July 28, 2021

Movers & shakers

Movers & shakers

B. Sethu joins DNIR

Dubai National Insurance and Reinsurance PSC (DNIR) has announced the appointment of B. Sethu as the new head of Operations. Sethu has an overall industry experience of 22 years spanning across diversified verticals with more than 10 years of specialisation in BFSI sector handling large scale IT transformation projects and...

Nick Holland appointed Marsh KSA hub

Marsh announced the launch of its Engineering Hub in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia. The hub will be led by Nick Holland, who will relocate to Al-Khobar from Dubai. He reports to Ian Roy, Middle East Engineering Leader, Marsh Specialty. As part of Marsh Specialty’s Global Energy & Power Practice, the Engineering...

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SNIC Insurance makes promotion

SNIC Insurance announced the promotion of Husain AlMansoor to senior manager for Motor Claims. AlMansoor holds bachelor’s in Computer Science & Statistics from University of Bahrain. He is a member of the Chartered Insurance Institute – UK and holds an advanced Diploma in Insurance with the Association of the Chartered...

Christophe Allafranco

Holborn Assets hires global head of client services

Holborn assets has appointed Christophe Allafranco to the role of global head of client services. Allafranco joins from FPI where he held the position of head of Life business for seven years and will take up the position with immediate effect. Riyad Adamou, chief commercial officer commented: “We are delighted...

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Issam Mouslimani joins Vision Insurance as CEO

The Board of Directors of Vision Insurance has announced the appointment of Issam Mouslimani as the new chief executive officer of Vision Insurance SAOG. Mouslimani holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and is also a chartered insurer and an associate of Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII), London, UK. He brings...

Al-Rajhi Takaful picks CEO

Al-Rajhi Cooperative Insurance Company (Al-Rajhi Takaful) has announced the company’s board of directors’ decision to appoint Mahmoud Salem Dahduli as the company’s CEO, after receiving Saudi Central Bank non- objection to the appointment. Dahduli holds a master’s degree in Islamic banking from the University of Wales in the United Kingdom...

Walter Jopp, CEO, Zurich Middle East

Walter Jopp resigns from CEO role

Zurich International Life in the Middle East (Zurich) has announced that Walter Jopp will step down from his role as chief executive officer for the life business in the Middle East, effective 31 July 2021. Following a highly successful five-year tenure as CEO, Jopp has chosen to leave the company...

Shuaa launches digital wealth platform

SHUAA Capital psc has appointed Hadi Raad as the chief digital officer of its newly announced digital wealth platform. Raad joins SHUAA from Visa, where he served as vice president & regional head of Digital Solutions for the Central Europe Middle East and Africa region, driving e-commerce products, contactless, mobile...

Willis Re hires MENA regional director

Chems-Eddine Kassali has been appointed as regional director, Middle East and North Africa (MENA) for Willis Re, the reinsurance division of Willis Towers Watson. Previously associate director at United Insurance Brokers Ltd, Kassali will be responsible for the strategic development of Willis Re’s MENA portfolio, reporting to Natalie van de...

Benjamin Cranwell

CII expands regional team

The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) Middle East has appointed Benjamin Cranwell as Business Development/Project Manager. He will join the CII team working from the organisation’s DIFC offices and will be responsible for growing the CII footprint across the Middle East region. Former positions held by Cranwell in the region include Client Relationship Manager Middle East at...

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