Zurich appoints new head of US casualty international programmes underwriting

Zurich appoints new head of US casualty international programmes underwriting

Zurich appoints new head of US casualty international programmes underwriting

Scott Toland has joined Zurich Insurance Group as head of US casualty international programmes underwriting within its commercial insurance business. Zurich said he will be responsible for “driving underwriting leadership and leading operational transformation in the US casualty international programme”. Mr Toland joins Zurich from AIG, where he held various leadership positions. Most recently, he served as senior vice-president, leading…

Bermuda Monetary Authority appoints deputy CEO

Bermuda Monetary Authority appoints deputy CEO

Bermuda Monetary Authority appoints deputy CEO

The Bermuda Monetary Authority’s board of directors has appointed Craig Swan as deputy CEO. The Bermuda Monetary Authority said the deputy CEO position was created to fulfil the authority’s strategic objective of succession planning as it prepares for the departure of executive chairman Jeremy Cox in 2021. The Bermuda Monetary Authority explained that the deputy CEO position encompasses several responsibilities.…

New heads of international specialty and non-US international casualty at ArgoGlobal

New heads of international specialty and non-US international casualty at ArgoGlobal

New heads of international specialty and non-US international casualty at ArgoGlobal

Lloyd’s insurer ArgoGlobal has announced two senior leadership appointments with immediate effect. Jeremy Shallow has been appointed as head of international specialty, reporting to John Moffatt, active underwriter of Syndicate 1200. Ross MacDonald has been appointed as head of non-US international casualty, reporting to Nigel Mortimer, head of international casualty. “ArgoGlobal is gearing up for a strong 2020 as we…

Chubb makes leadership change in Europe as Côté takes over major accounts

Chubb makes leadership change in Europe as Côté takes over major accounts

Chubb makes leadership change in Europe as Côté takes over major accounts

Chubb has announced changes to its leadership team in Europe as Nadia Côté is appointed head of the region’s major accounts division and is replaced as country president of France by Veronique Brionne. Ms Côté takes over from Suresh Krishnan, who has been appointed chief operating officer for Chubb North America accident and health. In the newly expanded role as…

Peter Child appointed as head of Artex European Operations

Peter Child appointed as head of Artex European Operations

Peter Child appointed as head of Artex European Operations

Artex Risk Solutions has appointed Peter Child as head of Artex European Operations. In this role he will oversee its Guernsey, Malta, Gibraltar and London offices. Mr Child will continue with his role of managing director of the Guernsey office and continue reporting to Nick Heys, CEO of Artex International. “Peter has been an integral part of our management team…

Chilton returns to Gallagher through Capsicum acquisition

Chilton returns to Gallagher through Capsicum acquisition

Chilton returns to Gallagher through Capsicum acquisition

Veteran London market broker Grahame Chilton is returning to A J Gallagher aschairman of its global P&C broking business, because the US-based firm has agreed to buy the remaining 77% of Capsicum Re, the intermediary that Mr Chilton formed in 2013 with Rupert Swallow in strategic partnership with Gallagher. Mr Chilton left Gallagher at the end of 2018 to join…

Marsh JLT Specialty appoints head of cyber, international

Marsh JLT Specialty appoints head of cyber, international

Marsh JLT Specialty appoints head of cyber, international

Sarah Stephens has been appointed as head of cyber, international, within Marsh JLT Specialty, with immediate effect. According to Marsh, in this newly created role she will be responsible for the strategic development and delivery of Marsh JLT Specialty’s cyber insurance and placement capabilities across the business’s international division, which includes all geographies outside North America. She will also work…

New head of casualty for UK and Europe for Berkshire Hathaway Specialty

New head of casualty for UK and Europe for Berkshire Hathaway Specialty

New head of casualty for UK and Europe for Berkshire Hathaway Specialty

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has appointed Hilary Browne to the dual role of country manager for Ireland and head of casualty for UK and Europe. She joins BHSI from AIG, where she was until recently head of international casualty. She will based in BHSI’s office in Dublin. “Hilary’s excellent technical underwriting and leadership skills make her a stellar addition…

New Latin America leader for Aon

New Latin America leader for Aon

New Latin America leader for Aon

Aon has appointed Alejandro Galizia as CEO for commercial risk, health, retirement and data and analytics for Latin America. He assumes the CEO role following the retirement of Fernando Pereira on 1 January 2020. Mr Pereira served as CEO for Latin America since 2012 and has been with Aon for more than 20 years. Mr Galizia most recently served as…

Zaffino to take over as AIG president from Duperreault

Zaffino to take over as AIG president from Duperreault

Zaffino to take over as AIG president from Duperreault

Brian Duperreault will hand over the role of AIG president to the firm’s global chief operating officer and CEO of general insurance Peter Zaffino at the start of next year, in a move that suggests succession planning is underway. Mr Duperreault will remain as AIG’s CEO and Mr Zaffino’s promotion is in addition to his existing responsibilities. The move to…

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