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Dual Group
Stephen Manning

DUAL Group, the underwriting arm of Hyperion Insurance Group, has announced the appointment of Stephen Manning as Chief Operating Officer of DUAL International.  Manning will join DUAL on 5 September 2016.

Nexus EBA
Stephen Comerford

Nexus EBA, part of leading independent specialty MGA Nexus Underwriting Management Limited, has announced that it is establishing a branch in Ireland that will be headed up by Stephen Comerford, Senior Business Development Manager and Deputy Underwriter for Surety.

Starr Companies
Dorian Grey

Starr Companies hasannounced that Dorian Grey has joined the company as President, Latin America Division. Dorian will have overall responsibility for the growth and profitability of Starr’s activities in Mexico, Central and South America and the Caribbean.

“We are delighted that Dorian has joined Starr and is leading the Latin America Division,” said Maurice R. Greenberg, Chairman.

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
Adam Posner

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty has announced  that Adam Posner has been named senior underwriter for  Terrorism & Political Violence insurance, to be based in New York, effective immediately. In this new role, Posner will report directly to Marcos Garcia Norris, regional practice group leader for Crisis Management in North America.

Qatar Re
Andrew Smith - Adam Young - Steve Tidd

Qatar Re today announced the appointments of Andrew Smith as the Group’s Chief Risk Officer, Adam Young as Head of Compliance and Steve Tidd as Chief Operating Officer. These appointments further strengthen Qatar Re’s risk and corporate governance and oversight while also enhancing its internal systems, processes and operating efficiency. Andrew Smith and Adam Young will be based in Qatar Re’s growing head-office in Bermuda.

Aspen Insurance
Nicky Alexandru

Aspen Insurance, has announced the appointment of Nicky Alexandru as Head of US Crisis Management.

Based in New York and reporting to Global Head of Crisis Management Henry MacHale, Nicky will develop and grow a US Product Contamination/Recall capability, a new Crisis Management line of business for Aspen Insurance in the US.

RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd.
Robert Qutub

RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. has announced that Jeffrey D. Kelly, 62, will retire effective September 15, 2016. He will be succeeded as Chief Financial Officer by Robert Qutub effective August 8, 2016 and will remain Chief Operating Officer until September 15, 2016. Following his retirement, Mr. Kelly will serve as an advisor to the Company.

Liberty Specialty Markes
James D’Onofrio

Liberty Specialty Markets  has appointed James D’Onofrio as General Manager of its US reinsurance operation. He will be based in Stamford, Connecticut reporting to Dieter Winkel, LSM’s Chief Underwriting Officer – Reinsurance.

AXIS Capital Holdings
Mark Paccione

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited has announced that Mark Paccione has been appointed as Executive Vice President of Commercial Management Solutions (CMS) at AXIS Insurance. The CMS team specializes in commercial public and private D&O, Employment Practices, Fiduciary Liability and Crime products. Mr. Paccione reports directly to John Van Decker, President, North American Professional Lines for AXIS Insurance. Mr. Paccione is based in New York.

AIG France
Christophe Zaniewski

Christophe Zaniewski has been appointed CEO of American International Group Inc. in France.