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Carsten Quitter

Allianz have announced  that Carsten Quitter will become Allianz group chief investment Officer (Group CIO) and, as managing director, will take over as co-lead of Allianz Investment Management (AIM) on January 1, 2018.

Edward Rayfield

Chubb announced today that Edward Rayfield has been appointed as Head of Casualty in Singapore. In his new role, he reports to Liam Burrell, Division Head of Property & Casualty (P&C).

Barbican Insurance Group
David Booth & Andy Caldwell

Barbican, has promoted Andy Caldwell  to active underwriter of its Syndicate 1955 with his predecessor David Booth being appointed to a new role of director of underwriting.

Everest Re
Luke Armitage & Emma Gairdner

Everest Re Group, Ltd. have announced the addition of several new senior underwriters to the London team of Everest Reinsurance (Bermuda), Ltd.

Luke Armitage joins Everest Re’s London office as Senior Underwriter for Motor business. Previously, Luke spent 10 years with Hiscox Insurance as Head of Actuarial Pricing.

Emma Gairdner will be joining Everest from Tokio Marine Kiln as Senior Underwriter of Accident & Health business.  She has spent 15 years with Tokio Marine Kiln in a similar capacity.

Arch Capital
Jerome Halgan,Matt Dragonetti,Michelle Seymour-Smith,Ken Vivian,Peder Moller,Pierre Jal

Arch Capital Group Ltd. has announced a number of senior management changes in its Worldwide Reinsurance Group.

Jerome Halgan,has been promoted to the role of Chief Executive Officer of Arch Reinsurance Ltd. in Bermuda.

Matt Dragonetti, currently Head of Property at Arch Reinsurance Ltd., will take on the additional role of President.

Michelle Seymour-Smith will assume the role of Chief Operating Officer while maintaining her responsibilities as Chief Financial Officer.

Ken Vivian has been promoted to the newly created role of Chief Executive Officer

Peder Moller returns to Arch Reinsurance Company to serve as Chief Underwriting Officer.

Pierre Jal, will relocate to Bermuda to join Arch Reinsurance Ltd. as the Global Chief Underwriting Officer.

Wayne Wignes

Wayne Wignes, has joined Alliant, aviation practice.

As Senior Vice President, the Chicago-based Wignes will provide targeted risk management and insurance solutions to a national portfolio of clients as Alliant continues to expand its reach within the industry.

Kate Markham

Hiscox has announced the appointment of Kate Markham as CEO for its London Market business, subject to regulatory approval.

Kate has been at Hiscox for five years and most recently was Managing Director of its direct to consumer operations in the UK.

Tiger Risk
Seth Ruff

TigerRisk Partners LLC has announced the hiring of former Swiss Re Managing Director Seth Ruff as the firms new Head of Reinsurance Solutions. Ruff joins TigerRisk from after over 17 years with reinsurer Swiss Re, where he most recently held the roles of President in the firms US P&C Core Partners Group

Acappella Syndicate 2014
Louise Bessant

Acappella has announced the appointment of Louise Bessant as Divisional Head of its War, Terrorism & Political Violence Insurance Portfolio.

Louise has over 25 years of experience in the London market.

Eric Scheiner

Kennedys have announced that Eric Scheiner, former Managing Partner of Sedgwick’s Chicago office, has joined as a partner and will be based in our Chicago office. Joining Eric in the move from Sedgwick are partners Dick Geddes and Jennifer Quinn Broda