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Steven Beard

RFIB Group Ltd  and Limehouse Agencies ("Limehouse"), has announced the appointment of Steven Beard as CFO. Beard will also become CEO of a newly created services company, George Yard Services ("GYS"). Beard takes up his new roles on 4 December 2017 and will spearhead the launch of GYS.

Barbican Specialty US
Colin Mayo

Barbican Insurance Group today announced the establishment of Barbican Specialty US, a new MGA providing wholesale excess & surplus (E&S) property insurance solutions for small-to-medium-sized commercial operations along the southeastern coast of the United States.

Based in Atlanta and Kansas City, Barbican Specialty US operates exclusively through wholesale brokers.

Barbican Specialty US is led by Colin Mayo.

Sompo International
Alison Wood and Lorene Phillips

Sompo International has announced that it is expanding its presence in the global casualty market with the appointment of Alison Wood and Lorene Phillips to the firm’s global casualty reinsurance team in London.

Torsten Leue

The new Chief Executive Officer of Talanx AG is to be Torsten Leue , who has previously served as the member of the Board of Management responsible for international business with retail customers and also as Chief Executive Officer of Talanx International AG.

Partner Re
Turab Hussain

PartnerRe Ltd. has announced that Turab Hussain has been appointed to the position of Chief Risk and Actuarial Officer, effective December 4, 2017.

As a member of PartnerRe’s executive management team, Mr. Hussain will have executive responsibility for risk management, capital modeling and reserving, and will be based in PartnerRe’s Stamford office.

Pioneer Underwriters
David Phillips

Pioneer Underwriters has announced the launch of its new Property E&S operation. The team will be led by David Phillips, based in Alpharetta, Georgia.

Liberty Specialty Markets
Bruce J. Love

Liberty Specialty Markets, has appointed Bruce J. Love as Director of Assumed Reinsurance in its Casualty Treaty department. He will be based in LSM’s office in Stamford, Connecticut.

Safety National Re
Lydia Wilmot and Stephanie Wizner

Safety National Re has announced the addition of two new hires with Lydia Wilmot joining the division as Vice President and Stephanie Wizner joining the division as Assistant Vice President.

Gareth Davies

Lockton, has welcomed Gareth Davies to the Bermuda team as SVP, Property.  “We’re pleased to have Gareth join our growing Bermuda team,” said Philip DiMeglio, Managing Director of Lockton Bermuda.

Liberty Specialty Markets
Jennie Beard

Liberty Specialty Markets, has appointed Jennie Beard to the new role of Senior Underwriter – War and Terrorism. Based in LSM’s London headquarters, she will report to Paul Beattie, Underwriting Manager – War & Terrorism.