bring about positive change. Such was the success of the inaugural Dive In Festival for Diversity &... Read more of this article

Cheryl Hayward-Chew Named BHI Board Chair

Cheryl Hayward-Chew Named BHI Board Chair

Bermuda Hospitality Institute [BHI] announced that Cheryl Hayward-Chew will serve as their new Board Chair effective July 13, 2016. BHI’s previous Chair was Muriel Richardson, who served on the Board for five years and who after many years in the hospitality industry announced her retirement earlier this year. “Cheryl has served as a Board member... Read more of this article