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EC News (26 August 2021)

August 26, 2021

Round-up of the weekly news and developments from the global (re)insurance market with stories from Zurich, Coverys, Global Risk Partners and more.

Peter Kasahara joins Zurich as group chief data officer

Zurich Insurance Group has announced the appointment of Peter Kasahara to the newly created role of group chief data officer, effective 1 October 2021. Read More

Coverys acquires majority stake of Brady Insurance in Ireland

Coverys European Holdings (CEH), an agency platform and network specialising in European markets, has announced the completion of a 51% acquisition of Joseph G Brady (Insurance) Ltd. (Brady Insurance), an insurance underwriting agency, broker and Lloyd’s coverholder based in Ireland. Read More

Global Risk Partners names Duncan Carter CEO Retail

Independent insurance intermediary group, Global Risk Partners (GRP) has announced the appointment of Duncan Carter as chief executive officer retail. Read More

Swiss Re’s IptiQ appoints Darren Coomer as chief technology & operations officer

Swiss Re’s iptiQ has announced the appointment of Darren Coomer as chief technology and operations officer (CTOO). Read More

Ariel Re approved for Lloyd’s Managing Agent

Bermuda-based reinsurance, Ariel Re has been granted ‘in principle’ approval by the Lloyd’s Council to establish a Lloyd’s Managing Agent. The new company, Ariel Re Managing Agency (ARMA) is expected to manage the business of Syndicate 1910 and SPA 6117 from early 2022. Read More

AEGIS London announces two promotions in claims team  

Lloyd’s insurer AEGIS London has announced the promotions of Kerry Williams as deputy head of claims and Carrie Trudeau as head of claims operations. Read More