Skuld, a marine insurance provider, has appointed David Farr as underwriter - hull for its Lloyd’s syndicate, Skuld Syndicate 1897.
Bravery and individualism in the face of tough market conditions and other adversities are two qualities consistently highly valued by respondents to the Global Awards Survey, a comprehensive market research project covering the reinsurance sector being conducted by the research team at Intelligent Insurer, a snapshot of recent answers has revealed.
Risk modelling firm, EQECAT, has agreed to share exposure data schemas with competitor Risk Management Solutions (RMS) to ease challenges for companies using multiple models.
ANV Holdings (ANV), a Dutch-headquartered specialty insurance business, has become the latest insurer to offer transaction risk insurance (TRI), a type of policy tailored to cover the risks surrounding commercial business transactions such as mergers, acquisitions and private equity investments.
Specialist broker BMS Group has promoted Kristine Westall, formerly EVP of BMS Reinsurance Operations, to a newly created role as chief operations officer.
Aon Benfield Securities, the investment banking division of Aon Benfield, has appointed Nick Triggs as a managing director reporting to Paul Schultz, chief executive officer of Aon Benfield Securities.
Ron Carlier has been appointed as chief executive officer of Cooper Gay Re – the reinsurance subsidiary of Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford (CGSC) North America.
Re/insurance broker, Miller, has appointed political risk production and broking specialist Arnaud Froideval.
The annual Service & Innovation Market Forum held by business process, procurement and technology services provider, Xchanging, was well received by attendees who praised the company’s presentation and future plans.
Respondents to the Global Awards Survey, currently being conducted by the team at Intelligent Insurer, have been focusing heavily on innovation in the industry, a recent analysis of the data compiled so far has revealed.