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Munich Re, US
Stephan Hochburger and Paul Ludwig

Munich Re, US has appointed Stephan Hochburger and Paul Ludwig to executive positions in the Reinsurance Division (RD).

Effective July 1, 2016, Stephan Hochburger and Paul Ludwig will serve as Senior Vice Presidents and Client Executives for the Reinsurance Division. They will report to Steven Levy, President of the Division, and serve on the RD Executive Leadership Team.

XL Catlin
Louisa Lu

XL Catlin’s insurance operations has announced the appointment of Louisa Lu as Senior Underwriter, Casualty for Asia Pacific.

QBE North America
Nathan Bleich

QBE North America has announced that Nathan Bleich has joined the organization as Vice President, Commercial Agriculture Underwriting. Based in Denver, Colorado, Mr. Bleich will report to Walter Grote, Senior Vice President Commercial Insurance.

JLT Specialty USA
Patrick Walsh

JLT Specialty USA, has announced the appointment of Patrick Walsh as Senior Vice President.

Chris Fisher

Neon Bermuda ,is headed up by Chris Fisher, a Bermudian underwriter with 25 years of experience in Bermuda, the US and the UK. Prior to joining Neon he was Chief Underwriter of Insurance for Ariel Re in Bermuda where he worked for 9 years having helped to found Ariel’s insurance team. Chris has also worked for ACE in various senior underwriting and executive roles and started his insurance career in Bermuda with BF&M General Insurance Company.


Liam Burrell

Chubb has appointed Liam Burrell to lead its property/casualty (p/c) business in Singapore.

Luke Foord-Kelcey

Aon plc , has appointed Luke Foord-Kelcey to Co-Head Aon Benfield’s Global Cyber Practice Group, reinforcing the firm’s commitment to cyber risk management and transfer.

Swiss Re
Steve Arora

Swiss Re has appointed Steve Arora as its new global head of Casualty. In this capacity he will also be joining the Reinsurance Executive Committee.

Arora, currently head of Japan, will move with his wife and three children to Zurich over the summer. The role becomes effective on July 1.

Effisoft USA
Grégory Moliner

Effisoft USA, Inc. has named Grégory Moliner chief executive officer. He was vice president of reinsurance presales and Solvency II solutions at the parent company, Paris-based Effisoft, a worldwide leader in reinsurance software.

Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford
Wendy Kilminster

Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford , has announced the appointment of Wendy Kilminster as head of strategy and change.

She takes up her role in September and will report to Andy Wallin, group commercial director.