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EC News (24 February 2022)

  • 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 Beazley, BHSI, BMS and more.

Beazley’s head of specialty Lines, James Eaton to retire  

Beazley’s head of speciality lines, James Eaton has announced he is to retire at the end of the year after almost 16 years at the firm and nearing 40 years in the insurance industry. He will remain in charge throughout 2022 and Beazley will announce its succession plan later this year. Read More

BHSI promotes Dirk Flesch to head of marine in Germany

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has announced the promotion of Dirk Flesch to head of marine in Germany. In his new role, he will oversee underwriting of BHSI’s full line of marine products, including Cargo and Logistics Liability. Read More

BMS names Neil Prior as group head of environmental & social responsibility

Independent (re)insurance broker, BMS has announced the promotion of Neil Prior to the newly created role of group head of environmental and social responsibility, effective immediately, reporting to Nick Cook, CEO of BMS. Read More

Mike Williams appointed director, Hiscox Guernsey

International insurer Hiscox has announced the appointment of Mike Williams as managing director, Hiscox Guernsey. Based in Guernsey, he succeeds Steve Camm who will continue as a non-executive director for Hiscox Guernsey. Read More

AXA XL adds Matthew Wells as senior underwriter, marine, UK & Lloyd’s

AXA XL has appointed Matthew Wells as senior underwriter, marine, UK & Lloyd’s, effective immediately. In his new role, he will be responsible for developing and managing underwriting strategies for both renewing and new business within AXA XL’s marine book of business in the UK. Read More