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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

Felicia Govender Promoted To KPMG Director

Felicia Govender Promoted To KPMG Director

KPMG in Bermuda announced the promotion of Felicia Govender to Director in the Bermuda Enterprise team. Steve Woodward, Head of Enterprise for KPMG in Bermuda, said: “We are very fortunate to welcome Felicia into the senior leadership team for Bermuda’s Enterprise practice. “Felicia joined KPMG’s Investments & Banking practice in 2007... Read more of this article

XL Announces Reinsurance Leadership Changes

XL Announces Reinsurance Leadership Changes

XL Catlin’s reinsurance operations announced two key leadership appointments, both effective January 2017. Jonathan [Jon] Gale, currently Chief Executive London Reinsurance, will take over as Chief Executive Bermuda Reinsurance subject to Bermuda Immigration approval, while Rob Littlemore, currently Underwriting Director London Reinsurance, is being... Read more of this article

Kevin O’Donnell Elected As Chair Of ABIR

Kevin O’Donnell Elected As Chair Of ABIR

Kevin O’Donnell, President and CEO of RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. has been elected chair of the Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] for a two-year term beginning January 1, 2017. O’Donnell succeeds XL Catlin Executive Deputy Chairman Stephen Catlin who completes his two-year term December 31, 2016.  The ABIR Board elected officers... Read more of this article

XL Appoints Keller As Chief Investment Officer

XL Appoints Keller As Chief Investment Officer

XL Group Ltd. announced that Andre Keller will become its Chief Investment Officer on January 1, 2017, following the retirement of Benji Meuli at the end of this year. Mr. Keller is currently Head of Global Asset Positioning and a Managing Director. He will report to XL’s Chief Financial Officer Pete Porrino and will be based in New York City. Mr.... Read more of this article

Leadership Changes For Hiscox Bermuda

Leadership Changes For Hiscox Bermuda

Specialist global insurer Hiscox announced leadership changes within Hiscox Re and ILS, and Hiscox Bermuda. Jeremy Pinchin, Chief Executive Officer of Hiscox Re and ILS, and Chief Executive Officer of Hiscox Bermuda, is to return to London next year, and Michael Krefta will be appointed into the Bermuda-based roles with effect from 1 August 2017, subject... Read more of this article

Bacardi Appoint Kavanagh In Communications

Bacardi Appoint Kavanagh In Communications

Bermuda-headquartered Bacardi Limited announced the appointment of K.C. Kavanagh as senior vice president and global chief communications officer. Kavanagh reports to Mike Dolan, chief executive officer of Bacardi Limited, and serves on the Company’s global leadership team. “Kavanagh will work closely with Dolan and Chairman Facundo L. Bacardi... Read more of this article