Jan/Feb 2020 Comings and Goings

Steve Wilson, FCAS, has been appointed to senior vice president, head of casualty and specialty for Hamilton Insurance Group’s new American reinsurance platform. Wilson was previously with Third Point Re in Bermuda.

Selective Insurance Group has promoted Christopher Cunniff, FCAS, to senior vice president, actuarial reserving. Cunniff previously served as senior vice president and actuary of Liberty Mutual’s commercial insurance business unit.

Kurt Hines, FCAS, has joined Everest Insurance as vice president of underwriting in the Specialty Insurance Group. Prior to joining Everest, Hines was president of Aslan Risk Advisors, a consulting practice he founded.

Tom Weist, FCAS, has been appointed to co-chief financial officer at Tokio Marine. Weist has been with Tokio Marine since 2011, recently serving as vice president and chief actuary.

Three CAS Fellows were placed on Insurance Business magazine’s list of “Young Guns 2019.” Jonathan Charak, Laura Sutter and Melissa Tomita are among 72 other insurance professionals under age 35 named on the list.

Sherry Huang, ACAS, has been named a 2019 “Woman in Insurance Leadership” by Digital Insurance. Huang was honored on October 29, 2019.

Aaron Beharelle, FCAS, has been appointed head of actuarial performance and reporting for Zurich Insurance Company. Beharelle rejoins the actuarial function following roles in the CEO office and investor relations.

Mirek Wieczorek, ACAS, has been named vice president of assumed reinsurance at ICW Group Insurance Companies. Prior to joining ICW Group, Wieczorek was previously with Tokio Millenium Re’s reinsurance operations.

EMC Insurance Companies has named Scott Jean, FCAS, as president and treasurer. Jean previously served as executive vice president of finance and strategy.

Jessica Cao, FCAS, has joined HDI Global USA as vice president, actuary. Cao joins HDI from AmWINS Specialty Casualty Solutions.


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