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AXA XL Names Jonathan Salter Head of Risk Consulting

AXA XL has named Jonathan Salter head of Risk Consulting, effective October 1, 2020. In his new role, Mr. Salter will drive AXA XL's Risk Consulting’s global strategy and value proposition, working closely with AXA XL's underwriting and claims teams. Mr. Salter is currently deputy CEO of AXA XL Risk Consulting.
September 25, 2020 Read More
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Connecticut Names Fenhua Liu Director of Captive Insurance Division

Fenhua Liu, a veteran insurance regulator and executive, has been named director of the Connecticut Insurance Department's Captive Insurance Division. Ms. Liu has more than 25 years of experience in insurance and risk management, according to Andrew Mais, commissioner of the Connecticut Insurance Department.
September 17, 2020 Read More
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Cassie Bachman Joins Arsenal as Director of Legal Affairs

Cassie Bachman has joined captive insurance manager Arsenal as director of legal affairs. In her new role, Ms. Bachman will serve as internal legal counsel for Arsenal and its subsidiaries and ensure the regulatory compliance of all the alternative risk transfer vehicles Arsenal manages.
September 10, 2020 Read More
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Rebecca Hale Joins Strategic Risk Solutions as Regional Manager

Rebecca Hale has joined captive management and consulting service provider Strategic Risk Solutions (SRS) as regional manager—mid-Atlantic. She will be responsible for captive management operations in the District of Columbia, Delaware, and New Jersey. She joins SRS from Willis Towers Watson where she was a senior account executive.
September 08, 2020 Read More
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BMA Appoints Gerald Gakundi Insurance Supervision Director

The Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) has appointed Gerald Gakundi director, supervision (insurance). Mr. Gakundi has more than 15 years' experience in the insurance industry. After joining the BMA in 2010 as assistant director, supervision (insurance), Mr. Gakundi was subsequently promoted to deputy director.
September 03, 2020 Read More
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Lloyd's Names Carey Bond to Newly Created US Head of Claims Role

Lloyd's has appointed Carey Bond US head of claims. He assumes the newly created role as part of the Future at Lloyd's strategy and will collaborate with London brokers and underwriters on the design and delivery of claim solutions for policyholders in Lloyd's largest market.
August 27, 2020 Read More
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Erick Mortenson Joins Pinnacle Actuarial Resources

Erick Mortenson has joined property-casualty consulting firm Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, Inc., as a consulting actuary in the Denver area. Mr. Mortenson joins Pinnacle after a tenure at Willis Towers Watson where he was a senior vice president focused on providing analytics solutions in areas including reinsurance and medical professional liability.
August 25, 2020 Read More
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Chubb Names John Lupica, Paul Krump to New Executive Positions

Chubb Ltd. has named John Lupica president, North America insurance, and Paul Krump vice chairman, global underwriting and claims. Both appointments are effective September 1, with both executives reporting jointly to Evan G. Greenberg, chairman and chief executive officer, and to John Keogh, executive vice chairman and chief operating officer.
August 11, 2020 Read More
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William Wood Joins Artex Bermuda as Director, Captive and Commercial

William Wood has joined Artex Bermuda as director, captive and commercial, for Artex’s Bermudian operations. In the newly created role, Mr. Wood joins the office's senior management team and is responsible for leading Artex's Bermuda captive insurance and commercial insurance and reinsurance management operations.
August 07, 2020 Read More
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Joshua Clark Joins Tennessee Department in Captive Development Role

Joshua Clark, a veteran insurance executive, has joined the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance as director of business development. In his new role, Mr. Clark will be involved in attracting more captive insurance companies to the state.
August 05, 2020 Read More
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Brian Collins Joins Strategic Risk Solutions in New Luxembourg Branch

Strategic Risk Solutions (SRS) has announced the opening of its Luxembourg captive management branch with Brian Collins joining the firm as managing director, Luxembourg, to lead captive management business in the domicile. Mr. Collins joins SRS from Stadhold Insurances (Luxembourg), a subsidiary of Randstad.
August 04, 2020 Read More
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Guy Carpenter Adds 3 New Members to Its Executive Committee

Guy Carpenter has appointed three new members—Neil Mayer, Lara Mowery, and John Crichton—to its executive committee. Mr. Mayer has been appointed chief operating officer; Ms. Mowery has been appointed global head of distribution; and Mr. Crichton, Guy Carpenter's chief information officer, also joins executive committee.
August 04, 2020 Read More
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Elliott Goss To Join Legacy Acquirer DARAG as Group Head of Claims

Malta-based legacy acquirer DARAG Group has named Elliott Goss group head of claims. Mr. Goss, who will be based in London, will join DARAG on August 17. Mr. Goss brings over 17 years of insurance and reinsurance claims experience to DARAG, specializing in long-tail classes such as international casualty.
August 03, 2020 Read More
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Joe McDonald Joins IRMI as Captive and Risk Finance Products Manager

Joe McDonald has joined International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI), as its captive and risk finance products manager. In this role, Mr. McDonald is responsible for the quality and growth of IRMI's captive insurance and risk finance product line.
July 29, 2020 Read More
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Liability Management Firm Gets PCC License in Malta

Liability management company Gossmann & Cie. has been licensed to operate a protected cell company (PCC) in Malta. The PCC is fully operational and able to create customized cell-based solutions as well as manage the relevant insurance portfolios transferred to Gossmann & Cie., the company said.
July 28, 2020 Read More
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Jonathan Reiss Joining Strategic Risk Solutions as Managing Director

Jonathan Reiss is joining captive management and consulting firm Strategic Risk Solutions (SRS) as managing director and as a member of the board. Mr. Reiss, who is currently president of strategic partnerships at Hamilton Insurance Group, Ltd., in Bermuda, is expected to join SRS during this year's fourth quarter.
July 24, 2020 Read More
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Dominic Wheatley Takes Consultant Role at Cutts-Watson Consulting

Dominic Wheatley, who spent 5 years as CEO of Guernsey Finance, has joined the Cutts-Watson Consulting Limited firm as a consultant, effective immediately. Mr. Wheatley had announced in December that he would leave his position with Guernsey Finance at the end of June.
July 16, 2020 Read More
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Tennessee Names Belinda Fortman Captive Insurance Section Director

The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI) has announced that Belinda Fortman will join TDCI as Captive Insurance Section director. Ms. Fortman, who moved to Tennessee from Vermont in 2013 to support the growth of captive insurance in Tennessee, has decades of experience in the captive insurance industry.
June 25, 2020 Read More
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Industry Mourns Passing of Janet Grace, Connecticut Captive Regulator

Janet Grace, the top captive insurance regulator for the Connecticut Insurance Department, died last week after a long illness. Ms. Grace, who oversaw Connecticut's captive insurance unit since 2016, died after a 6-year battle with metastatic breast cancer. She was well known and highly respected in the captive field.
June 17, 2020 Read More
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Luis Delgado Joins SRS To Lead Firm's Latin American Initiative

Luis Delgado has joined Strategic Risk Solutions (SRS) to lead the firm's Latin American initiative as vice president—Latin America. Mr. Delgado, a certfied public accountant and native Colombian, will be based in SRS's Bermuda office but with responsibility for developing and managing business for Latin American-owned captives across the firm.
June 12, 2020 Read More