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02.03.2016
Probitas 1492
Antony Dodson

Probitas 1492, the underwriting Syndicate at Lloyd’s has appointed Antony Dodson as Chief Pricing Officer.

Dodson joins Probitas 1492 after seven years working as Senior Pricing Actuary for Munich Re’s Watkins Syndicate. Dodson was responsible for leading the actuarial pricing team and oversaw the technical pricing support for all business underwritten by the Syndicate – total of which was approaching $1bn.

02.03.2016
Zurich
Herve Marguin

Zurich has announced the appointment of Herve Marguin as chief underwriting officer for its general insurance business in Asia Pacific.

He will report to Stuart Spencer, chief executive officer for general insurance, Asia Pacific, and Alan Fairhead, chief underwriting officer for general insurance.

01.03.2016
Marketform
Darren Lednor

Marketform has announced that Darren Lednor, formerly the active underwriter of Ariel Syndicate 1910 and 6117, has joined as Chief Underwriting Officer.

01.03.2016
Markel International
John Spencer

Markel International,  has appointed John Spencer as non-executive director.

John Spencer has more than 30 years’ experience in the insurance industry. He was chief executive of Lloyd’s insurance and reinsurance broker BMS Group between 1997 and 2008 and, prior to that, was head of Lloyd’s development & operations, the Americas, from 1995. He is currently non-executive chairman of Argo Managing Agency Ltd, a non-executive director of Newline Underwriting Management Ltd, and Newline Insurance Company Ltd, and a non-executive director of Thompson Heath & Bond Ltd.

01.03.2016
American Modern
Andreas Kleiner

Andreas Kleiner has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of American Modern Insurance Group, a subsidiary of Munich Re, effective May 1. He succeeds Manny Rios, who left the position in August.
Kleiner has served as a member of the board of management for ERGO International since 2007.

26.02.2016
BIBA
Nicola Maguire

Nicola Maguire has taken the new role of Head of Commercial at BIBA to drive forward the organisation’s commercial activity including the development of schemes and facilities to benefit members as well as increasing member engagement.

23.02.2016
Swiss Re
Christian Mumenthaler

Swiss Re's Board of Directors have announced that Christian Mumenthaler (46, Swiss citizen), currently CEO of Reinsurance, will become Group Chief Executive Officer of Swiss Re as of 1 July 2016. Michel M. Liès will retire. Walter B. Kielholz, Chairman of the Board of Directors, says: "The Board of Directors wishes to thank Michel M. Liès for the more than 35 years of service to Swiss Re, the last four as Group CEO.

23.02.2016
Hamilton Re
Gavin Davis

Hamilton Re, the reinsurance operations of Hamilton Insurance Group, has announced that Gavin Davis has
joined the Bermuda-based company as Senior Vice President, Head of Property
Insurance, Bermuda.

Mr. Davis will be instrumental in leading the ongoing diversification of Hamilton
Re’s portfolio to include property direct and facultative insurance. He reports to
Tim Duffin, Chief Underwriting Officer, Property, at Hamilton Re.

23.02.2016
XL Catlin
Daniel Brookman

XL Catlin has announced that it has appointed Daniel Brookman as Senior Vice President, Alternative Capital.

Mr. Brookman was previously Head of Capital Markets at Montpelier Re Holdings Ltd. where he developed and managed account investment strategies for major institutional investors. Mr. Brookman has more than 15 years of experience in the alternative capital industry having previously held senior positions at Barclays Capital, Benfield Advisory and Merrill Lynch’s investment banking division.

23.02.2016
Peak Reinsurance
Lawrence Cheng - Iain Reynolds

Peak Reinsurance Company Ltd has announced the appointments of Mr. Lawrence Cheng as Head of Underwriting, responsible for the company’s Property & Casualty product underwriting function and Mr. Iain Reynolds as Head of Analytics with immediate effect.

Mr. Cheng previously served as Head of Analytics at Peak Re. He has extensive experience in the reinsurance industry with both broking and reinsurance companies.

Mr. Reynolds joins Peak Re from Guy Carpenter where he served as Head of Catastrophe Modelling for South East Asia, Korea and India. Prior to that, he was the Head of Catastrophe Modelling for Global and Retro Clients in the German speaking region at Guy Carpenter Munich.

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