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EC News (9 March 2023)

  • Publish Date: Posted 12 months ago
  • Author:by Sheridan Muir

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

Jan Pagan joins renewable energy team at Markel International

Markel International has announced the appointment of Jan Pagan as a specialist risk control engineer in its renewable energy team. Based in London, he will report to Tom Baker, head of renewable energy at Markel International. Read More

Liberty Specialty Markets promotes Rachael Lukehurst to head of private equity

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has announced the promotion of Rachael Lukehurst to the newly created role of head of private equity, effective immediately. Based in London, Lukehurst reports to Mark Stephenson, head of business development and market relationships, Liberty Specialty Markets and Amy Gross, global private equity and mergers & acquisitions leader, Liberty Mutual. Read More

Axis Capital names Christopher Gray as global head of marine reinsurance

Axis Capital has announced the appointment of Christopher Gray as global head of marine reinsurance. Based in London, he joins the firm from Canopius, where he most recently served as the head of specialty reinsurance underwriting (marine, casualty & specialty lines). Read More

Conduit Re names Mario Binetti as head of casualty

Bermuda-based reinsurance company, Conduit Re, has named Mario Binetti to the new role of head of casualty. He brings 30 years of (re)insurance industry experience to the role, where he will assume Conduit Re’s global casualty underwriting team, which had previously been split by geography. Read More

Pen Underwriting appoints Sarah Breslin as managing director of specialty division

Pen Underwriting has announced the appointment of Sarah Breslin as managing director of its specialty division, succeeding Steve Thornett, who has left the business. Breslin, who is currently chief financial officer of Pen Underwriting, will take on the strategic and operational leadership of the division, effective from July 2023. Read More