May 27, 2018

Movers & shakers

Movers & shakers
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Marsh restructures, appoints new CEO, country leader

Marsh has announced the appointment of Christos Adamantiadis as CEO of a newly-combined Middle East and Africa region. Based in Dubai, he will join Marsh on May 1, 2018 and report to Flavio Piccolomini, president of Marsh International. In this role, Adamantiadis will assume responsibility for all of Marsh’s operations...

UIC makes dual appointments

United Insurance Company has made new appointments recently. Bilal Adhami has been named the new chief executive officer and Mazen Al-Ssaman has been appointed manager of the Abu Dhabi branch. Bilal Adhami is a seasoned insurance professional with over 25 years of experience in the Middle East region (and beyond)....

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Markel’s slew of promotions

Markel International has made a number of promotions in its trade credit, political risk and surety business and has structured the team to reflect the needs of its broker clients for global engagement across the three business lines. Adrian Jones adopts the role of head of strategic development for Asia...

ADCB appoints risk officer

Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) has announced the appointment of Paul Keating as group chief risk officer after the retirement of Kishore Rao. Ala’a Eraiqat, group chief executive officer and Board member, commented: “We are proud that ADCB has reached a level that allows it to attract the world’s best...

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Najm hires new CEO

Najm For Insurance Services has announced the appointment of Fahad Ibrahim Al-Akeel as the new CEO. Chairman of Najm, Dr. Abdulrahman AbdelMohsen Al Kalaf said: “On behalf of the Board of Directors and employees, we welcome Al-Akeel  to the family of Najm. We are confident that his extensive business and industry expertise will...

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OIC appoints new CEO

Oman Insurance Company (OIC) has announced the appointment of Jean-Louis Laurent Josi as its new chief executive officer. Josi comes to OIC with renowned insurance expertise, astute strategic vision and remarkable achievements in his previous roles. For the past 12 years he has held key executive positions in the AXA...

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Takaful Emarat selects new CEO

Takaful Emarat has appointed Fadi Hindi as chief executive officer effective with immediate effect. Hindi will oversee the strategic growth, operations and overall development of Takaful Emarat during the next phase of its growth. He is tasked with executing an organisation-wide transformation strategy embracing innovation and disruptive technologies. Commenting on...

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Steve Murphy promoted to head of Santam

Santam, has announced that Steve Murphy has been appointed as head of Santam Reinsurance with effect from April 1, 2018. Murphy joined Santam Re on July 1, 2011 as the business’s representative in South East Asia, initially out of Vietnam and later Singapore. He was instrumental in setting up and...

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GC EMEA head joins Aon Benfield

Aon Benfield, the global reinsurance intermediary and capital advisor of Aon, has expanded the management of its Bermuda team. Matthias Meyenhofer will join as CEO of Aon Benfield Bermuda, transferring from his current role as head of Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) global clients at Guy Carpenter. UK...

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RGL Forensics promotes Clive Burrows

Financial investigations company RGL Forensics, has promoted Clive Burrows to director. Burrows is located in RGL’s Dubai office. Over the past decade, Burrows has accumulated expertise in the quantification of financial losses for insurance and legal clients, including business interruption, delayed start-up, subrogated recoveries, and expert witness reports for commercial...

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