This version of Worldwide Individuals Strikes particulars appointments at AXA XL, Howden and MS Amlin.
A abstract of those new hires follows right here.
AXA XL Names Benet World Chief Underwriting Officer, Succeeding Bewlay
AXA XL has named Libby Benet to the position of world chief underwriting officer (GCUO), succeeding Nancy Bewlay, who not too long ago assumed leadership of AXA XL’s world reinsurance operation.
Benet joined AXA XL in 2020, assuming the brand new position of chief underwriting officer for Cyber, tasked with carefully monitoring the cyber threat portfolio and publicity from an aggregated world product view. When AXA XL carried out its new working mannequin, she expanded her position, assuming world chief underwriting officer duties for all monetary strains, together with cyber.
Previous to her tenure at AXA XL, Benet managed her personal consultancy the place she assisted insurance coverage firm purchasers within the growth and implementation of recent insurance coverage merchandise and session on the arrange of underwriting and claims methods and suggestions on reinsurance buying. Her insurance coverage profession additionally consists of positions with Beazley, Normal Reinsurance and Zurich.
Benet is a graduate of Towson College and the College of Baltimore Faculty of Regulation. She is a member of the Maryland State Bar in addition to a Licensed Data Privateness Skilled (CIPP US) and Licensed Data Privateness Supervisor (CIPM) by way of the Worldwide Affiliation of Privateness Professionals.
“Given the GCUO’s duty for underwriting governance, pricing, threat aggregation and world product technique, it is a huge position to fill, and Libby is nicely ready for it,” stated AXA XL CEO Scott Gunter. “Libby has achieved a formidable job working with our regional underwriting groups to assist their disciplined underwriting, enhance pricing, and handle our combination publicity in assist of our worthwhile progress. Libby’s confirmed management, market perception and portfolio administration expertise will proceed to show precious in her new expanded management position.”
Howden Hires Marsh’s Neild to Lead UK Cyber Retail Observe
Howden, the London-based worldwide insurance coverage dealer, pronounces the appointment of Sarah Neild as head of UK Cyber Retail. Neild will report back to David Rees, and will likely be primarily based in London.
Neild joins Howden from Marsh and brings together with her over 30 years of expertise within the cyber market. She has held senior positions within the cyber, media and know-how specialist groups at Marsh, the place she is presently a senior vice chairman, working throughout a broad vary of sectors together with broadcasters and telecommunications firms. Neild will strengthen Howden’s current cyber proposition for the advantage of its purchasers.
Neild will be part of Howden in November as soon as her contractual obligations have been fulfilled.
That is one other vital senior rent for Howden, following the January appointment of Adam Reed to move Howden’s giant and sophisticated threat workforce, which providers main corporates primarily within the FTSE 100/250. Beforehand, Reed spent greater than six years as g
MS Amlin Faucets Compre’s Margetts for Technique Group
MS Amlin Underwriting Ltd. (MS AUL), the Lloyd’s re/insurer, pronounces the appointment of Rob Margetts. Margetts will be part of MS AUL within the coming months, and can report back to Martyn Rodden, director of Technique & Transformation.
In his new position, Margetts will assist develop and implement a spread of strategic initiatives recognized by the enterprise, following a strategic assessment by MS AUL’s govt workforce in 2021. This consists of plans throughout present and legacy portfolios, in addition to supporting MS AUL’s longer-term strategic ambitions, working with father or mother firm Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance coverage (MSI) and U.S.-based sister firm MS Amlin Distribution Holdings.
He brings greater than 20 years of trade expertise within the re/insurance coverage market and joins from legacy specialist, Compre, the place he has spent six years. He began at Compre as the top of M&A, chargeable for executing all transactions, earlier than turning into head of Lloyd’s in 2020, overseeing all operational elements of the relationships with Compre’s managing agent and Lloyd’s of London, in addition to main the event of recent enterprise alternatives.
Previous to Compre, Margetts held a number of roles at Aviva, each inside its UK Normal Insurance coverage enterprise as the top of Strategic Capital Administration and head of Capital Administration, with Aviva Group. Margetts additionally spent a decade within the re/insurance coverage consulting area, together with eight years at KPMG.
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