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EC News (20 October 2022)

  • Publish Date: Posted about 1 month ago
  • Author:by Sheridan Muir

​​​​​​​​​​​​​Round-up of the weekly news and developments from the global (re)insurance market with stories from BMS Group, Pool Re, Everest Insurance and more.​

BMS Group appoints Alex Tesei as director of European energy reinsurance

BMS Group has announced further expansion of its specialty energy practice with the appointment of Alex Tesei as director of European energy reinsurance. Based in London, he will report to James Chicken, BMS’ managing director of energy. Read More

Jonathan Gray joins Pool Re as chief underwriting officer elect  

Pool Re has announced the appointment of Jonathan Gray as chief underwriting officer elect, working alongside current CUO Steve Coates prior to his retirement in early 2023. Gray has more than 30 years of experience in the insurance market and joins the firm from Axis Re, where he most recently held the role of president of Global Specialties. Read More

Everest Insurance expands operations into France & Germany

Everest Insurance, the Insurance division of Everest Re Group has announced its further expansion into the European market with the official opening and regulatory approval to operate two new branches in Paris, France and Düsseldorf, Germany. Plans for a third European branch opening in Madrid, Spain is also underway for later this year. Read More

Howden CAP names Alexander van Kuffeler as chief commercial officer

International insurance broker has announced the appointment of Alexander van Kuffeler as chief commercial officer of Howden CAP. Van Kuffeler joins the business from Marsh, where he was a client director in Marsh’s Private Equity and M&A Practice, advising on risk transfer solutions for complex M&A transactions. Read More

LSM Switzerland promotes Markus Hefel to general manager

Liberty Specialty Markets, part of Liberty Mutual Insurance’s Global Risk Solutions division, has promoted Markus Hefel to the role of general manager, LSM Switzerland. In his new role, he is responsible for leading the Swiss team and LSM’s business in Switzerland to serve the needs of Swiss clients and brokers. Read More

Aon adds Gary Warman as Global Life Leader of STG

Aon has announced Gary Warman has been appointed as global life leader of its Strategy and Technology Group, effective immediately. Warman is a qualified Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries and holds over 30 years of experience in the life insurance industry. He joins from Royal London Mutual Insurance Society, where he was finance systems and change director. Read More