“We are pleased to welcome Reanetta to our rapidly growing Management and Professional Lines team,” said Laurie Banez, Canopius USA’s Head of U.S. Management and Professional Lines. “The depth of experience Reanetta brings in the privately held space is a tremendous asset, as we look to further grow our business in this area.”
“I am excited that Matt has agreed to take on this new role to head up our North America Commercial Property team,” said Richard Montminy, global head of property risks, Beazley. “This is a challenging time for property insurance in the US, with rising inflation combined with increasing natural catastrophe events. But, these unprecedented conditions create an opportunity for specialist insurers like Beazley, willing to step up to the plate to find solutions and deliver underwriting excellence. Matt’s depth of property underwriting knowledge and experience will be invaluable to us as we seek to build out our US team and grow our property portfolios across all of our target market segments.”
“Tim is a visionary who completely understands our workplace culture and valued family history,” said Powers Insurance & Risk Management’s president JD Powers. “He is an exemplary leader who will steer our companies in the right direction as we continue to address the continuously changing needs of both our clients and the insurance industry.”
Beazley announced that Matthew (Matt) Westhoff joined as head of North America Commercial Property. He held leadership roles at Berkshire Hathaway and AIG/Lex.
Canopius Group announced the following appointments:
- Reanetta Hunley – underwriter
- Adam Pietras – underwriter
Openly appointed Anthony Landi as head of reinsurance and capital management. He served at Everest Reinsurance as led the office of portfolio management for the reinsurance division.
Risk Placement Services appointed Jeffrey Marks as transportation program manager. He served as assistant vice president of commercial underwriting at Striker Insurance Services.
Powers Insurance & Risk Management promoted Tim Davis to chief operating officer. He served as director of operations at Powers Insurance & Risk Management.
Chubb Limited announced that Cheryl Krauss joined as senior vice president, Chubb Group and chief communications officer. She served at Bain & Company as worldwide senior director, public relations.
Workers Compensation Institute announced that Andrew Sabolic joined as executive director. He served as assistant director of the Florida Division of Workers’ Compensation at the Florida Department of Financial Services.
Verisk announced that Maroun Mourad joined as president, claims solutions. He previously served as senior vice president at Verisk.
Risk Strategies appointed Paul Evans as an executive vice president in its national entertainment practice. He served at Marsh LLC and worked on all aspects of insurable risk, product and market development, and account service delivery.