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Peak Re
Christopher Lee

Peak Re has announced the appointment of Mr Christopher Lee as Head of Life & Health, overseeing the company's life and health, including medical, reinsurance business.

Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd.
Eric Yatteau

Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. has announced that Endurance U.S. Insurance has introduced a new Excess Casualty product for commercial transportation clients, distributed through a limited network of wholesale brokers specializing in the transportation market. .

The transportation coverage will be underwritten by a new team led by Mr. Eric Yatteau, Senior Vice President, E&S Excess Casualty - Transportation reporting to Mr. Jarrett Long, Executive Vice President, Excess Casualty Insurance.

Hiscox Ltd
Michael Krefta

Hiscox has announced leadership changes within Hiscox Re and ILS, and Hiscox Bermuda. Jeremy Pinchin, Chief Executive Officer of Hiscox Re and ILS, and Chief Executive Officer of Hiscox Bermuda, is to return to London next year, and Michael Krefta will be appointed into the Bermuda-based roles with effect from 1 August 2017,

Liberty Mutual
David Dwortz

Liberty Mutual Insurance has announced the appointment of David Dwortz as president, Helmsman Management Services, Liberty Mutual’s third party claims administrator

Dwortz takes the reigns at Helmsman Management Services from Debbie Michel, who was recently appointed executive vice president, National Insurance Casualty.

Ong Chee Koon

Chaucer, has appointed Ong Chee Koon as Class Underwriter to join its newly expanded regional treaty team in Singapore.


Arthur J. Gallagher & Co
James S. Gault - Thomas J. Gallagher - Michael R. Pesch

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has announced three leadership promotions in its property & casualty brokerage operations.

James S. Gault, currently President of Gallagher's global property & casualty brokerage operations, will assume the newly created position of Chairman.

Thomas J. Gallagher, currently leader of Gallagher's property & casualty brokerage operations outside the U.S., will assume Jim Gault's role as President of Gallagher's global property & casualty brokerage operations.

Michael R. Pesch, currently leader of Gallagher's retail property & casualty brokerage operations in the Midwest region of the U.S., has been promoted to the newly created role of President of U.S. retail property & casualty brokerage operations.

Geoff Riddell

Neon has appointed Geoff Riddell as its new Non Executive Chairman with effect from February 2017

Willis Re
James Kent

Willis Re, the reinsurance business o Willis Towers Watson, has announced the promotion of James Kent – Co-President of Willis Re and President of Willis Re North America – to the position of Global Deputy CEO, Willis Re, with immediate effect.

Alexander Hoffmann

Alexander Hoffmann, currently General Manager for Combined Insurance, a Chubb company specialising in accident and supplementary health insurance, has been appointed as Director of Accident and Health for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Based in Chubb’s Frankfurt office, Alexander will be responsible for the development and profitable growth of the company’s A&H portfolio in the three countries, as well as marketing new A&H insurance solutions and products. He will report to Drazen Jaksic, Senior Vice President for Accident and Health for Europe, Eurasia and Africa and locally to Andreas Wania. His appointment is effective 1 January 2017

China Life
Mr. Zhao Lijun

China Life Insurance Company Limited has announced the appointment of Zhao Lijun as CFO, following approval from the CIRC.