The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) has appointed Kara Ebanks as head of its Insurance Supervision Division. Ms. Ebanks has served as deputy head of the division since April 2021. Since joining CIMA in 2007, she has been a core member of the insurance team.
Steve Matthews, Montana's long-time top captive insurance regulator, will be retiring at the end of June. Mr. Matthews, chief financial examiner and captive insurance coordinator in the Office of the Commissioner of Securities and Insurance, Montana State Auditor, has been in his position since 2005.
Lockton has expanded its Alternative Risk Practice through the promotions of Trissa Melnychenko and Nick Martin to vice presidents, risk finance consultants. In their new roles, Ms. Melnychenko and Mr. Martin will provide strategic consulting to Lockton's global clients on a wide range of risk financing alternatives.
AXA XL has appointed Renaud Guidée CEO, reinsurance, effective September 1. Mr. Guidée assumes the role from Nancy Bewlay, who was appointed group chief underwriting officer. In her newly created role, Ms. Bewlay will join AXA's management committee reporting to Frédéric De Courtois, group deputy CEO.
Independent insurance company manager Strategic Risk Solutions (SRS) announced that Charles "Chuck" Scherer has joined SRS Bermuda as senior vice president—insurance-linked securities (ILS) in the company's Hamilton, Bermuda, office. He reports to Jonathan Reiss, chairman of SRS Bermuda.