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EC News (6 October 2022)

  • Publish Date: Posted about 2 months ago
  • Author:by Sheridan Muir

​​​​​​​​​​​Round-up of the weekly news and developments from the global (re)insurance market with stories from HDI Global, CII, Canopius and more.​

HDI Global UK & Ireland name Simon Hunt as CFO

HDI Global has announced the appointment of Simon Hunt as chief financial officer for its UK and Ireland branch, effective immediately. He will continue to report to Richard Taylor, CEO of HDI UK & Ireland, with an additional reporting line to Stephanie Ogden, managing director of HDI. Read More

CII elects Russell Higginbotham as new president

Chartered Insurance Institute has announced Russell Higginbotham, CEO of Swiss Re Solutions, has been elected president for 2023. Higginbotham will work closely with the current CII president and CEO of Aston Lark, Peter Blanc, before he takes over as president and chair of the President’s Forum on 1 January 2023. Read More

Canopius names Tracey Corrigan as group head of change

Canopius Group has announced the appointment of Tracey Corrigan to group head of change, effective beginning of October. Based in London, she will report to group COO Kate Roy. Corrigan joins the firm from QBE, where she held the position of business transformation leader. Read More

Pen Underwriting announce multi-year strategic partnership with Aviva

Pen Underwriting has announced a multi-year strategic partnership with Aviva to bolster its personal lines and property owners’ business, which will see Aviva providing capacity for over £100mn in premium per annum. Read More

Brit appoints Jack Hinton as an underwriter in its Accident & Health team

Brit has named Jack Hinton as an underwriter in its Accident and Health team. Hinton joins the firm from RSA where he most recently served as a senior underwriter, A&H. In his new role, he will report to Trevor Heyburn, class underwriter. Read More

Philippe Lutgen joins Howden as chief operations officer for Europe

International insurance broker Howden has named Philippe Lutgen as chief operations officer for Europe, effective immediately. In the newly created role, he joins the business from AXA XL, where he spent 20 years, most recently as chief operations officer for Asia Pacific and the Middle East. Read More

IGI adds Chris Jarvis as chief underwriting officer

International General Insurance Holdings has appointed Christopher Jarvis as chief underwriting officer of the IGI Group. Based in the London office, Jarvis is a member of the IGI executive team and reports to Waleed Jabsheh, president of IGI. Read More