A guide to this week's movements in the insurance industry
BrokerPriest & CoPriest & Co has appointed Jeremy Goodacre and Matthew Craycraft to its newly-formed corporate risks division.Both previously worked within the corporate risks division of Lloyds broker CBC UK, Goodacre as divisional director and Craycraft as account executive.They are based in the recently opened City headquarters where they will be joined over the coming months by other individuals from London market companies.InsurerAonAon has appointed Clive James as group managing director of Aon Insurance Managers (AIM) Global, the captive management division of Aon Captive Services Group.James will oversee the growth and development of AIM as the world's largest captive management operation. He was previously responsible for AIM'svoperations in Europe and Asia and has 18 years' experience. James says: "This is an exciting market in which to be operating today and I am grateful for the opportunity."FaradayFaraday has appointed Joachim Meyer, formerly of Wellington Underwriting Agencies, to run the international property insurance portfolio.Meyer brings a wealth of experience to the property team, and replaces Tom Shelley, who has moved over to take charge of the international treaty account for Faraday.Both men will report to chief underwriting officer Mark Rayner.
OtherBerrymans Lace MawerJames Harvey and Sara Wedel have become partners in Berrymans Lace Mawer. Harvey, a personal injury - specialist based in Birmingham, joined the firm in1999. He has particular experience of public liability claims and RTA, including police prosecutions. Wedel is a personal injury - specialist based in Leeds.She joined Berrymans Lace Mawer in 2003 from Royal & SunAlliance Legal. Wedel specialises in claims of all values, including employers' liability, public liability, failure to educate and catastrophic brain injuries and multi-party actions. AascentPremium finance provider Aascent has appointed Paul Lipscombe as the company's new accountant.Lipscombe joins from Barclays Bank, where he worked for both the bank and the capital side of the business. In addition, he has worked for a range of blue-chip companies including Nortel Networks and Onetel.Atos ConsultingAtos Consulting, the business consulting arm of Atos Origin, has appointed three partners, further strengthening its UK consulting team. Peter Richardson and Richard Love have been appointed as partners in the growing financial services team, with a particular focus on insurance, and Lesley McLay joins the healthcare team.Richardson has nearly 25 years experience in the insurance sector. Love has over 15 years of consulting experience in the financial services sector. McLay joins Atos Consulting with over 20 years' health experience.