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EC News (23 March 2023)

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

​​​​Round-up of the weekly news and developments from the global (re)insurance market with stories from Ariel Re, QBE Re, BHSI and more.​​​​​

Ariel Re promotes 12 staff across its London and Bermuda offices

Global reinsurance firm Ariel Re, has announced it has promoted twelve staff as part of its drive to be an ‘academy firm’ where leading reinsurance professionals can develop their careers. The promotions cover a range of roles from underwriting and accounting through to analytics and portfolio management. Read More

QBE Re names Debbi Wood as head of claims

QBE Re announce the appointment of Debbi Wood as head of claims, effective April 2023. Wood will report to Mike East, claims director, QBE Europe and will become a member of the EO Claims Executive leadership team as well as becoming part of QBE Re’s senior leadership. Read More

BHSI promotes Ben Ruddlesdin to head of professional indemnity & cyber, UK

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance today announced the promotion of Ben Ruddlesdin to head of professional indemnity & cyber (UK). He was previously senior underwriter, PI & Cyber and in his new role, he will work closely with Executive Underwriter David Harries. Read More

Howden adds Andy Cox as head of energy transition

International insurance broker Howden has named Andy Cox as head of energy transition, effective immediately. Based in London, Cox brings over 30 years of experience in the energy sector and joins from KPMG, where he served as partner, and his most recent position was UK chair of Energy & Natural Resources. Read More

Tom Wakefield set to become CEO of Gallagher Re

Tom Wakefield is set to become chief executive officer of Gallagher Re, succeeding James Kent after he was promoted to a new role as CEO of Global Insurance Strategic Relationships within Gallagher. Read More