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Aspen Insurance
Sean McPhillips

Bermuda-based insurer and reinsurer Aspen Insurance, a division of Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd., has appointed Sean McPhillips as senior vice president and head of its U.S. primary casualty operation.

Based in New York, McPhillips will lead the planning, strategy and execution of the primary casualty operation throughout the United States and will report to David Cohen, Aspen’s president and chief underwriting officer.

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.

XL Catlin
Andrew Underwood

XL Catlin’s insurance operations has announced the appointment of Andrew Underwood as Regional Product Leader, UK and Ireland for Political Risk and Trade Credit.

Nexus Underwriting Management
Adam Kembrooke

Nexus Underwriting announces that Adam Kembrooke has joined as Group Chief Legal Officer and Group Chief Risk Officer.
Adam is a dual-qualified lawyer and joins the Nexus team from PartnerRe to establish and
build a group-wide claims department and in-house corporate legal capability.

Ironshore International
Dr. Jörg Eickstädt

Ironshore International has named Dr. Jörg Eickstädt as head of Direct and Facultative Property, effective immediately.  He will be responsible for underwriting Ironshore’s direct and facultative portfolio for U.S. and international property risks.

Eickstädt will be based in London, reporting to Nick Wills, senior vice president, Global Property, Bermuda.

Tokio Marine Kiln (TMK)
Ben Amphlett

Tokio Marine Kiln (TMK), the leading provider of specialist and corporate insurance, has appointed Ben Amphlett as Deputy Underwriter, Aviation.

Darren Long

ArgoGlobal is pleased to announce the appointmentof Darren Long as Cargo Underwriter. He takes up his role with immediate effect and will report to Jon Hamilton, Cargo Class Underwriter.

Venbrook Insurance Services
Eric Doll

Venbrook Insurance Service have announced that Eric Doll has joined the company as Senior Vice President. In his role as Senior Vice President, Eric Doll, will be responsible for sales, account management, and marketing to Venbrook’s national client-base including insurance brokerage, risk analysis, program design, innovative risk solutions and alternative risk financing.

XL Catlin Singapore
Oliver Miloschewsky - Tom Hughes

XL Catlin’s insurance operations has announced the appointment of Oliver Miloschewsky as Regional Product Leader, Hull & Yacht, Asia Pacific. He will initially be based in Sydney, relocating to Singapore later in the year. Tom Hughes has also been appointed as Head of Marine for Australia, based in Melbourne.

Ascent Underwriting
Kevin Cleary

Ascent Underwriting, has appointed Kevin Cleary as Chief Operations Officer.

In addition to his COO role, Cleary will be responsible for the development and growth of an international financial lines portfolio. This is part of the company’s strategy to build on its strong cyber business by diversifying into complementary lines utilising proven product innovation and its efficient online underwriting platform.