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Capsicum Re
Marcio Ribeiro and Júlia Nunes

Capsicum Re, is pleased to announce it has hired Marcio Ribeiro and Júlia Nunes to Capsicum Re Latin America Brazil. Marcio is head of the facultative division and based in Sao Paulo, Júlia is head of operations and is based in Rio de Janerio. Both report to Luiz Araripe, CEO of CRLA Brazil.

Aon Benfield
Leonora Siccardi

Aon Benfield has appointed Leonora Siccardi as UK Head of Client Services.

Based in London and reporting to Maggie Westdale, Aon Benfield’s Chief Financial Officer, Leonora will oversee the strategic direction of the firm’s UK claims and client services function

AXIS Capital Holdings
Anees Ahmad

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited today announced that Anees Ahmad has joined AXIS Accident & Health, a leading provider of accident, specialty health and travel-related insurance and reinsurance, as Vice President and Business Development Manager for its Middle East and North Africa (MENA) reinsurance business.

Michael Steel

RMS has made a new senior appointment, hiring Michael Steel, previously of AXIS and in the past head of capital markets at Benfield to its executive team in the position of Global Head of Solutions.

Ernst & Ypung Bermuda
David Brown

Ernst & Young Ltd. has announced a leadership appointment in the Bermuda office, including a new regional head of insurance to replace retiring Pete Cangany and a new role to oversee regional growth markets.

David Brown will become EY’s Senior Partner in its Bermuda office and will also take on the role of regional Insurance Leader covering the EY Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands operations

RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd.
James C. Fraser - Helen James

RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. has announced several key leadership changes in its Finance function effective December 31, 2016. James (“Jamie”) C. Fraser has been named SVP, Chief Accounting Officer, responsible for oversight of forecasting, planning and analysis; controls, financial reporting and tax. He will report to Robert Qutub, Chief Financial Officer. Reporting to Mr. Fraser will be Helen L. James, who has been named SVP, Global Corporate Controller. She will be responsible for accounting policy and controls; management of the groupwide controller’s function; and legal entity, regulatory and financial reporting. Mark A. Wilcox.

Stephen Punch

JLT Re, has announced the appointment of Stephen Punch as Managing Director, Asia Pacific for Regional Clients and Retrocession. Stephen is expected to join JLT Re in early 2017 after he has completed his contractual obligations with his current employer.

Everest Insurance
Don Allard

Everest Re Group, Ltd. has announced Don Allard has joined Everest Insurance™ as Head of Professional Liability, a segment of Everest Specialty Underwriters.

Arcus Syndicate 1856
Katie Higgon

Arcus Syndicate 1856 (Arcus 1856) has announced the appointment of Katie Higgon as an underwriter. She reports to Nicky Payne, active underwriter at Arcus 1856. Most recently, Ms. Higgon was a broker and client manager at Aon Benfield on the North American property team.

Dwayne Hunt

Dwayne Hunt has been appointed to the role of senior vice president-Property Insurance in Neon's Bermuda office.

Dwayne joins Neon, effective 1 December, from his current role as Senior Vice President & Property Manager at Chubb Bermuda where he holds shared underwriting responsibility for their mature excess global property book of business.