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EC News (22 September 2022)

  • Publish Date: Posted 3 days ago
  • Author:by Sheridan Muir

​​​​​​​​​​Round-up of the weekly news and developments from the global (re)insurance market with stories from Gallagher, WTW, Howden M&A and more.​

Gallagher strengthens aerospace practice with the appointment of Tim Wright

Gallagher has named Tim Wright as a consultant within its global aerospace practice. In his new role, Wright will be responsible for supporting international space clients with risk management and specialist insurance advice, as well as supporting business development in the sector. Read More 

Alessandro Pesci returns to WTW as EMEA reserving practice director

WTW has announced the appointment of Alessandro Pesci as EMEA reserving practice director in its Insurance Consulting and Technology business. He is returning to the company and will be based in Rome, where he will work to support and strengthen client relationships within the EMEA region. Read More

Howden M&A appoints Charles-Henri Gridel to lead European business development

Howden M&A, the international M&A and structured solutions insurance broker has announced the appointment of Charles-Henri Gridel as associate director, business development Europe, bringing over 20 years of experience in the professional services sector. Read More

PIB Group strengthens top team with new executive appointments

PIB Group has announced its bolstered the executive team in preparation for ‘Chapter Three’ of its evolution. Effectively immediately, the executive team has grown through the appointment of Onno Janssen in a newly created role as CEO for Europe, and Matthew Crane as CEO for Underwriting. Read More

AXA XL announce Claire Ighodaro CBE will retire as chair of the Boards, successor revealed

AXA XL has announced Clare Ighodaro CBE will retire as chair of the Boards of AXA XL Underwriting Agencies Ltd and AXA XL Insurance Company (AXA XL UK), effective 31 December 2022. Nigel Hinshelwood will succeed Ighodaro as chair of AXA XL UK Boards from 1 January 2023. Read More