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EC News (8 December 2022)

  • Publish Date: Posted about 2 months ago
  • Author:by Sheridan Muir

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

Zurich names new UK head of commercial insurance

Zurich has announced the appointment of Frank Steidl as its new UK head of commercial insurance. Steidl currently serves as UK head of energy, marine, and construction and will take up his new position on 1 January 2023. Read More

Laura Casby promoted to head of upstream, UK and Lloyd’s at AXA XL

AXA XL has announced the promotion of Laura Casby to head of upstream energy, UK & Lloyd’s, effective immediately. Based in London, she will be responsible for leading AXA XL’s upstream energy team, covering both offshore and onshore risks. Read More

Aon announces Marshall Bailey as new chair for UK board

Aon has announced Marshall Bailey OBE, CFA, as its new non-executive chair of the Aon UK Limited Board, effective 31 January 2023. Bailey replaces Simon Jeffreys, who joined the board in May 2009 and whose tenure ends in January after seven years serving as chair. Read More

Chubb adds Carene Madden as financial lines manager for UK, Ireland & South Africa

Chubb has announced the appointment of Carene Madden as financial lines manager for the United Kingdom, Ireland and South Africa (UKISA), effective in the second quarter of 2023. Based in London, Madden will report to Hilda Toh, property and casualty chief underwriting officer for UKISA. Read More

Marsh appoints Paul Knowles as global head, private equity, and M&A practice

Global insurer Marsh has named Paul Knowles as global head of its Private Equity and M&A (PEMA) practice, Marsh Specialty, effective 1 January 2023. Knowles will relocate from London to New York in the second quarter of 2023 and will report to Lucy Clarke, president of Marsh Speciality and Global Placement. Read More