News relating to the Bermuda and international insurance and reinsurance industry.
Specialty re/insurer Canopius - which operates in the UK, Ireland, Netherlands, Switzerland, Bermuda, US and Singapore, has signed a deal to merge its Lloyd’s business with AmTrust at Lloyd’s.
Everest Insurance Ireland (EIID), the Dublin-based non-life insurance subsidiary of Everest Re Group, has opened a branch office in the UK to expand its international capabilities and service UK clients.
AXIS Re, the Bermuda-based reinsurance segment of AXIS Capital, has appointed Andy Hottinger as president of its EMEA LatAm division, succeeding Jan Ekberg.
PartnerRe has appointed Jonathan Colello, current North America at AXIS Re, as CEO, property/casualty Americas, and president of Partner Reinsurance Company of the US.
Everest Insurance, subsidiary of Bermuda-based Everest Re Group, has appointed Sharone Menczel Poopor as vice president of its structured solutions group.
Bermuda and Caribbean insurer BF&M Group has ended 2018 with a net income attributable to shareholders of $20.2 million against two challenging catastrophe years, which CEO John Wight attributes to a robust reinsurance programme and sound capital management.
Bermuda-based property and casualty re/insurer Third Point Re has appointed Tracey Gibbons to leads its specialty treaty portfolio as senior vice president, specialty reinsurance.
StarStone, the specialty insurance subsidiary of Bermuda-based Enstar Group, has appointed industry veterans Ed Noonan and Dick Sanford as chairman and president, respectively.
Everest Insurance, the specialty insurance division of Bermuda-based Everest Re Group, has appointed Rick Taute as vice president, marketing and distribution, and national wholesale distribution leader for insurance.
Ariel Re, a reinsurance underwriting subsidiary of Argo Group that operates through its Bermuda and Lloyd's platforms, has appointed David Martin as head of marine and energy.