Beazley's chief executive wants the London market to drive down its cost of doing business and to promote innovation.
USI Insurance Services has agreed to acquire Wells Fargo Insurance Services USA for an undisclosed sum.
The mutual protection and indemnity insurer, part of the International Group, has handed Andrew Hearne the position of deputy director (underwriting).
The UK Treasury has written to the LMG in a bid to sustain momentum for plans to make London an ILS hub.
The Norwegian Hull Club has continued the build out of its protection and indemnity business with the hire of Ronny Larsen as head of charterer's P&I.
Newline Group has launched an affinity and special risks business which will be led by Philip Pearce.
Hank Greenberg's Starr Companies has promoted Richard Bessinger to chief underwriting officer for its trio of US domestic insurance companies.
The cyber threat from medical implants was highlighted at a recent risk event held at Cambridge's Judge Business School.
Neon has brought in the experienced Annabel Fell-Clark as underwriting manager while the business has also promoted Andrew Dougall to deputy active underwriter.