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JLT Specialty USA
Jim White

JLT Specialty USA, has announced Jim White as its newly appointed Senior Vice President to head up its insurance and reinsurance cargo broking.

White joins from fellow brokerage Willis Towers Watson, and will work with JLT’s global Cargo team with a focus on expanding cargo and stock throughout the U.S. business.

Miller Insurance Services
Mark Sherwin

Mark Sherwin has joined the facultative property team at Miller, further enhancing its capabilities in this area.

Mark will work with the team in London in a broking and business production role

Douglas Worman

CNA Financial Corp. has named Douglas Worman to the newly created position of executive vice president and chief underwriting officer, effective March 7.

Arcus Syndicate 1856
Gary Delaney

Arcus Syndicate 1856 has appointed Gary Delaney as syndicate manager, with immediate effect.

Qatar Re
Luke Roden and Michael van der Straaten

Qatar Re today announced the promotions of Luke Roden and Michael van der Straaten to Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO) positions. Previously they were Deputy CUOs to Alastair Speare-Cole, who resigned earlier this month.

Namik Gulsun

Ed, has announced the appointment of Namik Gulsun as head of international property and casualty. Gulsun will work alongside James Venton, head of US property and casualty. He takes up his role with immediate effect and will report to Chris Bonard, CEO of Specialty at Ed.

Barbican Insurance Group
Graeme King and Richard Spotswood

Barbican Insurance Group has announced that Graeme King is to join the firm as business group leader, cyber. In addition, Richard Spotswood will join as underwriting manager, cyber. Both practitioners will join Barbican’s Syndicate 1955 from Allianz.

Allied World Assurance
Karsten Buescher

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, has announced that Karsten Buescher has been appointed Assistant Vice President, Onshore Construction, Australia. He will report to Clifford Scott, Vice President and Head of Onshore Construction, Asia-Pacific.

Simon Laird

RPC has named Simon Laird as Head of Insurance.

Simon has been at RPC his whole career. He trained at the firm before qualifying in 2005. He made Partner in 2010 and was elected to the Partnership Committee in 2016. In his new role, he will also sit on the firm's Management Board.

Swiss Re
Jim George

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions appoints Jim George to the role of Global Head Claims. Mr. George will lead the global claims organization and serve as a member of Corporate Solutions' Management and Business Management Committees.