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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.

RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd.
Duncan P. Hennes and Dr. Valerie Rahmani

RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. announced today that Duncan P. Hennes, and Dr. Valerie Rahmani, have been appointed to serve as independent directors effective August 2, 2017. Mr. Hennes is the Co-Founder and Partner of Atrevida Partners, LLC. Dr. Rahmani most recently served as Chief Executive Officer of Damballa, Inc., a privately-held cyber-security company.

Charles Boorman

Neon has announced that Charles Boorman has joined as Head of Financial Lines. Boorman brings 25 years of experience in the industry, most recently at Probitas Syndicate 1492 as Head of Financial Lines.

Ben Gray

JLT Re has announced the appointment of Ben Gray as a new Partner in its London and International Markets team, with a focus on cyber treaty reinsurance business.

Rodrigo Botelho

THB has hired Rodrigo Botelho as Director of its European division, a move that is expected to expand the firm's reinsurance capabilities.

Costas Miranthis, Thomas Huerlimann, and Michael Goodwin

Hiscox, has named Costas Miranthis, Thomas Huerlimann, and Michael Goodwin as new members of its Board.

Sompo Canopius
Bruce Sheperd

Sompo Canopius AG has announced the addition of Bruce Shepherd as a credit and political risk analyst.

FM Global
Stefano Tranquillo & David M. Johnson

FM Global, has made key changes to its management team, as it moves seasoned leaders within the company into new roles.

Stefano Tranquillo has been appointed senior vice president, division manager, EMEA/Asia Pacific, and will be based at FM Global’s Luxembourg office

David M. Johnson has been appointed vice president, regional manager, Asia. Based at FM Global’s Singapore office, he will be responsible for helping the company grow its business in the Asia Pacific region.