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EC News (3 February 2022)

  • Publish Date: Posted 8 months ago
  • Author:by Alan Jarque

Round-up of the weekly news and developments from the global (re)insurance market with stories from CFC, Catalina, AXA XL and more.

CFC names Richard Ward as non-executive chairman

Specialist insurance provider CFC has announced the appointment of Richard Ward as non-executive chairman. Ward has previously served as CEO of Lloyd’s of London from 2006 until 2013, during which time he introduced digitisation across many of its processes. Read More

Catalina names new Group CEO

Catalina Holdings has announced the appointment of Ian Parker as group chief executive officer, succeeding Bruce Hemphill, who stepped in as interim CEO from the role of non-executive chairman in February 2021. Read More

AXA XL promotes Andrew Maynard to head of life, accident & health, UK & Lloyd’s

AXA XL has announced the promotion of Andrew Maynard to head of life, accident and health, UK and Lloyd’s, effective immediately. Maynard will be responsible for leading all underwriting activities for the UK & Lloyd’s A&H business and implementing an underwriting strategy focused on delivering profitable growth for the region. Read More

Compre hires Zameer Mitha as chief actuary, North America

Specialist legacy group, Compre has appointed Zameer Mitha to the newly created role of chief actuary, North America. Mitha will be based in London and report to Mark Lawson, group chief actuary. Read More

Chubb adds Jon Houghton as head of distribution for the UK & Ireland

Chubb announced the appointment of Jon Houghton as head of distribution for the UK and Ireland, effective immediately. Based in London he will report to Mark Roberts, division president United Kingdom, Ireland and South Africa. Read More

Stav Tsielepis joins IGI as chief risk officer

International General Insurance Holdings has named Stav Tsielepis as chief risk officer of the IGI group, reporting to Andreas Loucaides, chief executive officer of IGI UK. Read More

Brit appoints Kanika Chaganty as chief data officer

Brit has announced the appointment of Kanika Chaganty to the newly created role as chief data officer reporting to chief technology officer, Bilge Mert. Chaganty will be responsible for Brit’s centralised team of data expertise, including data science, analytics, data engineering and data governance. Read More