Appointment at Reinsurance Association of America

John P Phelan, chair and chief executive officer of American Re-Insurance, has been elected chair of the Reinsurance Association of America (RAA) by its members.Elected to serve with Mr Phelan are vice chair Andreas Beerli, chief executive of Swiss Re's Americas division and a member of the executive board; and secretary-treasurer, James H Veghte, president and chief executive of XL Reinsurance America.