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Everest Re
Keith Lavigne

Everest Re Group, Ltd. have announced that Keith Lavigne has joined Everest Insurance® as the newly appointed leader of Management & Professional Liability within Everest Specialty Underwriters.

Starr Companies
Danielle Wilson and Robert McTaggart

Starr Companieshave announced that Danielle Wilson as head of management liability and Robert McTaggart as head of professional indemnity have joined the company. Danielle and Rob will be located in our London, England office, serving the European marketplace.

AXIS Capital Holdings
James Martin and Russ Madore

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited has announced the respective appointments of James Martin and Russ Madore, each as Vice President, U.S. Programs, within AXIS Insurance’s Property and Casualty team. Messrs. Martin and Madore will each be responsible for oversight of select AXIS Insurance programs in the Property and Casualty sector. Both are based out of the Company’s Alpharetta, Georgia, office, where they report to John Tatum, Executive Vice President and Head of U.S. Programs at AXIS Insurance.

Adair Turner

Chubb has announced the appointment of Adair, Lord Turner as non-executive Chairman of two of its key European companies, Chubb European Group Limited and Chubb Underwriting Agencies Limited, subject to regulatory approval.

In his new role, Adair Turner will work closely with Andrew Kendrick, Regional President for Chubb in Europe, who continues to have executive management responsibility for Chubb's operations across the region. He succeeds John Napier, who recently stepped down from the position and his appointment remains subject to regulatory approval.

Baldwin & Lyons, Inc.
John Nichols and James Porcari

Baldwin & Lyons, Inc. have  announced the formal appointment of John Nichols and James Porcari to the company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately.

“John and James each bring years of insurance industry expertise and leadership acumen to the table, which will help continue fueling our company’s growth and success in the midst of our eighty-seventh year in business,” said Steve Shapiro, Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors. “We are thrilled to welcome them to the Board and look forward to their valuable contributions to our company.”

XL Catlin
Rob McAdams

XL Catlin today announced the promotion of Rob McAdams to the position of Chief Underwriting Officer for Global Marine with immediate effect. Previously, Mr. McAdams held the role of UK/ Ireland Marine Leader.

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance
Martin Leeks

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) today announced that it is introducing Public and Products Liability Insurance in the UK, Ireland and Southern Europe, and Employer’s Liability Insurance in the UK andIreland, while naming Martin Leeks, Senior Vice President, Casualty, UK and Southern Europe.

R&Q Commercial Risk Services Ltd
Simon Coulson

R&Q Commercial Risk Services Ltd  has announce the opening of its third regional office in the UK, located in Bournemouth.

The new Bournemouth office will be led by Simon Coulson with further new hires to follow shortly.  Coulson joins R&Q from Towergate where he was business development director for the underwriting division.

Graeme Scott

Scor has appointed  to  its London casualty business the  former Markel International senior executive Graeme Scott.

Scott, will be building a dedicated team, focused on developing Scor’s London market specialty casualty book. He has been appointed casualty chief underwriting officer for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Assurant, Inc
Daniel A. Pacicco

Assurant, Inc., has announced the appointment of Daniel A. Pacicco as Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller, effective June 1, 2017.