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Travelers Syndicate Management
Nigel Griffiths and Deborah Hurst

Nigel Griffiths and Deborah Hurst have joined Travelers Syndicate Management as head of general aviation and senior energy underwriter respectively.

Manuela Zimmermann

Manuela Zimmermann has been promoted to counsel at the Central and Eastern European law firm Schoenherr as of 1 February 2016.

She has vast and comprehensive Austrian and German insurance law experience, and was registered as a bar-certified insurance law specialist in Germany last year.

Manuela Zimmermann has been working at Schoenherr since 2010 in Peter Konwitschka's insurance practice. She advises clients on insurance supervisory law, insurance contract law and also represents them in legal disputes.

Everest Re
Stephan Knipper

Everest Re Group, Ltd. has announced  that Stephan Knipper joins the Company as Managing Director Continental Europe (subject to regulatory approval) based in Zurich. Stephan joins Everest with more than 25 years of industry experience, most recently as CEO and President, Axis Re Europe where he was instrumental in building a strong European platform.

Christian Colombera

Everest Re Group, Ltd. has announced that Christian Colombera has joined the company as Head of Financial Lines for Everest Syndicate 2786.

QBE North America
Russell Johnston

QBE North America has announced that Russell Johnston will be joining QBE on May 31, 2016, in the role of Chief Executive Officer, North American Operations.  Mr. Johnston will succeed David Duclos who is retiring from full-time executive employment.  Mr. Duclos has agreed to remain with QBE as a Non-Executive Director of QBE Emerging Markets and Equator Re, as well as offering his market expertise to operational initiatives across QBE Group.

Swiss Re
Christian Mumenthaler-Moses Ojeisekhoba

Moses Ojeisekhoba to become CEO Reinsurance, Jayne Plunkett to succeed him as Regional President and CEO Reinsurance, Asia
Following the announcement that current Group CEO Michel M. Liès will retire after four successful years and that Christian Mumenthaler, currently CEO Reinsurance, will succeed him as of 1 July 2016, Swiss Re's Board of Directors announces that Moses Ojeisekhoba (49, Nigerian and British), currently Regional President and CEO Reinsurance, Asia and a member of the Group Executive Committee, will become the new CEO Reinsurance. Jayne Plunkett (46, American), currently Head Casualty Reinsurance, will succeed Moses Ojeisekhoba as Regional President and CEO Reinsurance, Asia. As part of this move Jayne Plunkett will become a member of the Group Executive Committee. Both moves are effective 1 July 2016.

Guy Carpenter
Peter Stubbings - Richard Keegan

Two senior appointments have been announced by reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter for its Bermuda office.

Peter Stubbings has been named Bermuda CEO of Guy Carpenter, while Richard Keegan also joins its Bermuda office as a senior vice president, who joins from rival Aon Benfield.

Andrew Gibbs

Today announced that Andrew Gibbs will join the Company as Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of AmTrust International Insurance, Ltd., a subsidiary of AmTrust.  Mr. Gibbs was previously the Director of Insurance Supervision at the Bermuda Monetary Authority

Aspen Re
Hugo A. Cardona

Aspen Re has appointed Hugo A. Cardona as Managing Director for Latin America and Caribbean.

Hugo will join Aspen on May 2 from Odyssey Reinsurance Company where he was Chief Underwriting Officer and Senior Vice President, Latin America, Brazil & Caribbean.

CNA Hardy
Bjørn H. Petersen

CNA Hardy, is pleased to announce the appointment of Bjørn H. Petersen as Regional Director for Scandinavia.