The Hartford has reshuffled a number of senior positions as current chairman, president and chief executive officer, Liam McGee, steps down and the company executes its succession plan.
Ratings advisory firm Litmus Analysis has launched a new venture aimed at providing quality market research and analysis and hired a former S&P executive to help run it.
The Qatar Financial Centre Authority (QFC Authority) has appointed Yousef Fakhroo as director of marketing and corporate communications.
Broker Willis has hired regional leaders for its North America and Europe technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector.
Specialist insurer Beazley has recruited two experienced underwriters of homeowners insurance from Amlin to join its expanding London-based team.
The industry is increasingly becoming split into different tiers of reinsurers – but there is little hope for those that find themselves in the lowest tiers, according to Denis Kessler, chairman and CEO of SCOR.
The next round of the increasingly bitter battle between Aspen and Endurance has commenced after Endurance formally made an unsolicited offer to acquire all outstanding Aspen shares for a combination of common stock and cash yesterday (Monday).
Swiss insurer Nationale Suisse has purchased a property insurance portfolio from Spanish insurer Asefa as it seeks to strengthen its market position in Spain.
Re/insurance broker Willis Group has launched the UK’s first Shariah compliant commercial real estate insurance.
CTC Insurance Management, a Bermuda-based subsidiary of Charles Taylor, has appointed William Wood, formerly of Nissan Global Reinsurance, as its chief operating officer (COO).