Speciality (re)insurer Beazley names Nicola Hodson and John Reizenstein as non-executive directors (NED) as it looks to enhance board skills in the areas of technology, data and operations, effective 10 April.
Hodson is currently a NED at Drax Group and also vice president of field transformation for Microsoft Global Sales and Marketing has also been appointed to the audit and risk committee. Previous to this she was chief operating officer for Microsoft UK.
In addition, Reizenstein, former chief financial officer of Direct Line Insurance Group has also been appointed to the audit and risk committee and will succeed Angela Crawford-Ingle as Chair when she stands down. He will also serve as NED at Beazley Furlonge Ltd as well as chairman of its audit committee, effective 9 April 2019.
Beazley’s chairman David Roberts said: “I am delighted to welcome Nicola and John to the board of Beazley plc. During the most recent review of board skills, we identified the need to enhance the board’s skills in the areas of technology, data and operations and Nicola has extensive experience in all of these areas and we very much look forward to her contribution. It is also pleasing to appoint a candidate of John’s calibre to the board of Beazley plc and to chair its audit and risk committee when Angela stands down in the coming months.”