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Louisa Honeybun

ArgoGlobal has announced the appointment of Louisa Honeybun as Senior Livestock Underwriter. Louisa will be responsible for launching and developing ArgoGlobal’s livestock offering. She takes up her role with immediate effect and will report to John Moffatt, head of specialty.

Hamilton Insurance Group
Seraina Maag

Hamilton Insurance Group, the Bermuda-based holding company for property and casualty insurance and reinsurance operations in Bermuda, the US and at Lloyd’s, announced today that Seraina Maag has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer of Hamilton USA.

Reporting to Hamilton Chairman and CEO Brian Duperreault, Ms. Maag will be responsible for overseeing the development of Hamilton’s insurance platform in the US. She takes over the position of CEO from Chief Strategy Officer and Acting CEO Bob Deutsch.

Vanessa Young
Neon has appointed Vanessa Young to the role of Underwriter & Solicitor M&A Insurance

Vanessa joins Neon from her previous role as Legal Director at Bird & Bird LLP. Vanessa brings extensive UK and international M&A experience with considerable expertise in the renewable energy sector and advising infrastructure funds, private equity and other institutional investors.

John Speckman

JLT Re (North America) Inc. has appointed John Speckman as Senior Vice President in Stamford, Connecticut. John will be part of the Workers’ Compensation and Programs practice groups, and will focus on the continued expansion and development of JLT Re’s new business initiatives.

Willis Towers Watson
Sara Rejal

Sara Rejal has been promoted to a newly created role of Head of Liquid Alternatives, in the investment consultancy and advisory business of Willis Towers Watson.

Trans Re
Zheqiang Xie

TransRe has announced the appointment of Zheqiang Xie to Head North Asia.  Mr. Xie is a senior executive who significantly enhances the Company's existing leadership team, and will support the continued execution of its Asian business unit's development strategy.

John Brodsky

JLT Re has named John Brodsky a senior vice president in Seattle, Washington

Brodsky will be part of the workers’ compensation unit, and will focus on the expansion and development of JLT Re’s casualty practice.

Leadenhall Capital Partners
Brian Weatherholtz

Leadenhall Capital Partners, specialist insurance and reinsurance linked investment management firm, has set up a U.S. operation which will be led by new hire Brian Weatherholtz, an ILS sector veteran.

Weatherholtz takes on the role of Managing Director of the new U.S. operation, reporting to Partner and Head of Business Development Lorenzo Volpi.

Tokio Marine Kiln (TMK)
Kin Lau

TMK has appointed Kin Lau as Head of Regional Liability and TMK's Hong Kong office.

Kin teams up with former colleague Wendy Law, who joined TMK as a Liability Underwriter in May, to establish TMK’s presence in the Asia Liability market.  As well as growing the liability book in the region, Kin will manage TMK’s Hong Kong office.

Argo Group International
Jose A. Hernandez

Argo Group , has announced the appointment of Jose A. Hernandez to lead the company’s international business, which includes all insurance and reinsurance operations outside of the U.S. The appointment of Hernandez is effective October 3.