May 6, 2021

Movers & shakers

Movers & shakers
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CII chooses GWA from Kuwait

The Chartered Insurance Institute, Middle East, has announced the appointment of Abdullah Jawad Saleh as Goodwill Ambassador of the organisation in Kuwait. Saleh, who holds an Associateship (ACII) with the CII, is a senior insurance analyst at Kuwait Integrated Industries Company (KIPIC). He has also held underwriter positions at Gulf Insurance...

Sonja Rottiers to leave Lloyd’s

Sonja Rottiers will be stepping down at the LIC General Assembly on 1 June 2021. Sonja joined Lloyd’s as CEO of Lloyd’s Brussels, later Lloyd’s Europe, in February 2019. Rottiers’ leadership has been vitally important in establishing Lloyd’s European operation in the lead up and immediate aftermath of the UK’s...

Oman Insurance strengthens Life operations

Oman Insurance Company has launched a new, specialised unit for Individual Life and Workspace Savings. This in line with the evolving UAE insurance market and the opportunities arising from a new regulatory framework, along with the increasing protection needs of people, according to a press statement. Emmanuel Deschamps within his...

Sehteq hires managing partner

Insurtech start-up Sehteq has announced the joining of Dr. Hazem Al Madi as mnaging partner. Dr. Al Madi brings two decades of executive experience in the regional insurance market. He led the restructuring of Green Crescent Insurance Company and its acquisition by AXA Gulf. Prior to that, he was eecutive vice president...

Abdullah Al Nuaimi

Abdulla Al Nuaimi appointed CEO of DNIR

Dubai National Insurance and Reinsurance (DNIR) has announced the appointment of Abdulla Al Nuaimi as chief executive officer of the company With more than 25 years of experience in the government and private sectors, Al Nuaimi holds an EMBA degree in Leadership and Business Management from Wharton Business School of...

Jack Jenner, COO, Orient Insurance

Orient hires new COO

Orient Insurance Group has announced the appointment of Jack Jenner as chief operating officer of the organisation. Jenner spent the last 20 years of his career with both Zurich Insurance and Allianz. During the last five years, he was the CEO of Allianz Global and Specialty operations in the DIFC....

Amer Daya, senior market executive – MENA, Ninety

Amer Daya joins Ninety

Insurance-specialist innovation consultancy Ninety has announced it has partnered with Amer Daya to bring insurance innovation expertise to the MENA region. The partnership will see Ninety strengthening its role in the local insurance innovation community. Daya brings to Ninety 40 years of rich and diverse insurance industry experience in the...

Al-Rajhi Takaful employs acting CEO

Al-Rajhi Company for Cooperative Insurance (Al-Rajhi Takaful) has assigned Mahmoud Sale Dahduli to carry out the duties of CEO following the resignation of previous chief executive Abdulaziz Mohammed Al Sedeas. Dahduli holds a master’s degree in Islamic Banking from the University of Wales and has held several leadership positions during...

Fahim Al Shehhi, CEO, Islamic Arab Insurance Company

SALAMA announces new CEO

The Board of Directors of Islamic Arab Insurance Company (SALAMA) has announced the appointment of Fahim Al Shehhi as its new chief executive officer. Al Shehhi succeeds Parvaiz Siddiq, who recently stepped down as CEO, having been in the role since 2018 and with the company since 2016. Jassim Alseddiqi,...

ASCI selects CEO

Arabian Shield Cooperative Insurance has appointed Bassel Al-Abdulkarim as chief executive officer. Al-Abdulkarim has two master degrees, one in engineering management and the second in information system management both from California State University, US. He is also a certified insurance practitioner by the Chartered Insurance Institute. He has more than...

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