Beazley has named Ark Syndicate’s James Gray as a new specialty underwriter.
DAS has promoted Ageas’ former head of operations for motor claims to a new role as chief claims officer.
Axa Assistance has promoted its Ireland general manager Eoin Lyons to the role of UK chief operating officer.
Motor intermediary First Central has moved to strengthen its UK senior management, with the appointment of Dan Roberts as director of IT, change and risk.
Bluefin has recruited Towergate’s Scotland and Northern Ireland regional managing director Kenny Hogg.
Rehabilitation services provider Corpore has appointed two new amputee case managers to its catastrophic and specialist services team.
Dutch-headquartered insurer ANV Holdings has promoted Jonathan Thorpe to lead a unified claims team for its syndicates 1861, 5820 and 779.
RSA's UK and Western Europe IT and change leader Giles Baxter has joined Arthur J Gallagher as its international chief information officer.
The movers and shakers in the insurance industry this week.
Midlands-based BHSF Group has made four changes to its board with group chief executive Peter Maskell calling the appointees “extraordinarily-capable”.
Neil Moon, Ace's head of casualty, Asia-Pacific, has been promoted to chief underwriting officer, Asia-Pacific. Moon will be replaced in his role by Adam Clifford.
QBE has swooped for four new technology, media and telecommunications specialists, recruiting from Allianz, AIG and Hiscox.
David Jabbari, the former Connect2Law chief executive and Pannone Affinity head, has joined Parabis Law as a partner.
Towergate has appointed Bupa Group’s James Tugendhat as chief executive of Towergate Direct.
MGB Insurance Brokers has named the former director of wholesale professional indemnity broker Dickson Manchester & Co as a non-executive.
The Insurance Claims Accommodation Bureau has appointed Tim Allsopp as its finance head.
Ian Berg, the outgoing vice-president and operations manager, Australia for FM Global is to leave the board at the Insurance Council of Australia.
Netherlands headquartered specialty insurance business ANV Holdings has announced a restructure of its underwriting leadership within ANV Syndicate 1861.
Law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has announced the appointment of Declan McDaid as a partner in the Hong Kong office. McDaid joined from Hong Kong firm Deacons, where he was a partner in the insurance practice.
HCC International has appointed Simon Calderbank to its London professional indemnity division to focus on information technology and communications risks.
Aviva's chief financial officer Pat Regan is leaving the group to join QBE as its CFO in Sydney, Australia.
It was a busy week in recruitment again for insurers, with Ace, Marketform and XL Group among those recruiting.
Arthur J Gallagher has swooped for RSA’s UK and Western Europe IT and change leader Giles Baxter, to serve as its new international chief information officer.
Underwriting agency CFC has appointed Nick Woodward to the new role of claims and products director.