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Baldwin & Lyons
W. Randall Birchfield

Baldwin & Lyons, Inc. has announced that effective immediately W. Randall Birchfield, Executive Vice President of Sales and Underwriting, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and has been elected to the Board of Directors, Douglas W. Collins, Assistant Vice President and Director of Accounting & Finance, has been appointed Interim Chief Financial Officer, and Michael J. Case, Senior Vice President of Claims & Legal, General Counsel and Secretary, has been given the additional title of Chief Operating Officer. These appointments follow the decision of Joseph J. DeVito, Gary W. Miller and G. Patrick Corydon to retire from Baldwin & Lyons after 35, 51 and 38 years of service, respectively.

Sharon Long

Marketform, has announced that it has appointed Sharon Long to its executive team as Claims Director. Sharon will play a critical role in delivering a top quartile claims function and her appointment further strengthens the new leadership team that is driving the transformation of Marketform.

Benjamin Gibbons

Miller has hired Benjamin Gibbons in a business production and senior broking role to further develop its credit and political risks offering.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions
Ivan Gonzalez

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions appoints Ivan Gonzalez as CEO North America. Mr. Gonzalez is moving from his current position as CEO Latin America and assumes the new role on 1 July 2016. He will relocate from Sao Paulo to New York. Mr. Gonzalez succeeds Bob Petrilli, who has decided to leave Swiss Re at the end of 2016.

Charles Taylor Managing Agency
Ajay Gupta

Lloyd’s turn-key managing agent, Charles Taylor Managing Agency, is appointing a Chief Underwriting Officer as it actively markets its services to secure the management of a second syndicate at Lloyd’s.  Ajay Gupta has joined Charles Taylor from Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Underwriting (MS Amlin) as Chief Underwriting Officer Designate.  He will take up the role of Chief Underwriting Officer and will become a Board Director, subject to regulatory approval.

Probitas 1492
Ernesto Medina

Lloyd’s syndicate Probitas 1492 has expanded its Casualty offering with the appointment of Ernesto Medina within its Financial Lines team.

Previously Senior Financial Institutions Underwriter at Zurich, Medina brings experience of underwriting a large portfolio of international banks, asset managers and private equity and hedge funds.

Medina will join Probitas as Senior Underwriter, Financial Institutions within the company’s Casualty team. Reporting to CUO Casualty, Neila Buurman, he joins Paul Nolan, Senior Underwriter Professional Indemnity and James Andlaw, Senior Underwriter Management Liability.

Tai-Kuan Ly

Tai-Kuan Ly has been appointed as Chubb's new President Director, in charge of general insurance operations in Indonesia, and will report to Mr Juan Luis Ortega, Regional President for Asia Pacific.

Friends Provident International
Andrew Waddell

Andrew Waddell has joined Friends Provident International (FPI) as Managing Director for Singapore, succeeding former MD Chris Gill who will be returning to the UK for personal reasons.

R-T Specialty
J.C. Sparling

R-T Specialty, LLC (RT Specialty), the wholesale brokerage unit of Ryan Specialty Group, LLC, has announced it has hired J.C. Sparling who is based in New York, NY.

Sl Re
Adrian Suter

Sl Re, a Swiss reinsurer based in Zug, Switzerland, today announced the appointment of
Adrian Suter as Head of Finance and Accounting. ln his new position, Adrian Suter will be responsible for
financial accounting, investments, taxes, ICT and compliance. Adrian Suter succeeds Beat Landtwing who is