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EC News (9 December 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 Guy Carpenter, Ascot, Marsh and more.

Guy Carpenter names Isaac Sanday as head of UK&I life

Global risk and reinsurance specialist and a business division of Marsh McLennan, Guy Carpenter has announced the appointment of Isaac Sanday as head of UK and Ireland life, effective January 2022. Read More

Ascot announce the launch of a new space practice

Ascot has announced the launch of a new Space practice led by Paul Aitchinson, with Neil Fleming and Lea Last. The new practice will start as an Ascot led consortium and will provide underwriting using advanced AI and machine learning risk modelling capabilities, combined with the extensive support services of Ascot. Read More

Marsh announce senior leadership FINPRO appointments

Insurance broker and risk advisor Marsh has announced a series of senior leadership appointments within its Financial and Professional (FINPRO) Specialty. Effective 1 January 2022, Paul Denny is appointed as global specialty head, FINPRO, Marsh Specialty; Beth Thurston is appointed UK CEO of FINPRO business; and Stephanie Manson is appointed UK Management Liability Leader. Read More

Miller adds two new hires to renewable energy & environmental team

Specialist (re)insurance broker, Miller has named Ellie Fyfe and Kelly Stevens as account executive and account handler respectively in the Renewable Energy & Environmental Technology (REET) team. Based in London, both will report to Rhys Newland, head of REET. Read More

Rob Houghton joins Aspen as group chief operating officer

Aspen Insurance Holdings has announced the appointment of Rob Houghton as group chief underwriting officer, effective 3 January 2022. He will succeed Mike Cain ahead of his announced departure from Aspen in early 2022 and Houghton will also join the Group Executive Committee. Read More

Marsh names Ryan Bond as head of climate and sustainability insurance innovation

Marsh has announced the appointment of Ryan Bond as head of climate and sustainability insurance innovation, effective 1 January 2022. Bond will report to Amy Barnes, head of climate and sustainability strategy, Marsh. Read More