AIG Europe
AIG Europe (UK) has appointed Ray Antes as vice president, political risk for UK and Ireland.

Based in London, Antes will head up the political risk department ...

AIG Europe
AIG Europe (UK) has appointed Ray Antes as vice president, political risk for UK and Ireland.

Based in London, Antes will head up the political risk department and will have additional responsibility for servicing clients in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. In addition he will spearhead and manage AIG's joint venture with Uzbekinvest International Insurance Company.

He has spent over 20 years in the insurance industry, specialising in trade and political risk in the UK and the US. He has had previous experience working for AIG in New York as vice president, political risk, AIU.

British Nuclear Insurers
The British Nuclear Insurers Pool has appointed Mark Tetley as general manager and chief executive. Tetley was previously an underwriter with the Cox Nuclear Syndicate and he succeeds Geoffrey Warren who is retiring after 16 years with the Pool.

QBE International Insurance announces the appointment of Gary Norman. He will further expand the general liability division, a broad-based international and UK non-marine portfolio.

With over 14 years' market experience. Norman previously managed the HIH

(UK), subsequently Cotesworth Syndicate, Lloyd's Liability portfolios before joining QBE.

CNA Insurance Company
CNA has appointed Dax Gulmohamed to its financial lines team in London.

He will specialise in underwriting directors' and officers' (D&O) liability and associated products.

Gulmohamed was formerly international D&O accounts manager at Chubb Insurance and was also its UK specialist for employment practices liability.

Chaucer Insurance
Stephen Butler has joined Chaucer Insurance as personal lines underwriter, responsible for all classes other than fleet and non-standard business. He was previously active underwriter at the Markel motor syndicate.

GE Frankona Re
GE Frankona Re has appointed Glenn Campbell as chief finance officer for its UK property and casualty business. He joined the company in 1999. Previously he worked for Ernst & Young in Toronto and then London.

Andrea & Co
Demetrius Danas was recently appointed partner at Andrea & Co.

Senior solicitor Louise Lydon has joined Andrea & Co from Gordons Cranswick Solicitors, where she was formerly a partner. She is a member of the Law Society personal injury panel.

Davies Group
Davies Group has made David Mansfield partner. Formerly he was associate partner.

Reynolds Porter Chamberlain
Reynolds Porter Chamberlain (RPC) has appointed Jonathan Moss to its reinsurance practice. He joins from Vizards Wyeth, where he worked in both the UK and French insurance and reinsurance markets.

He brings with him extensive experience of both markets and has been involved in high profile international reinsurance litigation involving the liquidations of North Atlantic Insurance Company and HIH Casualty & General Insurance and The Piper Alpha Platform disaster.

He is the draftsman of the Reinsurance Pre-Action Protocol, which is yet to come into force, and he is also the contact for the Lord Chancellor's Department on the Protocol.

Devitt Insurance Services
Sharon Timbrell has been appointed as senior operations manager at Romford-based Devitt Insurance Services. She has more than 20 years' industry experience and joins from Cox Insurance, where she was operations director for subsidiary Anthony Kidd Agencies. Previously she was senior operations manager for Boncaster, the direct broking division at Cox.

John Horsley, managing director of Willis' aerospace division, is to succeed Martyn Hedley as chief executive and head of aerospace. Horsley has been closely involved with Willis both as a consultant and full-time employee since 1997.

Holman's has appointed Nick Cook and Richard Loader as senior placing brokers of Holman Special Risks.

Both have 30 years' industry experience and join from Markel.

The Manson Insurance Group
Leading Manchester-based insurance intermediary The Manson Insurance Group has appointed Laura McGinness as marketing manager.

She previously worked as a tax consultant for Andersen in Manchester.

Oughtred & Harrison
Oughtred & Harrison (Insurance) has appointed Steven Swift to the board of directors.

He is based in Leeds and manages sales staff at branches throughout the country in his role as sales director.

Aubrey (Gus) Jones has joined Axiom Claims Consulting's specialist consultancy group as risk management consultant. He has extensive expertise in the fields of commercial intelligence and security and joins from RLE where he advised at ministerial and board level on the Channel Tunnel high-speed rail link.

Insurance Services Office
Insurance Services Office has appointed Sarah Carr as a business analyst.

She will support consultancy, training and mentoring for ISO's Claims Outcome Advisor√Ě personal injury claims management solution

She brings eight years of insurance experience and joined from Allianz Cornhill where she was a claims officer. Prior to that, she spent more than six years as a claims handler at Zurich Commercial.

WS Transition
WS Transition has appointed Andy Baker to head up its financial services division. He has more than 25 years' experience gained at insurers like Royal Insurance and GAN.