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Sonny Powers,Owen Roddy and Oliver Ross

Ironshore has appointed three executives to underwrite specialty casualty risk in the excess underwriting unit, Iron-Excess, within its U.S. and London markets.

Sonny Powers will lead the Iron-Excess Casualty unit in the U.S., while Owen Roddy and Oliver Ross will drive business growth for the Iron-Excess Casualty unit in the London market,

XL Group Ltd
James E. Nevels

XL Group Ltd has announced that James E. Nevels has joined the Company’s Board of Directors.

Channel Syndicate 2015
Nick Bennison

Channel Syndicate 2015 at Lloyd’s has announced the appointment of Nick Bennison as Class Underwriter of its Environmental Impairment Liability (“EIL”) division. Bennison takes up his new role with immediate effect and will report to Jim Finnamore, Head of Environmental Impairment Liability Insurance.

Hiscox Group
Alex Veys

Hiscox has announced the appointment of Alex Veys as Chief Investment Officer. Alex will take over the position from David Astor, who is retiring in 2018 after 15 years at Hiscox.

Beazley plc
David Roberts

Beazley plc has announced the appointment of David Roberts as a non-executive director with effect from 1 November 2017. Mr Roberts has been Chairman of Nationwide Building Society since July 2015 and during his career has served as an executive director at Barclays Bank and Deputy Chairman at Lloyds Banking Group.

AXIS Capital Holdings
Steve Arora

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited  announced today that Steve Arora has been named Chief Executive Officer of AXIS Re. Mr. Arora joins the Company from Swiss Re where he spent 18 years in a variety of senior positions, most recently as Head of Casualty Reinsurance and as a member of the Reinsurance Executive Committee.

David Chadwick & Andrew McGahey

Kennedys has hired two insurance partners

David Chadwick is set to join Kennedys’ London office while Andrew McGahey is joining the firm’s Dublin base.

Hamilton Insurance Group
Pina Albo

Hamilton Insurance Group, the today announced that, Pina Albo has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer.

Ms. Albo, who will join Hamilton from Munich Re on February 1, 2018, succeeds Interim Group CEO David Brown. Mr. Brown has held the executive position while a search was undertaken for a permanent replacement following Brian Duperreault’s departure in May.

Horseshoe Re
Yulanda Francis

Yulanda Francis has been promoted at Bermuda-headquartered ILS management, servicing, transformation and fronting specialist Horseshoe Group, taking on the role of President of the firms collateralized reinsurance platform Horseshoe Re.

Tiger Risk
Megan Stewart Hodge

TigerRisk Partners LLC, has announced that Megan Stewart Hodge has joined the firm as a Partner and as Head of Client Strategy, a newly created role.