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XL Catlin
Ian Rutherford

 XL Catlin has promoted Ian Rutherford, a 30-year insurance industry veteran, to head XL Catlin's Canadian Property business. He now manages XL Catlin's property underwriting operations in Vancouver, where he is based, as well as Calgary, Toronto and Montreal.

W.R. Berkley Corp
Jared Abbey

W.R. Berkley Corp., the Greenwich, Connecticut-based commercial insurer, named former Morgan Stanley investment banker Jared Abbey as senior vice president for corporate strategy and development.

Abbey previously worked as a banker focusing on mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings and capital-raising in the insurance industry, W.R. Berkley said Thursday in a statement.

Christopher Wildee

Aspen Insurance has announced the appointment of Christopher Wildee as Head of International Marine.

Based in London and reporting to Ann Haugh, President, Aspen International Insurance and Chief Operating Officer, Aspen Insurance, Christopher will also retain his current role as Head of International Upstream Energy.

Guy Carpenter
Tobias Andersson

Guy Carpenter & Company, has announced the appointment of Tobias Andersson as CEO of GC Stockholm.

He will succeed Tomas Ljungqvist,who will become Chairman of the division.




Eurobase International
Ilka McHugh

Eurobase International Group has announced that Ilka McHugh has joined them as Director of Insurance Solutions.

Ilka has been brought in to the expanding Eurobase sales team in recognition of the company’s ongoing expansion in the Reinsurance and Captive markets.

Willis Towers Watson
Steve Hardwick

Willis Towers Watson has appointed Steve Hardwick to the position of Director. This follows the recent appointments of Heloise Rossouw and Marcus Bowser as the company continues to expand its UK Life business. Steve joins Willis Towers Watson, bringing with him over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, having spent the last two years at Milliman in Stockholm where he was head of consulting in the Nordics.

Carolina Casualty
David A. Dunn

W. R. Berkley Corporation has announced the appointment of David A. Dunn as president and chief executive officer of Carolina Casualty. The appointment is effective immediately.

Mr. Dunn has 40 years of experience in all aspects of the property casualty insurance industry, principally in the specialty transportation segment. Most recently, he served as president of the transportation division of a leading specialty insurer in the U.S.

AFL Insurance Brokers
Daniel Unstad

AFL Insurance Brokers has appointed Daniel Unstad to the position of Head of Business Development. Daniel will be responsible for further expanding AFL’s international presence and driving sustainable growth through strategic risk partnership. Daniel has a proven track record of delivering new business opportunities to the London Market and has a wealth of experience in binders, Coverholders and MGA operations.

Everest Re Group
Marty Scherzer

Everest Re Group, Ltd. has announced  that Marty Scherzer has joined the Group as Head of its Structured Solutions Unit, based in the New York office. He will be responsible for the structured solution capabilities across the Everest Group. Marty joins Everest with more than 30 years of industry experience, most recently as President of AIG’s Alternative Risk Solutions unit.

Drew Vann

Lockton has announced Drew Vann has joined its Southeast operation as a Surety Unit Manager in the Atlanta office. He will provide Lockton’s clients with surety services, including bond execution and contract review.