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Ryan Specialty has made appointments to three new senior leadership roles within the Underwriting Managers specialty.

Brian Lillis is now chief operating officer. He has been with Ryan Specialty Underwriting Managers for nine years and has served in a variety of operational, technology, M&A and finance leadership roles, most recently as senior vice president.

Eric Quinn, now senior vice president, has been with Ryan Specialty Underwriting Managers for two years as vice president of Program Development. He joined Ryan Specialty through the All Risks acquisition, where he served in a variety of program development and MGU leadership roles for 12 years.

Chris Taggart is now SVP – Organizational Development. He has been with Ryan Specialty for eight years serving as VP – Human Resources, responsible for employee relations, college recruiting and training across the entire Ryan Specialty platform.

Ryan Specialty also named two co-presidents of its National Specialty Programs (NSP) practice.

Bill Evans has been with National Specialty Programs for more than 10 years and most recently served as vice president with direct oversight of the real estate and temporary staffing programs. He also had responsibility for compliance and governance of NSP in addition to being instrumental in the development of numerous Lloyd’s relationships.

Chris Kelleher has been with National Specialty Programs for over 14 years and most recently served as vice president with direct oversight of auto dealer services, professional lines, self-storage and small commercial programs. He has been instrumental in cultivating new capital relationships in addition to developing numerous new programs.

The co-presidents will report to Eric Quinn, SVP of Ryan Specialty Underwriting Managers.

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RMS, a Moody’s Analytics company, has appointed Andrew Hare as managing director, Asia-Pacific.

Hare will be based in Singapore and will report to Michael Steel, general manager at RMS, and Wael Jadallah, Moody’s Analytics head of APAC and the Middle East.

Hare has almost 25 years of experience and was most recently managing director and head of Aon Inpoint (Aon’s insurance advisory business) for Asia. He was previously a managing director responsible for strategy and growth at Aon Reinsurance Solutions across Asia-Pacific. During his 17-year career with Aon, he worked extensively with insurers and reinsurers in the UK, Europe, Bermuda and North America before moving to Singapore in 2013.