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Hanover Insurance Group
John C. Roche

The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. has announced John C. Roche has been appointed president and chief executive officer, effective Nov. 4.

Willis Towers Watson
Gianmarco Tosti

Willis Towers Watson has named Gianmarco Tosti as the new country leader of Italy.

He starts his new role on 1 January 2018, and will be based in Milan.

Guido de Spirt, the current Head of Italy, will take on the role of Chairman of Italy.

Willis Towers Watson
Neil Irwin

Willis Towers Watson has appointed Neil Irwin as the new leader of the Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Africa (CEEMEA) region.

He takes up his new position with immediate effect, and will be based in Dubai.

Patrick Chevrel
Patrick Chevrel joins VIG Re on 16th October and will head the new established team Western Europe to develop VIG Re’s business with clients domiciled in France, Belgium and Luxembourg.
Argo Group
David Higley

Argo Group International Holdings,has announced the appointment of David Higley as head of and inland marine.



AXIS Capital Holdings
Tim McGee & John Tatum

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited have announced two appointments within the U.S. Programs, Property & Casualty team of its AXIS Insurance business unit: Tim McGee has advanced to the role of Senior Vice President, U.S. Programs Underwriting Officer; and the Company has hired Franklin Maccotan as Vice President, U.S. Programs. Both Mr. McGee and Mr. Maccotan report to John Tatum, Executive Vice President and Head of U.S. Programs, AXIS Insurance.

Carsten Quitter

Allianz have announced  that Carsten Quitter will become Allianz group chief investment Officer (Group CIO) and, as managing director, will take over as co-lead of Allianz Investment Management (AIM) on January 1, 2018.

Edward Rayfield

Chubb announced today that Edward Rayfield has been appointed as Head of Casualty in Singapore. In his new role, he reports to Liam Burrell, Division Head of Property & Casualty (P&C).

Barbican Insurance Group
David Booth & Andy Caldwell

Barbican, has promoted Andy Caldwell  to active underwriter of its Syndicate 1955 with his predecessor David Booth being appointed to a new role of director of underwriting.

Everest Re
Luke Armitage & Emma Gairdner

Everest Re Group, Ltd. have announced the addition of several new senior underwriters to the London team of Everest Reinsurance (Bermuda), Ltd.

Luke Armitage joins Everest Re’s London office as Senior Underwriter for Motor business. Previously, Luke spent 10 years with Hiscox Insurance as Head of Actuarial Pricing.

Emma Gairdner will be joining Everest from Tokio Marine Kiln as Senior Underwriter of Accident & Health business.  She has spent 15 years with Tokio Marine Kiln in a similar capacity.