Aon appointed a new UK chairman for its Global & Specialty unit. Arch Insurance promoted a long-time executive to be Executive Vice President General Counsel of Arch Insurance North America. Coalition hired a former XL Catlin executive as Head of Busines Development.
Aon plc appointed Andrew Tunnicliffe as UK chairman, Global & Specialty – part of its Commercial Risk Solutions, Health Solutions and Affinity business.
Tunnicliffe will take up the new role on July 27.
The veteran executive has over 30-years of experience in the insurance and risk management industry, covering a range of industry sectors and segments. He previously had worked at Aon before taking a role at Zurich Insurance for six months until October 2018, when he decided to take a temporary break and work in the voluntary and charitable sectors.
In his last role with Aon, Tunnicliffe was UK CEO of Commercial Risk Solutions, Health Solutions and Affinity. Before that he was chief operating officer for Commercial Risk Solutions, Health Solutions and Affinity in EMEA, and was previously CEO of Aon Global Risk Consulting. He will still continue to pursue his voluntary and charitable work.
Tunnicliffe’s primary focus will be on the strategic development of client relationships and client risk programs, in addition to providing active chairmanship of the Client Partner Group. .
Arch Insurance said Regan Shulman has been promoted to Executive Vice President (EVP), General Counsel of Arch Insurance North America.
Schulman succeeds Patrick Nails, who continues in his position as EVP, Chief Claims Officer.
In this role, Shulman will have oversight of all legal functions, including litigation, regulatory and legal support for the U.S. and Canada. She reports to John Mentz, President of Arch Insurance North America and Chief Operating Officer, Arch Worldwide Insurance Group.
Shulman joined Arch Insurance in June 2012 and has progressed within Arch’s legal team, most recently holding the role of Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel. Prior to Arch, Shulman worked for Stroock & Stroock & Lavan as both a Litigation Associate and Special Counsel.
Arch Insurance North America, part of Arch Capital Group Ltd., includes Arch’s insurance operations in the United States and Canada.
Coalition, a cyber insurance-related MGA for small and midsize businesses in the U.S., hired on a former XL Catlin executive as Head of Business Development.
Marcin Weryk brings more than 15 years of insurance industry experience as a cyber and technology E&O underwriter managing teams at global carriers, most recently at XL Catlin.
Weryk was most recently Vice President and Head of Cyber Risk for Western and Southern U.S. at XL Catlin. He has also held cyber and technology underwriting positions at XL Catlin and CNA. Weryk has been directly involved in the underwriting of all business classes and sizes of risk, from small businesses to Fortune 100 companies.
Sources: Aon, Arch Insurance and Coalition