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EC News (6 January 2022)

  • Publish Date: Posted 7 months ago
  • Author:by Alan Jarque

Round-up of the weekly news and developments from the global (re)insurance market with stories from KPMG, Canopius Group, Brit and more.

KPMG UK names Trevor Jones head of insurance practice

KPMG in the UK has announced the appointment of Trevor Jones as the new head of its insurance practice. He succeeds Simon Ranger, who will focus on leading the vice chairs’ office. Read More

Canopius Group appoints Neil Robertson as CEO

Specialty (re)insurer Canopius Group has announced Neil Robertson has been appointed chief executive officer, effective immediately. Robertson joined Canopius as deputy group CEO in May 2021 and will continue to report to Michael Watson, group chairman and CEO. Read More

Bilge Mert joins Brit as chief technology officer

Brit Ltd has appointed Bilge Mert as chief technology officer responsible for leading Brit’s technology and data strategy, effective 4 January 2022, reporting to Sheel Sawhney, group head of claims and operations at Brit. Read More

Miller adds Nick King to lead marine expansion in Singapore

Independent specialist (re)insurance broker, Miller has announced the appointment of Nick King, who joins the firm to lead the expansion of Miller’s marine offering in Singapore. King joins from Howden Specialty Asia Pacific, where he was most recently a divisional director. Read More

Unum UK hires Will Major as chief change officer

Unum UK has announced the appointment of Will Major as chief change officer, a newly created position where he will be responsible for delivering sustainable and long-term growth. Major joins from Prudential PLC where he was previously chief transformation officer (Africa). Read More

Fidelis promotes Louise Jarvis to deputy director of underwriting

Fidelis Insurance has announced Louise Jarvis has been promoted to deputy director of underwriting in addition to her current role of group head of contract wordings. In her new role, she will support the group director of underwriting to ensure underwriting excellence through capture and use of data, superior systems, process and reporting. Read More