Joshua Clark, a former state of Tennessee captive insurance regulator, has joined Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. as area vice president. He will work out of Gallagher's Nashville office and be involved in captive insurance issues. Mr. Clark joined the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance in 2020.
Jeanelle Dawes-Ghee, Yelizaveta (Liz) Veys, and Bridget Mead have joined AXA XL's cyber incident response team as claims specialists as the company continues to build out its cyber incident response team in North America. The three report to Gwenn Cujdik, AXA XL's North America cyber incident response manager.
Michael Schulz, a veteran insurance expert, has been promoted to director of business development for the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI). In his new role, Mr. Schulz will focus on expanding the use of captive insurance as a risk management solution and attracting captives to Tennessee.
AXA XL has promoted Al Baker to head of construction, UK and Lloyd's market, effective immediately. In his new role—which he has been carrying out on an interim basis since September 2021—he will be responsible for leading AXA XL's construction business for the UK and Lloyd's region.
The Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) has appointed Ricardo Garcia as managing director of the authority. Mr. Garcia joined the BMA in 2013 and has held various positions. Most recently he was chief actuary, where he was responsible for providing actuarial advice throughout the organization and to the wider Bermuda insurance market.
Guernsey Finance, the promotional agency for Guernsey's financial services industry, has appointed Jonathan Gamble as dedicated business development representative for the United States. Mr. Gamble is an independent consultant and nonexecutive director who works with a number of firms in the wealth management and fiduciary industry.
The Reinsurance Association of America (RAA) elected Brian Young, president and CEO of Odyssey Group, chair of the RAA's board; Justin O'Keefe, senior vice president and chief underwriting officer for global property at RenaissanceRe, was elected vice-chair; and Jim Williamson, executive vice president, chief operating officer, and head of reinsurance for Everest Re Group, was elected secretary-treasurer.