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U.S. Risk Insurance Group
John L. Guadagno

U.S. Risk Insurance Group, Inc., the nation’s sixth largest Property and Casualty wholesaler announced that it has named John L. Guadagno Executive Vice President of Binding Operations for U.S. Risk Underwriters.

John Guadagno is an industry veteran with over 31 years of experience in Property & Casualty Insurance industry on Long Island, specializing in Excess & Surplus lines.

QBE North America
Dennis Kearns

QBE North America has announced that Dennis Kearns, Senior Vice President, Underwriting Leader, will assume leadership of its Financial Institutions practice in addition to his existing role leading the Transactional Liability practice.

Liberty Specialty Markets
Mike Gosselin

Liberty Specialty Markets, has promoted Mike Gosselin to the role of Chief Underwriting Officer for Specialty. He will report to Matthew Moore, Group Chief Underwriting Officer.

Stephanie Gould Rabin

Holborn, an independent reinsurance broker based in New York City, has hired Stephanie Gould Rabin as senior vice president.

Integro Insurance Brokers
Kevin O’Shea

Integro Insurance Brokers Holdings Ltd. have announced that entertainment specialist broker Kevin O’Shea has joined Integro’s UK Film & Television team, part of the firm’s Entertainment practice, in London.


Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd.
Michael Chang

Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. announced today that Mr. Michael Chang will join the company on February 22 as Chief Executive Officer of Global Risk Solutions, a newly formed business within Endurance Insurance.

Mr Chang will be responsible for building a platform targeting global industry vertical solutions for large account risk management clients. He will report to Mr. Jack Kuhn, Chief Executive Officer, Global Insurance and will be based in Endurance's New York office.

Chaucer Copenhagen
Dr. Gero Michel

Chaucer, the Lloyd’s insurance group, announced today the appointment of Dr. Gero Michel as Head of Chaucer Copenhagen and Senior Treaty Underwriter for Chaucer Syndicate 1084.

Gero will lead the development of Chaucer’s European and Scandinavian underwriting portfolio, working with the well established Copenhagen, Oslo and London teams.

IAG Australia
Scott Grove
IAG has announced the appointment of Scott Grove as Group General Manager, Reinsurance.

Scott is a highly respected reinsurance executive with over 30 years’ experience. For the past four years he has been Managing Director of Aon Benfield, and prior to that he was with Guy Carpenter for 18 years, including five years at the firm’s Head Office in New York.

“Scott is very well known in the reinsurance sector and will add considerable value to our already strong reinsurance team at IAG,” said IAG Deputy CFO, Dan Coman.

Gregg Holtmeier

JLT Re has appointed Gregg Holtmeier to lead its Western Region in North America. Gregg joined JLT Re in May 2015 from Guy Carpenter to lead the Casualty Practice and will continue in that role in addition to this new responsibility.

Lloyd’s of London
Richard Keers

Lloyd’s of London has announced  that Richard Keers, the Chief Financial Officer of Schroders plc, has been appointed as a new non-executive member of the Franchise Board, the body which is responsible for the day-to-day running of the Lloyd’s market.