This summary of the international People Moves details the recent appointments to Peak Reinsurance, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance and new insurer Mosaic in Bermuda.
A summary of these new hires follows here.
Peak Reinsurance Co. Ltd., the Hong Kong-based global reinsurer, announced Sascha Bruns has been appointed Director, Head of Global Retrocession, effective September 1, 2021.
Bruns will lead the design and implementation of Peak Re & # 39; s retrocession strategy for the firm's global Property & Casualty business. He will be based in Hong Kong, and will report to Franz Josef Hahn, chief executive officer of Peak Re.
Bruns was previously a senior underwriter and deputy to the head of Group Protections at Hannover Re, a company he joined nearly two decades ago and held positions of increasing seniority. He has extensive experience in analyzing, structuring, placing and managing natural disaster retrocession programs and is a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute.
Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) announced that it has appointed Nikki Nagra as Head of Casualty Claims in the UK.
Based in Manchester, Nagra's appointment creates a senior claims presence at the heart of BHSI's UK national team, reinforcing its commitment to the city and the national company.
Nagra comes to BHSI with over twenty years of claims management experience. Most recently, she was UK Motor Claims Manager at AIG, where her career also included leadership roles in accident and disease claims handling.
Bermuda based Mosaic insurance has announced five recent appointments in the political risk, professional liability and financial institutions divisions.
Finn McGuirk, an experienced Lloyd & # 39; s of London specialist insurer, has been named Senior Vice President, Head of Political Risk. He is responsible for building this rapidly evolving industry – one of seven lines that the new insurer will underwrite globally through its Lloyd & # 39; s Syndicate 1609.
McGuirk has nearly 25 years of experience in the political risk market, initially as a broker before moving to underwriting. Most recently, he headed political risk and trade credit accounts for Pembroke Syndicate 4000 at Lloyd & # 39; s and led similar divisions at AXA ASR and CNA Hardy. He previously worked for Chaucer Syndicates and Berry Palmer & Lyle.
Mosaic also recently appointed Anna Jay and Christopher Webb to the London insurance team. Jay has been appointed SVP, Head of Professional Liability. She has 18 years of experience in the specialty sector with a core focus on this product line.
Jay & # 39; s career in the London market began as a specialist placement broker, before moving to underwriting and spending a decade with QBE International. She later joined Pembroke Syndicate 4000 at Lloyd & # 39; s in 2016 and served as division director of professional lines for the syndicate.
Webb joins Mosaic as SVP, underwriter, financial institutions, reporting Chris Brown. He has nearly 40 years of experience in the Lloyd & # 39; s market, first as a placement broker with financial institutions and later as an underwriter in the industry. He has worked as a senior underwriter for Syndicate 4000 for the past 13 years.
Danny Clack, a nearly 20-year veteran of Lloyd & # 39; s of London and the commercial insurance market, was appointed SVP, deputy active underwriter, at Mosaic last month.
Clack has joined the London team and supports Active Underwriter Charlie Mackey across all business units through Mosaic Syndicate 1609, with an emphasis on professional liability insurance.
Clack has 15 years of underwriting experience at Lloyd & # 39; s, including acting as acting underwriter and head of professional lines for Syndicate 4000, joining in 2006 to purchase professional indemnity insurance. Previously, he underwrote environmental insurance in the London market.