New GB head of Finex D&O for Willis Towers Watson

New GB head of Finex D&O for Willis Towers Watson

New GB head of Finex D&O for Willis Towers Watson

Willis Towers Watson’s (WTW) GB financial lines and executives risk team (Finex) has appointed Eve Richards as its new GB head of Finex D&O, and Angus Duncan as executive director and coverage specialist. According to WTW, they will be tasked with working with large complex clients on structuring “long-term sustainable placements in a move that reflects the need for a…

Marsh appoints multinational practice leader for Scotland

Marsh appoints multinational practice leader for Scotland

Marsh appoints multinational practice leader for Scotland

Fiona Park has been appointed as Marsh’s multinational practice leader for Scotland within its UK corporate division. She will lead the team, which brings together expertise across Marsh’s corporate offices in Aberdeen, Edinburgh, and Glasgow, and the business’s global network in more than 130 countries. Based in Glasgow, she will report to Allan McPherson, regional managing director for Scotland and…

Senior appointments in Beazley’s global claims team

Senior appointments in Beazley’s global claims team

Senior appointments in Beazley’s global claims team

Beazley has appointed a new global head of complex claims and a new global claims team leader for healthcare. The internal moves follow the promotion of Beth Diamond to the role of group head of claims last month. Steven Chang has assumed the role of global head of complex claims. He was previously global claims team leader for healthcare and…

Willis Towers Watson appoints global head of FINEX financial institutions

Willis Towers Watson appoints global head of FINEX financial institutions

Willis Towers Watson appoints global head of FINEX financial institutions

Susan Finbow has been appointed as global head of financial, executive and professional risks (FINEX) financial institutions at Willis Towers Watson (WTW). She will be based in Toronto and will be responsible for the direction and servicing of FINEX financial institutions teams and client portfolios worldwide. According to WTW, she will oversee the development of a FINEX financial institutions community…

ABI says very few firms covered for Covid-19 business interruption

ABI says very few firms covered for Covid-19 business interruption

ABI says very few firms covered for Covid-19 business interruption

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has said any enforced government business closure could help some larger firms claim for Covid-19 business interruption (BI), but will not help the majority of companies that are simply not covered for the risk. While Mactavish said the amount of claims paid will be much smaller than many predict because losses will generally fall…

Chubb makes North America claims team leadership appointments

Chubb makes North America claims team leadership appointments

Chubb makes North America claims team leadership appointments

Chubb has made two leadership appointments in its North America claims operation. Bill Hazelton has been named head of Chubb North America claims, and Megan Watt has been appointed to a newly created role, head of North America complex claims. Chubb said the appointments were made “to better address today’s complex litigation environment”. Mr Hazelton will oversee the strategy for…

Guernsey Finance appoints new chief executive

Guernsey Finance appoints new chief executive

Guernsey Finance appoints new chief executive

Guernsey Finance has appointed Rupert Pleasant as its new chief executive, replacing Dominic Wheatley who has led the organisation for more than five years. Mr Wheatley is due to leave the role in June. Guernsey Finance, the promotional agency for the island’s finance industry internationally, said Mr Pleasant replaces Mr Wheatley “in further strengthening the security and stability of Guernsey’s…

Thomas Miller Americas CEO retires after 40 years

Thomas Miller Americas CEO retires after 40 years

Thomas Miller Americas CEO retires after 40 years

Mike Jarrett, CEO of Thomas Miller Americas, has retired and has been succeeded by Leo Kirchner. Mr Jarrett spent 40 years at Thomas Miller, including 27 years in the New York and New Jersey offices leading Thomas Miller Americas. As president/CEO, Mr Kirchner will direct and manage the full range of operations for Thomas Miller Americas and will retain his…

Lloyd’s director Hancock to head AIG’s international unit

Lloyd’s director Hancock to head AIG’s international unit

Lloyd’s director Hancock to head AIG’s international unit

Director of performance management at Lloyd’s Jon Hancock is to join AIG as CEO of its international general insurance unit. Lloyd’s announced last month that Mr Hancock is leaving later this year to “explore new opportunities”, but his departure comes as the market begins a major modernisation and reform programme. Mr Hancock will join AIG this spring and report to Peter…

Marsh JLT Specialty appoints global head of aviation

Marsh JLT Specialty appoints global head of aviation

Marsh JLT Specialty appoints global head of aviation

Garrett Hanrahan has been appointed as global head of aviation, Marsh JLT Specialty. He will succeed Simon Harker, who is retiring after 44 years in the industry. The appointment will take effect from 15 April this year. According to Marsh, in this role Mr Hanrahan will oversee Marsh JLT Specialty’s global aviation practice, which advises many of the world’s leading…

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