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Pat Phillip-Fairn To Leave Tourism Authority

Pat Phillip-Fairn To Leave Tourism Authority

Pat Phillip-Fairn, chief product and experiences development officer at the Bermuda Tourism Authority, will leave her role with the organisation on April 30, 2019, following this year’s World Triathlon Bermuda. “Ms Phillip-Fairn has served in the position for the past five years, starting shortly after the formation of the Bermuda Tourism Authority... Read more of this article

Argo Appoints Wharton To Head Of Insurance

Argo Appoints Wharton To Head Of Insurance

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd., an international underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance, announced the appointment of Bill Wharton to Head of Argo Insurance Bermuda, effective immediately. Mr Wharton will also continue as Head of Professional Lines in Bermuda. This change comes as former Head of Argo Insurance Bermuda, Nigel Mortimer,... Read more of this article

Clarien CEO Ian Truran Appointed To Board

Clarien CEO Ian Truran Appointed To Board

Clarien Bank announced today [Jan 8] the appointment of CEO Ian Truran to the Clarien Bank Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2019. Patrick Hylton, Chairman of the Board, commented: “With more than 25 years in the banking industry and exemplary leadership as CEO of Clarien Bank, I welcome Ian Truran to the Clarien Bank Board of Directors. Ian’s... Read more of this article

Grose Named Interim Leader Of Colony Specialty

Grose Named Interim Leader Of Colony Specialty

Argo Group U.S., member of Argo Group International Holdings, announced Gary Grose, Argo Group head of marketing and producer management, will serve as the interim head of Colony Specialty in addition to his current responsibilities, effective immediately. The company’s former leader, Ron Vindivich, has announced plans to retire. “Gary is an effective... Read more of this article

Everest Re CEO Plans To Retire At End Of 2019

Everest Re CEO Plans To Retire At End Of 2019

The Board of Directors of Everest Re Group Ltd. said they have been informed by their President and Chief Executive Officer, Dominic J. Addesso, that “he will retire at the end of his contract term on December 31, 2019.” As a result, the Board is undertaking a search as part of its succession planning process which will include a review... Read more of this article

Albert Benchimol Elected New ABIR Chair

Albert Benchimol Elected New ABIR Chair

The Association of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers [ABIR] today [Jan 7] announced its biennial election of new officers for 2019–20. New ABIR officers elected at the organization’s recent board meeting are: Chair Albert Benchimol, President & CEO of AXIS Capital; Deputy Chair Marc Grandisson, President & CEO Arch Capital Group; and Second... Read more of this article

Regulatory Authority Appoint Denton Williams

Regulatory Authority Appoint Denton Williams

Mr. Denton Williams has been appointed as the Regulatory Authority’s new Chief Executive. “After a rigorous recruitment process, the Commissioners of the Regulatory Authority of Bermuda are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Denton Williams as the Authority’s incoming Chief Executive,” the RA said. Mr. Williams — the former... Read more of this article

Hamilton Underwriting Appoints Vetch As CFO

Hamilton Underwriting Appoints Vetch As CFO

Hamilton Underwriting Limited, the managing agency of Syndicate 3334 and the Lloyd’s operations of Hamilton Insurance Group announced that Robert Vetch has joined the agency as Chief Financial Officer. Reporting to CEO Dermot O’Donohoe, Mr. Vetch succeeds Simon Barrett who left Hamilton in December 2018 to pursue another opportunity. “It’s... Read more of this article

Matt Harris To Lead Argo Group Operations

Matt Harris To Lead Argo Group Operations

Argo Group International Holdings announced the appointment of Matt Harris to lead the company’s international insurance operations, including the United Kingdom, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Bermuda. He will begin in this new role as Group Head of International Operations on January 1, 2019. Jose A. Hernandez, who is currently International... Read more of this article

Sompo International Makes Executive Changes

Sompo International Makes Executive Changes

Sompo International Holdings, a Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, announced that effective April 1, 2019, Mr. John Charman, currently Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Sompo International, will be promoted to Chief Executive Officer of Overseas Insurance Business in Sompo... Read more of this article

Conor O’Dea Joins BF&M Board Of Directors

Conor O’Dea Joins BF&M Board Of Directors

BF&M Limited announced the appointment of Mr. Conor J. O’Dea to the Board of Directors of BF&M Limited. Mr. O’Dea joined Butterfield Bank [Cayman] in 1989, serving as Managing Director from 1997. After also taking on the positions of President and Chief Operating Officer with BNTB Group, Mr. O’Dea retired in 2016, since which time he has... Read more of this article

Haworth & Leese Promoted To MJM Directors

Haworth & Leese Promoted To MJM Directors

Leading Bermuda law firm MJM Limited announced that Senior Associates, Jennifer Haworth and Jeremy Leese will be promoted to Directors from 1 January 2019, joining the firm’s management team. “From the New Year, MJM’s directors at board level will consist of Jeremy and Jennifer, Hil de Frias, Denis de Frias and Fozeia Rana-Fahy. The newly... Read more of this article

Allan Doughty Appointed At BeesMont Law

Allan Doughty Appointed At BeesMont Law

BeesMont Law Limited has announced the appointment of Mr. Allan Doughty, a Bermudian attorney, as the Head of its Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department. Mr. Doughty says that he is honoured by this decision: “I am very pleased by this appointment and would like to express my immense gratitude to the Partners for recognising my continued investment... Read more of this article