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Capsicum Re bolsters cyber team with two hires

2018-08-15T08:24:00+01:00

Reinsurance broker Capsicum Re has appointed Jasper Goring as a cyber broker and Prab Naidu as wordings director.

New York

Sompo International taps Swiss Re to expand US cyber team

2018-08-15T14:28:00+01:00

Sompo International has appointed Richard DePiero a senior vice president and US cyber product leader for Sompo Pro, the carrier’s professional liability insurance unit.

Bermuda, Hamilton

Axis Re swoops on PartnerRe for Pollak

2018-08-15T15:16:00+01:00

Axis Re has appointed Marcus Pollak to head up underwriting processes and portfolio management activities at the reinsurer.

London, city, Aspen and QBE, Plantation Place

Up-for-sale Aspen awards CFO Kirk $2mn retention bonus

2018-08-14T21:55:00+01:00

Aspen’s group CFO Scott Kirk has been awarded a long-term retention bonus of $2mn only months after his “change of control” golden parachute payment entitlement was increased.

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Everest Re swoops on Chubb for chief reinsurance claims officer

2018-08-14T13:36:00+01:00

Everest Re has appointed Ike Barbatsoulis as chief claims officer in its reinsurance division.

wtw willisbuilding

Willis pursues Alliant for trying to ‘decimate’ its construction team

2018-08-13T15:57:00+01:00

Willis Towers Watson is suing Alliant for trying to “steal millions of dollars of revenues” after the West Coast broker poached a 12-strong construction team from its larger rival.

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Capsicum Re bolsters cyber team with two hires

2018-08-15T08:24:00+01:00By

Reinsurance broker Capsicum Re has appointed Jasper Goring as a cyber broker and Prab Naidu as wordings director.

Classic cars

Volante launches motor MGA

2018-08-13T08:11:00+01:00By

Volante Global, the MGA platform led by Talbir Bains, has launched its latest MGA - Gentium Motor.

Robin Waller

Aspen takes Advent’s head of specialty

2018-08-09T13:09:00+01:00By

Aspen Insurance has tapped Advent’s head of specialty Robin Waller to take over as head of international upstream energy.

London, city, Aspen and QBE, Plantation Place

Aspen appoints new reinsurance head as AIG hires Lillelund

2018-08-07T20:30:00+01:00

Aspen Re’s CEO Thomas Lillelund is leaving the Bermudian carrier, which is elevating his number two to lead its reinsurance unit.

Terrorism, generic

Markel taps Axis for war and terrorism underwriter

2018-08-06T11:47:00+01:00By

Markel has appointed Tom Simpson as a war and terrorism underwriter.

London, city, Aspen and QBE, Plantation Place

Up-for-sale Aspen awards CFO Kirk $2mn retention bonus

2018-08-14T21:55:00+01:00

Aspen’s group CFO Scott Kirk has been awarded a long-term retention bonus of $2mn only months after his “change of control” golden parachute payment entitlement was increased.

wtw willisbuilding

Willis pursues Alliant for trying to ‘decimate’ its construction team

2018-08-13T15:57:00+01:00By

Willis Towers Watson is suing Alliant for trying to “steal millions of dollars of revenues” after the West Coast broker poached a 12-strong construction team from its larger rival.

New York

Munich Re hires senior XL underwriter to lead its US specialty push

2018-08-10T14:52:30.393+01:00

Munich Re has hired XL Group’s head of US terrorism and political violence Ben Tucker to lead a new unit focussed on writing a variety of US non-marine specialty classes, re-Insurance.com can reveal.

Bermuda

Top execs depart as AmTrust charge sends Maiden to an unexpected loss

2018-08-09T12:53:00+01:00By

The CEO and finance boss of Maiden have both stepped down in the wake of a poor second quarter that saw the Bermudian fall to an unexpected loss after taking a reserve charge on a book of business written for its sister company AmTrust.

London, city, Aspen and QBE, Plantation Place

Aspen appoints new reinsurance head as AIG hires Lillelund

2018-08-07T20:30:00+01:00

Aspen Re’s CEO Thomas Lillelund is leaving the Bermudian carrier, which is elevating his number two to lead its reinsurance unit.

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