Cooper Gay has appointed Gordon Newman as chief executive officer with immediate effect. His appointment follows last month’s acquisition of Newman Martin and Buchan (NMB).
Argo Group International Holdings, an underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products, has promoted three executives to management positions.
Ironshore Australia has entered the fine art, specie and cargo insurance sectors in Australia through the creation of a new marine unit.
Swiss Re and Phoenix Group Holdings, a UK consolidator of closed life assurance funds, have terminated discussions of a potential combination of Phoenix and Swiss Re's UK Admin Re Business Unit.
Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford (CGSC) has appointed Carlos Reis as commercial director of CGSC Holdings Brasil with immediate effect.
BMS Associates has appointed Toby Ducker as its new group chief operating officer.
Michael Spiteri has joined PwC as a partner in the firm’s insurance consulting team. He was previously a technology and operations partner with Accenture, where he worked extensively with clients across the insurance sector.
David Hertzell, law commissioner for commercial and common law, will become the new independent chair of the Chartered Insurance Institute’s (CII) Professional Standards Board (PSB), succeeding David McIntosh QC (Hon) who will complete his tenure at the end of this year.
Arthur J. Gallagher has closed its transaction to acquire the Giles group of companies in a deal that vastly expands its UK geographic footprint and diversifies its underwriting expertise.
Xuber, Xchanging’s insurance software business, has been selected by Everest Reinsurance Company to implement Xuber for reinsurers in place of its existing legacy system. The deal marks the first customer to move across to Xuber’s new single platform core processing solution for reinsurers.