Zurich Insurance Group has appointed Sierra Signorelli, currently group chief underwriting officer, to the role of chief executive officer for Commercial Insurance and as a member of the executive committee with immediate effect.
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Beazley Chief Executive Officer Andrew Horton is leaving to become the group chief executive officer of QBE Insurance Group Ltd. in Australia, the two companies announced. Horton will be succeeded in the role by Adrian Cox, the current chief underwriting officer.
Specialist insurer Beazley has unveiled a new digital business unit to spearhead a transformative approach to how the company develops, underwrites and delivers seamless, intuitive digital insurance solutions for clients and brokers.
Verisk characterizes the appointments as reinforcing its commitment to building cohesive leadership teams that accelerate long-term growth.
Insurtech startup, GramCover has announced the appointment of Shailendra Tewari as CTO. Tewari was one of the founding members and the CTO of Policybazaar. At GramCover, Shailendra Tewari will lead the technology vertical to automate various business processes. Thus, he will bridge the gap between technology and business. Further, GramCover aims to make its technology easier and smarter. With Tewari on the team, they aim to analyze and change software processes and journeys.
Willis Re, the reinsurance broking arm of Willis Towers Watson, has appointed Michel Büker in a dual role as Head of Lloyd’s Capital and Head of Production, Customised Solutions, EMEA at Willis Re Specialty.
UK insurer Prudential has created a new senior leadership team for its US business, Jackson Financial, ahead of Jackson’s planned separation from the Group.
With over 30 years’ experience in the London insurance industry, Robertson joins Canopius from AXA XL, where he most recently served as CEO of global specialty. There, he oversaw a multi-billion dollar portfolio of business written across a broad global network.
Satishwar, who joined the company in July 2019 as Chief Financial Officer, will spearhead Aegon Life’s transformation into a digital-only life insurance company.
Michael Mollica to Lead Private/Not-For-Profit Management Liability Business; Stephen Troiano to Head Financial Institutions Management Liability Business
Reinsurance giant Swiss Re’s commercial insurance arm, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions (Swiss Re CorSo), has named Melanie Slack as Head UK, Ireland, SA & EMEA Wholesale, effective May 1st, 2021.
Ahead of the proposed combination of global insurance and reinsurance brokerages, Aon and Willis Towers Watson (WTW), the companies have announced the new leadership team, led by Greg Case as Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Tiernan, who chairs the International Underwriting Association and serves as managing director of UK commercial lines and global corporate & speciality at Aviva, has been named chief of markets at Lloyd’s. As markets chief, he will be in charge of overseeing market performance and distribution.
The specialist Lloyd’s of London insurance and reinsurance marketplace has appointed Aviva’s Patrick Tiernan to the newly created role of Chief of Markets, which will see him take oversight of market performance and distribution.
Late last week, Chad Nitschke, chief executive officer of InsurTech Bunker, a contract-related insurance marketplace he co-founded in 2016, announced that he is passing the CEO reins to Jordan Simkin.
Due to ongoing success in delivering intelligent claims management systems to the North American and European insurance markets, former CTO and omni:us founder Harald Gölles will shift to the newly created role of Chief Software Architect and henceforth focus solely on product development.
Hudson Structured Capital Management Ltd. (HSCM), the insurance-linked securities (ILS), reinsurance and transportation-focused investment manager, has announced the appointment of Adrian Jones from SCOR as the firm looks to expand its InsurTech and global re/insurance groups.
Bermuda-domiciled specialty insurance and reinsurance group Ascot has appointed its US insurance boss.
Marsh has announced the appointment of Phil Hobson as affinity leader for its international division. Effective January 01, Hobson will join Marsh’s international executive committee and report to Flavio Piccolomini, president of Marsh’s international division. Hobson will relocate from Hong Kong to London for the new role.
The TechCanary founder will lead the expansion of the IVANS strategy and all business functions to accelerate the digitization of agency-insurer-insured connectivity and analytics solutions.
Global insurance and reinsurance broker, Aon, has launched a new London-based platform that matches underwriting expertise with capacity provision through fronting, MGA / MGU and
Life insurer MetLife has announced a series of changes to its senior leadership team, including the retirement of Latin America executive vice president and president
Coverys European Holdings (CEH), a division of Coverys, has added Elisabetta Ibba as Chief Executive Officer of its Lloyd’s broker subsidiary AEC Group. Ibba brings
Andrew Rear has been appointed Chairman of Buckle’s Board. He will continue working as Chief Executive Officer of Digital Partners, a Munich Re company. Rear
SCOR Global P&C is making a number of changes to its organizational structure to be more responsive on a regional basis, according to SCOR Global
A former AXA XL executive joined QBE Insurance in a major leadership role. Jason Harris will have the title of chief executive officer, International Division,
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