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Swiss Re
Christine Harman

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has appointed Christine Harman as senior vice president, head of Casualty, and  Gabriel Poppie as senior vice president, head of Sales, for its U.S. Central Region. Both are based in Chicago.

XL Catlin
Mike Soper - Mark Restrepo - Lizette Junor

XL Catlin is building up its insurance operations in the Western US, announcing new regional leadership and adding multinational and primary casualty underwriting expertise in California.

Based in San Francisco and responsible for driving XL Catlin’s growth throughout the region, Mike Soper joins as Western Regional Leader of XL Catlin’s Broker and Client Management team. Also in San Francisco, Mark Restrepo joins as Underwriting Director for Global Risk Management and in Los Angeles, Lizette Junor joins XL Catlin as Underwriting Director of Multinational Casualty Programs.

Martin South

Marsh announced the appointment of Martin South as president for the US and Canada division.

Rupert Atkin

AmWINS Group, Inc.  Board of Directors has unanimously elected Rupert Atkin as an independent director. Mr. Atkin is currently Non-Executive Chairman of Talbot Underwriting Ltd. and previously served as its Chief Executive Officer from 2007 until 2016. Mr. Atkin served as Chairman of the Lloyd's Market Association from 2012 until 2015, became a member of the Council of Lloyd's in 2006 and became Deputy Chairman of Lloyd's in February 2014 until January 2016.

Castel Underwriting Agencies
Mark Sambridge

Castel Underwriting Agencies Limited (Castel), the club-style MGA formation platform, has appointed Mark Sambridge as binding authority manager.

In this newly created role, Mark will also be responsible for the development, management and governance of all Castel’s binding authority arrangements. This includes the development and ongoing monitoring of the firm’s binding authority control framework, along with regulatory and coverholder compliance requirements.

CNA Hardy
Greg Dodds

CNA Hardy, is pleased to announce the appointment of Greg Dodds as Head of Marine Asia in Singapore.

Greg will be responsible for developing the Marine book of business across Asia, driving profitable growth and raising awareness of CNA Hardy’s unique proposition in the Asian market.

Patrick Farrell

Suncorp has appointed Patrick Farrell as the Group’s new Head of Investments.
Mr Farrell previously held the role of Chief Investment Officer and Head of Advance Asset Management at Westpac’s wealth management arm, BT Financial Group, from 2008 until June this year. He also has significant experience specifically working with investments in the insurance industry.

Tokio Marine Holdings
Donald Sherman

Tokio Marine Holdings has announced that Donald Sherman has been promoted to Executive Officer of the firm's main board.

American Integrity Insurance
Gloria Hendrickson

American Integrity Insurance has hired Gloria Hendrickson as senior vice president of Risk Management.

In her role as senior vice president of Risk Management, Hendrickson will assume responsibility for risk management issues that directly impact the direction of the company.

Swiss Re
Christine Harman - Gabriel Poppie

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions strengthens its North American Central Region leadership team with two appointments. Christine Harman joins the company as Senior Vice President, Head Casualty, US Central Region. Gabriel Poppie is named Senior Vice President, Head of Sales Central Region. Both will be based in Chicago, Illinois.