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Berger To Step Down As Third Point Re CEO

Berger To Step Down As Third Point Re CEO

Bermuda-based Third Point Reinsurance Ltd. announced that John Berger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will be stepping down as CEO effective March 1, 2017. Mr. Berger will retain an active role in the Company. He will remain Chairman of the Board and Chairman of the Underwriting Committee. Robert Bredahl, currently President and Chief Operating... Read more of this article

XL Group: Porrino To Retire, Robb Appointed

XL Group: Porrino To Retire, Robb Appointed

XL Group Ltd announced that Group Controller Stephen Robb will succeed Peter Porrino as Chief Financial Officer, following Mr. Porrino’s retirement, effective May 1, 2017. Mr. Porrino will continue with the Company on a part-time basis, working as an advisor to Chief Executive Officer Mike McGavick. Since joining the Company in 2004, Mr. Robb has... Read more of this article

BeesMont Corporate Appoint Rovonne Sampson

BeesMont Corporate Appoint Rovonne Sampson

BeesMont Corporate Services has appointed Rovonne D. Sampson as its new Deputy Manager. “Rovonne has more than 16 years’ experience in the corporate services industry, including a number of years spent at one of Bermuda’s top law firms,” the company said. “She specialises in the administration of local and exempt companies, mutual... Read more of this article

Beech Appointed Assistant Financial Controller

Beech Appointed Assistant Financial Controller

Bermuda Aviation Services Limited [BAS] announced the appointment of Jennifer Beech as Assistant Group Financial Controller. In the new role, Ms Beech will be a technical resource and supervise day-to-day finance operations for BAS Group subsidiaries, in addition to the execution of special projects. Ms Beech, a Bermudian, joins BAS from the Enterprise... Read more of this article

Qatar Re Announces Changes To Leadership

Qatar Re Announces Changes To Leadership

Qatar Re announced the promotions of Luke Roden and Michael van der Straaten to Chief Underwriting Officer [CUO] positions. Previously they were Deputy CUOs to Alastair Speare-Cole, who resigned earlier this month. Gunther Saacke, CEO, said: “We thank Alastair for his relentless efforts during his stint at Qatar Re. Generational change in our company... Read more of this article

Gilbert Appointed Ascendant General Counsel

Gilbert Appointed Ascendant General Counsel

In a filing with the Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX], Ascendant Group Limited announced the appointment of Ms. Lorianne Gilbert as General Counsel, effective February 1, 2017, and Secretary, effective November 4, 2016. The full filing stated: “Ascendant Group Limited today announced the appointment of Ms. Lorianne Gilbert as General Counsel, effective... Read more of this article

ABIR Appoint Weinstein: Policy Committee Chair

ABIR Appoint Weinstein: Policy Committee Chair

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] announced the appointment of Stephen Weinstein to Chair of its Policy Committee. The Policy Committee serves as the chief policy body of ABIR, with review of insurance regulation in Bermuda and overseas, international regulatory standards, public policy in Bermuda, and US natural disaster policy... Read more of this article

John “Jay” Nichols Resigns As CEO Of AXIS Re

John “Jay” Nichols Resigns As CEO Of AXIS Re

AXIS Capital Holdings announced that John “Jay” Nichols has resigned his position as Chief Executive Officer of AXIS Re. Mr Nichols has agreed to remain with the Company in a transitional role until March 31, and the Company has named Jan Ekberg to succeed him as Interim CEO of AXIS Re. Mr. Ekberg, who has been with the Company since 2004, currently... Read more of this article

Argo Appoints Mather To Serve As Global Head

Argo Appoints Mather To Serve As Global Head

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd., an international underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products, announced that former Ariel Re chief executive officer, Ryan Mather, will serve as Argo Group’s global head of reinsurance leading all reinsurance operations. This announcement follows after Argo Group announced the closing of the... Read more of this article

James Hobson Named As New CEO Of Attune

James Hobson Named As New CEO Of Attune

Attune, the data-enabled company established by American International Group, Inc., Hamilton Insurance Group, Ltd., and affiliates of Two Sigma Investments, LP, today announced that James Hobson, Chief Operating Officer of OnDeck, has accepted an offer to assume the position of Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Hobson, who will step down from his role at... Read more of this article

Julianna Muir Promoted To Hamilton USA SVP

Julianna Muir Promoted To Hamilton USA SVP

Hamilton USA, the US insurance platform of Hamilton Insurance Group, announced that Julianna Muir has been promoted to the newly-created position of Senior Vice President, Head of Strategy and Innovation. Reporting to CEO Seraina Macia, Ms. Muir will be a key participant and leader in designing and executing the strategy for Hamilton USA. This will... Read more of this article

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