A guide to this week's movements in the insurance industry


Monument has appointed David Campbell as chief operating officer based in its City of London office.

Campbell joins from ING Barings, where for the past four years he was managing director and global head of internal audit.

As chief operating officer, Campbell will have ultimate responsibility for the operations, finance, compliance and IT divisions of Monument and will be a member of the Monument executive management team.

Mondial Ireland
Mondial has appointed Martin Lyons as general manager of its Ireland division. Bringing 15 years of management and sales experience, Lyons will play a key role in the growth and expansion of the business in Ireland.

Lyons joins Mondial from Citigroup Diners Club Europe, where he was responsible for re-establishing the Diners Club Card presence in the Irish market.

PWS Holdings
PWS Holdings, the specialist independent international reinsurance broker, has appointed Stephen Card as a director to head the group's international treaty division.

Card has over 30 year's experience in the insurance industry. For the past six years, he established and was managing director of Alexander Forbes risk and reinsurance division.


Allianz Cornhill
Allianz Cornhill Legal Protection has appointed David Nash as manager of its 'before-the-event' claims team.

Nash was most recently assistant manager of the personal and commercial claims department at DAS. His primary responsibility was to deal with all external claims handled by solicitors.

He also managed solicitor and other external supplier relationships.

With over 21 years in the industry, Nash's main focus in his new position at Allianz Cornhill Legal Protection is to manage the 'before-the-event' team with an emphasis on developing working practices and procedures both internally and externally.

Arch Insurance
Arch Insurance Company (Europe) has appointed Alex Campbell as property underwriting manager.

Campbell joins Arch Europe from Allianz, where he was a global risks property team manager heading up a team of 12.

His 18 years of industry experience includes seven years as a UK underwriter for Skandia.

Will Clark has been appointed as regional director at credit insurance company, Atradius.

Clark has been with Atradius for five years and was previously risk services director for North American free trade area (Nafta) and the US. He is now based at Atradius' UK headquarters in Cardiff. His role includes overseeing the commercial activities of Atradius in the UK and Ireland, Nafta and Australasia.

Axiom Consulting
Axiom Consulting has appointed Philip Allard as managing director, accounting services. Allard was previously global financial controller with wholesale bank ABN AMRO, and prior to that held roles with Norwich Union and Citibank.

Allard will be responsible for managing Axiom's established team of insurance accounting professionals. He will also take on a marketing and business development role, with particular focus on established client relationships, and expanding the customer base.

DA Constable Syndicate
D A Constable Syndicate 386, the Lloyd's liability and professional indemnity insurer, has made two new appointments.

Brian Hunt has been appointed delegated underwriting authority and underwriting review manager. He joins from Euclidian where he was a senior liability underwriter.

Mark Davies joins the international liability team as underwriter from Catlin. Previously, Davies worked for Ace.

Novae Underwriting
Specialist liability service company Novae Underwriting has appointed Paul Carragher as development underwriter for its Scottish operation.

Carragher is responsible for developing the Novae account for directors' & officers' and professional indemnity. He joins from Royal & SunAlliance where he worked for four years as a technical underwriter within the professional and financial risks department.


Intech Solutions
Intech Solutions, providers of integrated business solutions for the global insurance industry, has promoted Tony Collard to director of sales and marketing.

Over 15 years, Collard has held a number of senior IT sales management positions.

Misys Financial Systems
Misys Financial Systems has appointed Chris Sheldon as account manager to cover the East Midlands.

Sheldon has spent the majority of his career selling enterprise solutions. As account manager for Misys, he will support the existing East Midlands customer base.


Alphabet has appointed Nick Eaton (formerly of Capita) to manage the wording element of the newly-formed resource solutions division.

Trace Systems
Trace Systems has appointed John Kowalyk as national sales and marketing manager.Kowalyk has more than 24 years' experience in the motor and insurance sector. Before joining Trace, he was part of the senior team at Compucar Insurance for seven years.

The financial services division of TAH has appointed Phil Evans as head of strategy, consulting and operations, and Rob Mellor as head of sales and marketing. Evans spent four years with Compass Management. Mellor launched the TAH INfusion solution.


John Roberts
John Roberts has been appointed as managing director of NFU Mutual Risk Management Services.

Roberts joined NFU Mutual in 1995 as a loss control surveyor, moving on in 1999 to become sales manager in South Wales. In 2003 he became assistant to the managing director and for the past six months was also acting group marketing manager.

"I am really looking forward to returning to work in the part of the business where I first started," said Roberts. "As the agricultural industry suffers from high incident levels its very rewarding that we can help our policyholders to minimise the possibility of accidents, as well as the financial and emotional consequences, by offering a full risk management service."

Roberts is married and lives in Tewkesbury. His interests include supporting the Leeds Rhinos, horse and greyhound racing, hill walking and the theatre.