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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.

XL Catlin
Nicole Yates

XL Catlin’s insurance operations today announced the appointment of Nicole Yates as Head of Accident & Health (A&H) for Australia.

The appointment follows XL Catlin’s announcement in May that it is expanding its existing A&H business and had appointed Patrick Corbett to the position of Global Chief Underwriting Officer, Retail Accident & Health, Insurance.

Sompo Canopius
Laurie Banez

Sompo Canopius has announced that Laurie Banez has been appointed as Head of US Financial and Proffessional lines and will be based in New York.

Andrew Dougall

Neon has announced the appoitment of Andrew Dougall to the newly creared role of Executive Underwriter head of casualty.