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Swiss Re
Tavaziva Madzinga

Swiss Re, has named Tavaziva Madzinga as managing director and market executive of its reinsurance business in the Middle East and Africa.

He will report to Jean-Jacques Henchoz, chief executive of Swiss Re's reinsurance business in EMEA.

Madzinga joins Swiss Re from South African insurer Old Mutual, where he was most recently Regional CEO for South and East Africa.

PartnerRe Ltd.
Jörg Bruniecki

PartnerRe Ltd. has announced that Jörg Bruniecki has been appointed to the position of Head of Global Client & Broker Management effective August 1, underlining PartnerRe’s commitment to providing valuable partnerships and solutions to its clients and brokers.

Mr. Bruniecki will be responsible for ensuring that PartnerRe’s largest multi-national clients experience a cohesive response to their needs, managing PartnerRe’s key broker relationships and rolling out a consistently client-focused approach across the organization. He will report to Group Executive Committee member, Charles Goldie.

JLT Specialty USA
Kathryn Carroll

JLT Specialty USA, has announced the appointment of Kathryn Carroll as Senior Vice President.

Based in New York, Kathryn will be focused on two key specialty areas: Energy, including Heavy Chemicals, and Financial Institutions.  She is experienced in complex Risk Management accounts within these industries.

Abdul-Latif Bousaleh

ArgoGlobal has appointed Abdul-Latif Bousaleh as head of accident and health underwriting for ArgoGlobal Underwriting Dubai.
Bousaleh will take up his role immediately and will report to Lina Hantas, ArgoGlobal Dubai’s chief underwriting officer.

Glenn Jackson

RFIB Group Limited, has appointed Glenn Jackson as Managing Director of RFIB Americas.

Olly Reeves

Neon has appointed Olly Reeves to the role of chief risk officer. He will join Neon on Nov. 1, 2016 from his current role as head of Risk Management at Lloyd’s of London.

Subject to regulatory approval, Reeves will be joining the Neon Underwriting Ltd. board and executive committee, reporting to Ian Martin, managing director, Neon (formerly known as Marketform).

Hugh Burke

Coface has appointed Hugh Burke as Chief Commercial Officer of the Asia Pacific Region. He will take up his new role in October 2016. Based in Hong Kong, Mr Burke will manage the commercial activities across the Asia Pacific, including new sales, renewal business, Coface Global Solutions, broker and customer relationship management.

Honan Insurance Group
Brad Tymmons

Honan Insurance Group announced that Brad Tymmons has joined the business to help execute their global strategy.

Locke Lord
William Primps

William “Bill” Primps, a highly-experienced litigator, has joined Locke Lord as a Partner in the Firm’s New York office. Primps’ presence adds significant experience and knowledge to the Firm’s global Insurance and Reinsurance Practice Groupn.

“Bill’s arrival is an important addition in our continued efforts to grow and strengthen our insurance and reinsurance capabilities,” said  Nick J. DiGiovanni, Chair of the Insurance & Reinsurance Disputes, Coverage & Counseling Practice. “He has a proven track record representing many large insurance and reinsurance companies and is well-respected in this field. We are pleased and fortunate to have him on our team.”

Mapledown Underwriting LLP
Stuart Wright

Stuart Wright, most recently CEO of WR Berkley Insurance (Europe) Limited, has joined Lockton-owned MGA

Maoledown Underwriting Ltd as CEO.