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EC News (5 January 2023)

  • Publish Date: Posted 29 days ago
  • Author:by Sheridan Muir

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Round-up of the weekly news and developments from the global (re)insurance market with stories from RenRe, MS Amlin, Sompo International and more.​

​RenRe appoints Cathal Carr as CUO, Europe

RenaissanceRe has announced the appointment of Cathal Carr as chief underwriting officer, Europe. Carr has been with the firm for over eighteen years, having joined the company as a risk analyst in 2005. In his new role, he will lead market engagement and deal execution in the continent from RenRe’s London, Zurich and Dublin underwriting platforms. Read More

MS Amlin announces changes to senior leadership team

MS Amlin, the Lloyd’s global (re)insurer, has announced it is strengthening its underwriting leadership team that streamlines reporting and increases efficiency within the division. Grant Baxter has been appointed as interim CUO, Neil Walker will become co-deputy CUO, and head of specialty insurance, and Sam Geddes will also become co-deputy CUO. Read More

Christian Crozier joins Sompo International as head of UK retail casualty

Global Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty (re)insurance Sompo International, announced the appointment of Christian Crozier as senior vice president, head of UK retail casualty. Based in London, he will report to Mike Reid, executive vice president, head of casualty, global markets, commercial P&C insurance. Read More

AGCS adds new leadership team dedicated to ESG

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) has established a dedicated in-house organisation for environmental, social and governance (ESG) to accelerate the integration of sustainability in its business. Read More

Pen Underwriting launches new regional claims hub

Pen Underwriting today announces the launch of a new regional claims hub in Chelmsford dedicated to managing commercial property and liability claims. The firm has appointed Simon Jenkinson as technical claims team leader – liability, joining from MS Amlin, and Annahita Mansourpour has been appointed technical claims team leader – property, joining the firm from Verisk. Read More

AXA XL Re names Tristan Abend head of property, Bermuda

AXA XL Reinsurance, the reinsurance division of AXA XL, has announced the promotion of Tristan Abend to the newly created role of head of property, Bermuda. In his new role, he will be responsible for managing property treaty reinsurance for AXA XL Re in Bermuda, working with its clients and underwriting team. Read More