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EC News (9 February 2023)

  • Publish Date: Posted over 1 year ago
  • Author:by Sheridan Muir

​Round-up of the weekly news and developments from the global (re)insurance market with stories from Antares, Aon, Ascot Group and more.​​​

Antares announce a series of executive promotions

Antares Group has announced a series of leadership promotions, including Faraz Khalid as Global Chief Risk Officer and James Linsao as Global Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately. Read More

Aon appoints Matthew Alcott as new chief commercial officer

Aon has announced the appointment of Matthew Alcott as its new chief commercial officer. Alcott will join the leadership team, reporting to Julie Page, as well as the global CCO team led by Michael Moran. Read More

Ascot Group names Jonathan Zaffino as CEO following Andrew Brooks’ retirement

Ascot group has announced the appointment of Jonathan Zaffino as group president and chief executive officer following the retirement of Andrew Brooks. Zaffino will also join the board, and Brooks will continue on Ascot’s board as director. Read More

Markel Corporation adds Teri Gendron as chief financial officer

Markel Corporation has named Teri Gendron as its next chief financial officer, effective 20 March 2023. Gendron succeeds Jeremy Noble, who became president of Markel's insurance operations earlier this year. Read More

IQUW hires Cindy Jiang as political risk underwriter

Property and specialty (re)insurer IQUW, has named Cindy Jiang as political risk underwriter to its specialty division. Based in London, she will be responsible for growing the firm’s political risk business. Read More

WTW appoints Pieter Van Ede as global head of trade credit

WTW has announced the appointment of Pieter Van Ede as global head of trade credit, reporting to Evan Freely, head of global financial solutions at WTW. Based in Denver, Van Ede will be responsible for delivering the Global Trade Credit strategy. Read More