New leader of Willis Towers Watson’s global captive practice

New leader of Willis Towers Watson’s global captive practice

New leader of Willis Towers Watson’s global captive practice

Willis Towers Watson has appointed Peter Carter as the new leader of its global captive practice within its corporate risk and broking segment. Willis Towers Watson said Mr Carter will lead the global captive practice “and ensure the company’s commitment to excellence for its clients in the space”. Mr Carter will be based in London and will report to John…

Zurich appoints Peter Giger as CRO

Zurich appoints Peter Giger as CRO

Zurich appoints Peter Giger as CRO

Zurich Insurance Group has appointed Peter Giger as group chief risk officer. Mr Giger joins Zurich after four years at the Swiss financial market supervisory authority FINMA, where he headed the insurance division and was deputy CEO until September last year. Mr Giger succeeds Alison Martin at Zurich after she was appointed CEO of Europe, the Middle East and Africa.…

Spencer Foundation creates executive director role

Spencer Foundation creates executive director role

Spencer Foundation creates executive director role

US risk management foundation Spencer Educational has appointed Megan Miller to the newly-created role of executive director. Ms Miller will oversee the foundation’s operations. This includes the administration of grants, the university ‘risk manager in residence’ programme, and the scholarship and internship programmes that support risk management and insurance students at undergraduate and graduate levels. Ms Miller will also be…

Lloyd’s confirms Sansom as CRO

Lloyd’s confirms Sansom as CRO

Lloyd’s confirms Sansom as CRO

Lloyd’s has named David Sansom as chief risk offer (CRO) following an interim stint in the role since October 2018. It was announced that Annette Andrews, chief people officer, will leave Lloyd’s at the end of this year. Mr Sansom was director of financial services risk at EY before he was seconded to Lloyd’s. He has also worked in roles…

Anne Marie Towle to head up Hylant’s captive business

Anne Marie Towle to head up Hylant’s captive business

Anne Marie Towle to head up Hylant’s captive business

Anne Marie Towle has joined US broker Hylant to head up its global captive solutions business. She was previously executive vice-president at JLT insurance management, where she led the captive practice. She joins Hylant as senior vice-president. Hylant said that in her new role, Ms Towle will continue the growth of Hylant’s global captive solutions business, adding that “her leadership…

Paysafe appoints Richard Swales as CRO

Paysafe appoints Richard Swales as CRO

Paysafe appoints Richard Swales as CRO

Global payments firm Paysafe Group has appointed Richard Swales as chief risk officer. He joins the company from PayPal where he led its global risk, compliance and governance strategy. Mr Swales will be based at Paysafe’s new Dublin office from 14 October and will report to CEO Philip McHugh. Mr Swales brings more than 30 years’ experience of the risk…

Carol Ouko-Misiko joins WEF risk advisory board

Carol Ouko-Misiko joins WEF risk advisory board

Carol Ouko-Misiko joins WEF risk advisory board

The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) has announced the appointment of Carol Ouko-Misiko CMIRM, to the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Risks Report advisory board. The purpose of the advisory board is to provide advice and guidance on the process and content for the Global Risks Report 2020. Ms Ouko-Misiko is a senior member of the institute and plays a…

New head of Marsh’s captive operation in Guernsey

New head of Marsh’s captive operation in Guernsey

New head of Marsh’s captive operation in Guernsey

Marsh has appointed a new head of its captive operation in Guernsey. Ian Drillot has joined Marsh as head of office, Marsh Captive Solutions, Guernsey. He was previously head of JLT’s Guernsey captive office, a position he held since 2014. He succeeds Stephen Hawkes, who is returning to the UK to take up a new role developing Marsh’s international captive…

AIG creates sustainability role as it publishes first climate disclosure report

AIG creates sustainability role as it publishes first climate disclosure report

AIG creates sustainability role as it publishes first climate disclosure report

AIG has appointed Jennifer Waldner to a newly created chief sustainability officer position, where she will lead and implement a sustainability strategy across the firm. Ms Waldner begins the role immediately and will report to Thomas Leonardi, AIG’s executive vice-president. AIG said the new role coincides with its inaugural Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) report. It aims to provide…

Aon appoints EMEA managing director for captive business

Aon appoints EMEA managing director for captive business

Aon appoints EMEA managing director for captive business

Vincent Barrett has been appointed as regional managing director, EMEA, of captive and insurance management business. He was previously chief commercial officer and in his new role will assume responsibility for leading the group’s regional operations in EMEA. According to Aon, he will be based in Dublin and continue to report to John English, chief executive officer, captive and insurance…

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