Zenith Commercial
Richard Lake has been appointed as claims manager at Zenith Commercial. He joins from Chubb Insurance where he was European claims project manager and has more than 22 years' …

Zenith Commercial
Richard Lake has been appointed as claims manager at Zenith Commercial. He joins from Chubb Insurance where he was European claims project manager and has more than 22 years' commercial insurance claims experience

Roger Gray has been appointed underwriting manager and joins from Folgate Insurance. He was head office underwriter at Lombard Insurance for 15 years.

Zurich North America and Zurich London announced today the addition of two senior political risk and credit insurance underwriters to the Zurich Emerging Markets group.

Navaid Farooq will be located in London, while David Anderson will be based out of Zurich North America's Washington DC location.

Farooq was formerly associate director at Standard & Poor's, London where he worked for the Sovereign Ratings.

Prior to joining Zurich, David Anderson was the assistant vice president at FCIA Management Company. He also held the position of vice president at Citicorp International Trade Indemnity.

HSB Haughton Engineering
Gavin Wilkie has joined HSB Haughton as account executive based in its Glasgow office and Murdo Kennedy has undertaken the role of development executive operating from its new branch in Edinburgh.


Alexander Forbes Professions
Alexander Forbes Professions has appointed Richard Carroll to its risk management consultancy.

He previously worked in the Alexander Forbes risk solutions division, where he developed risk finance and holistic risk management solutions for its FTSE client base. Before joining Alexander Forbes in 1997, He worked for Technology Corporation and also Morgan Stanley in the US.

Stuart Alexander
Daniel Maskell has joined broker Stuart Alexander in a new role to develop their presence in the charity insurance sector.

Formerly with MIA General Insurance, Maskell has, for the last four years, worked in the charity and medical sectors.

Towry Law
Towry Law Insurance Brokers has appointed Leigh Fitzgerald as business insurance director for the southern division.

He joins from Jardine Lloyd Thompson UK, where he was director of the commercial insurance division for five years. Prior to this he worked for Aon.


Forbes Solicitors
Forbes Solicitors announced today three appointments to its defendant insurance department

Chris Booth joins Forbes as an associate from Keoghs, Bolton, to focus on insurance and local authority work, specialising in employer and public liability work and housing disrepair

Elizabeth Cass joins Forbes as an assistant solicitor and will specialise in local authority insurance work. Shainara Soge moves back to Forbes as a paralegal and will assist the lead partner.

Clyde & Co
Ben Macfarlane, a partner with international law firm, Clyde & Co, returns to London from the Singapore office, where he has been based for the last three years.

Quest Gates Partnership
Liability and loss adjuster The Quest Gates Partnership has appointed Stuart McLean as senior liability adjuster at its Harrogate office.

He has 20 years' experience in the industry and is a former field operations manager with Norwich Union.

Quest Gates has also appointed liability adjuster Will Pearce who was previously with Cunningham Lindsey.

GAB Robins
Philip Austin has joined GAB Robins as UK high net worth director. He began his career as an independent auctioneer, joining the adjusting profession in 1987.

He previously headed the fine arts and high net worth department at Miller Fisher.


Gina Millard joins the business development team at Glass's Information Services. She joins from Audatex.

Schroders has appointed Stephen Rees to its research team.

He joins from Baring Asset Management where he most recently was head of the quantitative investment team. Prior to this, he worked at Rothschild Asset Management, Quorum Capital Management and the former SG Warburg and BZW Investment Management.

Autoglass has appointed Paul Garvey as the new regional manager for East Anglia, South Lincolnshire and Leicestershire.

He began his career as a fitting technician with the UK's leading vehicle glass repair and replacement expert 12 years ago and comes to the role with considerable experience in the industry.

Having previously held the branch supervisor and network manager roles at Autoglass, Garvey was most recently branch manager at Bedford.

Deloitte Consulting
Deloitte Consulting has appointed Louis Jordan as head of its global insurance practice.

Jordan joined Deloitte Consulting in early 2001 from KPMG.

Mondial Assistance
Tim Tozer has joined the team of directors at Mondial Assistance (UK). Tozer has held several senior roles including most recently, managing director of Mazda Cars UK and managing director of Chrysler France. He will focus on the automotive sector, driving the business forward ensuring continued success for Mondial and its clients through a period of dramatic market change.

Helphire Group
Helphire Group has appointed two new managing directors at its head office in Bath.

Chris Chatterton has been appointed as managing director of InsureAssist.

Prior to joining Helphire he was chief operations officer of CCC International Europe. He has also been sales and marketing director of Carter and Carter Automotive Consultancy and head of corporate marketing at RAC.

Sally Rainbow-Ockwell joins as managing director of group IT. Prior to joining Helphire she worked in IT management for 16 years and also ran her own IT consultancy.

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