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Adam Cragg

Novae has announced the appointment of Adam Cragg as Group Chief Operating Officer. He reports to Matthew Fosh, Chief Executive Officer of Novae.

Adam brings twenty-five years of experience in the insurance industry to Novae. He joins from Beazley Plc where he served most recently as Head of Operations for UK and Rest of the World.

Third Point Re
Daniel Malloy,Robert Bredahl & Manoj Gupta

Third Point Reinsurance, the hedge fund strategy reinsurer backed by Daniel Loeb’s Third Point LLC, has announced a series of changes to its executive team, subject to Bermuda Department of Immigration and regulatory approval.

Daniel Malloy was promoted from Chief Underwriting Officer to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Third Point Reinsurance Company Ltd., replacing Robert Bredahl who was appointed to CEO of Third Point Re USA and remains President and CEO of Third Point Reinsurance Ltd

Bredahl succeeds John Berger who has stepped down from the role and will take up a position as Chairman of the Board.

Manoj Gupta, has been promoted to President of Third Point Re, USA, succeeding Thomas Wafer who stepped down from the role and was elected to Chairman of the Board.

All appointments, role changes, and promotions will come into effect from August 3rd.


Blenheim Syndicate 5886
John Cutts

Blenheim Syndicate 5886 at Lloyd’s of London has announced the launch of a specialty reinsurance division, with the hiring of John Cutts from Talbot.

Blenheim was launched by ex-Cathedral syndicate founders Peter Scales and John Lynch, and has an underwriting team largely hailing from that syndicate, which was bought by Lancashire Holdings.

Markel International
Alex Holcroft

Markel International has hired Alex Holcroft from Sompo Canopius as Political Risk Underwriter based in Singapore, and reporting to Senior Underwriter in London, Nicola Marriage.


Willis Towers Watson
Susan Lane

Willis Towers Watson has hired Susan Lane to its Bermuda based captive and insurance management arm. Lane was previously co-CEO at Tokio Solution Management.

Liberty Specialty Markets
Paul Seip

Liberty Specialty Markets, is to begin underwriting Fine Art and Specie in the Netherlands with the appointment of Paul Seip as Senior Underwriter – Fine Art & Specie.

Guy Carpenter
Tony Gallagher

Global reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter has promoted Mr Tony Gallagher to chief executive of their Asia Pacific business.

He was previously the company's CEO of the Pacific region. Mr Gallagher will be based in Hong Kong and will report to president of international business Mr James Nash.


Argo Group International
Matt Harris

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd., has announced the appointment of Matt Harris as the new head of its Europe and Asia operations, effective immediately.

The new role will see Mr Harris report to Argo’s Head of International business, Jose A. Hernandez, and he brings more than 25 years of insurance industry experience to the firm


Chubb UK and Ireland
Chris Savvas

Chubb UK and Ireland, has announced the appointment of Chris Savvas as Head of PI, as the company continues to develop its financial lines and professional indemnity capabilities.

In his new role, Chris will be primarily responsible for the management of Chubb UKI's PI portfolio and business. He will be based in London and report to Grant Cairns, Financial Lines Manager, UKI. Chris's appointment is a promotion from his previous role as Senior PI Underwriter and is effective immediately.

David Hallows , Rob Neighbour and William Holden

Alesco have announced a number of senior hires in its energy division. David Hallows joins as Partner, reporting to Simon Clarkson, Head of Alesco’s energy team, alongside other new Partners Rob Neighbour and William Holden. Charlotte Clayton completes the list of new hires taking up the position of Associate Partner.