People Moves: Chubb Global Mkts Promotes Jackson as Product Head of Mgmt Liability; Pesci rejoins WTW in EMEA Reserve; IQUW taps Beazley’s Bell, brown for ownership


This edition of International People Moves details agreements with Chubb Global Markets, broker WTW and real estate and specialist reinsurer IQUW.

An overview of these new employees follows here.

Chubb Global Markets Promotes Jackson as Product Head of Mgmt Liability

Chubb announced the appointment of Alex Jackson as product head of Management Liability for Chubb Global Markets (CGM), the company’s wholesale and specialty retailer in the London market, including the Lloyd’s platform.

Jackson was previously a senior underwriter within the CGM Management Liability team and will now lead all aspects of CGM’s Management Liability business. This includes responsibility for strategy, product and business development, underwriting and service activities, and overall profit and loss performance.

He will remain based in London and will report to Robert WilsonChief Underwriting Officer for Chubb Global Markets and active underwriter of Chubb’s Lloyd’s Syndicate 2488.

The appointment is effective immediately. Jackson succeeds Peter Bremner who leaves the company.


Pesci rejoins WTW as EMEA Reservation Practice Director

HRVa leading global consulting, brokerage and solutions firm, announced the appointment of: Alessandro Pescia as EMEA reservations practice director for the company’s insurance advisory and technology arm.

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Alessandro Pescia

After professional experiences outside the company, Pesci returns to WTW, where he has worked since 2008, specializing in actuarial risk advice and software. He will now rejoin WTW’s Insurance Consulting and Technology business to support and strengthen customer relationships in EMEA.

Based in WTW’s Rome office, Pesci will work closely with local customer coverage teams and EMEA sales and practice leaders. He will also lead WTW’s technology and software propositions and solutions to help clients manage risk and capital, and will provide specific advice on IFRS17, automation reserving, inflation and M&A.

“We have already worked closely with Alessandro on large and complex projects, and he brings vast experience and industry knowledge to this role. We are delighted that he has returned to WTW and his global expertise will continue to be of great value to our team, helping to deliver what our customers need now and in the future.” Alessandro Santonidirector, South West Division of Insurance Consulting and Technology at WTW.

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IQUW hires Beazley’s Bell and Brown for Property Team

Real estate and specialist reinsurer IQUW announced it has strengthened its real estate team with industry veteran appointments John Brown as lead underwriter, Property, and Stuart Clock as new head of Property Claims.

With over 20 years of experience in the property insurance industry, Brown comes from Beazley, where he was a senior underwriter. Before joining Beazley, he was a commercial real estate insurer with Amlin.

Bell also previously worked at Beazley as a focus group leader on claims, Specialty Property. Previously, Bell was head of Claims – Direct and Facultative Property at specialist reinsurer Sompo Canopius.

“We are delighted to welcome both John and Stuart to the team as we continue to expand our property book,” said Simon Jackson, IQUW’s Head of Real Estate. “Their appointments will help us continue to improve our proposition and strengthen our leadership capacity in 2023.”

In addition to hiring Brown and Bell, IQUW has also invested in technology to support the underwriting team by developing next-generation tools that provide real-time access to external data sources to provide valuation, mapping and risk scoring metrics.

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“IQUW is committed to investing in both its people and the tools they use to ensure we provide the best possible service to our clients and brokers. With the data and analytics tools we invest in, we can continue to build a team of knowledgeable and empowered insurers, who can assess risk consistently and accurately, as we strive to become a real estate disaster insurance market. Jackson added.

IQUW’s products, a new real estate and specialty insurance and reinsurance business, are distributed through Lloyd’s Syndicate 1856 and IQUW Agency in Bermuda. IQUW can conduct business in Bermuda through a new coverage agreement, IQUW Agency Bermuda Ltd., which further expands IQUW’s global platform and expands its business assignment in Bermuda. IQUW provides insurance coverage for aviation, crisis management, cyber, cargo, marine, political risk, energy, property, D&O, financial institutions, political violence, and terror and war risks, plus property reinsurance and special treaties.

Willis Towers Watson Chubb . Property

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