Brightside has appointed Towergate director Paul Williams to take over as chief executive early next year following the departure of Martyn Holman.
It has been a busy week for recruitment, with insurers picking up staff to lead operations old and new. Hiscox was among the bigger movers, recruiting three new underwriting staff, while Allianz brought in Neil Brettell to replace the promoted Jon Dye…
Amlin UK’s chief executive Brian Carpenter will be retiring in 2014.
Zurich UK General Insurance has begun searching for a new chief operating officer to replace current COO Claudio Gienal who has accepted a new post at Zurich Global Life.
Interim chief executive Paul Chase-Gardener says it was always Brightside’s intention to recruit a new chief executive from a larger rival.
Covéa has swooped to appoint Davies Loss Adjusters’ operational delivery manager as its new home claims service manager.
Aviva has appointed Colm Holmes as chief financial officer for its UK & Ireland general insurance business.
A hectic spurt of recruitment this week saw some top-level moves at some of the UK’s largest brokers, with Gallagher recruiting an RSA account manager to help run sales in Scotland and Northern Ireland. Meanwhile. the Scottish broker’s former managing…
Specialist engineering and construction insurer HSB Engineering Insurance, part of Munich Re, has appointed David Slack as senior loss control engineer.
Allianz Insurance has appointed Neil Brettell to the role of general manager of the insurer's retail division.
Law firm Hill Dickinson has made two appointments within its regulatory services group and insurance group with Louise Millington-Roberts and Richard Creamer joining the London office as partners.
Arthur J Gallagher has appointed former RSA broker account manager Pamela Fowler as regional sales director for Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Hyperion Insurance Group has appointed David Jack as its chief information officer – a new role for the business.
Former Davies chief executive Charles Crawford has launched his own consultancy firm 13 months after leaving the loss adjuster.
Market Moves: Aspen, Barbican and XL bring in new underwriters as insurers are most active recruiters
Insurers maintained their recruitment emphasis this week with multiple hires across the sector. XL, Aspen and Barbican were among those to reveal new underwriting roles, in the form of a fine art underwriter, a global chief underwriting officer and a…
AIG Europe has appointed Kelly Lyles as head of specialty lines for the EMEA region.
Melbourne-based Oamps Insurance has appointed former Giles’ MD Sarah Lyons to the role of head of commercial broking.
Aviva has appointed Colm Holmes as chief financial officer for its UK and Ireland general insurance business.
Canopius Group has made a number of underwriting appointments in a bid to develop profitable growth opportunities across the business.
JLT Specialty has appointed Rupert Mackenzie as divisional managing director of its energy division.
Capita has announced the sale of BDML, Lancaster, Sureterm and Delta to Markerstudy for an undisclosed sum as chief executive Paul Pindar announces his departure from the outsourcing company.
The manager of Axa’s Glasgow branch, John Maguire, is to retire after nearly 34 years at the insurer.
The International Union of Marine Insurance has appointed a new representative at the International Maritime Organisation.
Bluefin personal lines managing director Jon Walker has admitted that returning to a company with a strong insurance focus was the major motivating factor behind his decision to turn his back on Capita.