Markel enters Indian insurance market through Lloyd’s India platform

Markel enters Indian insurance market through Lloyd’s India platform

Markel enters Indian insurance market through Lloyd’s India platform

Markel International is to enter the Indian insurance market, with capacity provided by Markel’s Syndicate 3000 at Lloyd’s and written through the Lloyd’s India platform, based in Mumbai. Markel has appointed Deepika Mathur to lead Markel India. She has 20 years’ experience of working in the Indian insurance industry, and most recently she was executive vice-president at HDFC Ergo, the…

New president and CEO for Lockton

New president and CEO for Lockton

New president and CEO for Lockton

Ron Lockton is to expand his current role to become president and CEO of independent insurance broking firm Lockton, Inc. He has served as vice-chairman for the past two years as part of Lockton’s succession plan, according to chairman David Lockton. “Ron and I have worked together on a daily basis since he was appointed vice-chairman two years ago,” David…

Cayman appoints new deputy head of Insurance Supervision Division

Cayman appoints new deputy head of Insurance Supervision Division

Cayman appoints new deputy head of Insurance Supervision Division

The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) has appointed Suzanne Sadlier as deputy head of the insurance supervision division. Her previous role at CIMA was reinsurance specialist, a post she held since joining the authority in April 2015. She brings more than ten years of knowledge and experience, having worked in Ireland in a variety of positions within areas such as…

Chubb appoints vice-president of global underwriting

Chubb appoints vice-president of global underwriting

Chubb appoints vice-president of global underwriting

Ross Bertossi has been appointed as vice-president of global underwriting for Chubb Group, with responsibility for advancing underwriting excellence across the company, including general underwriting policy and underwriting management best practices. He will also have oversight of Chubb’s global product boards and portfolio management process. He will report to John Keogh, Chubb’s executive vice-chairman and chief operating officer. Mr Bertossi…

AIG announces head of new commercial lines subsidiary

AIG announces head of new commercial lines subsidiary

AIG announces head of new commercial lines subsidiary

American International Group (AIG) has appointed Seraina Macia as CEO of a new planned subsidiary that is intended to change the way AIG delivers and underwrites commercial insurance. Ms Macia joins AIG from Hamilton USA, where she was appointed CEO in 2016. Prior to this, she held executive positions at AIG. She will report to AIG CEO Brian Duperreault, and…

China expected to appoint hardliner to lead insurance watchdog

China expected to appoint hardliner to lead insurance watchdog

China expected to appoint hardliner to lead insurance watchdog

A senior Communist Party official with a reputation as a ‘graft-buster’ is slated to take over the supervision of China’s insurance sector, according to a Reuters report which cites “people familiar with the matter”. Yang Xiaochao is currently secretary general of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI), the country’s main anti-graft body, and a member of the Politburo Standing…

New head of global programmes for XL Catlin

New head of global programmes for XL Catlin

New head of global programmes for XL Catlin

Sonja Ochsenkuehn has been appointed as head of global programmes with worldwide responsibility by XL Catlin. She will have direct responsibility over XL Catlin’s global programme platform, with teams in New York, London, Zurich, Mexico City, Hong Kong, New Delhi and Vienna. She will report to Philippe Gouraud, XL Catlin’s global head of strategic client and broker management. XL Catlin…

DAC Beachcroft appoints expert insurance consultant to Chile office

DAC Beachcroft appoints expert insurance consultant to Chile office

DAC Beachcroft appoints expert insurance consultant to Chile office

International law firm DAC Beachcroft has appointed insurance law expert Edmundo Agramunt as a consultant in its Chilean office. Mr Agramunt has been with the Chilean arm of global insurer Mapfre, a client of DAC Beachcroft, for the past 23 years, acting as the company’s head of legal in Chile for the past 17 years. He specialises in insurance and…

Willis Towers Watson restructures global broking teams

Willis Towers Watson restructures global broking teams

Willis Towers Watson restructures global broking teams

Willis Towers Watson has put in place a new broking team for its corporate risk and broking (CRB) business headed by Philip Smaje, with substantial changes across Europe and the rest of the world. The broking business will be divided into four regions. Western Europe will be headed by Ghassan Mansour, Great Britain by Clyde Bernstein, North America by Joe…

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