Law firm CMS has appointed a new reinsurance partner in London. Simon Kilgour joins from RPC where he is a partner and head of reinsurance.
The International Insurance Society (IIS) has elected Greig Woodring, chief executive officer of Reinsurance Group of America as the chairman of its board of directors.
Saudi Re has appointed Tarik Aouad as chief business development officer. During a 15 year career in reinsurance, Aouad was previously the general manager of Hannover Re Bahrain.
XL Group has appointed Valérie Devaux - Piquer as casualty underwriting manager, Europe, Reinsurance, who joins the business from Transatlantic Reinsurance Company.
Argenta Private Capital, a subsidiary of Argenta Holdings, has launched a vehicle that will offer high net worth individuals and institutions the opportunity to invest in businesses trading at Lloyd’s.
Zurich-based investment firm Twelve Capital will assume the investment management function of the insurance-linked securities (ILS) business of the Swiss wealth management boutique Falcon Private Bank.
Willis, the re/insurance broker, has selected a new leadership team for its aerospace business in the Americas to capitalise on significant growth opportunities in the region.
HCC Insurance Holdings has promoted Simon Button to chief underwriting officer for HCC International Insurance Company and Lloyd’s Syndicate 4141, reporting to Barry Cook.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel has appointed Daniel Rabinowitz as a partner in the firm’s Insurance Practice Group. Rabinowitz, who will be based in New York office, specialises in transactional and regulatory advice in the insurance industry.
Nexus Group, the specialty MGA, has announced a transaction with reinsurer PartnerRe which covers the current core financial lines underwritten by Nexus for five years.