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Coface Thailand
Mr Thiti Musuwan

Coface has appointed Mr Thiti Musuwan as Country Manager of Coface in Thailand effective from 1 December.

Mr Musuwan will manage the operations and develop Coface’s credit insurance and credit management services in Thailand.


Patrick Suter

Chubb has announced that Mr Patrick Suter will take the position of head of digital product development for SMEs in the UK and Ireland and will be responsible for creating new digital products.

XL Catlin
Jonathan (Jon) Gale and Rob Littlemore

XL Catlin’s reinsurance operations today announced two key leadership appointments, both effective January 2017.

Jonathan (Jon) Gale, currently Chief Executive London Reinsurance, will take over as Chief Executive Bermuda Reinsurance subject to Bermuda Immigration approval, while Rob Littlemore, currently Underwriting Director London Reinsurance, is being promoted to Chief Executive London Reinsurance. Both will report to Charles Cooper, currently Chief Executive Bermuda Reinsurance, who will become Chief Executive of XL Catlin’s Reinsurance business group as of January 1, 2017.

Matthew Wilson and Mark Cloutie

Brit Limited hasannounced the appointment of Matthew Wilson as Group Chief Executive Officer, effective 1 January 2017.

Upon Matthew’s appointment, which is subject to regulatory approval, Mark Cloutier will become Executive Chairman of Brit. He will continue to provide leadership and support on a full time basis to Matthew and the senior management team.

Meryl D. Hartzband

The Navigators Group, Inc. have announced the appointment of Meryl D. Hartzband as an independent director to the Company, effective immediately. Ms. Hartzband will serve on the Compensation and Finance Committees of the Board of Directors.

W. R. Berkley Corporation
Miklos F. Kallo

W. R. Berkley Corporation  today announced the appointment of Miklos F. Kallo as president of Berkley Regional Specialty. He succeeds Paul S. McAuliffe, who will retire at the end of the year after 15 years of service with W. R. Berkley Corporation. The appointment is effective immediately.

Swiss Re
Mike Hudzik

Swiss Re has announced that Mike Hudzik will head its North America casualty unit, effective 1st January

He will replace Nancy Bewlay, who will remain with the company during the transition period, Swiss Re said in a statement.

Mr. Hudzik, who will be based in Armonk, New York, will also join the Americas and casualty management teams and will report directly to Steve Arora, Swiss Re’s global head of casualty underwriting.

Mrs. Hope Murera

ZEP-RE (PTA Reinsurance Company) has announced the appointment of Mrs. Hope Murera as the new Managing Director with effect from January 1, 2017.

Murera will replace Mr. Rajni Varia who has been at the helm of the company since 2008

Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers (ABIR)
Kevin O’Donnell

Kevin O’Donnell, President and CEO of RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. has been elected chair of the Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers (ABIR) for a two-year term beginning January 1, 2017.

O’Donnell succeeds XL Catlin Executive Deputy Chairman Stephen Catlin who completes his two-year term December 31, 2016.

Hiscox Ltd
Chris Holt

Hiscox has announced the appointment of Chris Holt as a consultant in its Special Risks business. Chris has held previous appointments at Aon and JLT within their global crisis management practices, and is one of the industry’s leading consultants in the management of terrorism and kidnap for ransom (K&R) risks.