XL Group has added to its railroad insurance team with the appointment of Aldith Townsend as a new underwriter in its railroad business, part of XL Group’s global excess casualty division.
Heritage Insurance has launched its new insurance programme for commercial residential properties in Florida.
Parker Fitzgerald, a professional services firm focused on risk and financial regulation, has appointed Andrew Moss, formerly chief executive officer (CEO) of Aviva, as chairman of its group advisory board.
The UK risk management association Airmic has launched a database of regulatory requirements to assist risk managers in ensuring their insurance programmes are compliant globally.
Swett & Crawford, part of Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford (CGSC), has expanded the property practice group with the addition of Todd Morin.
Ironshore’s Pembroke Lloyd’s Syndicate 4000 will offer accident disability coverage in the US for both individuals and groups.
Chaucer, the specialist Lloyd’s insurance group, has appointed Michael Dawson as head of the energy practice of Chaucer Syndicate 1084.
Standard & Poor’s (S&P) has questioned the validity of including insurers on a global list of companies regarded as posing a systemic risk to the global financial system should they fail.
Bermuda-based OneBeacon has appointed Elliot Konschak, formerly of QBE, as president of OneBeacon crop insurance.
Barbican Insurance Group has set up a new technology errors & omissions (E&O) consortium which underwriters on a worldwide basis.