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Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd.
Christopher Sparro

Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. Has announced that Christopher Sparro will join the company on September 12, 2016 as Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Insurance. With more than twenty-five years of experience, Mr. Sparro will be responsible for continuing to build the company's U.S. product portfolio which currently offers a broad range of professional, casualty, property and specialty covers.

Munich Re, U.S. (Life)
Ed Sunoo

Munich Re, U.S. (Life) has announced the appointment of Ed Sunoo as senior vice president, Financial Reinsurance. In this role, Sunoo will build and lead a team of experts in developing customized reinsurance solutions relating to capital relief, reserve financing and other regulatory and accounting efficiencies for Munich Re’s valued clients in the U.S. life and disability insurance industry.

Markel nsurance
Thomas Gayner and Richard Whitt III

Markel has announced that its co-CEOs, Thomas Gayner and Richard Whitt III, were elected to the board on August 30.

Munich Re
Tom Warnes

Munich Re appoints Tom Warnes Chief Clinical and Operating Officer of Munich Health North America, effective immediately.

Munich Health North America is adding this role to further expand clinical management capabilities and strengthen operations.

“Tom’s experience and leadership will greatly advance our success as a healthcare operator and industry leader in clinical management,” said Juan Serrano, President and CEO of Munich Health North America. “This applies especially to the care and management of high risk populations which is a crucial factor for improved patient outcomes and also for our clients’ results.”

Willis Re
Michel Harden

Michael Harden has been named president for the Asia-Pacific business of Willis Re, after serving as chief executive of the company’s operations in Bermuda.

Sompo Canopius
John Ellis

John Ellis has been appointed as Head of US Ocean Marine, based in New York.

Baldwin & Lyons
William C. Vens

Baldwin & Lyons, Inc. has announced that William C. Vens has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective immediately.

Mr. Vens joined the Company in June 2014 as Managing Director of Finance and after that served as Vice President of Strategy and Planning from June 2016 to the present, a role that includes management of the Company’s reinsurance and actuarial teams.

W. R. Berkley Corporation
Richard M. Lowery

W. R. Berkley Corporation  today announced the appointment of Richard M. Lowery as senior vice president and chief information officer, reporting to Lucille T. Sgaglione, executive vice president. In this role, Mr. Lowery will be responsible for the development and implementation of strategic information technology solutions. The appointment is effective immediately.

The Navigators Group
Glen Bronstein

The Navigators Group, Inc. has announced a restructured leadership team for its global claims organization, effective September 1, 2016.

Glen Bronstein has been promoted to the newly created role of Global Chief Claims Officer. Mr. Bronstein joined Navigators to lead the U.S. claims organization in May 2013 and has held the role since. Mr. Bronstein will now have oversight responsibility for the global claims organization, encompassing the claims operations of the Company's three global underwriting segments.

Epic Insurance Brokers
Michael Klaschka

EPIC Insurance Brokers has announced  that Michael Klaschka, a specialist in the placement of professional liability insurance for the financial services and technology industries, has joined the firm’s Financial Risk Solutions Practice. Klaschka will be based in EPIC’s New York City office and report to Pete Garvey, President of EPIC.