Paul Fairhurst has been appointed Arthur J Gallagher Manchester office head for the UK retail division.
Underwriting agency Hardy has appointed David Stevens as board director and chief financial officer for the Hardy group of companies.
Healthcare company Bupa has appointed David Fletcher as chief internal auditor.
Beazley has appointed Ricardo Ortega as head of business development in Latin America.
Ageas UK chief executive Andy Watson has been appointed chairman of the Association of British Insurers’ motor technical committee.
Specialist insurer Torus has appointed John Milne as accident and health underwriter.
Peter Wakefield has been appointed Chaucer aviation division head following the retirement of Chris Wood.
Markerstudy group underwriting director Gary Humphreys selects his best XI for an insurance company start-up. The team is made up of the crème de la crème of the industry, with Markerstudy group chief executive Kevin Spencer leading the side to victory.
Lloyd's chief executive Richard Ward will become Brit Insurance Holdings chairman once he steps down from his current role at the end of the year.
Market Moves: Firms hopeful new hires will be Christmas crackers as recruitment enters festive frenzy
The insurance industry has sought to get its Christmas shopping done early, bringing home a number of presents for clients this week. Aviva tied a ribbon around Fraser Edmond, who replaces Sam Hudson as broker performance director, Zurich unwrapped Tim…
Zurich Insurance has confirmed the recruitment of Swiss Re’s chief financial officer with effect from May 2014.
Ace has appointed Glen Browne to lead its accident and health business in Asia-Pacific and Edward Kopp as the country president of Korea, Ace American Fire and Marine Insurance.
Lloyd’s has named Canopius chief executive Inga Beale as its new chief executive, replacing Richard Ward from January 2014.
Lost and stolen keys insurance provider Keycare has made three board appointments.
Icat has appointed Megan McConnell as active underwriter for Syndicate 4242 at Lloyd’s.
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty has appointed Ole Ohlmeyer as the new country manager for Austria.
Ace Group has appointed Ian McFadyean as business development manager for the south west and Wales.
Avanti Insurance has appointed Elaine Cozens as its new managing director.
Zurich has appointed its UK general insurance chief underwriting officer Tim Holliday to take over as managing director of its UK personal lines business.
Claims organisation Triton Global has made multiple management changes in its claims administration outsourcing company DCS Global.
Allianz has appointed David Radford to the newly created role of UK brand director.
Specialist financial risk broker Baronsmead has appointed Andrew Ducat as partner and head of client service.
Amlin UK's chief executive Brian Carpenter will be retiring in 2014.
This week saw insurance group Southern Rock grab the headlines when Post exclusively revealed the insurance group, parent of Go Skippy, had swooped for five staff at Brightside. Also hiring this week were Covéa, while Zurich UK found itself a vacancy…