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EC News (12 May 2022)

  • Publish Date: Posted 7 months ago
  • Author:by Alan Jarque

Round-up of the weekly news and developments from the global (re)insurance market with stories from AXA XL, QBE, AXIS and more.

AXA XL promotes Al Baker to the perm position of head of construction, UK & Lloyd’s

AXA XL has announced the promotion of Al Baker to head of construction, UK & Lloyd’s, effective immediately. Baker will be responsible for leading the firm’s construction business for the UK & Lloyd’s region and driving its strategic, profitable development. Read More

QBE names Andy Fitzgerald as director, UK Regions

QBE has announced the appointment of Andy Fitzgerald to the newly created role of director, UK Regions, reporting to Chris Wallace, executive director of UK Insurance. Read More

AXIS launches portfolio underwriting unit, led by Christine Cook

AXIS Capital Holdings has announced the launch of their portfolio underwriting unit which targets multi-class portfolio business that is placed in the London specialty insurance market. The unit is led by Christine Cook who has joined AXIS in the newly created role of head of portfolio underwriting in the company’s International Insurance division. Read More

Monument Re appoints CUO & CFO

Bermuda-based life (re)insurer has named Alex Brogden as group chief underwriting officer (CUO) and Carlo Elsinghorst as group chief financial officer (CFO). Brogden previously held the joint role of Group CFO and CUO, but the business has split these positions. Read More

Aston Lark announces UKGlobal as its 50th acquisition

Aston Lark has announced it has acquired UKGlobal, making this its fiftieth acquisition since its formation in 2018. UKGlobal Broking Group arranges insurance for a broad range of commercial sectors, including via a number of specialist schemes and association partnerships, and also private clients. Read More