February 23, 2018

Movers & shakers

Movers & shakers

AxiomSL hires EMEA head

AxiomSL, a regtech provider of regulatory reporting and risk management solutions organision, has announced the appointment of Patrick Ward as head of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Business and Partnership Strategy. Ward will play a key role expanding the company’s footprint across EMEA and developing strategic global relationships. Prior...

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Zurich group head of Risk to retire

Zurich’s group chief risk officer Cecilia Reyes is on her way to retirement by the end of February 2018. Reyes has over 20 years’ experience in international financial markets. She worked from 1990 until 1995 for Credit Suisse in Zurich in various roles in asset management, global treasury and securities...

AGCS picks regional head of claims

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) has appointed Lars Vissing as head of claims for its regional unit London. Vissing adds to his present role as AGCS’ Nordic region claims head, replacing Martin Henson in London, who is retiring. Based in London and Copenhagen, he will lead AGCS’ claims teams...

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QIC chooses spokesperson

Qatar Insurance Group has recently announced Abdulla Yousef Al Mulla as QIC Group’s official spokesperson. The Board of Directors of QIC Group elected Abdulla Yousef Al Mulla, currently group chief administrative officer as QIC Group’s Official Spokesperson during the last board meeting.

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Robert Cartwright Jr. named 2018 RIMS head

RIMS, the risk management society, has chosen Robert Cartwright, Jr. CRM, BSB/OP to lead the Society as president for the 2018 term. Cartwright is the division manager of Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability for Bridgestone Retail Operations in the Northeast Region. He has been a member of RIMS for more...

Christopher Wildee joins OIC

Oman Insurance has appointed Christopher Wildee as head of its Commercial Lines division as well as head of Energy. Formerly the international head of Marine and Upstream Energy with the Aspen Insurance Group based in the UK, Christopher brings to his new role a wealth of experience and expertise to...

XL Catlin appoints head Of M&A

XL Catlin’s insurance operations have appointed Simon Price to the position of head of Mergers and Acquisitions, Insurance, EMEA. Based in London, Price has 17 years of transactional experience and will be responsible for all of XL Catlin’s EMEA business, including all international business placed through the London market. Price...

Generali chooses Ops head, insurance officer

The Board of Directors of Assicurazioni Generali has approved the creation of the new position of Group Chief Operations & Insurance Officer, as proposed by Group CEO, Philippe Donnet. The new role combines the activities of the “operations” area with those of the “Insurance Officer” and will report directly to...

Dr. Mitchell-Wallace leaves SCOR for Lloyd’s

Lloyd’s of London insurance and reinsurance marketplace has named Dr. Kirsten Mitchell-Wallace as its new head of Risk Aggregation, reporting to Jon Hancock, director of Performance Management. Dr. Mitchell-Wallace will join Lloyd’s from global insurer and reinsurer SCOR, where she is currently EMEA regional head for Catastrophe Management, based in...

Mapfre forms Eurasia unit

Spanish insurer Mapfre SA will merge its Europe, Middle East and Africa operation with its Asia-Pacific business to form a new Eurasia unit from the start of 2018. The combined entity will be run by current EMEA CEO Nikos Antimissaris. The new Eurasia division excludes Mapfre’s Iberian business. Mapfre plans...

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