QBE North America and James River Group Holdings each announced the appointment of a new chief financial officer on Monday.


Kris L. Hill QBE North America, an operating division of global insurer QBE Insurance Group Ltd., appointed Kris L. Hill to the role of CFO, effective Jan. 17, 2017. She will also serve as a member of the QBE NA executive management board.

She will be based in New York City and will report directly to Russell Johnston, CEO of QBE NA.

Hill most recently served as executive vice president of Field Operations at Liberty Mutual, Surety, and previously held positions at Safeco Corp., Northstar Communications and Aetna Life & Casualty.

She succeeds Richard Dziadzio, who was appointed CFO of Assurant in June.


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Bermuda-based James River Group Holdings appointed Sarah C. Doran CFO of the group’s holding companies, effective Jan. 16, 2017.

She was previously senior vice president of Strategy, Treasurer and Investor Relations at Allied World Assurance Company Holdings. Prior positions include director in the Financial Institutions Group at Barclays and vice president in the Financial Institutions Group at Lehman Brothers.

Doran replaces Gregg Davis, who will be retiring on Jan. 2.

Source: QBE North America, James River Group Holdings