August 20, 2019

Movers & shakers

Movers & shakers

ArgoGlobal widens regional A&H Offering

ArgoGlobal, member of Argo Group recently announced the appointment of Zachary Tan as accident and health underwriter for the Asia Pacific and Middle East region, effective immediately. He will report to Michael Scala, chief underwriting officer, Asia Pacific. “With a strong team in place both at Lloyd’s and in Singapore,...

MS Amlin expands marine underwriting team

MS Amlin has announced the appointment of Mary Vogiatzidou as a senior marine underwriter in its Dubai office. In this role, she will be responsible for the continued development and growth of MS Amlin’s marine business across the MENA region, reporting to David Overall, senior executive officer at MS Amlin...

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Charles Taylor opens Dubai office

Charles Taylor InsureTechhas opened an office in Dubai to meet the growing demands for technology-related business transformation programmes in the regional insurance market. The business will be led by Shahid Safdar, who has been appointed as managing director for the Middle East and North Africa regions. He joins from Takaful...

Nexus appoints EB chief

Nexus has announced the appointment of Emmanuel Isenbrandt as the new head of employee benefits for the GCC. Isenbrandt comes to us with over 20 years’ experience in the medical insurance business with his last role as VP head of employee benefits, Gulf, with Metlife. He has also worked for...

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EC3 Brokers hires regional director of treaty

EC3 Brokers MEA has appointed Serge Calfa to the newly created role of regional director of treaty. Based in Dubai, Calfa joins from Munich Re and will report to the senior executive officer Steve Hart. Calfa has more than two decades of experience in the insurance and reinsurance industry and...

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Fidelity United appoints ERM head

Fidelity United has announced the appointment of Haris Mylonas as head of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM). Mylonas is a UAE licensed actuary and has over 22 years of experience in Actuarial Science. He brings with him vast and in-depth knowledge and expertise in risk management and actuarial science. Mylonas will...

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Brokerslink appoints regional manager

Brokerslink has announced the appointment of Tiago Mora as the new regional manager for Middle East and Africa. Mora is MDS Re director and has been with MDS Group for 12 years. He has spent a number of those years developing the Group’s operations in Africa and running the Angolan business....

Dhaman elects DG

The Arab Investment & Export Credit Guarantee Corporation (Dhaman) would like to announce the appointment of Abdullah A. Alsabeeh as the new director general. The appointment was affirmed during the 46th meeting of the Shareholders’ Council, held recently in Kuwait for a five-year term, after receiving full endorsement by all...

Ata Khatib, CEO, Lockton MENA Limited

Lockton MENA selects new CEO

Lockton MENA Limited has announced the appointment of new chief executive officer, Ata Khatib. Khatib brings a deep rooted experience of the region to the role, from first setting up Lockton’s offices in the DIFC in 2009 to becoming deputy CEO of Lockton MENA and sitting on its board. His regional...

Axis Re promotes Andy Hottinger

AXIS Re has announced the promotion and appointment of Andy Hottinger to the role of president of its EMEA LatAm division. In this new role, Hottinger will report directly to AXIS Re CEO Steve Arora and will become part of the AXIS reinsurance leadership team. “Andy has a deep understanding of...

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