We have new executive appointments and promotions to tell you about at Amlin, AIG, ACE, Hiscox, JLT Re and Zurich:
Amlin has named a former Aspen Re CEO and co-founder as its new global managing director of reinsurance.
James Few is slated to take the position as of Aug. 1, pending regulatory approval. In addition to serving as chief executive officer, Few was also a founding member and principal architect of Aspen Re. While there, he handled $1.2 billion of gross written premium, covering property, casualty and specialty products in Europe, Bermuda, the U.S.A., Asia and Latin America.
Additionally, Few helped implement Aspen’s venture into managed funds.
American International Group named Annabelle Bexiga as its new commercial insurance business information officer. She’ll report to Chief Information Officer Phil Fasano and also, in part, to John Doyle, CEO, commercial insurance.
Bexiga, who will be based in New York, will work with the AIG commercial insurance arm to develop new technology that fits in with AIG’s plans for business growth, process excellence and innovation.
Bexiga was most recently chief information officer at TIAA CREF, where she led a multi-year IT transformation program as the company shifted into a full-scale financial services provider. She also has previous senior IT experience at companies including Bain Capital and JPMorgan Asset Management.
ACE Group appointed Dang Hoang Tung as its new country president for its general insurance operation in Vietnam. He joins the company after serving in various executive roles at AIG Vietnam dating back to 2006.
Tung assumes the new position on June 29. He succeeds Christopher Twomey, who is shifting to a position in the US in ACE’s risk management global casualty underwriting unit.
Dang will oversee operations and business development activities of ACE’s key business lines in Vietnam: property/casualty, travel insurance and also accident & health. He’ll also manage regulatory relationships, strategic partnerships and affinity relationships.
John Worth left his job as Aspen Insurance Holdings’ chief financial officer last December. Now we know where he has (at least temporarily) ended up.
Worth joined Bermuda-based Hiscox and will become interim chief financial officer effective Sept. 1. The appointment is designed to keep financial continuity at the company as Hiscox searches for a replacement for Stuart Bridges, the existing CFO who is leaving on Aug. 31 to become group finance director of ICAP plc.
Hiscox’s nominations committee is conducting a search for a permanent CFO.
JLT Re appointed Craig Brokenshire as its global chief operating officer.
The firm said Brokenshire was previously chief operating officer of JLT Res Asia Pacific region. He joined JLT RE Australia as a director in 2011. In his new position, Brokenshire will report to JLT Re Global CEO Mike Reyolds.
Brokenshire will continue in Singapore in the short term, and relocate to London later in 015.
JLT Re is part of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc.
Zurich Australia has a new chief operating officer for its general insurance arm.
Raelene Seales will replace Shawn Feely in the COO slot, shifting from the position of head of Wrap and SMSF Platforms with ANZ.
Seales will work with the Zurich Australia general insurance executive team and also lead delivery of broker and customer service.
Sources: Amlin, AIG, Hiscox, JLT Re and Zurich