Liberty Specialty Markets appoints active underwriter

Liberty Specialty Markets appoints active underwriter

Liberty Specialty Markets appoints active underwriter

Jane Warren has been appointed as active underwriter for Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group. She takes over the role from Peter Smith, who recently moved to an expanded role with Liberty Mutual Re. As LSM’s active underwriter, Ms Warren will be responsible for managing Lloyd’s Syndicate 4472. Prior to this appointment, she was UK legal…

Brokerslink appoints new regional managers with Nart named Europe head

Brokerslink appoints new regional managers with Nart named Europe head

Brokerslink appoints new regional managers with Nart named Europe head

Brokerslink has appointed Denise Nart as regional manager for Europe and named other heads in Asia-Pacific and Africa. Ms Nart is head of global accounts, reinsurance and business development at NART Insurance and Reinsurance Brokerage, Brokerslink’s partner in Turkey. Au Quang-Hien, CEO of AEGIS Insurance Brokers, which is Brokerslink’s partner in Vietnam, has been named regional manager for Asia-Pacific. Benjamin…

AXA XL appoints head of marine, UK and Lloyd’s market and global head of hull

AXA XL appoints head of marine, UK and Lloyd’s market and global head of hull

AXA XL appoints head of marine, UK and Lloyd’s market and global head of hull

Sundeep Khera has been appointed as head of marine, UK and Lloyd’s market, at AXA XL, with effect from 1 July 2021, and as global head of hull with immediate effect. According to AXA XL, in his new roles he will be responsible for driving strategic, profitable expansion across the UK and Lloyd’s region as well as the division’s global…

Rottiers replaced as CEO of Lloyd’s Europe

Rottiers replaced as CEO of Lloyd’s Europe

Rottiers replaced as CEO of Lloyd’s Europe

Lloyd’s Europe’s CEO Sonja Rottiers is stepping down in June and will be replaced by Amélie Breitbur. Ms Rottiers will leave her post at Lloyd’s Europe’s general assembly on 1 June. Ms Breitbur will be her replacement, subject to regulatory approval. She has more than 25 years of international insurance markets experience, including roles at AXA, KPMG and Allianz. She…

AXA names new CEO of innovation unit AXA Next

AXA names new CEO of innovation unit AXA Next

AXA names new CEO of innovation unit AXA Next

AXA has appointed Jef Van In as CEO of AXA Next and group innovation officer, to replace Delphine Maisonneuve from 1 July. Mr Van In will move to the role from his current position as CEO of AXA Belgium and report to Antimo Perretta, CEO of AXA Europe. AXA Next houses eight units that have been brought together to drive…

Dentons appoints head of Europe insurance sector group

Dentons appoints head of Europe insurance sector group

Dentons appoints head of Europe insurance sector group

Law firm Dentons has named Paris-based partner Frédérique de La Chapelle as head of its Europe insurance sector group. According to Dentons, she will be responsible for further developing its offering for the insurance industry, enhancing relationships with insurers and fostering greater cross-border collaboration to support the complex needs of clients. “I am delighted to take on my new role…

BMS Capital Advisory appoints new managing director

BMS Capital Advisory appoints new managing director

BMS Capital Advisory appoints new managing director

Independent specialist insurance and reinsurance broker BMS has appointed Bruce Murdock as managing director at BMS Capital Advisory, with immediate effect. He will report to Romulo Braga, CEO at BMS Capital Advisory. Mr Murdock joins BMS from Lockton Capital Markets, where he was most recently managing director and head of insurtech. He has more than 30 years’ experience in the…

Apollo appoints group chief underwriting officer

Apollo appoints group chief underwriting officer

Apollo appoints group chief underwriting officer

James Slaughter has been appointed as group chief underwriting officer at Apollo Syndicate Management, subject to regulatory approvals. The move follows the retirement of Nick Burkinshaw, Apollo’s current chief underwriting officer. According to Apollo, Mr Slaughter will lead its underwriting teams and work with the business “to build on Apollo’s market-leading innovation capabilities, focusing particularly on the opportunities that data…

Hiscox appoints general liability underwriter

Hiscox appoints general liability underwriter

Hiscox appoints general liability underwriter

Lara Frankovic has been appointed as line underwriter – general liability for Hiscox. She will lead a four-strong general liability underwriting team, focusing primarily on large US domiciled accounts. Ms Frankovic will report to Matthew Webb, Hiscox London market divisional director, casualty. “Given the long-tail and complex nature of the general liability risks we underwrite, and the market challenges in…

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