Smart and Cook
Smart and Cook has appointed Peter Davey as financial consultant. Davey is joining the firm's Newcastle office after eight years at Wade Associates. He will be providing …

Smart and CookSmart and Cook has appointed Peter Davey as financial consultant. Davey is joining the firm's Newcastle office after eight years at Wade Associates. He will be providing both corporate and individual clients with financial advice and financial planning services.

Miller Insurance ServicesGreg Collins has joined Miller Insurance Services as a director of the professional risks business unit.Collins' previous roles include chief executive of Aon Global Risk Consultants, chief executive of Aon Bain Hogg, managing director of Bain Hogg Professional Risks and director of Hogg Insurance Brokers.

Rock InsuranceRock Insurance has recruited five new staff members and is relocating its headquarters to larger offices in the Gatwick area. Sharon McMahon has joined Rock as business development manager from Aon. She previously worked at Mondial and has technology experience. Susie Cross has joined as account handler, from Natwest Bank. Other new recruits include David Hornsby, joining the company from British Airways as financial administrator, and customer services advisers Hayley Spinks and Fiona Drayton.

MarshMarsh has appointed Chris Lay as deputy chief executive of its UK retail business. Lay will assume responsibility for Marsh employee benefit services and the UK trade credit practice. He will remain leader of Marsh's UK corporate client practice, which services the firm's mid-market clients.

Zurich LondonZurich London has appointed Neil Lightbown as director of underwriting and manufacturing. Lightbown joined Zurich London in 2001 as head of corporate underwriting. He was previously casualty manager of Winterthur (UK), where he was responsible for liability and motor fleet underwriting for UK, Scandinavia and South Africa.

AceAce European Group has appointed Damian Cannings as commercial underwriting manager. Cannings has previously worked for Markel, Avon and NFU. He will head-up Ace's commercial underwriting team, based at its Leeds office.

Ri3k Colleen Meacock has joined ri3k as European sales manager.Meacock gained ten years of experience as a reinsurance broker at Guy Carpenter in New York, transferring to its London office in 1996. She then spent four years at Catex Europe, where she was responsible for sales and marketing.

KPMG Steve Blizzard has joined KPMG as a director in its financial services practice. Blizzard will be supporting both the financial performance improvement and outsourcing national advisory practices.Blizzard was previously a founding managing director of mortgage administrator Homeloan Management; IT operations director for Skipton Building Society; a founding managing director of Legal & General Bank; a senior vice president at Mellon Financial Corporation and an executive vice president for Countrywide Financial.

RubiconRubicon has appointed John Cunningham as group sales and marketing director. Cunningham was a partner at Bacon and Woodrow, and more recently at Deloitte and Touche. He has specialised in bringing new players into the European insurance markets to transact healthcare and other personal lines business.

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