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EC News (4 August 2022)

  • Publish Date: Posted 8 days ago
  • Author:by Sheridan Muir

​​Round-up of the weekly news and developments from the global (re)insurance market with stories from TransRe, Liberty Specialty Markets, Atrium and more.​

Trans Re names Matt Mahoney as new chief operating officer

Trans Re has announced the appointment of Matt Mahoney to the newly created position of chief operating officer in addition to his finance and accounting responsibilities. He will continue to report to Ken Brandt, chairman, president, and CEO of TransRe. Read More

LSM promotes Kerry Hall to head of P&C binders

Liberty Specialty Markets, part of Liberty Mutual Group has announced the promotion of Kerry Hall to the newly created role of head of property and casualty binders, effective immediately. Read More

Atrium appoints Peter Laidlaw as active underwriter

Atrium Underwriters Limited, the managing agent for Lloyd’s Syndicate 609, has appointed Peter Laidlaw as active underwriter, effective 1 January 2023. Laidlaw’s appointment comes as part of a management restructure that will see Toby Drysdale take on an advisory role as director of corporate underwriting review. Read More

Ascot & Marsh launch marine cargo and war facility for Ukraine sea corridor

Speciality (re)insurer Ascot and broker Marsh announce the launch of a Marine Cargo and War facility which will provide coverage for vital grain and food products transitioning through safe corridors established by the newly signed Black Sea Treaty between Russia and Ukraine. Read More

SCOR announce a number of key changes to its board of directors

Global (re)insurer SCOR has announced a series of key changes to its board of directors. With effect from 28 July 2022, Bruno Pfister, independent director and current chairman of the Risk Committee, takes up the chairmanship of the Audit Committee. Read More