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EC News (25 November 2021)

  • Publish Date: Posted over 2 years ago
  • Author:by Alan Jarque

Round-up of the weekly news and developments from the global (re)insurance market with stories from BHSI, Gallagher, AXA UK and more.

BHSI promote two leaders in UK executive and professional lines team

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) announced the promotion of Chris Warrior to head of executive and professional Lines in the UK and Jessica Kirby to head of commercial management liability insurance in the UK. Read More

Gallagher shuffles market management team with Aon hire

Global (re)insurance broker Gallagher has announced Ron Hayes will move into the newly created chief broking officer role, reporting to Simon Matson, CEO of Europe, Middle East and Asia (EMEA). Richard Laver has been appointed as market management director for its UK operations and will join early Q2 2022. Read More

AXA UK names Ursula Wyman as COO for its commercial business

AXA UK has announced the appointment of Ursula Wyman as chief operating officer for its commercial business, responsible for leading the operations functions including transformation and digital strategies. She succeeds Tim Yorke who will be leaving the business at the end of the month. Read More

Harriet Sharp promoted to head of political violence & crisis management at Chaucer

Global specialty (re)insurance group, Chaucer has announced the promotion of Harriet Sharp as head of political violence and crisis management, succeeding Andrew Bauckham who departs after 23 years at the company. Read More

GRS expands international team with a trio of hires

Global Risk Solutions (GRS) a provider of a range of P&C claims adjusting, complex/large loss and environmental risk management solutions has announced the expansion of the Complex Claims Solutions unit with a trio of appointments. Read More

Hiscox names Donna DeMaio as independent non-executive director  

International specialist insurer, Hiscox has announced the appointment of Donna DeMaio as independent non-executive director. She will take over as chair of the Hiscox Audit Committee, succeeding Caroline Foulger who is set to retire at the Annual General Meeting in 2022 after a nine-year term with the company. Read More