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JLT Specialty London
Emilie Walsh

JLT Specialty London, has appointed Emilie Walsh as Head of Environmental based within JLT’s Specialty Property & Casualty Team.

Liz Daly

Chubb has named Liz Daly Senior Vice President and House Counsel Manager for its North America Claims Organization. In her new role, she will oversee 18 House Counsel offices in the United States and Canada.

James L. Rhyner

Navigators Group Inc. has named James L. Rhyner president of the Navigators Pro division of Navigators Management Co., the insurer’s U.S. underwriting operation.

Fidelis Insurance
Charles Mathias

Fidelis Insurance has announced the appointment of Charles Mathias, Group Chief Risk Officer, to the Board of Fidelis Insurance Holdings Limited (FIHL), subject to regulatory approvals. He succeeds Neil McConachie who resigned as Group Chief Financial Officer and Director earlier this year, and who retains a consulting relationship with Fidelis until the end of 2017.

Tom Bongi

Brit has appointed Tom Bongi as executive vice president of professional lines at Brit Global Specialty USA.

Chris Kurinsky

QBE has appointed Chris Kurinsky, to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of QBE Insurance, Malaysia.

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.