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Mahan Bolourchi

Howden, part of Hyperion, the world’s largest employee-owned insurance group, has appointed Mahan Bolourchi to establish its Financial Risks business in the Middle East.  He will be based in Howden’s Dubai office and will introduce Trade Credit, Structured Credit, Political Risk and Surety solutions to new and existing clients.

Aon Risk Solutions
Julie Page

 Aon Risk Solutioms, has announced the appointment of Julie Page to lead its UK National business. Ms. Page will take up the role of Managing Director, National, on 18 April 2016.

The Managing General Agentsí Association
James Gerry

The Managing General Agents’ Association (MGAA) has announced the election of James Gerry as chairman following the first meeting of its new board on Monday.

James was appointed following a vote by fellow board members, in line with the MGAA’s Articles of Association. He has been a board director since February 2012 and is chairman of GB Underwriting. James succeeds Reg Brown, a founder of the Association and its first chair, who announced his retirement in February. 

Tokio Marine Kiln
Paul Culham

Tokio Marine Kiln has appointed Paul Culham as Group Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO) with effect from 1 April 2016, subject to regulatory approval. He succeeds Richard Lewis who has decided to step down from the role after more than 30 years with the business.

Liberty Specialty Markets
Michael Burle

Liberty Specialty Markets , part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has promoted Michael Burle to Head of Marine for Liberty Syndicate. He takes up his new role with immediate effect reporting to Peter Smith, Active Underwriter.

Previously LSM’s Underwriting Manager – War & Terrorism, Fine Art & Specie, Burle replaces Simon Clapham, who has taken on the new role of Head of Underwriting Performance Management across LSM.

Sompo Canopius
Wah Chuang Ng

Sompo Canopius has announced that Wah Chuang Ng has joined as Head of Engineering, Singapore and Alex Li has joined as senior enhineering underwriter,based at the Lloyd's China platform.

Munich Re
Joachim Wenning

Munich Re has announced the appointment of Joachim Wenning as its new CEO, after its Supervisory Board accepted the request by Nikolaus von Bomhard to leave the Board of Management and step down as the firms CEO on 26th April 2017.

Ironshore Inc
Melanie Alexander

Ironshore has announced that Melanie Alexander will serve as Head of Global Property Programs, overseeing the London-based property facility business.

JLT Specialty USA
Michael Khadder

JLT Specialty, has announced the recent hire of Michael Khadder as Assistant Vice President and Carrier Relationship Manager.

Peter Lewis

Chaucer, has announced the appointment of Peter Lewis as Renewable Energy Underwriter to lead Chaucer’s commitment to worldwide renewable energy business.

Peter has over 10 years of energy market experience as a renewable energy broker. He joins Chaucer’s Energy Division from Aon.