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XL Catlin
Anne Middleton

XL Catlin’s P&C Underwriting Capital Management operation has appointed Anne Middleton to manage its ceded reinsurance placements globally. Previously, head of finance for several XL Catlin insurance businesses, in her new role, Ms. Middleton, who is based in London, will be responsible for overseeing and negotiating the terms, structure and pricing of XL Catlin’s reinsurance programs. She reports to Mark van Zanden, Chief Executive of XL Catlin’s P&C Underwriting Capital Management team.

Munich Re
Renata Jungo Brüngger

Munich Re has made a new appointment to its supervisory board, to replace Wolfgang Mayrhuber, who resigned his seat on after 14 years on the board in December 2016.

Renata Jungo Brüngger (aged 55) has been appointed to the Supervisory Board of Munich Re with effect from 3rd January 2017, to replace the departing Mayrhuber.

Novae Group
Reeken Patel

Novae Group plc has announced the appointment of Reeken Patel as Executive Director and Group Chief Financial Officer, subject to regulatory approval.

Matthew Fosh, Group Chief Executive commented:

"Reeken has an outstanding track record as a member of the executive team and we are delighted to be appointing him to the position of Chief Financial Officer and as an Executive Director of Novae Group plc."

Alf Müller

 Chubb has announced the appointment of Alf Müller to the role of Property and Technical Lines Director for Continental Europe, as it continues to evolve its client offering in the property, powergen and construction insurance markets.

Pen Underwriting
Jonathan Turner

Pen Underwriting has announced the appointment of Jonathan Turner to the role of Chief Executive, subject to regulatory approvals, taking over the leadership of the £500m GWP underwriting business from current Managing Director, Mark Armitage

Paul Christoff

Paul Christoff has been named Managing Director of the Americas Hub, reporting to Romain Launay, Group Chief Operating Officer. Christoff will also keep his current responsibility as Chief Financial Officer of the Americas Hub as well.

Swiss Re
Bijan Daftari

Swiss Re has named Bijan Daftari as Country Manager for Germany in its direct commercial and corporate insurance unit Swiss Re Corporate Solutions.

International General Insurance
Simon Mepham, Ben Cubitt and Joanna Cousins.

Simon Mepham has been appointed senior underwriter of directors and officers (D&O).

Ben Cubitt has been appointed in IGI’s financial institutions team as an underwriter.

Joanna Cousins has been appointed as political violence underwriter.

Chubb Global Markets
Lee Clarke

Chubb Global Markets, has announced  the appointment of Lee Clarke as Senior Casualty Underwriter, as it continues to expand its international casualty insurance capabilities.


In his new role, Lee will be primarily responsible for the management and profitable growth of Chubb Global Market’s casualty portfolio while also having a broader role in helping to expand Chubb’s international casualty business.

Wayne Paternoster

Pardus has launched a contingency facility and recruited Wayne Paternoster.