Royal & SunAlliance

Royal & SunAlliance
Royal & SunAlliance's Professional and Financial Risks (ProFin) practice has appointed three new members to its personal accident team.

Russell Burgess and Shawn Foreman join as senior underwriters. Burgess joins from Independent Insurance, where he was responsible for several high-profile projects including the development of the London Market accident and health account.

Foreman brings with him more than ten years' experience in the personal accident market, having previously worked for Ace and Link.

Sharon Grech joins as personal accident underwriter, having also previously worked for Independent Insurance.

QBE International Insurance
QBE has announced the appointment of Michael Warwicker as London general manager. He will assume responsibility for the London unit of QBE's major risks division, based within the London underwriting centre, and will manage the strategic business development and servicing of that business.

Warwicker was previously executive director and London manager at Munich-American RiskPartners' London office.

THB has announced three appointments. Scott Mills joins its motor fleet department's broking team from Holman Insurance Brokers. Darren Nightingale has been promoted to divisional director of the motor fleet department. Mark Cody has been made a divisional director of THB's North American department.

RJ Wallace
Alistair Young has been appointed assistant liability underwriter at RJ Wallace Syndicates' Glasgow office. He was previously with Independent Insurance.

Towergate Underwriting Group has made four new appointments. Vic Dobbs, previously general manager of Groupama, has joined as managing director of Towergate Strovers and Towergate Holiday Homes Underwriting Agency. Laurence Ives has been appointed as managing director of Towergate Underwriting. He joins from Independent Insurance, where he was area operations manager. Donna Cook, previously customer services manager at Independent, has joined as compliance manager. Martin Hughes also joins from Independent. He has been appointed as regional director of Towergate Stafford Knight in Manchester.

New Millennium Technologies (NMT)
NMT has appointed Tim Wilkinson to its team as sales executive. He joins from Rarrigini & Rosso's (R&R) 24 7. Prior to this, he ran his own insurance and risk management firm.

Old Mutual Asset Managers (UK)
Old Mutual has appointed Richard Moore as head of UK growth funds. He joins from Singer and Friedlander, where he was running UK equity funds.

Financial Services Authority
Donald Bryden, chairman and chief executive of AXA Investment Managers, is to take over from David Challen as head of the Financial Services Authority's Financial Services Practitioner Panel.

Alasdair Phillips has been appointed as dividional director of property damage restoration firm Munters. He has had a long career in the emergency recovery business, most recently as general manager of repair firm Home Service and, prior to that, director of corporate business with the RAC.