FRISS appointed Niels ZIJDERVELD as Chief Commercial Officer. ZIJDERVELD will lead the FRISS Sales and Marketing departments.
On January 13th, 2020, Qatar Insurance Group (QIC) has announced the appointment of Salem Khalaf Al Mannai as the Group CEO of Qatar Insurance Group.
As of 1 February 2020, Didem Ozsoy DIRICAN, currently Chief Commercial Officer of NN Hayat ve Emeklilik, will be appointed CEO NN Hayat ve Emeklilik on an ad interim basis and subject to regulatory approval.
The Polish Insurance Guarantee Fund Council appointed Marek Niechcial as a member of the management board of UFG.
Dagmara WIECZOREK-BARTCZAK was appointed Deputy Chairman of the Polish Financial Supervision Authority, in charge with KNF Office for supervision over the insurance sector, starting December 2019.
As of January 1st, 2020, Judit HAVASI took over the position of General Manager of DONAU Versicherung AG, the fourth largest group company of the Vienna Insurance Group (VIG). At the same time, Wolfgang PETSCHKO joined the board of DONAU, while Mario DIENSTL and Lambert MURI have been appointed to the extended management.
On 19 December 2019, the supervisory board of Sava Re d.d. received the statement of Srecko CEBRON on his early termination of tenure on the Sava Re management board and accepted his proposal for the consensual termination of his employment contract as a management board member as of 31 May 2020.
Everest Insurance, the diversified specialty insurance division of Everest Re Group, has appointed Mike KARMILOWICZ to Executive Vice President of Everest Insurance and President of Everest Insurance North America P&C.
At the end of December, MMC's (Marsh & McLennan Companies ) reinsurance brokerage arm - GUY CARPENTER announced the appointment of Patrick SCHEPENS as CEO of the Benelux region, effective April 2020. Patrick SCHEPENS succeeds Bruno Bogaerts who will continue as CEO until he joins the company, and will continue as Chairman of the Benelux region.
Reinsurance broker GUY CARPENTER part of MMC - Marsh & McLennan Companies announced this week the appointment of Jeff SAPER as CEO of the Pacific region, with immediate effect.
Frans van der Ent will stand down as chairman of ACHMEA's Pension & Life division early in 2020, as the Dutch financial group announced in mid-December 2019, "reducing the size of its board in line with our service-book strategy. It has been agreed that Mr Van der ENT will continue his career outside ACHMEA".
AVIVA has appointed George CULMER as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 January 2020. He succeeds Glyn BARKER, who retired from the Board and as Senior Independent Director on 31 December 2019.
AON announced Alejandro GALIZIA has appointed as CEO for Commercial Risk, Health, Retirement and Data & Analytics for Latin America.
At the end of 2019, American International Group announced that Peter ZAFFINO has been named President of AIG, effective January 1, 2020. At the same time he will continue to serve as Global Chief Operating Officer of AIG and Chief Executive Officer of General Insurance.
At the end of 2019, Dutch insurance group ACMEA announced the shareholders approved the appointment of Lex KLOOSTERMAN as a member of ACHMEA's Supervisory Board, while Bianca TETTEROO has been appointed as vice-chair of the Executive Board with effect from 1 January 2020.
Mirela Agache Durand is joining Groupama to be nominated by the Board as Chief Executive Officer at Groupama Asset Management.
On December 13, 2019, during the meeting of the Supervisory Board of Generali TU SA, Roger HODGKISS was appointed as Member of the Company's Management Board.
On December 12, 2019, the Supervisory Board of Munich Re has appointed Dr. Achim KASSOW (53) to the Board of Management with effect from 1 May 2020.
At the beginning of December 2019, the Bank of Lithuania appointed Jekaterina GOVINA as Director of the Supervision Service.
GENERALI announced as of 10 December 2019 Antonella MAIER and Andrej BUKOVCAN are becoming new members of the Executive Committee of Prague-based GENERALI CEE Holding B.V. Antonella MAIER will become Chief Insurance Officer for Life and Health Business in Austria, CEE & Russia Region, while Andrej BUKOVCAN will take the position of ExCo Member, remaining responsible for HR & Organization for the whole Region.
Klime POPOSKI has left his position as President of the Council of Experts at the Insurance Supervision Agency of Macedonia, at the expiry of his second mandate. The Parliament of the North Macedonia should soon announce a new appointment.
On November 5, 2019, CCR announced the appointment of Sebastien JALLET as Chief Investment Officer.
At the beginning of December 2019, FRISS appointed Dan GUMPRIGHT as the Global VP of Products.
At the end of November 2019, Marsh announced that John DRZIK, President, Global Risk and Digital (GR&D), will step back from full-time responsibilities as leader of GR&D effective January 1, 2020, but will remain involved with the business as a senior advisor.
The Council of Insurance Guarantee Fund (UFG) of Poland appointed Radoslawa BEDYNSKIEGO as member of the management board of UFG, effective January 1st, 2020.
AXA announced the appointment of Delphine MAISONNEUVE, currently CEO of AXA Brazil, as CEO of AXA Next and Group Chief Innovation Officer, effective January 1, 2020.
MAPFRE announced the appointments of Stefan JENSEN as CEO of MAPFRE Turkey and Herlin Sutanto as CEO of MAPFRE Indonesia.
Michal HUCAL will be appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NN Hungary, effective 1 January 2020, subject to regulatory approval, as the Dutch insurance group informed in a statement. "As CEO of NN Hungary, he will focus on continuing our growth in the local market".
Global re/insurance brokerage company MARSH has announced that John DRZIK will step back from his full time responsibilities as President of the Global Risk and Digital (GR&D) division, effective January 1, 2020.
GUY CARPENTER & Company, a leading global risk and reinsurance specialist and a business of Marsh & McLennan Companies, announced today the appointment of Robert JOHNSTON as Chairman of GUY CARPENTER's Bermuda operations, and Peter KOMPOSCH as Head of Casualty and Specialty, Bermuda, with immediate effect.
Starting with 25 November, Roger HODGKISS is joining the top management team of GENERALI Poland being responsible for the P&C sales network and marketing of GENERALI and PROAMA.
Sedgwick has announced the appointment of Wayne MANNING as head of client services for its international division.
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS) and Allianz Deutschland AG announced leadership changes, to take effect from 1 December 2019, subject to regulatory approval.
Dutch insurer ACHMEA informed that Uco VEGTER has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of EUREKO Sigorta, ACHMEA's subsidiary in Turkey. He succeeds Can Akin CAGLAR, who stood down this spring. Since then Uco VEGTER has been the acting CEO.
Swiss Re Corporate Solutions (SRCS) appoints Loredana MAZZOLENI NEGLEN as Head Customer Experience & Global Sales Steering, effective 1 February 2020. In this newly created role, she will be responsible for supporting SRCS to better understand and address its customers' needs and pain points, and deliver a better Customer Experience.
Jan-Hendrik ERASMUS, current Chief Risk Officer (CRO) of NN Group will join Aviva plc as Group Chief Risk Officer.
Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) has announced the retirement of Andreas UTERMANN from the position of CEO, to take effect on January 1st, 2020.
Estonian Finantsinspektsioon (FSA) announced the appointment of Siim TAMMERI as the new member of the Management Board, effective from January 1st, 2020.
Crawford Polska has appointed Krzysztof (Kris) JABLONSKI as a Board Member and local CXO, effective of Nov 4th, 2019.
Aon plc announced the appointment of Lisa STEVENS as Chief People Officer, part of an ongoing series of actions to further strengthen alignment and accelerate momentum in bringing its Aon United growth strategy closer to clients around the world.
Aon plc appointed Michael MORAN as Executive Vice President of Delivering Aon United, accelerating its efforts to drive better outcomes for clients with the appointment of the senior executive.
Everest Insurance, part of Everest Re Group, announced that Michelle SIPPLE has joined the organization as Vice President and Head of Inland Marine. She will be based in Liberty Corner, New Jersey.
On October 23, 2019, the PZU's Supervisory Board adopted a resolution regarding the appointment of Aleksandra AGATOWSKA to the Management Board, giving her the function of Member of the Management Board of PZU SA.
Swiss Re's current Reinsurance Chief Operating Officer (COO), Kaspar MUELLER, will join Latin America business in his new role as President, effective November 1st
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Munich Reinsurance America, Inc. has appointed Juan HERRERA as its first full-time Head of Diversity & Inclusion. HERRERA reports to Brian VISCUSI, U.S. Regional Head of Human Resources, and is based in Princeton, New Jersey.
Kamoliddin TALIPOV, who previously served as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of SILK CAPITAL, an investment banking and securities transaction company, was appointed Head of the Insurance Market Development Agency under the Ministry of Finance, according to UzReport.news.
Aon announced that Lori GOLTERMANN, CEO, U.S. Commercial Risk and Health Solutions of Aon, was elected to the Board of Directors of The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers (CIAB).
AXA announced today that Gerald HARLIN, Group Deputy CEO and Group CFO, will be appointed Executive Chairman of AXA IM, effective December 1, reporting to Thomas BUBERL, CEO of AXA.
The Board of Supervisors of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) appointed two new members with immediate effect and for the current mandate of the IRSG.
PartnerRe Ltd. announced that Mario BONACCORSO, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will retire on March 31st, 2020 to pursue a new entrepreneurial venture outside the company.
Aegon announced that Thomas WELLAUER will be nominated for appointment to the Supervisory Board for a four-year term.
NN Group announced the intended appointment of Tjeerd BOSKLOPPER as CEO Netherlands ad interim. The appointment is subject to approval by the Dutch Central Bank, and is expected to be effective as from early November 2019.
At a meeting of the All-Russian Insurance Association (ARIA) on October 7, it was decided to re-elect Igor YURGENS as the President of ARIA for three years term. YURGENS was approved as a candidate by the Central Bank of Russia in August, ASN reports.
Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC announced that Frank GUERRIERO has been appointed as Interim Head of International Facultative Operations, reporting to James NASH, CEO, International, Guy Carpenter.
The Council of the Insurance Guarantee Fund of Poland (UFG) unanimously adopted on 19 September 2019 a resolution on the appointment of Malgorzata SLEPOWRONSKA, currently member of the board, as the President of UFG.
Zurich Insurance Group announced that Peter GIGER will join the Group on October 1, 2019, as Group Chief Risk Officer and a member of Zurich's Executive Committee. The appointment is subject to regulatory approval.
Sirius Group appointed Florian BOECKER in the newly created role of Head of Life Reinsurance, a natural extension of Sirius Group's existing Global Accident & Health ("A&H") business.
Trust Re announced the strengthening of its Executive Management team, thus forming its new Executive Committee. The nominations have been approved by The Central Bank of Bahrain, and are part of Trust Re's strategic plans.
The Supervisory Board of the Hungarian VIG Group company UNION Vienna Insurance Group Biztosito Zrt. has appointed Gabriella ALMASSY the new General Manager of the company effective 1 January 2020.
On September 12, 2019, The Albanian Parliament approved the proposal of Ervin METE as Chairman of the Board for The Albanian Financial Supervision Authority (AFSA).
Guy Carpenter announced a key leadership change to further its growth strategy. David PRIEBE has been appointed to the role of Chairman of Guy Carpenter, effective immediately.
In recognition of his dedicated effort and outstanding leadership in Poland, Romania, the Baltic States, the Ukraine and Moldovia, Franz Fuchs will be named Deputy General Manager on 1 October 2019. Three new members with extensive international experience in the Group - Gerhard Lahner, Gabor LEHEL and Harald RIENER - will join the Managing Board as of 1 January 2020. Judit HAVASI will resign from the VIG Managing Board at the end of 2019.
David FLANDRO joins Hyperion X as Managing Director of Analytics, Reinsurance News informs. FLANDRO previously held the role of Global Head of Analytics of JLT Re.
AVIVA has announced the appointment of Erica ARNOLD to the new role of Chief Operating Officer, reporting to Maurice TULLOCH.
On 29 August 2019, Zavarovalnica Triglav announced that David BENEDEK has assumed the office on the Management Board of Zavarovalnica Triglav, for a five-year term.
Julie SWEET was assigned the role of Chief Executive Officer of Accenture, joining the company's board of directors. She succeeds David ROWLAND, who was assigned as interim Chief Executive Officer on January 10th.
Sirius Group announced a generous list of changes in the management structure across the company, a set of "enhancements to unify the global operating structure" and to empower a number of key leaders inside the group.
TransRe has appointed Andy TAYLOR as Chief Underwriting Officer for the London, Continental Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific businesses.
Anette REY joined SCOR as Head of Group Communications, reporting to the Group Chief Operating Officer, Romain LAUNAY. Based in Paris, she will be responsible for all facets of Group communications, both external and internal.
Oliver WILLMES will take over the position as Chairman of the Board of ERGO International AG as from 1 October, subject to the approval of the appropriate Supervisory Authorities.
The Supervisory Board of HDI Global SE, the industrial insurer of the HDI Group, has appointed Yves BETZ as a new Member of the Management Board, with effect from 1 December 2019.
Subject to approval by the Financial Supervisory Authority, Reiner TURR (54) was appointed Deputy CEO and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the local Romanian subsidiary of GOTHAER. Georgina POPESCU (45) completes the Board of Directors.
Aegon announced that its Supervisory Board intends to propose the appointment of Lard FRIESE as Chief Executive Officer to the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders. He will join the company as CEO-designate effective March 1, 2020.
NN Group announced that David KNIBBE, currently CEO of NN Netherlands, will succeed Lard FRIESE who has stepped down as member and chair of the Executive Board and CEO of NN Group as of today, 12 August 2019, to join AEGON.
AXA XL, the property, casualty and specialty risk division of AXA announced three senior appointments to the London Reinsurance team, Megan KEMPE, Nick PASCALL and Conor GAFFNEY. The appointees will be based in London and report to Rob LITTLEMORE, CEO of London Reinsurance.
Gennady GALPERIN was elected to the position of CEO by the Board of Directors of the company, effective July 20, 2019, ASN reported.
Global re/insurance brokerage Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) announced its BoD has elected Tamara INGRAM as director effective July 19, 2019. With Tamara INGRAM's election, the Company's Board will consist of 13 directors.
AXA XL Insurance announced the appointment of Simona FUMAGALLI to Head of International Financial Lines, Europe, based in Milan.
After five years of service Petr STEPAN decided to pursue new career opportunities outside of VIG Group. He will be succeeded by Ales MIRNIK, who joins VIG Re as the new Head of Central & Eastern Europe department effective 8th of August 2019.
Alexander PROTSENKO has been appointed as the new President and CEO of Allianz Hungarian branch. He will take over the position held by Peter KISBENEDEK, who served Allianz Hungaria Zrt. for more than 11 years, after choosing to continue his career outside Allianz.
AON announced that its Board of Directors has approved the appointment of Darren ZEIDEL as the firm's Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Company Secretary, effective July 12, 2019.
AVIVA has appointed Patrick FLYNN as an Independent Non-Executive Director with effect from 16 July 2019. He will also join the Board Audit, Risk and Nomination Committees.
Natalia KARPOVA, previous RNRC Deputy Chairman of the Board, was appointed as RNRC (Russian National Reinsurance Company) President, Chairman of the Board effective from July 1, 2019 based on the resolution of the Central Bank of Russia, as the company reported on its website.
On July 9, AXA announced the appointment of Renaud GUIDEE as Group Chief Risk Officer. Currently Managing Director at Goldman Sachs in France, he will join AXA in September 2019, subject to regulatory approval.
ZURICH Insurance Group has appointed Alison MARTIN to the role of Chief Executive Officer Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) and Bank Distribution with immediate effect. She succeeds Amanda BLANC who recently left the business (more details here
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ALLIANZ Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS), the corporate insurance carrier of ALLIANZ Group, announces the appointment of Melanie GILLIG (currently Regional Head of HR for Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) as Global Head of Human Resources (HR) effective January 1, 2020.
The Financial Supervisory Authority announced it has approved Leslie J. BREER's appointments as CEO of GOTHAER's Romanian unit. Together with Cosmin ANGHELUTA (Deputy CEO / Sales Chief Executive) - he will implement the company`s 3 yrs mid-term strategic plan, already approved by its Board of Directors in March 2019.
ZURICH Insurance Group announced that Amanda BLANC, CEO EMEA and Bank Distribution and a Member of the Group's Executive Committee, has tendered her resignation.
LLOYD's of London announced today that Jennifer RIGBY has been appointed Chief Operations Officer (COO).
LLOYD's, the world's insurance and reinsurance market, announced the appointment of Mark COOPER for the newly created role of Head of Market Development for the European market, and Amit KHILOSIA as the new Regional Head, Africa.
German insurer ALLIANZ announced changes to its board of management following Helga JUNG's decision to not extend her appointment and retire at the end of December 2019 after 26 years at ALLIANZ and having served as member of the board of management for eight years.
During its annual meeting, held June 19, 2019, the Association of Bulgarian Insurers (ABI) adopted a program for the following year and elected a new board, led by Konstantin VELEV as Deputy Chairman.
AXA announced that after 29 years with the Group, Gerald HARLIN, Group Deputy CEO and Chief Financial Officer, and a Member of AXA's Management Committee has decided to retire on January 1, 2020.
The Geneva Association, the global organization of insurance and reinsurance CEOs, has announced the election of four new Board members. The association's Board refreshment follows to the appointment, in February, of Jad ARISS as Secretary General.
AXA XL, the property & casualty and specialty risk division of AXA, has named Robert KLEPPER as Chief Underwriting Officer -- Short Tail Insurance Lines, reporting to Jason HARRIS, Chief Executive, Global Property & Casualty Insurance.
GENERALI CEE Holding announces some changes in the managements of its subsidiaries CESKA pojistovna (Czech Republic), Generali Poistovna (Slovakia), and Generali osiguranje (Croatia), to become effective in the upcoming weeks and months once the necessary approvals have been received.
SCOR Global Life, a division of the French based reinsurer, has announced a series of appointments related to French market.
The Board of Supervisors of the Bank of Lithuania in June approved the Board of Life Insurance and Pension Company Aviva Lietuva, according to the Company's official statement.
ZURICH Insurance Group announces the appointment of Conny KALCHER to the position of Chief Customer Officer of the new created Customer Office as part of ZURICH's drive to further elevate customer excellence across the organization.
The Russian National Reinsurance Company (RNRC) announced that Nikolay GALUSHIN, its President and Chairman will leave the position on July 1, 2019, "following the successful implementation of the launch and development of national reinsurer's activities, through the company's strategy".
AVIVA announced that the BoD and Tom STODDARD have decided that Tom STODDARD will step down as Chief Financial Officer and as a Director of AVIVA from 30 June 2019: "Tom STODDARD will remain with the Group until 31 December 2019 to support an orderly transition".
Austrian insurer UNIQA announced changes in its Vaduz-based Management. Thus, Carsten ABRAHAM was appointed as CEO of UNIQA Versicherung Aktiengesellschaft, Vaduz in addition of current CFO responsibilities, after Ismar Daniel KUHNEISEN decided to exit UNIQA Group.
AON announced that Peter LIEB is retiring from the firm after ten distinguished years of service as Executive Vice President and General Counsel.
Global re/insurance broker AON announced changes within its Global Reinsurance Clients team, which launched in 2014 and forms part of its Reinsurance Solutions operation.
Swiss Re Corporate Solutions announced a new Head for Accident & Health North America and a new Head for Financial & Professional Services and Casualty Canada, both effective from June 2019. The newly announced Heads will be Katie MCGRATH and Tyler JOHNSTON.
Andrej Gorazd KUNSTEK and Mateja ZIVEC were reappointed as employee representatives to serve another term on the Company's supervisory board. Both members are to begin their new terms of office on 12 June 2019.
Frederic de Courtois, General Manager of GENERALI Group, has been elected vice-president of Insurance Europe, the European insurance and reinsurance federation, for a three-year term.
MAI CEE Insurance Brokers, Central and Eastern Europe's leading insurance and reinsurance broker, having partners in over 140 countries, announced last Friday (May 17) the appointment of Piotr CIESLAK as Group CEO, according to MAI CEE official statement.
On 7 May 2018, during the ordinary and extraordinary Shareholders' Meeting ("GM"), Generali chose a new Board of Directors, elected to hold office for three financial years, until approval of the financial statements for the year 2021.
Reinsurance broker GUY CARPENTER announced a series of international leadership appointments - following the Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (JLT) acquisition.
German reinsurer HANNVER Re informed in a statement that the Annual General Meeting approved by a large majority all proposed resolutions put to the vote, including the appointment of Jean-Jacques HENCHOZ as Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
As from 1 May 2019, Giulia RAFFO is appointed as Head of Investor & Rating Agency Relations, directly reporting to the General Manager, Frederic de COURTOIS.
Dutch insurer ACHMEA announced that Can Akin CAGLAR has decided to step down from his position as CEO of EUREKO Sigorta, Achmea's subsidiary in Turkey, as per the 10th of May 2019. He held this position for the past five years.
On April 30th, during the constituent meeting of the new Supervisory Board of Munich Re, Nikolaus von BOMHARD (62) was elected as Chairman of the Supervisory Board. Anne HORSTMANN (49) was elected as Deputy Chair of the Supervisory Board.
BMS Group, the independent specialist (re)insurance broker, announced the appointment of Nick MOSS as CFO of the Group, reporting to CEO Nick COOK. MOSS will formally join the BMS Board following regulatory approval.
AXA XL - the property & casualty and specialty risk division of French re/insurance group AXA - announced the promotion of Charlotte WILSON to global head of portfolio solutions, with responsibility for developing and executing the global strategy for portfolio solutions.
AVIVA announced that following the recent appointment of Maurice TULLOCH as Group's CEO, the Board of AVIVA and Andy BRIGGS have decided that Andy BRIGGS will step down as CEO UK Insurance and as a Director of AVIVA. "Andy will remain with the Group until 23 October 2019 to support an orderly transition".
Jean-Pierre CLAMADIEU WAS re-appointment as director for a four-year term, at the AXA's Shareholders' Meeting of yesterday. The Board of Directors confirmed his appointment as Chairman of the Compensation & Governance Committee and Senior Independent Director.
Lidwien SUUR has been appointed to ACHMEA's Executive Board with effect from 1 September 2019, as the Dutch financial group announced in a statement. "She fills the vacancy that arose following the departure of Roelof KONTERMAN at the end of last year. Lidwien SUUR's responsibilities will include the divisions Non-life, Centraal Beheer and Interpolis".
Belgian insurance expert Anna Maria D'HULSTER and the CFO of RAIFFEISEN Bank International AG Martin GRULL will be proposed to the AGM of the UNIQA Insurance Group for election to the Supervisory Board on 20 May 2019, as the Austrian insurer informed in a statement.
On April 10, the Bulgarian Parliament elected Iliana HRISTOVA as the new Deputy Chairman of the Insurance Supervision Division inside FSC. The election was made by 113 MPs.
The Supervisory Board of TFI PZU SA has adopted several changes to the management structure of the investment area. Dariusz LASK, former member of the board of Skarbiec TFI SA and Union Investment TFI SA, was appointed Chief Investment Officer.
Bahrain based TRUST International Insurance & Reinsurance Company announced the appointment of Mr. Talal Al ZAIN as Group Chief Executive Officer.
Damian ZIABER was appointed the director of the PZU Group's Corporate Communication Office, replacing Marek BARAN, who will remain in the Group's structure.
Francesco MARTORANA is the new Chief Executive Officer of Generali Insurance Asset Management S.p.A. Societa di gestione del risparmio (GIAM), effective April 1st, 2019.
Daniel MATIC is the new candidate for the opened position as Chairman of the Board inside Allianz Zagreb, Croatia. He will replace Boris GALIC after getting the necessary approvals from the regulator.
ACHMEA's AGM has appointed Roelof JOOSTEN as a member of the Supervisory Board. He succeeds Antoon VERMEER, who retired from his position last year after his maximum term of office. JOOSTEN's appointment is for four years and was approved by the Dutch Central Bank (DNB).
The Supervisory Board of PZU Zycie SA appointed the Management Board of the company, including its president Roman PALAC, for a new term, until December 31, 2022, the company said in an official statement.
After opening new branch offices in Frankfurt and Paris, VIG Re announced organizational changes. Olaf DIETRICH will be the new Chief Underwriting Officer, leading the newly formed Corporate Underwriting Department, while Petr STEPAN will head the new CEE market department.
Shareholders of ZURICH Insurance Group re-elected Michel LIES as Chairman of the Board of Directors and seven other members for another one-year term of office during the Annual General Meeting held last week.
As of April 1st, 2019, Steven ZUANELLA is Group Chief Digital Officer, the Italian insurer GENERALI annouced. "Steven ZUANELLA has the responsibility of steering, controling and supporting Group digital and data analytics initiatives and orchestrating innovation at the Group level."
On Monday, BETTER FINANCE and its member organizations gathered in Bucharest, Romania, to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the European Federation of Investors and Financial Services Users and elect a new board and president.
Ludovic SUBRAN will become the Chief Economist of Allianz SE and take over as Head of Group Economic Research from October 1, 2019. He succeeds Michael HEISE who is retiring after 17 years at Allianz.
Willis Towers Watson (WLTW), the global consultancy and brokerage firm, has recently appointed Eleonora GEAMANU as CEO of Willis Towers Watson Romania - Insurance Broker-Reinsurance Broker.
Sirma BOSHNAKOVA was named Chief Executive Officer of German insurer ALLIANZ Partners, effective April 1, 2019.
The Board of Trustees for the Compulsory Insurance Bureau of Azerbaijan (ISB) has new appointments. Azer ALIYEV has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Trustees, replacing Lana GOZALOVA, first deputy chairman of the AXA Mbask Insurance Company in this position, Trend wrote.
SBERBANK's Board of Directors elected Alexey LEONENKO as the new General Director, replacing Viktor DUBROVIN, effective March 29, the insurer reports.
AIG announced that its Board of Directors has nominated three new director candidates for election at AIG's Annual Meeting of Shareholders 2019.
The Supervisory Board of PZU SA appointed the Management Board of the company, including its president, Pawel SUROWKA, for a new term, which will last until December 31, 2022.
LLOYD's of London announced that Hilary WEAVER, Chief Risk Officer, will leave LLOYD's at the end of March 2019 after 16 years.
Burkhard KEESE has been confirmed as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Lloyd's following the unanimous approval of his appointment as successor to John PARRY by the Council of Lloyd's.
Nikolaus von Bomhard (62) was nominated for election to the MUNICH RE's Supervisory Board at the Annual General Meeting, on 30 April 2019, and also recommended to succeed Bernd Pischetsrieder as Chairman of the Supervisory Board.
The Parliament of the Republic of Bulgaria appointed Boiko ATANASSOV as Chairperson of the Financial Supervision Commission (FSC) on March 15, with 134 votes in favour, none opposed or abstained.
On April 1, 2019, Alexander ZARETSKI will step down from his presidency of METLIFE. According to the Company's Board of Directors, this decision was made for personal reasons. Gheorghe DIMITRU will take over as president, ASN wrote.
The German insurer TALANX announced the Supervisory Board has completed the generational shift at Board level.
In Reinsurance, SCOR Global P&C announces the following appointments, effective April 1, 2019:
Romania-based ASIROM, part of Vienna Insurance Group (VIG), has appointed Wolfgang HAJEK as the new CFO.
In 2018, GENERALI Group operating result reached EUR 4,857 million (+3.0%), with a net profit of EUR 2,309 mil. (+9.4%). The total gross written premiums (GWP) of the Group amounted EUR 66,691 mil. (+4.9%).
Willis Towers Watson one of the largest re/insurance broker in the world announced it named Mark HILES as Head of Power and Utilities for the Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEEMEA) region.
MetLife announced a series of changes to its senior leadership ranks in connection with its CEO transition, all of which are effective May 1, 2019. In January 2019, the BoD announced that Michel KHALAF, President, U.S. Business and EMEA, will become MetLife's President, CEO and Member of the Board effective May 1, replacing Steven KANDARIAN, who is retiring.
LLOYD's aanounced the appointment of Hayley SPINK as Head of Global Operations. She takes over from Joe DAINTY, who leaves LLOYD's in March to join DXC.
Germany-based Hannover Re launched a platform designed to bring the insurance companies and insurtech innovators closer. Through the "hr | equarium" platform, Hannover Re wants to facilitate the connection between supply and the demand for insurtech solutions, taking advantage of its worldwide spread.
AON's New Ventures Group (NVG) will be sponsoring the firm's Intellectual Property Solutions (IPS). IPS aims to help firms identify and manage risks surrounding proprietary data. To accomplish this objective, NVG recently appointed Brian COCHRANE as Chief Commercial Officer.
The Supervisory Board of HANNOVER Re has appointed Silke SEHM as a full member of the Executive Board with immediate effect. She succeeds Jurgen GRABER, who passed away unexpectedly on 9 November 2018.
The current global tendency is to shift physical assets to digital; material archives are moved to hard drives or cloud storage, from retail stores to online platforms. On February 2019, AON released a report on cyber risks that significantly threaten modern business' activity.
Arkadiusz GESICKI was appointed managing Director for Business Development at PZU, responsible for the Strategy and Design Office and the Business Development Office.
Starting with March 2019, AXA Group will have a new Chief Risk Officer and a new Chief Technical Insurance Officer operating inside Czech Republic and Slovakia. The changes are waiting for regulator's approvals.
German insurer TALANX Group announced it provides greater integration of HDI Service AG, responsible for Human Resources, Internal Services, Purchasing and Accounting, with the operating divisions in Germany.
Aviva plc ("Aviva") announced Maurice TULLOCH will become Chief Executive Officer with effect from today, 4 March 2019.
Bogdan BICHINET will join the management team of GENERALI Romania as Member of the Board and Chief Financial Officer - CFO starting March 1st, after this week the Board of the Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority (ASF) approved its appointment.
Paris-based reinsurer SCOR announced a series of senior appointments across its Global Markets and Finance and R&D teams, both part of its SCOR Global Life division.
On February 19, 2019, Phillip GRONEMEYER was appointed General Director of Allianz in Russia, and Svetlana AMSHANNIKOVA became the new General Director of Allianz Life. Previously both posts were held by Nikolay KLEKOVKIN, according to a press release of the Group.
Global reinsurer Swiss Re informed Anette Bronder has been appointed Group Chief Operating Officer (COO) and member of the Group Executive Committee, effective 1 July 2019, succeeding Thomas Wellauer who will be retiring at the end of June.
The Chair of the Financial Supervision Commission Karina KARAIVANOVA is leaving the post three years earlier after she resigned on February 19 ahead of taking the position as the country's representative at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on March 1. She was nominated by the Cabinet to the post in December 2018.
After almost 20 years in the positions of member and President of the GRAWE Hrvatska Management Board, Igor PURETA will leave the company at the expiration of his mandate, on April 2. He will be replaced by Natasa KAPETANOVIC, member of the Management Board since 2010.
SCOR announced it has appointed Jean-Paul CONOSCENTE, currently CEO of Reinsurance at SCOR Global P&C, as Chief Executive Officer of SCOR Global P&C. Jean-Paul CONOSCENTE will also join the Group's Executive Committee. This appointment is effective April 1, 2019.
NN Group announces that Jan HOLSBOER, chair of the Supervisory Board of NN Group, has decided to step down as of the close of the annual general meeting (AGM) on 29 May 2019. The Supervisory Board has elected David COLE as Jan HOLSBOER's successor.
Global re/insurance broker AON has named veteran AON leader, Lambros LAMBROU as Global Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of its Commercial Risk Solutions division.
FAIRFAX Financial Holdings Limited announced that Peter CLARKE has been appointed Vice President (VP) and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of FAIRFAX, reporting to FAIRFAX President, Paul RIVETT.
Adam ROMAN, board member of Ergo Hestia (Poland), will hold the position of Head of Global P&C of the ERGO group, effective 1 March. His tasks will include supervision over property insurance of the group in the areas of underwriting, actuarial and pricing, as well as reinsurance.
Jad ARISS, currently Group Head of Public Affairs and Corporate Responsibility with AXA, has been appointed Secretary General of The Geneva Association, effective 1 March 2019.
Guvanch NURMUKHAMMEDOV has been appointed as the new General Director of the State insurance organization, the single insurance institute of Turkmenistan, as the State information agency of Turkmenistan wrote.
ZURICH Insurance Group announced that the Board of Directors will propose to elect Michael HALBHERR and Barry STOWE to the Group's Board of Directors. The election will take place at the Annual General Meeting on April 3, 2019.
LLOYD's announced in a statement the appointment of David DUCLOS as Non-Executive Chairman of LLOYD's Global Network, where "he will play a key advisory role in the development of Lloyd's international network. David will take up the position at Lloyd's immediately".
Burkhard KEESE has been confirmed as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Lloyd's following the unanimous approval of his appointment as successor to John PARRY by the Council of Lloyd's.
The global re/insurance broker AON informed that Tom FITZGERALD is leaving the company after 27 years of service.
Today, the Board of Supervisors of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) elected, effective immediately, Patrick MONTAGNER as a new member of EIOPA's Management Board.
Ante Zigman, the President of Management Board from HANFA (Croatian Financial Services Supervisory Agency) was elected as member of EIOPA Mediation Panel. The Mediation Panel is responsible to mediate and resolve in an impartial manner the disputes between national competent authorities.
AXA announced the appointment of Ulrike DECOENE, currently Chief of
Staff to Thomas Buberl, CEO of AXA, as Group Head of Communications and
Brand of AXA. In her new role, she will continue to report to Thomas
Lloyd's announced the appointment of former United States Senator John SUNUNU as a new member of its Council for a three-year term, beginning February 6, 2019.
American International Group announced the appointment of Edward LEVIN as Global Head of Accident & Health, General Insurance.
Gunther SAACKE has informed the BoD of QATAR Re of his intention to step down as CEO of the reinsurer at the next Board meeting, scheduled for March.
The Italian Net Insurance company's newly elected Board of Directors nominated Luisa TODINI as President and Andrea BATTISTA, Chief Executive Officer. The Innovation Advisory Board, which plays a key role in the company's fundamental journey in the world of InsurTech will be guided by Matteo CARBONE.
On January 3, 2019 Fuad KULIEV was appointed as the chairman of the board of directors of the reinsurance company AzRe, according to the company.
Azer ALIYEV has been appointed the new chairman of the Azerbaijan Insurers Association (ASA). Association's ex-chair Mustafa ABBASBEYLIi has been assigned advisor to Labor & Social Protection Minister Sahil BABAYEV, as analytical and news agency FINEKO and ABC.AZ wrote.
Swiss Re announced it appointed Archie KANE as the new non-executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of its UK-based closed book business ReAssure effective immediately.
Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, announced the formation of a new Global Capital Solutions Group and a series of new leadership appointments related to the Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (JLT) acquisition.
Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) announced key leadership changes appointing new MERCER CEO and MMC Vice Chairman "to further its growth strategy".
German insurance Group ALLIANZ announced three senior leadership appointments at ALLIANZ DIGITAL Health, ALLIANZ Private Krankenversicherung and Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE.
The Board of Directors of American International Group elected Thomas Firouz MOTAMED as a Director, effective immediately.
Howden, part of Hyperion Insurance Group, announced the appointment of Bozidar LJUBISAVLJEVIC as Regional Marine Practice leader for the Howden Turkey, the Middle East and Africa region (TMEA). He will be based in Dubai.
Lloyd's of London announced that Albert BENCHIMOL and Victoria CARTER have been appointed respectively External member and Working member of the Lloyd's Council with effect from 1 February 2019. Michael WATSON, currently on the council, has been re-elected as External member.
Global re/insurer MS Amlin announced that its Chief Financial Officer - John WORTH will be stepping down from his role to join HASTINGS Group plc as CFO.
Nationale-Nederlanden Poland announced that Pawel KACPRZYK has been appointed CEO as of 1 February 2019.
Sonja ROTTIERS has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Lloyd's Brussels. She will also be Lloyd's Regional Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa, and will take up her position in February.
The board of directors of MetLife announced that Michel KHALAF, President, U.S. Business and EMEA, will become MetLife's President and Chief Executive Officer on May 1, 2019. Khalaf also has been appointed to the MetLife board effective May 1.
Yavuz OLKEN has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Azerbaijani insurance company AXA MBASK, the Trend news agency reports referring to the company's website.
The Supervisory Board of Munich Re has appointed Nicholas J. GARTSIDE as member of the Board of Management. As Chief Investment Officer (CIO) he will be responsible for the whole Asset Management of Munich Re (Group), starting on 18 March 2019.
The Croatian Insurance Bureau (HUO) has a new management since December 10. Slaven DOBRIC, member of the Management Board of Allianz Zagreb dd and HUO's ex Deputy Chairman, was elected as President. Hrvoje PAUKOVIC was re-appointed Director of HUO for a new mandate.
New York, December 18, 2018 - Marsh has announced the appointments of key leaders for its regional, specialty, and placement teams worldwide, effective upon closing of the transaction between Marsh's parent company, Marsh & McLennan Companies, and JLT subject to the receipt of certain antitrust and regulatory approvals.
ZURICH Insurance Group announced that the Board of Directors will nominate Jasmin STAIBLIN for a position on the Group's Board.
Alexander BOCKELMANN, Chief Digital Officer and Management Board member of UNIQA Osterreich Versicherungen AG and UNIQA International AG, will be leaving the company at his own request at the end of January 2019.
As part of the preparation towards a potential initial public offering (IPO) of ReAssure, Swiss Re announces Mark HODGES, currently Chief Executive Officer of Centrica Consumer division, as new CEO of ReAssure from 1 March 2019.
Sompo International Holdings Ltd. (Sompo International), a Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, announced that Nigel FRUDD will become CEO of Sompo International, effective January 1, 2019, subject to applicable regulatory approvals.
SCOR Global Life, a division of the French based reinsurer, has announced the leadership structure for its newly combined Global Markets and Client Solutions teams.
AIG Life Limited (UK) announced the appointment of Philip WILLCOCK - the former CEO of AVIVA's Indonesian and Italian ventures - as CEO, subject to regulatory approval, effective March 1, 2019. He will be based in London and will report to Adam WINSLOW, CEO, International, Life & Retirement.
Sylva de FLUITER will take over as head of UNIQA Re AG in Zurich as of 1 January 2019, the Austrian group announced. Until year end she will work hand in hand with long-time Managing Director Hans Uwe MULLER, who will retire after 14 years at UNIQA Re.
MERCER, the consulting subsidiary of MMC - Marsh & McLennan Companies, announced that Bala VISWANATHAN, CEO of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (JLT) UK & Ireland Employee Benefits, will join MERCER as Chief Operating Officer.
Aon - one of the largest insurance broker in the world announced the appointment of Lisa STEVENS as Global Executive Vice President of AON United Operations.
Swiss Re Corporate Solutions appointed Daniel VETTER as Head Excess & Surplus North America, effective January 1, 2019, as the company announced in a press release.
MetLife announced that Eric CLURFAIN, currently Executive Vice President and Head of EMEA, has been named Chairman, President and CEO of MetLife Japan - the company's second largest market globally and its largest retail life insurance business, effective Feb. 1, 2019, following approvals.
American International Group announced that it has appointed Mark LYONS to the role of Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He succeeds Sid SANKARAN, who will remain at AIG in an advisory capacity through the year-end reporting process for fiscal year 2018.
Wolfgang STOCKMEYER (49) has been appointed, on 30 November 2018, Chairman of the VIG's subsidiary BTA Baltic Management Board, as part of a series of changes in the composition of its Management Board operated by the main player of Austrian Group in the Baltic region.
Frans de BEAUFORT has been appointed as the new Head of Corporate Communications at AEGON as of December 1, the as the Dutch financial group announced in a press release.
The Supervisory Board of ALLIANZ SE extended Oliver BAETE's contract as Chairman of the Board of Management until September 2024. The original contract was to expire end of September 2019.
Lloyd's of London announced that its Chief Operating Officer, Shirine KHOURY-HAQ, has decided to leave the Corporation, after nearly five years.
The global insurance broker MARSH announced the formation of MARSH-JLT Specialty - the new specialty business that combines the specialty teams of MARSH and JARDINE LLOYD THOMPSON Group (JLT) and will be headed by Dominic BURKE, currently CEO of JLT Group.
WILLIS TOWERS WATSON announced that Victor GANZI will replace James McCann as Chairman of the Board from 1 January 2019. McCann will continue to serve as a Director and as Chairman of the Nominating and Governance Committee, as the broker stated in a press release.
The Supervisory Board of Zavarovalnica TRIGLAV reappointed the President of the Management Board of Zavarovalnica TRIGLAV Andrej SLAPAR for a new five-year term of office and approved the proposal submitted by the President of the Management Board, reappointing Uros IVANC and Tadej COROLI as Members of the Management Board.
International General Insurance Holdings Limited (IGI), the international specialist commercial insurer and reinsurer, has announced the appointment of Nasser ZAGHA to the newly-created role of Chief Technology Officer.
Lloyd's, the specialist insurance and reinsurance market announced that Neil MAIDMENT has been appointed as an independent non-executive of the Lloyd's Board with effect from February 2019.
Thierry DEREZ, chief executive of COVEA, has resigned from the Board of SCOR, thus putting an end to a conflictual situation that lasted several months following the rejected EUR 8.2 million takeover bid placed by COVEA in September.
The Supervisory Board of ERGO Group AG voted to reduce the size of the Board of Management of ERGO Group AG with effect from January 1, 2019. Thus, in the future, the Board of Management will comprise of only five members.
CHUBB has appointed Judy GONSALVES as Vice President of CHUBB Group and Division President of Bermuda.
AON has announced that it is taking another significant step to realize the full potential of its AON United growth strategy by establishing a New Ventures Group and assigning a team of proven senior leaders to further accelerate the creation of new value sources for its clients.
Matt RIDER, Group Chief Financial Officer at AEGON, has been appointed Chair of the European Insurance CFO Forum. He succeeds Luigi LUBELLI of Generali.
The supervisory bodies of Deutsche Ruckversicherung AG and the Association of German Public Insurers decided today, to appoint Achim Bosch (53) to the executive board of the two reinsurers, where he will be responsible for non-life reinsurance.
CROATIA osiguranje Group (CO Group) - one of the largest insurers in the Adriatic region announced this summer on the Zagreb Stock Exchange website changes in its Management Board.
Willis Towers Watson - WTW - announced the appointment of Pamela THOMSON-HALL as the Head of the Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Africa (CEEMEA) region.
AVIVA announced Mark WILSON and the Board have agreed that Mark is stepping down as CEO of the group. "Mark will remain with the group until April 2019 and will assist with the planned and orderly transition".
Austrian Vienna Insurance Group (VIG) announced during the merger of WIENER STADTISCHE with S Versicherung, that Manfred BARTALSZKY was appointed to the Managing Board of WIENER STADTISCHE, where he is now responsible for bank distribution.
Guy Carpenter & Company announced the appointment of Siobhan O'Brien as Head of the Cyber Centre of Excellence for International and Global Specialties, effective October 1.
Swiss Re announced that Andreas BERGER, currently Chief Regions &
Markets Officer and a Board Member of the Management of Allianz Global
Corporate & Specialty SE, will be appointed Corporate Solutions CEO
and member of the executive committee effective April 1 2019.
Turkish reinsurer MILLI Re stated that Gokhan AKTAS has been appointed to the position of Manager of Foreign Inward Business on 01 September 2018.
American International Group - AIG announced that Catherine DUFFY will join the company's General Insurance business as Country Manager of Bermuda, at a date to be determined.
JLT Re announced that Martin BLACKWELL will be joining JLT Re as a Partner, capital solutions, next month.
The newly established reinsurer UnipolRe has appointed Thierry PELGRIN as Senior Underwriter for France, DACH, Belgium (French Speaking Clients), Southern Europe & the CEE, reporting to Simon WIGZELL, Underwriting Manager.
Lloyd's has confirmed the appointment of John NEAL, ex CEO of the QBE Group, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), to replace the departing Inga BEALE, effective as of 15 October 2018.
To support its furthered development CCR Re, the full-service reinsurer operating on the French and international markets in the life, non-life and specialty lines of business, has announced five appointments in its management team.
ALLIANZ announced that its premier fixed income investment managers - PIMCO, has hired John STUDZINSKI as Managing Director and Vice Chairman of PIMCO in its Executive Office. He will be based in PIMCO's New York office and will report to Emmanuel ROMAN, PIMCO's Chief Executive Officer.
JLT Re announced that Michel FONTAINE has been appointed as a Partner in the Paris office.
JLT Re said that Vijay MAVANI will join JLT Re as a Partner, Capital Solutions after he will complete his contractual obligations with his current employer. He is expected to start at JLT Re early in 2019.
Lloyd's of London announced that Vincent VANDENDAEL will leave the corporation in early 2019, after almost six years, to join EVEREST Insurance as CEO of International Insurance. He is the second top executive, after CEO Inga BEALE, who's departure from Lloyd's was announced lately.
Natalia BELOVA has been appointed as Insurance Director at SBERBANK Life Insurance. She will be responsible for the development of new insurance products and services, as well as promotion of existing product lines and services, financial planning, and underwriting and reinsurance.
OCCAM Underwriting, the specialty lines-focussed managing general agent (MGA), has announced that Dr Alan PUNTER is joining the Board as a Non-Executive Director. His appointment is subject to FCA approval.
The Dutch insurance group NN announced that as of 15 September, Jacek KORONKIEWICZ, currently CFO and COO of Nationale-Nederlanden Poland, heading the functions of Finance, Operations and Procurement, will act as interim CEO.
ALLIANZ announced that it has named Bart SCHLATMANN as CEO of its European direct business. He will assume his new responsibilities starting September 1, 2018.
EUROPA Re has announced Eugene GURENKO was elected as third member of its Board of Directors. Hansjurg APPENZELLER and Anselm SMOLKA, members of the Board of Directors since 2009 and 2016 respectively, were re-elected for a new term.
Austrian insurer VIG announced that the Supervisory Board of its Slovakian subsidiary KOMUNALNA appointed Slavka MIKLOSOVA as General Manager.
XL Catlin has appointed Chris KOPSER to lead its Global Risk Management Insurance North America Division.
AIG has appointed John REPKO as its new Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer, effective September 4, 2018. He succeeds Martha GALLO, who is leaving AIG to pursue other interests.
Jean-Jacques HENCHOZ was appointed as a member of Hannover Re's Executive Board and will take over Ulrich WALLIN's position as Chief Executive Officer of Hannover Ruck SE, after his retirement, on 8 May 2019.
Swiss Re announced that Russell HIGGINBOTHAM is appointed CEO Reinsurance EMEA and Regional President EMEA, as well as member of the Group Executive Committee, effective 1 September 2018. He succeeds Jean-Jacques HENCHOZ, who has decided to pursue an opportunity outside Swiss Re.
The Supervisory Board of ERGO Group AG appointed Heiko STUBER to the Board of Management of ERGO Group AG as the successor to Christoph JURECKA with effect from 1st January 2019.
NN Group announced that Dorothee van VREDENBURCH will leave the company, while a new Management Board member has been appointed.
American International Group announced that Thomas LILLELUND will join as Chief Executive Officer of AIG Europe SA. His appointment is subject to the required regulatory approval.
Groupama Asiguraari, the Romanian arm of the French group and of the leading players on he ocal market, has announced the appointment of Stefan STAVROSITU as National Sales Director, replacing Julien RAMILLION who, after holding this position for four years, will receive other responsibilities.
International General Insurance Holdings Limited (IGI) is pleased to announce the appointment of David ANTHONY and Anwar Al-JABRI as two new non-executive directors to its Board.
The Board of Directors of Italian insurer Assicurazioni GENERALI, has approved a proposal from it's CEO Philippe DONNET, for the new Group organizational structure - effective September 1, 2018, which includes the creation of a new General Manager position.
TOKIO Marine HCC announced that Susan RIVERA has been appointed its next CEO effective September 1, 2018, replacing Christopher J.B. WILLIAMS.
The insurance broker JLT Specialty (JLT) announced it has appointed four new members to its European Cyber practice based in London and Stockholm.
WTW - Willis Towers Watson announced that its BoD has extended the contract of its CEO, John HALEY, until January 1, 2021.
The Supervisory Board of TUW PZUW decided to strengthen the company's Management Board by appointing Pawel STOPCZYNSKI as member, as of 27 June 2018. He will be responsible for the Compliance area, the Legal Area and the Board Office.
ERGO International AG has appointed Maciej SZYSZKO to be the new Chief Executive Officer for ERGO non-life business in Russia, thus separating the management of its two local units. The appointment is subject to official approval.
Jorg Schneider, who turns 60 this year, will retire from the Munich Re Board of Management at his own request on 31 December 2018, after 18 years of service. Christoph JURECKA (43), CFO of ERGO Group AG since 2011, was appointed as his successor.
The global insurance broker MARSH announced it has appointed Kevin RICHARDS to the newly created role of Global Head of Cyber Risk Consulting.
Dutch insurer ACHMEA announced that Roelof KONTERMAN, vice-chairman of the Executive Board (EB) will leave the company by the end of 2018.
Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has opened an office in Hamburg, Germany, to grow its regional commercial insurance portfolio. Ralf WIEMERS, who joined the company on 1 July as Senior Client Manager and Head Hamburg Office, will lead the new operation.
Massimiliano FANTINI will head the newly established Italian operation
of Liberty Mutual Re, the rebranded reinsurance division of Liberty
JLT FAC, part of JLT Re, a global provider of reinsurance broking and consultancy has appointed two senior executives in London and its U.S. team.
Lloyd's has confirmed on 29 June Dame Inga BEALE's departure. She will step down next year after leading the global insurance and reinsurance market for five years, at a date that will be confirmed in due course.
Vienna Insurance Group (VIG) announced today some changes in its
Managing Board: Peter THIRRING joins the VIG management team on 1 July,
and at the same time, Liane HIRNER takes the position of Chief Financial
Although neither Lloyd's or Inga BEALE made any official statement, market rumors say the current head of the London's most renowned reinsurance entity will step down at the end of the year, as reported by the press.
The Pan-European Insurance Forum (PEIF) appointed Thomas BUBERL, CEO of the AXA Group, as Chair, succeeding Oliver BAETE, Chairman of the Board of Management of ALLIANZ SE.
At the beginning of June, UNIVERSAL Life - the Cypriot largest life insurer announced that its Board of Directors has decided to appoint Evan GAVAS as the new CEO - Chief Executive Officer of the Company.
XL Catlin insurance operations announced on 4 June three appointments: Donnacha SMYTH as President Global Excess Casualty Insurance; Carla GREAVES as Chief Underwriting Officer, Global Excess Casualty; Aurelie FALLON SAINT-LO as Senior Underwriter, Environmental and Client & Distribution Leader for Western France.
Krzystof (Kris) JABLONSKI has joined FRISS, the global provider of fraud and risk solutions for the P&C insurance industry, being appointed Sales Manager for the CEE Region.
Rashad AKHMEDOV is the new executive of the Azeri Compulsory Insurers Bureau (CIB), replacing Fariz AZIZOV, according to the Bureau's official report. Rashad AKHMEDOV officially assumed his duties from June 1, according to the report.
Subject to official approval, ERGO International has appointed Maciej SZYSZKO to be the new Chief Executive Officer for ERGO non-life business in Russia.
Aon plc announced today that Andrew MARCELL has been appointed CEO of Reinsurance Solutions. Prior to the today change, Eric ANDERSEN, CEO of Aon Benfield, and Michael O'CONNOR, CEO of Aon Risk Solutions, have been appointed Co-Presidents on 15 May.
Re/insurance broker AON announced the appointment of Karl HENNESSY as CEO of the company's newly created Carrier Solutions group.
French insurer AXA announced Elaine SARSYNSKI is appointed director to replace Deanna OPPENHEIMER on AXA's Board of Directors.
CANOPIUS appointed Stephan OTT as its new Head for Continental Europe, Reinsurance. Stephan was most recently Chief Underwriting Officer for EMIRATES Re and has held various senior underwriting positions in his career, particularly in Germany and the Middle East.
John PARRY was appointed Chief Financial Officer in December 2014 and is a member of both Lloyd's Board and Executive Committee. He joined Lloyd's in August 2001.
WILLIS Re, the reinsurance business of WILLIS TOWERS WATSON announced the appointment of Franck PINETTE as Managing Director of its EMEA Life & Health practice with effect from 30 April 2018.
MetLife announced that John HELE is retiring as Chief Financial Officer and will be succeeded by Executive Vice President John McCallion, currently the company's Treasurer.
GUY CARPENTER announced the promotion of John FLETCHER to Chairman of the firm's Bermuda Operations, with immediate effect.
AON plc has announced the appointment of Lambros LAMBROU as Global Chief Commercial Officer and CEO of Global Specialties for the firm's commercial risk business.
Starting July 1, 2018, the President of Directorate at position of ASIROM VIG (Romania) will be taken over by Cristian IONESCU. He will replace Mr. Juraj LELKES whose mandate ends on June 30, 2018.
Corporate Solutions has appointed Jake ALGAR as Head UK & Ireland,
effective 1 May 2018. With this appointment, Jake ALGAR also assumes the
role of Branch Manager of Swiss Re International SE UK branch, subject
to regulatory approval.
Federation of Insurance Companies in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH) elected as new President Mr. Brinia JARCEVIC, CEO, BRCKO-GAS Insurance, the local press reads.
MetLife announced that Susan GREENWELL has been named Head of Global Government Relations.
Starting 1 April 2018, VIG Re has realigned its organizational structure and management responsibilities to drive operational efficiencies and secure its cost leadership.
American International Group (AIG) announced that Anthony VIDOVICH will join the company as Chief Claims Officer, General Insurance, effective May 14, 2018.
Currently group CEO of AXA UK and Ireland, Amanda BLANC will also join the executive committee at ZURICH, with the handover scheduled to complete in the fourth quarter of 2018. BLANC is to succeed Gary SHAUGHNESSY as CEO of ZURICH Insurance's EMEA business.
The Supervisory Board of NN Group N.V. intends to reappoint Delfin RUEDA as member of the Executive Board and to designate him as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of NN Group N.V. and vice-chair of the Executive Board for a term of four years.
JLT Re (North America) Inc. (JLT Re), part of the global provider of reinsurance broking and consultancy, announced three executive appointments.
At the Annual General Meeting of ZURICH Insurance Group Ltd (ZURICH), shareholders elected Michel LIES - the former Swiss Re CEO, as a new member and Chairman of the Board of Directors for a term of office of one year.
NN Insurance Romania has announced the appointment of Juan Canellas BALANZA, starting 1 April, as Chief Sales Officer.
President of the All-Russian Insurance Association (ARIA) Igor YURGENS may step down from the presidency in the nearest time being replaced by the Executive Vice-President of ARIA Andrey YURIEV - Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of RNRC, Regnum information agency said.
SCOR announced that Laurent ROUSSEAU will become Deputy CEO of SCOR Global P&C and will join the Group's Executive Committee effective April 1, 2018.
CHUBB has announced one new appointment and two new role changes within its European Personal Risk Services (PRS) team.
Swiss Re has appointed Claudia CORDIOLI to lead its Reinsurance business in Western and Southern Europe. Ms. Cordioli's appointment will merge the leadership of Swiss Re's current France, Benelux and Switzerland unit with its Iberia, Mediterranean and Italy unit.
AIG - American International Group informed that Ed DANDRIDGE will join the company as Head of Marketing and Communications, General Insurance, effective April 16, 2018.
Hayley ROBINSON was appointed as Chief Underwriting Officer of Zurich UK, the British subsidiary of the Swiss Group, to lead its underwriting strategy across all general insurance lines of business.
Austrian VIENNA Insurance Group announced starting 1 April 2018, Hermann FRIED - currently member of the WIENER STADTISCHE Versicherung managing board -, will take over as managing board Chairman at Slovakian Group company KOMUNALNA poistovna, subject to approval by the local authorities.
ZURICH Insurance Group announced that Jasmin STAIBLIN has informed its Board of Directors that she has withdrawn her candidacy for election to the Board.
Philip GABUNIA, who now is the Director of the Department for collective investment and trust management at the Central Bank of Russia, will be the new Director of the Insurance Market Department, as the Central Bank announced.
JLT Re, the global provider of reinsurance broking and consultancy, has appointed Vinod KRISHNAN as CEO, Asia Treaty.
AON UK Ltd has confirmed the appointment of Matt KIMBER as Chief Risk Officer (CRO). Matt KIMBER has joined AON from JARDINE LLOYD THOMPSON Group (JLT), replacing John NICHOLSON who has been interim CRO for the last 11 months.
The Supervisory Board of ALLIANZ SE has appointed Ivan de La SOTA to the Board of Management of ALLIANZ SE to assume the role of Chief Business Transformation Officer, effective April 1, 2018.
Jan Willem WEIDEMA has been appointed as the new Head of Investor Relations at AEGON. He succeeds Willem van den BERG who has led the Investor Relations team over the past 7 years.
NN Group announced that Robin SPENCER will step down as Chief Executive Officer of International Insurance and member of the Management Board of NN Group, effective 1 June 2018.
Among the decisions adopted by the Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) Board at its meeting on 7 March 2018, the appointment of Cosmin ANGHELUTA for a new mandate as Deputy General Manager of Gothaer Asigurari Reasigurari was also validated.
Igor ZHUK decided to leave the Central Bank, as RCB informed on 2nd of March, 2018. According to the Bank he is going to develop own projects. One of ZHUK's deputy directors, Alexey BARBASHOV, was nominated as Acting Director.
ZURICH Insurance Group announced that the Board of Directors will propose to shareholders to elect Jasmin STAIBLIN to the Board for a one year term of office. The election will take place at the Annual General Meeting on April 4, 2018.
MetLife has named Executive Vice President Marlene DEBEL as head of the Retirement & Income Solutions (RIS) business effective immediately.
Solmaz ALTIN, currently the Chief Digital Officer of ALLIANZ, will join the ALLIANZ Asia Executive Board from June 1, 2018 and will succeed George SARTOREL as Regional CEO effective May 1, 2019.
AIG announced the appointments of Naohiro MOURI as Executive Vice President and Chief Auditor, and Donna DeMaio as Global Chief Operating Officer, General Insurance, subject to regulatory approval.
FRISS, the fraud, risk and compliance solutions provider for the P&C insurance industry, welcomes Mark ENGELHART as their Data Protection Officer (DPO). Mark is schooled in the fields of Criminology and Law and is experienced in combating identity fraud and research into organized cybercrime.
Austrian VIG announced the appointment of Harald LONDER as new head of bancassurance. "In this newly created department he will oversee the strategic and operational management as well as the ongoing development of bank partnerships throughout the Group".
Alex JOMAA was appointed as Cyber Underwriter with Tokio Marine Kiln (TMK), a leading provider of specialist and corporate insurance. He takes up the role immediately and will report to Laila KHUDAIRI, Head of Enterprise Risk in London.
RMS, the global risk modeling and analytics firm, announced that Adam
SANDLER has been appointed as Head of Underwriting, Cyber and Model
Solutions. He will report to Mohsen Rahnama, RMS Chief Risk Modeling
Officer and General Manager of Models and Data Solutions.
Aon plc announced that Dominic CHRISTIAN has been appointed as Global Chairman of Aon Benfield. At the same time, Julie PAGE has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer of Aon UK Ltd, subject to regulatory approval.
XL Catlin has appointed Claudia THYME to the role of Director Emerging Markets Development. In this role, she will contribute to driving and executing XL Catlin's emerging market strategies, with a particular focus on Latin America.
The insurance broker and risk consultant JLT Specialty - part of of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (JLT), said it expands its M&A Business with tax appointment, while the former Head of European Life Science Practice at Swiss Re and MARSH will lead JLT Life Science in Europe.
Jasminka HORVAT MARTINOVIC will succeed Walter LEONHARTSBERGER-SCHROTT as CEO of WIENER osiguranje on 1 May 2018. The changeover will take place in parallel with the planned merger of VIG's two Croatian Group companies.
The Dutch insurer ACHMEA said its General Meeting of Shareholders has appointed Jan van den BERG as a member of the Supervisory Board of the company.
THe Dutch insurer AEGON announced that Dirk VERBEEK, member of its Supervisory Board, has decided to step down at the next Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) of May 18, 2018.
Euler Hermes Group has announced Board of Management changes, including the appointment of a new Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
Mustafa ABBASBEYLI was appointed as the new Chairman of the Azerbaijan Insurers Association, the APA news agency has said. The decision was made during a general meeting of the founders of the association.
XL Catlin's insurance operations announced that Tim POWELL has been promoted to Chief Underwriting Officer for International Financial Lines (IFL) effective March 1.
American International Group (AIG) announced that Caroline KRASS will join the company as Senior Vice President and General Counsel, General Insurance, and Deputy General Counsel, AIG, effective in March 2018.
Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group announced the appointment of AIG's former President Global Aerospace & Marine Joe TROTTI as part of its new Global Specialty Leadership team and Global Specialty Executive.
CHUBB Limited announced that Michael SMITH has been appointed Chief Claims Officer. The appointment is effective immediately.
Liane HIRNER (49) joins the Vienna Insurance Group (VIG) Managing Board on 1 February 2018. She will take over as the Group's CFO on 1 July 2018. The Vienna Insurance Group's six-member strong management team now consists equally of three female and three male members.
CHUBB announced the appointment of Ignacio BORJA as Country President, Spain and Portugal (Iberia), subject to regulatory approval.
Sompo International, the Bermuda-based specialty provider of P/C re/insurance, announced that Mr. Paul ASHWORTH has joined the company's London Market Insurance platform as Head of Marine Insurance.
Starting January 2018, Cristian FUGACIU, CEO of MARSH Romania is heading the global broker's business in the Central Europe, comprising 7 of the 17 insurance markets that form the CSEE Region (Central & South Eastern Europe).
Global re/insurance broking and consultancy group JLT (Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group) announced the appointment of Lucy CLARKE as Chief Executive of the Group's worldwide insurance broking activities, with the title Global CEO of JLT Specialty.
Zurich Insurance Group's German operations will be headed starting February by Carsten Schildknecht, ex COO for Generali and member of the insurers Management Committee between 2013-2016.
Global reinsurance broker JLT Re announced the appointment of Jeremy FOX to the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of JLT Re's Asia-Pacific unit (APAC). He will also become a member of the Reinsurance Global Executive Committee.
Slovenian re/insurer SAVA Re annoucend that the appointment of Polona Pirs ZUPANCIC as member of the management board has got the Insurance Supervision Agency's (ISA) approval. She started her term of office on 14 January 2018.
Frank REICHELT, Swiss Re's Market Executive Germany & Northern Europe, will assume additional responsibilities for the market area of Austria & Central and Eastern Europe effective from 1 April 2018, according to the reinsurer recent release sent to XPRIMM.
TRUST Re announced the appointment of Daniel STANKO as Senior Underwriter - Treaty for its Cyprus Branch Office. He will be reporting to Sinisa LOVRINCEVIC, Cyprus Branch General Manager.
Maurick SCHELLEKENS will be appointed Chief Executive Officer of NN Czech and Slovak Republics, effective 1 February 2018, subject to regulatory approval. He will succeed Jiri CAPEK's, who decided to leave NN Group to pursue opportunities outside NN Group.
Willis Towers Watson (WTW) has appointed Patrick MURPHY as Global Head of Cargo and Specie, within its Marine, Corporate Risk and Broking Division. He will be responsible for client management, technical, placement and risk management specialists to support WTW marine clients in risk mitigation.
Longtime global leader Mike HAMMOND has retired from Lockton at the end of December. Hammond, who has been instrumental in building and guiding Lockton International, joined Lockton in 2006 to lead the international business after the acquisition of Alexander Forbes International Risk Services.
EVEREST Re Group, Ltd. announced on January 8, that Jonathan M. ZAFFINO has been named President and CEO of the EVEREST Insurance® Division, effective immediately.
CHUBB announced the appointment of Brian CHURCH as Executive Vice President and Head of International Property for CHUBB's Overseas General business, effective 1 January 2018.
Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) announced the appointment of Stacy MILLS as Vice President and Controller, effective January 1, 2018. In this role, Stacy MILLS will serve as the firm's Chief Accounting Officer and report to Mark McGivney, Chief Financial Officer of MMC.
SCOR announced the appointment of Caren BUENING to the role of Market Manager, Germany P&C Treaties. As of January 1st, 2018, she will take full responsibility for the German P&C market.
ALLIANZ Group's specialist corporate insurer ALLIANZ Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS) announced changes to its Board of Management, which will take effect in 2018.
Assicurazioni GENERALI has appointed Jaime ANCHUSTEGUI MELGAREJO, currently head of the EMEA area, as Group Chief Operations & Insurance Officer, a position newly created as proposed by Group CEO, Philippe DONNET.
Since the previous Chairman of UNIQA Austria Management Board, Hartwig LOGER, left to join the Austrian government as the country's next Finance Minister, the insurer announced that the former Chief Financial and Risk Officer, Kurt SVOBODA, will take on the CEO role, effective immediately.
David LUNDGREN has been appointed CEO and Board Director of Quantemplate, an InsurTech firm which uses machine learning to help re/insurers grow their business through data transformation and analytical insights.
Swiss Re announced that John DACEY, currently Group Chief Strategy Officer, is appointed Group Chief Financial Officer, effective 1 April 2018. He succeeds to David COLE, who will step down to pursue a non-executive career, while remaining a board member of several Swiss Re subsidiaries.
Piotr OZAREK was appointed to perform the newly established function within PZU, as the first client's spokesperson of the insurer. His main task will be of helping in the most difficult and complicated cases in which PZU's clients are not satisfied with the solution.
JLT Re, part of the global provider of reinsurance broking and consultancy, has appointed Desmond BOHAN as Senior Vice President in Stamford, Connecticut. He will focus on the continued expansion and development of JLT Re's Program practice in North America.
MAPFRE Group will reunite its Europe (except IBERIA), Middle East and Africa operations with its Asia-Pacific starting January 2018 under a new unit called EURASIA Regional Area, the Group has announced on the occasion of its 3Q results presentation.
As of 01 January 2018, Jerome Jean HAEGELI will become Swiss Re's Group Chief Economist at the Swiss Re Institute. Current Group Chief Economist Kurt KARL will retire at the end of December 2017 after six years in the role and 17 years with Swiss Re.
SCOR Global Life announces the creation of a new Executive Leadership Team. Continuing the implementation of the "Vision in Action" strategic plan, this new organization reinforces SCOR Global Life's customer-centric and value creation focus.
UNIQA Group Austria announced two new appointments for the new created "digitisation" and "customers and markets" management portfolios within UNIQA Austria and UNIQA International.
French insurer AXA said it simplifies its operating model to 5 key geographies and a refocused Corporate Center. At the same time, AXA announced its new Management Committee as of December 1st, 2017 and made two new senior appointments.
Central and Eastern European insurance broker MAI CEE annonced the appointment of Ewelina JAWORSKA as group employee benefits leader, effective immediately.
Turab HUSSAIN has been appointed to the position of Chief Risk and Actuarial Officer at PartnerRe, starting from December 4, 2017. He succeeds Marvin PESTCOE, who will retire in 2018 after working to ensure a smooth transition.
At the meeting taking place on 10 November, the Supervisory Board of TALANX AG approved a change of leadership at the top of the company.
On 3 November 3, 2017, the Supervisory Board of POLISH Re appointed Jacek KUGACZ to the position of the CEO and President of the Management Board of POLISH Re.
Marsh, the global leader broking services and innovative risk management solutions provider, today announced the appointment of Siegmund FAHRIG as CEO of its Continental Europe region, effective immediately.
Slovenian TRIGLAV Group announced that Barbara SMOLNIKAR started to serve as a new Management Board Member, based on the Supervisory Board's resolution adopted in August.
The risk and insurance brokerage services provider AON announced the appointment of Andy WEITZ to Chief Marketing Officer, effective immediately.
WILLIS TOWERS WATSON (WTW) has appointed Neil IRWIN as the new leader of the Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Africa (CEEMEA) region. He takes up his new position with immediate effect, and will be based in Dubai.
WILLIS TOWERS WATSON (WTW) announced it named Gianmarco TOSTI as the company's new country head of Italy, effective January 1st, 2018.
The global insurance broker MARSH announced that David ESLICK, Chairman and CEO of its subsidiary Marsh & McLennan Agency (MMA), was elected as the 2018 Chairman of The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers (The Council).
Carsten QUITTER will become ALLIANZ Group Chief Investment Officer (Group CIO) and, as Managing Director, will take over as Co-Lead of ALLIANZ Investment Management SE (AIM) on January 1, 2018.
American International Group (AIG) announced that Charles FRY will join the company as Head of Reinsurance, Operations and Transformation, General Insurance, effective immediately.
Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) announced that Katherine BRENNAN has been appointed Deputy General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer.
ALLIANZ Global Investors announced that George McKay, its Co-Head, Global Head of Distribution and Global Chief Operating Officer (COO) will take on non-executive Vice Chair role stepping down from executive responsibilities in April next year.
MAI CEE, the leading independent insurance broker in the CEE, has made the first in a series of planned appointments to increase the firm's 200-strong team by 12.5% as part of a major push into domestic markets.
A.M. Best announced that Riccardo CICCOZZI has been appointed director, market development - Europe, effective immediately as part of a strategic growth initiative in Continental Europe.
Reinsurer TRUST Re announced the appointment of Professor Chris PARSONS as an independent non-executive Director for a full 3-year term.
American International Group (AIG) announced that it is planning to make changes to its organizational structure.
Azer ALIYEV was appointed as new Chairman of the Board of ATESHGAH Insurance company, the company announced on October 2nd.
Starting on 1 October 2017, Philipp BARDAS will be the new Head of the Vienna Insurance Group (VIG) General Secretariat.
Professor Marek BELKA, the former Prime Minister of Poland and Governor of the Polish Central Bank, was appointed to the supervisory boards of the VIG's Polish companies.
Marcela STREDOVA will be as of 1 October 2017 the new Chief Risk Officer (CRO) of GENERALI CEE Holding, as well as of its two Czech insurers - Ceska pojistovna and Generali Pojistovna.
FRISS, the global fraud, risk and compliance software company, has appointed Curtis BLEDSOE as their Security and Data Protection Officer.
The Supervisory Board of Allianz Deutschland AG has appointed Klaus-Peter ROHLER as Chairman of the Management Board (CEO) and successor to Manfred KNOF, who is stepping down from the position and will take time off for health reasons.
The Supervisory Board of Vienna Insurance Group (VIG) headed by Chairman Gunter GEYER decided at its meeting of 5 Sept. 2017 on the new composition of the Managing Board as of 1 July 2018.
American International Group (AIG) announced that Lucy FATO will join the company as Executive Vice President and General Counsel, effective October 16.
The Chief Executive Officer of AXA's customer innovation and new business models unit, Joyce PHILLIPS, has resigned from the Group because she is unable to permanently relocate to France due to personal circumstances.
Achmea has appointed Caspar van HAAFTEN as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of its Turkish insurance company Eureko Sigorta.
Zurich Insurance Group announced that Alison MARTIN will join the Group on October 1, 2017 and assume the role of Group Chief Risk Officer in January 2018.
QBE's Group Chief Executive Officer John NEAL will be stepping down at the end of this year after five years in the role, the Australian group said in a statement.
Guy Carpenter & Company announced that James BOYCE has been promoted to Deputy CEO, Global Specialties, effective immediately. Based in London, he will report to Kevin FISHER, CEO, Global Specialties.
JLT Re said that Paul Esterbrook will be joining JLT Re's expanding London & International Markets (LIM) Division "once he has completed his contractual obligations with his current employer".
Zurich Insurance Group announced that Alison Martin will join the Group on October 1, 2017 and assume the role of Group Chief Risk Officer in January 2018.
Slovenian TRIGLAV Group announced the Supervisory Board appointed Barbara SMOLNIKAR a new Management Board member for a five-year term. She will be responsible for life and pension insurance.
Liberty Specialty Markets' (LSM) President and Managing Director Nick METCALF has handed over the running of LSM to Matthew MOORE, according to a several years old plan. The move remains subject to final regulatory approval.
Willis Towers Watson, a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company has announced Michael "Mike" J. BURWELL as its new Chief Financial Officer, replacing Roger MILLAY, who will retire on October 2, 2017.
Global insurer ALLIANZ announced it named Remi VRIGNAUD (currently head of ALLIANZ SE CEO's chancellery) as CEO of its Austrian subsidiary, Allianz Versicherung
Guy Carpenter & Company announced on 17 July the appointment of Tom HETTINGER to lead its capital, structured risk, growth and rating agency advisory capabilities in the United States and Canada.
Tokio Millennium Re AG (TMR) announced on 14 July the appointment of Brian SECRETT as the Company's new Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO) and member of the Executive Committee with effect from 1 October 2017, subject to regulatory approvals.
CHUBB announced that it has named Ross BERTOSSI Vice President of Global Underwriting for CHUBB Group. He succeeds Jacques BONNEAU who announced his retirement, effective at year-end.
Global reinsurance broker WILLIS Re has announced that James Ken will succeed John CAVANAGH as he steps down from his position as global CEO.
Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) announced the appointment of John DOYLE as Chief Executive Officer of Marsh, effective immediately, replacing Peter ZAFFINO after his recently announced move to AIG.
American International Group (AIG) announced the appointment of Peter ZAFFINO as Executive Vice President, Global Chief Operating Officer effective August 1, 2017.
Leonardo BADEA was appointed as President of the Financial Supervisory Authority (ASF)'s Board, while Razvan Wlassopol was designated for the position of First Vice-president, both appointments getting the Parliament's approval in June 28.
Zurich Insurance Group announced the Board of Directors will propose the election of Michel M. Lies as Chairman at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held April 4, 2018.
Maximilian ZIMMERER has been appointed to the Supervisory Board of MUNICH Re with effect from 4 July 2017.
PartnerRe Ltd. announced that Tad WALKER, CEO Property & Casualty and Marvin PESTCOE, Chief Risk and Actuarial Officer, will both retire from the company at the end of Q1 2018.
Lloyd's announced that Robert CHILDS, Non-Executive Chairman of HISCOX, has been appointed Deputy Chairman of Lloyd's. He takes up the position immediately.
JLT Re, the global provider of reinsurance broking and consultancy announced that David EDWARDS will be joining JLT Re's expanding Credit & Political Risk team once he has completed his contractual obligations with his current employer.
Christian Kreutzer (47) will take on the position of Head Market Underwriting Austria, Central & Eastern Europe effective from 1 July 2017, reporting to Nicola Rautmann, Market Executive Austria & CEE.
As of 1 February 2018, Liane HIRNER will be appointed as a Member of the Managing Board of Vienna Insurance Group (VIG) for a full five-year term of office. She will take over the CFO position in June 2018, when current CFO's mandate will end.
Zavarovalnica TRIGLAV announced that the Supervisory Board members appointed Andrej ANDOLJSEK Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board, as well as the members of Supervisory Board committees.
TRUST Re has announced the appointment of Mr. Kevin QUEK as General Manager for its Labuan Licensed Branch Office.
Michal KRUPINSKI, former CEO of the Polish largest insurance group, PZU, was appointed CEO of the second-largest lender Bank Pekao, following the bank's rakeover by the PZU and state investment vehicle PFR.
AON Benfield, the global reinsurance intermediary and capital advisor of AON, has appointed Andy MARCELL as President of AON BENFIELD.
GENERALI Group announced that Bruno SCARONI, current Chief Executive Officer of EUROP ASSISTANCE Italy, has been appointed as Group Strategy & Business Accelerator Director with effect from 1st July 2017.
METLIFE announced a series of changes to its senior leadership ranks. All of the changes are effective July 1.
AVIVA has appointed Maurice TULLOCH as an Executive Director of the Company with effect from 20 June 2017.
Swiss Re said it appointed an executive to oversee legal finality, or run-off portfolio solutions, for the Europe, Middle East and Africa regions while naming his successor as chief executive officer for Italy, reports Best Newswire.
Bruce CARNEGIE-BROWN officially started as Lloyd's new Chairman on June 14, taking up the role following the retirement of John NELSON.
Philip SMAJE will lead the WILLIS TOWERS WATSON restructured senior broking team within its Corporate Risk and Broking business, the company said in a statement. He was appointed Global Head of Broking.
By the decision of the Board of Directors, Denis KUZAVLEV has been
appointed CEO, SBERBANK Insurance Broker since 13 June 2017, the
company's press release reads.
Alexander GAZIZOV, CEO, SBERBANK Insurance Broker and Chairman of the
Supervisory Board of Broker's Kazakh unit, left the company, also ending
his activity in the SBERBANK Group, being appointed as Deputy Chairman
of the Board of JSC SOGAZ.
Adias GERBAUD was promoted to Head XL Catlin's International Environmental. She will lead a team of eleven underwriters across the UK, Western Europe and Australia. She is based in Madrid, Spain.
XL Catlin's insurance operations announced the appointment of David MUTTON as Senior Underwriter, Casualty for Australia. MUTTON has over 15 years' experience in the insurance industry, specialising in corporate and commercial casualty.
TRUST Re is has announced the appointment of Mrs. Fetooh Al Zayani and Dr. Kai-Uwe Schanz as independent non-executive Directors for a full 3-year term.
Roland GROELL and Gerhard LAHNER will change, starting 1 July 2017, their position within the Vienna Insurance Group, to better contribute to the further digitalization of the VIG subsidiaries, implementing the "Fit for future" project.
Anna GRZELONSKA, currently COO of Nationale-Nederlanden in Poland, has been appointed as CEO of NN Life Insurance Romania. She succeeds Marius POPESCU, who was appointed as CEO of NN Hayat ve Emeklilik.
CHUBB announced that Olivia DALE has been appointed Head of Corporate for its Accident & Health (A&H) business in Singapore, reporting to Koh Wei LEE, Division Head of A&H and Personal Business Insurance (PBI).
Gabriele SEMMELROCK-WERZER, Member of the Board of KARNTNER SPARKASSE, and Gerhard FABISCH, Chairman of the STEIERMARKISCHE SPARKASSE's Board, were appointed to the VIENNA Insurance Group (VIG) Supervisory Board.
Slovenian reinsurer SAVA Re announced on 11 May 2017, Marko JAZBEC was granted the licence for performing the function of Management Board member from the Insurance Supervision Agency.
American International Group (AIG) announced the appointment of Brian DUPERREAULT, former CEO of HAMILTON Insurance Group. as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director effective May 14, 2017.
ALLIANZ Australia named Richard FELEDY as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2018.
AON announced that Jason HOGG is the new Leader of AON Cyber Solutions, responsible for the growth strategy of the firm's solutions that help clients address and manage cyber risk.
AXA announced the appointment of Joyce PHILLIPS as CEO of a new customer innovation and new business models unit, and as a Member of the Management Committee of the AXA Group, effective May 10th.
Following the Albanian Parliament's approval, Mr. Ervin KOCI was appointed Board Member of the Albanian Financial Supervisory Authority (AFSA), holding the position of the Executive General Director of AFSA.
Today Joachim WENNING (52) takes over as the new Chairman of the Board at MUNICH Re, replacing Nikolaus von BOMHARD (60), who has headed the Group for over thirteen years.
Dutch insurer ACHMEA announced it has appointed Rene SCHOLTEN as Chief
Financial Officer (CFO) of its Slovakian insurance company UNION,
pending regulatory approval.
In June, Joanne SEGARS will step down as chief executive of the British Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) after leading it since 2006.
Ana ROBIC was appointed to Chief Operating Officer, for CHUBB's North America Personal Risk Services. She will be responsible for strategies and activities relating to profitable growth for CHUBB's high-net-worth personal insurance division.
The Supervisory Board of PZU SA decided to entrust Pawel SUROWKA with the function of the President of the Management Board of PZU SA, thus ending the current interim mandate of Marcin CHLUDZINSKI.
The Bureau of the German Insurance Association (GDV) has unanimous elected Dr. Wolfgang WEILER as President of GDV with effect from 27 September 2017.
LL Global, Inc., the umbrella organization for LIMRA and LOMA, today announced it has hired Gina Cinelli BIRCHALL to be chief operating officer (COO) for the organization.
Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC), announced that Daniel FARRELL has been named Vice President, Head of Investor Relations. Dan FARRELL 's new role is effective as of May 1, 2017.
The global provider of risk management and human resources solutions AON, announced the promotion of John BRUNO to Chief Operations Officer position.
Roger MILLAY, Willis Towers Watson's Chief Financial Officer will be voluntarily retiring, effective October 2, 2017, the company announced recently.
Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) announced today that Keith WALSH has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Company's Risk and Insurance Services (RIS) segment, which includes MARSH and GUY CARPENTER.
ACHMEA has appointed Emma THOMAS as Chief Executive Officer of ACHMEA
Australia, effective April 15, 2017 and pending regulatory approval.
ACHMEA Australia is a dedicated agricultural insurance company.
Aon Benfield said that veteran executive Michael O'Halleran, 66, will retire as of May 1, after 37 years with the reinsurance broker.
Gregory FLEMING has been appointed as a nominated member of the Council and Patricia JACKSON as an independent non-executive director of the Franchise Board at Lloyd's, both for an initial term of three years.
Aon plc, the global provider of risk management and human resources solutions, announced the promotion of John G. BRUNO to Chief Operations Officer, responsible among other for improving global business operations.
The Board of Supervisors of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has extended by two-and-a-half years the terms of office of the following Management Board members:
RMS, the risk modeling and analytics firm, announced Colin KERLEY has joined as senior vice president, platform solutions. He will work together with both the RMS market and product development teams to identify the best solutions for clients through a clear appreciation of their business and strategic imperatives.
Marcin CHLUDZINSKI, Member of the Supervisory Board of PZU SA, was delegated by the PZU's Board of Management to temporarily perform the duties of the President of the Management Board of PZU SA until the appointment of a new President of the Management Board of PZU SA, for a period not longer than 3 months.
CHUBB Limited announced that John THOMPSON has been appointed Division President, International Accident & Health (A&H). Currently, John THOMPSON is Chief Underwriting Officer, Personal Insurance for CHUBB Overseas General, the company's international general insurance business. This position is taken by Soledad MUNE, as CHUBB announced. Both appointments are effective immediately.
At the Annual General Meeting of ZURICH Insurance Group Ltd (Zurich), shareholders elected Catherine P. BESSANT to the Board of Directors. They also re-elected Tom de SWAAN as Chairman for a further term of office of one year. All other members of the Board of Directors were also re-elected for another one-year term of office.
Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) announced it has appointed Francis BOUCHARD to the new position of Group Head of Communications and Public Affairs. The position reflects the forthcoming integration of the communications and public affairs functions. Mr. BOUCHARD will take up his position on July 1 and will report directly to Zurich's Group Chief Executive Officer Mario GRECO.
Giulio TERZARIOL (45) has been appointed to the ALLIANZ SE Board
of Management as of January 1, 2018. He takes over responsibility for
the Finance, Controlling and Risk Management division. He is succeeding Dieter WEMMER (60), whose contract ends at the end of 2017 upon reaching the Board's designated age limit.
Niran PEIRIS (55) is appointed
to the Board of Management of ALLIANZ SE as of January 1, 2018 until
December 31, 2020. Niran PEIRIS has been with ALLIANZ for 16 years in
various management positions at ALLIANZ Australia, where he has served
as the Chief Executive Officer since the beginning of 2013. He will take
over responsibility for the Global Insurance Lines, Anglo Markets,
Russia, ESG from Axel THEIS (58).
XL Catlin's insurance operations today announced the appointment of James TUPLIN as Head of Cyber & Technology, Media and Telecoms, International. In this role, Mr. TUPLIN is responsible for the underwriting of Cyber insurance, as well as Professional Indemnity insurance for the Technology and Media sectors. He is based in London.
Swiss Re's Board of Directors proposed Walter B. KIELHOLZ to be re-elected to the Board of Directors and in the same vote be re-elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors for a one-year term of office until the completion of the AGM in 2018. The Board's proposal is in line with the Articles of Association provisions wich provide for an annual individual election of members of the Board of Directors and of the Chairman of the Board of Directors by the AGM.
The Munich Re's Supervisory Board recommended Renata JUNGO BRUNGGER (55) to be elected by the Annual General Meeting as successor to Wolfgang MAYRHUBER (69), who resigned his position on the Supervisory Board with effect from the end of 2016.
AON announced the appointment of Julie PAGE as CEO of Aon Risk Solutions
(ARS) in the UK, effective 1 April 2017. She takes over this role from
Andrew TUNNICLIFFE, who has been with AON since 2005, holding senior
leadership roles within ARS EMEA and Aon Global Risk Consulting as well
as leading ARS UK. To help transition key client relationships, he will
continue to work on a part-time basis with ARS UK and EMEA.
German insurer TALANX announced it has appointed Mario KRAUSE (currently, in the Board of Management of TALANX Systeme AG, responsible for IT relating to Property/Casualty, Industrial Lines and Infrastructure ) as Chairman of the Board of Management of TALANX Systeme AG, with effect from 1 July 2017. His place on the Board of Management will be taken by Oliver BARNACK, who currently leads Infrastructure Operation and Application Development for Property/Casualty in the management team of TALANX Systeme AG.
The International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) has named Jonathan DIXON as the successor to long-time Secretary General Yoshihiro KAWAI. DIXON will become Secretary General following the IAIS Annual Conference on 3 November 2017.
The Boards of Directors of FEBELFIN (the Belgian Financial Sector Federation) and the Belgian Bankers' and Stockbroking Firms' Association appointed Johan THIJS, KBC Group CEO, to the position of Chairman for a period of three years.
Kaan GUNAY has been reassigned as the Assistant General Manager of ALLIANZ Turkey, Responsible for IT as of February 1, 2017, reporting to Tolga GURKAN, Assistant General Manager of ALLIANZ Turkey Responsible for Operations. Kaan GUNAY joined ALLIANZ Turkey in 2013 as IT Director, Turkish Insurance News informed.
American International Group - AIG announced that Rose Marie GLAZER will join AIG as Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Corporate Secretary on March 8. Previously she served as General Counsel - Americas and Corporate Secretary for SIEMENS Corporation since 2012. She succeeds Jeffrey WELIKSON, who is retiring.
CHUBB announced the appointment of Adrian MATTHEWS, currently Executive Vice President and Zonal Leader Major Accounts for the company's Midwest, Canada and Northeast regions in North America, to the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO), Continental Europe.
Clint THOMPSON, was appointed Executive Vice president and CFO within Hannover Life Reassurance Company of America, effective Jan. 1, 2017, thus taking over the positions held by David WHEAT, who will retire after June 30.
Bruce CARNEGIE-BROWN is to become the Chairman of Lloyd's following a meeting of the Council of Lloyd's where his appointment as successor to John NELSON was approved unanimously. This appointment also had the unanimous support of the Lloyd's Franchise Board.
Swiss Re Group announced that the Board of Directors proposes to elect Jay Ralph and Joerg Reinhardt as new, non-executive and independent members at the Annual General Meeting of shareholders on 21 April 2017. At the same time, as it had already announced, Swiss Re also proposes to elect Jacques de Vaucleroy to its Board of Directors. Carlos E. Represas, who has been a member of Swiss Re's Board since 2010, will not stand for re-election.
The global reinsurer Swiss Re announced that, after 25 years, Matthias Weber (Group Chief Underwriting Officer - CUO) is leaving the company, effective 30 June 2017, "to begin a new chapter in his life". He will be succeeded by Edouard Schmid, currently Head Property & Specialty Reinsurance, who has been with Swiss Re since 1991.
NN Group announced that Marius POPESCU (currently CEO of NN Romania) will be appointed CEO of NN Hayat ve Emeklilik Turkey, effective 1 April. He succeeds Frank EIJSINK which was named CEO of NN Life Japan. NN Group pointed out that Marius POPESCU's successor will be announced in due course: "On an interim basis, Mihai MUNTEAN, Chief Sales Officer, will assume responsibility as CEO NN Life Insurance Romania".
The leading global life reinsurer SCOR Global Life announced that it has appointed Brona MAGEE, Brock ROBBINS, Tammy KAPELLER, Sean HARTLEY and Nicole BAIRD for new positions, with immediate effect.
NN Group announced that starting 1 April 2017, Satish BAPAT will be appointed as CEO of NN Investment Partners (NN IP) and as a member of the Management Board of NN Group. Satish BAPAT succeeds Stan BECKERS, who joined NN Group as CEO of NN Investment Partners on 1 July 2013. "After 38 years in the financial services industry, Stan is retiring on 1 April 2017. He will stay on as a special advisor to the NN Group Management Board to help ensure a smooth transition", NN Group announced in a press release.
The International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) has named Jonathan DIXON as the successor to long-time Secretary General Yoshihiro KAWAI. He will become Secretary General following the IAIS Annual Conference on 3 November 2017. Jonathan DIXON will join the Secretariat on 1 September as part of a two-month transition before taking over as Secretary General after the end of the IAIS's Annual Conference.
American International Group (AIG), announced that Robert SCHEINERMAN, currently President, Individual Retirement, will become President, Group Retirement. At the same time, Todd SOLASH has joined AIG as President, Individual Retirement. Robert SCHEINERMAN will continue to be based in Houston, where the Group Retirement business is headquartered, while Todd SOLASH will be based in Woodland Hills, California. Both will report directly to Jana W. GREER, President and CEO, Individual and Group Retirement, AIG.
The global multi-line reinsurer QATAR Re announced the promotions of Luke RODEN and Michael van der STRAATEN to Short and Long-Tail Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO) positions. Previously they were Deputy CUOs to Alastair SPEARE-COLE, who resigned earlier this month.
ZURICH Insurance Group (Zurich) announced on February 8th the Board of Directors will propose to shareholders to newly elect Catherine P. BESSANT to the Board for a one year term of office. The election will take place at the Annual General Meeting on March 29, 2017.
Dutch insurer ACHMEA announced Ronald BUWALDA has been appointed as Group Director of Financial Management effective March 1st 2017. Ronald BUWALDA has been Statutory Director and Chief Financial Officer at ACHMEA Bank NV since 2014.
Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) announced that Susan A. STONE has been appointed General Counsel of the Company's Risk and Insurance Services (RIS) segment, which includes MARSH and GUY CARPENTER. She succeeds James J. McNasby, who has served as General Counsel of MARSH since 2007 and as General Counsel of RIS since 2015. "Mr. McNasby has assumed a business role within MARSH", MMC announced in a press release.
The global brokerage firm AON announced that Group President Steve McGill is leaving the company "to explore new opportunities". No replacement was named, but company said in a statement that Eric ANDERSEN, CEO of AON Benfield and Mike O'CONNOR, CEO of AON Risk Solutions, "will work together to jointly build AON's global risk business and report directly to president and CEO Greg CASE. The transition is effective immediately".
Milan - Assicurazioni Generali's Board of Directors, which met today under the chairmanship of Gabriele Galateri di Genola, deliberated to terminate the employment contract with General Manager and Group CFO Alberto MINALI.
Aon plc has announced on January 25th that group president, Steve McGill is leaving the firm to explore new opportunities. Eric Andersen, CEO of Aon Benfield and Mike O'Connor, CEO of Aon Risk Solutions, will work together to jointly build Aon's global risk business and report directly to president and CEO Greg Case. The transition is effective immediately.
TRUST Re has announced the appointment of John MATTHEWS as its new Head of Claims, effective 23rd January 2017, following the retirement of Mr. Kuriyan OOMMAN, at the end of last year.
Tomasz ROWICKI will join the VIG Re's Board of Directors, effective as
of 1 March 2017. Currently he serves as a Member of the Managing Board
of Compensa Non-Life Lithuania, responsible for underwriting,
reinsurance, claims and IT.
AVIVA announced is bringing its UK insurance businesses together - life insurance, general insurance and health insurance - under the leadership of Andy BRIGGS. Andy will become CEO UK Insurance, responsible for all AVIVA's insurance businesses in the UK.
The German trade credit insurer EULER HERMES announced it has appointed Kamelia POPOVA as Country Manager for Bulgaria, reporting to Ed GOOS, EULER HERMES CEO of Central & Eastern European Countries.
Miroslav SINGER (48), former Governor of Czech National Bank (CNB), has been appointed as Director for Institutional Affairs and Chief Economist of GENERALI CEE Holding with effect from 16 January 2017. He will also join the Supervisory Board of Czech market leader Ceska pojistovna - a GENERALI Group company - to become its chairman.
French reinsurer SCOR announced on January 16, several appointments to Group's top management functions, with immediate effect.
Renata Jungo BRUNGGER (55) has been appointed to the Supervisory Board of Munich Re with effect from 3 January 2017. The Amtsgericht (Local Court) in Munich appointed Jungo BRUNGGER as the successor to Wolfgang Mayrhuber, who resigned his seat on the Supervisory Board on 31 December 2016.
After 10 years at AXA, Veronique WEILL, CEO of AXA Global Asset Management, Group Chief Customer Officer and a Member of the Management Committee of the AXA Group, has decided to leave the Group, as the French insurer announced in a press release.
CHUBB today the appointment of Alf MULLER to the role of Property and Technical Lines Director for Continental Europe, as it continues to evolve its client offering in the property, powergen and construction insurance markets.
RIMS, the risk management society™, announced on January 3rd that Nowell R. SEAMAN, RIMS-CRMP, FCIP, CRM will lead the Society as president for the 2017 term, effective January 1. He took over from outgoing President Ms Julie PEMBERTON, who is the director of Enterprise Risk and Insurance Management for Outerwall Inc.
The Supervisory Board of PZU Ukraine, insurance company based in Kiev, appointed Jacek MATUSIAK, member of the board since September 2016, to be the new CEO replacing Maciej SZYSZKO, who will perform its attributions on this position till January 15, 2017, according to Interfax Ukraine.
Marko JAZBEC was appointed as SAVA Re's Chair of the Management Board "with a five-year term of office starting the day after the licence to perform the function of management board member is issued by the Insurance Supervision Agency", the Slovenian group has announced on December 16th.
During the meeting of AXA's Board of Directors, held on Wednesday, December 14, 2016, Norbert DENTRESSANGLE announced his decision to step down from the Board and his position as Vice-Chairman- Senior Independent Director with immediate effect to devote himself fully to the management of his family-owned investment holding company.
On December 13th, the Polish Financial Supervision Authority (KNF) has confirmed Paul FLANAGAN as the President of the Polish unit of the EULER HERMES Insurance Company.
The Board of Directors of Assicurazioni GENERALI has appointed Marco SESANA as Country Manager of Italy. He will also retain the position of Chief Executive Officer of GENERALI Italia. At the same time, the Board of Directors has appointed Timothy RYAN as new Group Chief Investment Officer (CIO), starting from 9 January 2017, replacing Nikhil SRINIVASAN, who will leave the Group "to pursue new professional opportunities in investment management", as the Italian insurer announced in a press release.
Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) announced that Deborah HOPKINS has been elected to the Company's Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2017. "With Ms. Hopkins' election, the Company's Board now consists of 12 directors", as MMC stated in a press release.
RENOMIA Group, the largest CEE insurance broker, headquartered in Prague, announces that D. Jeffrey MANNERS has joined the company as an Advisor to the Board. Jeffrey will assist the RENOMIA Group's international team to grow its global business, an important part of the group's portfolio. He will also support the newly created RENOMIA European Partners, a network of leading independent brokers active in the 29 countries of CEE & CIS, who services many global brands.
Kevin O'DONNELL, President and CEO of RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. has been elected Chair of the Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers (ABIR) for a two-year term beginning January 1, 2017. O'DONNELL succeeds XL CATLIN Executive Deputy Chairman Stephen CATLIN who completes his two-year term December 31, 2016.
The leading global life reinsurer SCOR Global Life announced on December 5th it has promoted Craig FORD as CEO of Asia-Pacific - currently Deputy CEO of Asia-Pacific at SCOR Global Life and CEO of SCOR Global Life Australia -, Vincent LEPEZ as Deputy CEO of Asia-Pacific - currently Global Chief Pricing Actuary for SCOR Global Life -, and Dion RUSSELL as CEO of SCOR Global Life Australia - currently Chief Operating Officer of SCOR Global Life Australia -, with immediate effect.
XL Group announced that Andre KELLER will become its Chief Investment Officer on January 1, 2017, following the retirement of Benji MEULI at the end of this year. Andre KELLER is currently Head of Global Asset Positioning and a Managing Director. He will report to XL's Chief Financial Officer Pete PORRINO and will be based in New York City.
PartnerRe announced that Marc ARCHAMBAULT is joining the Company effective April 1, 2017, to head up PartnerRe's Life & Health business. As CEO of Life & Health and a member of PartnerRe's executive management team, he will lead PartnerRe's Life & Health business unit with responsibility for growing PartnerRe's business in those segments and expanding the Company's franchise in all markets.
WILLIS Re, the reinsurance division of WILLIS TOWERS WATSON, announced the appointment of Ronnie CARROLL as Head of Structured Solutions for Europe West and Senior UK Client Advisor. He will report directly to Alkis TSIMARATOS, Managing Director, Head of Europe West.
CHUBB announced the heads of its Accident and Health (A&H) and Specialty Personal Lines (SPL) insurance business lines in Germany. The appointments reflect the current integration process following the acquisition of CHUBB by ACE and follow the recent announcement the property and casualty and claims department heads as well as that of Andreas WANIA as Country President and legal representative for CHUBB in Germany earlier in the year. They are Alexander HOFFMANN and Alexander LAPP.
POOL Re announced on November 24th, the appointment of Stephen BURR, Head of Actuarial Services. "This is a new position which had previously been fulfilled by an external consultant. BURR takes up his role with immediate effect and will report to Steve COATES, our Chief Underwriting Officer."
Anthony BRADSHAW, Member of the Board of ALLIANZ Italy, will take over as the Chief Executive of ALLIANZ BENELUX, effective April 1, 2017, as the german insurance group announced in a press release.
German insurer TALANX announced that the Supervisory Board has appointed Dominik HENNEN to the Management Boards of PB Versicherung AG and PB Lebensversicherung AG with effect from 1 January 2017. He succeeds Achim ADAMS and will then be responsible for the sales portfolio.
SOMPO CANOPIUS announced on November 23th that Stuart DAVIES is stepping down from his role as Group CEO and all other related responsibilities, effective immediately. Michael WATSON, founder and currently Non-Executive Chairman of SOMPO CANOPIUS, will become Executive Chairman.
Lloyd's announced on 15 November that Paolo VAGNONE, ex Head of Global Business Lines with Assicurazioni GENERALI, has been appointed to the newly created role of Strategy & Change Director. Lloyd's also confirmed Hilary WEAVER in the role of Chief Risk Officer, with responsibility for risk governance and for Lloyd's regulatory and government affairs.
Tokio Millennium Re AG (TMR) is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard BENNISON to its Board of Directors as an Independent Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.
French reinsurer SCOR announced it has expanded its group finance functions with the appointment of Ian KELLY as Head of Investor Relations (with effect from November 1, 2016) and Bertrand BOUGON as Head of Group Ratings & Capital and SCOR SE Finance Director.
RMS announced on November 1st the appointment of Michael STEEL to its executive team in the position of Global Head of Solutions. He will also chair the company's Europe Leadership Council, and provide overall regional leadership to the RMS London and Zurich offices.
AEGON UK has appointed Stephen McGee as Chief Financial Officer, a role he has held on an interim basis since August. Prior to becoming CFO, he was a key part of the finance leadership team, including latterly as Finance Director, Existing Business as well as leading a strategic review of the business in his time as Commercial Programme Director.
Patrick DIXNEUF has been appointed as CEO of AVIVA France, effective from 1 November 2016. He will succeed Nicolas SCHIMEL who, after four years as the CEO of AVIVA France, will leave the organisation at the end of October.
MetLife elected David HERZOG, the former Chief Financial Officer of the American International Group, to its board of directors. The addition brings the total number of directors to 13, with 12 being independent, MetLife said in a statement.
American International Group (AIG) announced that Peter Y. SOLMSSEN joined AIG as Executive Vice President and General Counsel on October 18. He succeeds Thomas RUSSO (73), who retired.
AON announced the appointment of James TRAINOR as senior vice president in its Cyber Solutions Group. TRAINOR joins AON after a distinguished career at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), where he most recently led the Cyber Division at FBI Headquarters. "In his new role, TRAINOR will help shape AON's overall cyber strategy on behalf of clients, working closely with colleagues across technology, system integration, risk transfer and advisory to ensure a holistic and integrated approach".
INGO Armenia has appointed Arevshat MELIKSETYAN as a new CEO, effective starting October 5, 2016. Arevshat MELIKSETYAN will take over the position of the former CEO Levon ALTUNYAN, who joined the Armenian govermental team, as Minister of Health.
TRUST Re announced the appointment of Mr. Constantinos HADJIGEORGIOU as Group Corporate Services Officer (CSO), reporting to Group CEO Fadi AbuNahl. The appointment is effective starting October 1st, 2016. The new CSO also joined TRUST Re's Executive Council.
On October 14, Thomas Paul KULIK has been appointed by the Supervisory Board of PZU SA as member of the Management Board of PZU SA, also acting as Chief Financial Officer of the PZU Group.
TRUST International Insurance and Reinsurance Company B.S.C. (c), TRUST
Re, is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Cherif Chentir as an
independent non-executive Director, effective September 2016 for a full
3-year term. The appointment was formally approved by the Central Bank
Yiannis KANTOROS has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of INTERAMERICAN, ACHMEA's insurance company in Greece, effective 15 November 2016. Yiannis KANTOROS will take over the position of the current CEO of INTERAMERICAN George KOTSALOS, who announced end of April of this year that he would step down during the course of 2016. Yiannis KANTOROS has been active at Interamerican Greece as from 2000.
Following the notice of resignation of Branko TOMAZIC as Chair and Member of the Supervisory board of SAVA Re, dated 11 October 2016, the Members of the Supervisory Board of the Slovenian Group, elected from among themselves Mateja Lovsin HERIC as Chair of the Supervisory Board and Slaven MICKOVIC as Deputy Chair.
WILLIS Re, the reinsurance division of WILLIS TOWERS WATSON, the global advisory, broking and solutions company, announced the appointment of Ronnie CARROLL as Head of Structured Solutions for Europe West and Senior UK Client Advisor. He will report directly to Alkis TSIMARATOS, Managing Director, Head of Europe West.
Alexander ANKEL has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of ERGO's international business, the German insurance group recently announced. Alexander ANKEL will assume the new responsibility on November 1, replacing Jochen MESSEMER who will leave the company at the end of the year. The appointment is subject to the usual reservations by the German Financial Supervisory Authority.
WILLIS Re announced the appointment of Printhan SOTHINATHAN as Managing Director, Head of WILLIS Re Specialty Analytics. SOTHINATHAN will begin his role in January 2017 and will report to Graeme MOORE, Chief Executive Officer of WILLIS Re Global Specialty.
Damian JAWORSKI, Director of Analyses and International Cooperation Department in the Polish Financial Supervision Authority (KNF), has been reappointed as Chair of the EIOPA Review Panel.
ACHMEA has appointed Michel LAMIE to ACHMEA's Executive Board with effect from 1 January 2017. He will succeed Huub ARENDSE as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in April 2017 following the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders. When he was appointed in 2013, ARENDSE said that he would be available for a period of four years. Approval of the appointment of Michel LAMIE has been obtained from the Dutch Central Bank (DNB).
Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) announced that Anthony K. ANDERSON has been elected to the Company's Board of Directors. "With Mr. ANDERSON'S election, the Company's Board consists of 11 directors", as MMC pointed out in a statement.
CHUBB announced that Graham FULCHER has been appointed Chief Actuary for Overseas General Insurance, the company's international general insurance business. He succeeds Michael KESSLER, who was recently appointed Vice President, CHUBB Group and Chief Reinsurance Officer.
The global reinsurance business of Lloyd's insurer Sompo Canopius has appointed Thierry PELGRIN as the new leader for its operations in continental Europe, Asia Insurance Review reports.
He will take up the role at SOMPO Canopius Re on November 1, reporting to chief underwriting officer Jamie WAKELING.
AEGON said that Chief Financial Officer Darryl BUTTON will leave the company on December 1, 2016, after that he has announced his intention to return to the United States with his family after four years in the Netherlands and will pursue new opportunities outside the company. Darryl BUTTON was appointed to the Executive Board of AEGON and CFO in May 2013 and will conclude his tenure with the company on December 1, 2016.
The French reinsurer SCOR announced two appointments within the central Group of functions: Claire Le GALL-ROBINSON, as Group General Secretary and Philippe VERDOIRE,Head of Group Cost Control and Budgeting, effective starting October 2016.
German insurer ALLIANZ annoucenced that Peter BORCHERS will join ALLIANZ X management team as CEO as of October 1, 2016. ALLIANZ X is one of the key pillars of the Digital Transformation strategy of ALLIANZ Group and represents the company builder and venturing unit.
As of September 1st, 2016, Thomas BUBERL officially became Chief Executive Officer of the AXA Group, replacing Henri de CASTRIES after the latter's 17 years of leadership, while Denis DUVERNE became Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Starting today, the 1st of September, Virgil SONCUTEAN takes over as a General Director of Romanian insurance market's leader, ALLIANZ-TIRIAC Insurance, replacing Remi VRIGNAUD, who will join the ALLIANZ Group's top management, as head of CEO Oliver BATE's chancellery.
The supervisory board of SAVA Reinsurance Company recalled Zvonko IVANUSIC from the position of both Chairman and Member of the Company's management board as of August 23rd, 2016. Jost DOLNICAR, also a management board member, was appointed as temporary chairman, while the Board itself will continue to function with only three members.
Igor STEBERNAK was appointed today Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Company of Zavarovalnica TRIGLAV. The term of office of the former Supervisory Board Chairman and Members has expired following the submission of his resignation letter on 31 May 2016.
The risk and insurance brokerage services provider AON announced that Jin-Yong CAI, a TPG Capital partner and the former CEO of IFC - the World Bank's investment arm, has been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors effective August 10, 2016. Jin-Yong CAI will also serve on AON's Finance and Organization and Compensation Committees.
Swiss Re Group announced the Board of Directors proposes to elect Jacques de VAUCLEROY as a new, non-executive and independent member at the Annual General Meeting of shareholders on 21 April 2017.
Nikolai GALUSHIN, First Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of SOGAZ OJSC, was appointed, on June 29, by the Central Bank of Russia as President of the National State Reinsurance Company (NRC).
NN Group announced that Jan-Hendrik ERASMUS will be appointed Chief Risk Officer (CRO). He joins NN Group as Member of the Management Board as of 1 September 2016. ERASMUS will succeed Doug CALDWELL, who will leave NN Group later this year to pursue his career outside of the company.
Pierre HUURMAN has been appointed Chairman of ACHMEA Bank with effect from 1 July 2016. He has been a member of the ACHMEA team since 2000 and for the past four years, he held the role of Chairman of Staalbankiers.
Following the shareholders' meeting in Paris at the end of May, the EULER HERMES Supervisory Board announced the appointment of Axel THEIS as Chairman, as well as the appointment of Marita KRAEMER and Ramon FERNANDEZ as members of the Supervisory Board, replacing Clement B. BOOTH, member of the Supervisory Board since September 2009 who resigned at the end of the shareholders' meeting, and Jean-Herve LORENZI, member of the Supervisory Board since November 2004, whose mandate expired.
Mag. Dr. Othmar EDERER, Chairman of the Board and General Director of Graz Mutual Insurance Aktiengesellschaft, was unanimously appointed by the Board of the Austrian Insurance Association (VVO) as Chairman. His mandate will become effective starting July 1st.
As of 1 July 2016, Jan Van AUTREVE, currently CEO of DELTA Lloyd Life in Belgium, will be appointed CEO of NN Belgium. He will succeed Quinten FRAAI, who will be moving on to a new role.
Following the Group's announcement concerning CEO's Michel M. LIES retirement, after four successful years and his replacement by Christian MUMENTHALER, currently CEO Reinsurance, as of 1 July 2016, Swiss Re's Board of Directors decided that Moses OJEISEKHOBA (49, Nigerian and British), currently Regional President and CEO Reinsurance, Asia and a member of the Group Executive Committee, will become the new CEO Reinsurance.
George KOTSALOS is stepping down as Chief Executive Officer at INTERAMERICAN Greece during the course of this year, the Dutch mother company ACHMEA annouced a week ago. "The year in which he turns 65", ACHMEA said in the statement.
AXA announces the appointment of Alexander VOLLERT as Chief Executive Officer of AXA Germany. In addition, he will be appointed to the AXA Group's Executive Committee. This appointment will be effective as of September 16, 2016, subject to the approval of the BaFin, the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority.
As of 1 July 2016, Cornelia COMAN, formerly CEO of NN Hungary, will be appointed CEO of Nationale-Nederlanden Spain, pending regulatory approval. She will succeed Robin BUIJS, who will be moving on to a new role within NN Group.
After 27 years in the Group, and close to 17 years as CEO, Henri de CASTRIES, Chairman and CEO of AXA, has announced his decision to retire and to step down from the Board of Directors on September 1st, 2016. Thomas BUBERL to be appointed Chief Executive Officer. Denis DUVERNE to be appointed Chairman of the Board.
Philippe DONNET (55), previously GENERALI Italia Country Manager, was appointed by GENERALI's Board of Directors as Group CEO, conferring on him all related executive powers. DONNET will replace Mario GRECO, after his leave for heading ZURICH Insurance. The Board of Directors also appointed Alberto MINALI (50) as General Manager of the Company.
Adam BURAK, previously involved with the company Wroclaw, has replaced Martha Zycinska as PZU's Marketing Office head.
Starting April 27th, 2017, Nikolaus von BOMHARD (60) will leave the MUNICH Re's Board of Management and also step down as CEO. Joachim WENNING (51) was appointed as the new CEO with effect from 27 April 2017.
Swiss Re's Board of Directors announces that Christian MUMENTHALER (46, Swiss citizen), currently CEO of Reinsurance, will become Group Chief Executive Officer of Swiss Re as of 1 July 2016. Michel M. LIES will retire.
ACHMEA has appointed Wim de WEIJER (62) member of the Supervisory Board. He succeeds Paul OVERMARS, who retired at the annual general meeting of shareholders held in 2015. De Nederlandsche Bank has approved this appointment.
CHUBB announced it has appointed the country presidents who will lead its operations in Continental Europe, with immediate effect. All country presidents will report to Jeff MOGHRABI, Division President, Continental Europe for CHUBB.
The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) announced its Board of Supervisors has re-elected Peter BRAUMULLER, Managing Director at the Austrian Financial Market Authority (FMA), as EIOPA's Alternate Chair for a period of five years. Peter BRAUMULLER will continue to deputise for the Chairman of EIOPA, Gabriel BERNARDINO, who has been reappointed for a further five years.
On February 1st, MILLI Re has announced the appointment of its new Assistant General Manager, Mr. Vehbi Kaan ACUN, effective immediately. He will be in charge of MILLI Re's Singapore Branch and International Reinsurance Accounting, ECO-FAIR Pools and Foreign inward business departments.
Starting March 1st, 2016, Imre SZTANO, currently Chief Sales Officer (CSO) of NN Hungary, will be appointed CEO of the company, this change waiting for regulatory approval. He will succeed Cornelia COMAN, who was CEO of NN Hungary since 2012: "She will be moving on to a new role within NN Group", the company announced in a statement.
The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has announced today that its Board of Supervisors has selected Fausto PARENTE to become the Authority's second Executive Director.
GENERALI's Group CEO, Mario GRECO returns to ZURICH Insurance, the company where he was employed for five years before joining GENERALI. The Swiss-based insurer announced that its Board of Directors has appointed him to the role of Chief Executive Officer effective May 1, 2016. The appointment is subject to regulatory approval.
In January 2016, Dieter PSCHEIDL, the former Representative to the European Union of the Austrian Insurance Association (VVO), was named Head of European Affairs at VIENNA Insurance Group.
The Polish state-controlled insurer PZU (Powszechny Zaklad Ubezpieczen) announced on January 20th, the appointment of Michal KRUPINSKI as Company's Chief Executive Officer. At the same time, PZU appointed other four Members of the Management Board: Roger HODGKISS, Beata KOZLOWSKA-CHYL, Robert PIETRYSZYN and Pawel SUROWKA.
Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC, a leading global risk and reinsurance specialist and a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, announced the appointment of Matthias MEYENHOFER as Managing Director, Guy Carpenter, effective immediately.
The Polish state-controlled insurer PZU (Powszechny Zaklad Ubezpieczen ) announced Andrzej KLESYK resigned from the position of CEO and from sitting on the PZU Management Board as of December 9, 2015.
On December 10th, 2015, Svetla NESTOROVA, CEO and Chairperson of the Managing Board of BULSTRAD Life Vienna Insurance Group (VIG) was elected as Chairperson of the Managing Board of the Association of the Bulgarian Insurers (ABZ) for the next two years mandate. As a premiere for the Bulgarian insurance market, for the first time in its history, a CEO of a life-insurance company chairs the Association.
ZURICH Insurance Group announced the appointment of Gary SHAUGHNESSY as CEO Global Life and as member of the Group Executive Committee, starting January 1st, 2016. He succeeds Kristof TERRYN who was appointed CEO General Insurance starting October 1st, 2015.
Austrian VIG Chief Executive Peter HAGEN will leave the company at the end of December and will be succeeded by DONAU Versicherung CEO Elisabeth STADLER, the insurer announced on its website.
The Board of Supervisors of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) elected on December 2nd three new members of EIOPA's Management Board.
Swiss Re's Board of Directors will propose Sir Paul TUCKER as a new member for election at the Annual General Meeting on 22 April 2016 as part of the continued aim to further diversify and renew its composition, as the reinsurer announced in a statement.
Starting October 12, 2015, Michal SPANAR has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of UNION, ACHMEA's insurance company in Slovakia. Michal SPANAR brings more than 15 years of relevant industry experience, having previously served in different executive roles at ING Group, ALLIANZ and other financial services companies.
By its Decision adopted on October 8, the Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority's Board approved the appointment of Mr. Hans-Peter HAGEN as President of the Supervisory Board of Asigurarea Romaneasca - ASIROM Vienna Insurance Group SA. Since his arrival in Romania Hans-Peter HAGEN was Member of the Supervisory Board of the former insurer AGRAS (2005), while a year later, he took over the position of Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of OMNIASIG.
Starting October 2015, Pavel SAMIEV has been appointed as Managing Partner of the Russian National Agency of Financial Studies. Previously, he held the position of Executive Director of the Russian rating agency EXPERT Ra. Besides that, Pavel SAMIEV has accepted to fulfill the duties as Director of the Analytical Insurance Institute of the All-Russian Insurance Association (ARIA).
Witold JAWORSKI is the new Chairman of the Board of PZU Zycie SA, replacing Dariusz KRZEWINA who resigned, assuming also the reponsibility for product offerings, pricing policy, marketing PZU Group, Link 4, and coordination of sales between the segments.
The Board of Supervisors of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has agreed to extend the term of office of EIOPA's Chairman, Gabriel Bernardino, for another five years from 2016 to 2021.This decision is based on the evaluation of Mr Bernardino's work and the results achieved over the past five year term as well as on EIOPA's duties and requirements for the upcoming years.
The National Motor Insurers' Bureau of Moldova (BNAA) has recently elected a new executive staff. Thus, the new CEO is Alina OSOIANU. She will replace Mihai MANOLE who resigned from the top executive position.