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Mutual Insurance Appoint Richardson As CEO

Mutual Insurance Appoint Richardson As CEO

Mutual Insurance Company Limited announced that Joanne Richardson joined the Company as Chief Executive Officer effective September 1, 2018. “Joanne, given her extensive experience with media liability risks, is a perfect fit for Mutual,” said Rick Spurling, President and Chairman of Mutual. “She has both the qualifications and the leadership... Read more of this article

Chubb Appoint Konz As Executive Vice President

Chubb Appoint Konz As Executive Vice President

Chubb announced that Jeremiah Konz has been named Executive Vice President, Reinsurance Officer for Chubb Overseas General, the company’s international general insurance business in over 50 countries and territories. Mr. Konz is currently Senior Vice President, Ceded Reinsurance for Chubb’s North American operations. In his new role, which... Read more of this article

Elkinson To Lead Arbitration Course In Oxford

Elkinson To Lead Arbitration Course In Oxford

Jeffrey Elkinson, a Director in Conyers Dill & Pearman’s Litigation & Restructuring department, has been asked to lead an International Arbitration course for 24 judges and lawyers from around the world, to be held at Queen’s College, Oxford from 16-24 September. The Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration is run by the Chartered... Read more of this article

Lancashire Appoint James Irvine & Ben Readdy

Lancashire Appoint James Irvine & Ben Readdy

Lancashire Holdings Limited [LHL] announced the appointment of James Irvine as the Chief Underwriting Officer for Lancashire Insurance Company Limited in Bermuda [LICL] with effect from 1 October 2018, subject to immigration and regulatory approvals. LHL also announced the appointment of Ben Readdy as the Group Chief Actuary for LHL with effect from... Read more of this article

Catherine Duffy To Join AIG As Country Manager

Catherine Duffy To Join AIG As Country Manager

American International Group, Inc. today announced that Catherine Duffy will join the company’s General Insurance business as Country Manager of Bermuda, at a date to be determined. “In this role, Ms. Duffy will oversee AIG’s insurance operations and strategy in Bermuda, reporting to Lex Baugh, Chief Executive Officer of North America General... Read more of this article

Everest Hires Vandendael As International CEO

Everest Hires Vandendael As International CEO

Everest Insurance, the diversified specialty insurance division of Everest Re Group, Ltd., announced the addition of Vincent Vandendael as CEO of Everest Insurance International. Vincent will lead all facets of the Everest Insurance operations outside of North America. He will join the Everest Insurance global leadership team and will report to Jonathan... Read more of this article

Troncossi Public Relations Firm To Close

Troncossi Public Relations Firm To Close

After 18 successful years in business, one of Bermuda’s leading public relations consultancy firms is closing for at least a year. The company’s Managing Director, Elizabeth Tee, who founded the company in September 2000, is “leaving Bermuda to take a break.” The company has represented over 170 companies in its 18-year history representing... Read more of this article

PartnerRe Make Board & Leadership Changes

PartnerRe Make Board & Leadership Changes

PartnerRe announced that effective September 1, 2018, Brian Dowd will succeed John Elkann as Chairman of the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Elkann, who is Chairman and CEO of EXOR, will remain on the Board. Mr. Elkann commented, “Over the past two years, under Emmanuel Clarke’s leadership, our company has performed strongly notwithstanding... Read more of this article

AXIS Appoints James Hamilton As Global Head

AXIS Appoints James Hamilton As Global Head

AXIS Insurance, the insurance business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, announced that James “Jay” Hamilton has been appointed to the newly created role of Global Head of Accident & Health Insurance, effective immediately. In this role, Mr. Hamilton will be responsible for leading AXIS Insurance’s Accident & Health business in... Read more of this article

Arch Insurance Promotes Mark Lange To EVP

Arch Insurance Promotes Mark Lange To EVP

Arch Insurance announced that Mark Lange has been promoted to Executive Vice President [EVP], Strategy and Distribution for Arch Insurance Group’s North American operations. Mr. Lange will report to Michael Price, EVP and Chief Underwriting Officer of Arch Insurance Group Inc. In this new role, Mr. Lange succeeds industry veteran Bill Casey, who has... Read more of this article

Ventresca Appointed Axis Chief Strategy Officer

Ventresca Appointed Axis Chief Strategy Officer

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited announced that Linda Ventresca has been appointed to the newly created position of Chief Strategy Officer. Reporting directly to President and CEO Albert Benchimol, Ms. Ventresca will be responsible for guiding the development of the Company’s strategic priorities and for driving the delivery of those priorities across... Read more of this article

David Tanner Elected To White Mountains Board

David Tanner Elected To White Mountains Board

The Board of Directors of White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. [WTM] has elected David Tanner as a director of the Company. Mr. Tanner is the Managing Director of Three Mile Capital, a private investment company founded in 2017. Previously, he spent 12 years at Arlon Group. David has served and currently serves on the boards of numerous companies and... Read more of this article

XL Appoints Chris Kopser To Lead Global Risk

XL Appoints Chris Kopser To Lead Global Risk

XL Catlin has appointed Chris Kopser to lead its Global Risk Management Insurance North America Division. Based in New York, Mr. Kopser will assume his role on October 8, 2018 and report to Joseph Tocco, Chief Executive, North America Insurance. Commenting on Mr. Kopser’s appointment, Mr. Tocco said: “We are excited to have Chris join our leadership... Read more of this article