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Hermien Smeets-Flier and Graeme Tennyson

Hermien Smeets-Flier has joined AEGIS London as chief financial officer and Graeme Tennyson as director of Risk and Compliance. Both will report to CEO David Croom-Johnson.

Chubb Global Markets
Richard Bayman

Chubb Global Markets,announced today the appointment of Richard Bayman as Deputy Aviation Underwriter.

In his new role, Richard will contribute to the management and the development of future strategy for the department. He will also underwrite all classes of aviation risks. Richard will be based in London, reporting to John Wadhams, Chief Underwriting Officer, Aviation, Chubb Global Markets. His appointment is effective immediately.

With 23 years in the industry, Richard re-joins the Chubb team after spending six years heading up Argo, a Lloyd’s aviation syndicate. He started in the aviation market in 1999 and has been a Lloyd’s aviation underwriter throughout, writing and leading all classes of aviation business.

Hamilton Insurance Group
Mark J. Barrenechea

Hamilton Insurance Group  has announced  that Mark J. Barrenechea has been appointed to its Board of Directors.

Hannover Re
Mr G L N Sarma

Hannover Re, has appointed Mr G L N Sarma as the CEO of its India branch that would be operational soon.

Hannover Re received the second-stage (R2) approval earlier this month from IRDAI to establish a branch in India. It now expects a quick R3 clearance and plans to be ready for the reinsurance renewals in the first quarter of 2017.

Peak Re
Christopher Lee

Peak Reinsurance Company Ltd has announced the appointment of Mr. Christopher Lee as Head of Life & Health, overseeing the Company’s life and health, including medical, reinsurance business. He will succeed Ms. Angela Koechli, who is leaving the Company to pursue other interests.

The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc.
Mark L. Keim

 The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. has announced it has appointed Mark L. Keim executive vice president, corporate development and strategy, effective Monday, November 21.

Charles Taylor
Paul Hewitt

Paul Hewitt has joined the loss adjuster and insurance services firm as a non-executive director.

TigerRisk Partners L.L.C.
Xuejun Wang

TigerRisk Partners L.L.C. has appointed Xuejun Wang as chief executive of its Hong Kong subsidiary, TigerRisk China Partners, effective early next month.

Mr. Wang, who is replacing Houqin Zhu, will be responsible for building the firm’s presence in mainland China.

Simon Clarkson

We are delighted to announce that Simon Clarkson will be joining as an Executive Partner in our energy division. He will focus on identifying new business opportunities across the upstream and downstream energy markets, predominantly in the US upstream market. He joins on 01 December 2016 and will report to Jonathan Lyne, Chairman of the energy division.

XL Catlin
Barry G. Huber

XL Catlin continues to build out its Political Risk & Trade Credit insurance capabilities, now with the appointment of Barry G. Huber as its Global Practice Leader for Political Risk & Trade Credit (PRTC) Claims. Mr. Huber is based in New York, reports to Martin Turner, Global Practice Leader for Specialty Claims, in London, and supports the Global PTRC business headed by Dan Riordan, Global President of PRTC, in Washington D.C.