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Markel International
Hannah Purves and Simon Wilson

Markel International,has appointed Hannah Purves and Simon Wilson to the boards of Markel Syndicate Management Ltd. and Markel International Insurance Company Ltd.

XL Catlin
Marvin Azzopardi

XL Catlin has opened its first PRCB practice in Canada and appointed Marvin Azzopardi as Senior Underwriter.

Guy Bowker

Enstar Group Limited has announced its succession plan for Chief Financial Officer, Mark Smith.  Smith has served as Enstar’s CFO since August 2015 and will step down on December 31, 2017.  He will move into a consulting role for Enstar beginning January 1, 2018.

Guy Bowker, Chief Accounting Officer and Deputy CFO, will assume the role of Chief Financial Officer on January 1, 2018.  Bowker joined Enstar in September 2015.  Previously, he served as Senior Vice President - Controller of Platinum Underwriters Holdings, Ltd. and as Director of Finance for AIG in Bermuda.  He began his career at Deloitte in its insurance practice.

Sompo International
Patrick Mulhall and James Berringer

Sompo International,has announced that its U.S. Insurance business has launched a new middle market property insurance product, offering ground up single carrier coverage to U.S. mid-size companies across a broad range of industries through its retail broker network. Mr. Patrick Mulhall joined Sompo International on May 8, 2017 to build and lead the new team, which includes Mr. James Berringer. Both Mr. Mulhall and Mr. Berringer are Senior Vice Presidents, reporting to Sompo International Executive Vice President of U.S. Commercial Property, Mr. Mark Maritzen. They are located in Sompo International’s New York and Chicago offices respectively.

Berkley Insurance Company
Naomi B. Kinderman and Beth Zaro Green

Berkley Insurance Company,  has announced the appointments of each of Naomi B. Kinderman and Beth Zaro Green as vice president – claims senior counsel. The appointments are effective immediately.

Liberty Specialty Markets
Sam Wilde

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), has appointed Sam Wilde as Senior Underwriter – Global Financial Risks (GFR). Sam joins from Deutsche Bank.

Gen Re
William (Bill) Casill

William (Bill) Casill, FSA, has joined Gen Re’s North American life and health business as Senior Vice President and Chief Actuary, assuming strategic oversight of pricing and valuation for General Re Life Corporation. He reports to Vincent DeMarco, President and CEO.

Bill has an extensive background in pricing and valuation, including over 25 years of experience in mortality analytics, underwriting and reinsurance. Prior to his new role, he served as Head of Reinsurance and Corporate Chief Underwriter at AXA Equitable.

XL Catlin
Steven Bauman

XL Catlin is expanding its global insurance programs and captive business with the appointment of Steven Bauman as head of global programs and captive practice in North America, effective May 23. Mr. Bauman, who will be based in New York, reports to Matthew Latham, XL Catlin’s global head of captive programs.

Greg Messenger

JLT Re (North America) Inc.has appointed Greg Messenger as Executive Vice President in Chicago, Illinois. Greg will focus on the continued expansion and development of JLT Re’s Regional, Mutual, and National Global practices.

Transamerica Life (Bermuda) Ltd
Mike Goodall

Transamerica Life (Bermuda) Ltd has announced the appointment of Mr Mike Goodall as its regional Chief Commercial Officer.

Mr Goodall will be responsible for all Sales & Distribution, and Marketing functions across the company’s branch offices in Hong Kong and Singapore. He will report to  Mr Marc Russell Lieberman, President and CEO of Transamerica Life Bermuda, and will be a member of the Transamerica Life Bermuda Management Team.