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Executive roundup: new appointments at Hamilton Insurance Group, Chubb, CNA

October 20, 2017   by Staff

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Copyright: week ended with a flurry of executive appointments for insurers that operate internationally. Here is Canadian Insurance Top Broker’s executive roundup:

Hamilton Insurance Group
Pina Albo has been appointed CEO of the Bermuda-based holding company for P&C insurance and reinsurance operations in the U.S., Bermuda and at Lloyd’s. The company’s announcement notes the appointment is subject to approval by Bermuda’s department of immigration.

Albo is expected to fill the role on Feb. 1, 2018 and will succeed David Brown, who was named interim CEO following Brian Duperreault’s departure earlier this year.

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Albo was most recently a member of the board of executive management at Munich Re where her responsibilities included P&C business and operations in Europe and Latin America. She began her career as a lawyer in Toronto and her experience also includes time as head of casualty operations at Munich Reinsurance Company of Canada.

The insurer made a number of changes to its global government and industry affairs group.

Jodi Hanson Bond takes on the role of senior vice president within this group on Nov. 1. She will oversee and coordinate Chubb’s global government relations activities, providing leadership and strategic direction on government affairs to support the company’s insurance and reinsurance operations globally. Bond was previously senior vice president of the Americas at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Related: Chubb names six new leaders to global, North American units

Bond succeeds Patricia Henry who will retire from the role at the end of the year. Following her retirement, Henry will continue to provide advice and counsel to Chubb in a consulting role.

Yancy Molnar will be senior vice president and head of international government affairs and public policy. Molnar will direct the company’s international government affairs, which includes representing Chubb with U.S. and foreign government officials in connection with the company’s international activities.

Karen Valanzano has been appointed senior vice president and head of federal government and political affairs. Valanzano will direct the company’s activities in connection with federal legislative matters, including representing Chubb before the U.S. Congress and various federal agencies.

Katie Wilson was appointed to the role of senior vice president of underwriting services within the company’s commercial unit. She is responsible for driving the overall strategic direction and general management of underwriting services.

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Wilson joined CNA in 2005 as vice president of package and general liability underwriting. She most recently served as vice president of general liability of cyber and E&O underwriting.

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