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Owen Ryan

AEGIS has announced that Alan J. Maguire has decided to retire as President and Chief Executive Officer after a distinguished, twenty-year career at the Company.  He will be succeeded by Owen Ryan, who most recently served as Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte Advisory.  Mr. Ryan will also be elected as a Director of the Company.  The transition will take place on October 27, 2016, after which Mr. Maguire will be available to the Company as a consultant.

Aspen Re
Philip Hough

Aspen has announced  that its reinsurance segment, Aspen Re, has appointed Philip Hough as Managing Director, Asia Pacific. Philip will be based in Singapore and will report to Aspen Re Chief Executive Officer Thomas Lillelund.

Everest Re
Maria Duffy

Everest Re Group, Ltd. has announced Maria Duffy has joined Everest Insurance as Vice President and Head of E&S Casualty. She will be responsible for managing the strategic expansion and build-out of the Specialty Casualty unit, along with the direct oversight of the underwriting teams across the country supporting this important market segment. Maria will be based in the Everest Insurance New Jersey office.

Marcos Fugise

PartnerRe Ltd. has announced that Marcos Fugise has been appointed as Head of PartnerRe Brazil and the new representative of PartnerRe’s office in São Paulo, pending regulatory approval.

Graham Fulcher

Chubb has appointed Graham Fulcher as the company’s new chief actuary for overseas general insurance.
Based in London, Fulcher will lead the actuary function across the firm’s international general insurance business, including reserving, pricing, portfolio management, planning, forecasting, financial reporting and compliance.

Jonathan Gray

Advent has appointed Jonathan Gray as consultant for its direct & facultative (D&F) property division. He takes up his role with immediate effect and will report to Nigel Fitzgerald, CEO.

Gray brings more than four decades of underwriting experience to Advent. Prior to his retirement in 2015, Gray served as a director at Beazley, where he led the open market property underwriting team in London.

AXA Asia
Etienne Bouas-Laurent

Etienne Bouas-Laurent has been appointed CEO of Life & Savings and Distribution of AXA Asia, reporting directly to Mr Jean-Louis Laurent Josi, Regional CEO of AXA Asia.

Sun Life Financial
Ritesh Sarda

Sun Life Financial has appointed Ritesh Sarda as CIO in Hong Kong. Sarda will report to Shiney Prasad, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Services Sun Life Asia.

Marcelo Teixeira

QBE have announced the appointment of Marcelo Teixeira to a dual role as the Global Head of Bancassurance for QBE Insurance Group and the Head of Strategic Development for the Emerging Markets Division.

AXIS Capital Holdings
Michiko Kurahashi and Joe Cohen

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, has announced the appointments of Michiko Kurahashi as Chief Marketing Officer and Joe Cohen as Chief Communications Officer. Kurahashi and Cohen will work together to build an integrated marketing communications function that further elevates the AXIS brand and deepens the firm’s engagement with its clients, partners and employees.