October 07, 2021
Round-up of the weekly news and developments from the global (re)insurance market with stories from Ed Broking, McGill & Partners, Chaucer and more.
[Podcast] Behind the Desk…with David Germain, CIO at RSA
In the fourth episode of 'Behind the Desk with Mark Thomas', we're joined by RSA Chief Information Officer (CIO), David Germain.
In this episode, David and I talk in detail about his career, from starting out as a developer to his move into leadership and being one of the only black men in his organisation. David gives some incredible insight into his career path and offers up some great advice for those looking to do the same. We also talk about David's life away from work as a family man with three young boys and how he wished he could have made it as a pro rugby player. Listen Here
Ed names Kristina Juul as head of casualty, Bermuda
Global specialty reinsurance broker has announced the appointment of Kristina Juul as head of casualty, Bermuda, reporting to Colin Kelley, head of liability ED Broking Bermuda, effective November 2021. Read More
McGill & Partners expands operations to Bermuda, led by Kate Vacher
Boutique (re)insurance broker, McGill & Partners has announced they have obtained approval to operate in Bermuda and will officially open later this month. Kate Vacher will serve as CEO for the Bermuda entity. Read More
Chaucer adds Xamira Groves as head of insurance
Speciality (re)insurer, Chaucer, has named Xamira Groves as its new head of insurance, joining from AXA XL. In her new role, she will have oversight of the delivery of strategy and portfolio management across all general insurance lines and underwriting entities. Read More
MS AUL hires Stuart Forsyth as lead class underwriter for Hull
Lloyd’s global specialty (re)insurer, MS Amlin Underwriting Limited (MS AUL) has appointed Stuart Forsyth as lead class underwriter for Hull, reporting to Laurence Humberstone, head of marine, effective mid-October. Read More
New Dawn Risk Group launches European subsidiary in Malta
New Dawn Risk Group has announced the launch of its new European subsidiary New Dawn Risk (Europe) located in Malta. The new business, similar to its parent company, focuses on financial and professional lines. Read More