Mark Mear has been appointed head of business development for Saga Services.
He was previously a director of Aon Affinity Insurance Services and will take responsibility for new business and researching distribution channels across Saga's range of insurance products and other services.
Ward Evans has recruited former Independent Insurance employees Daniel Musson, Colin Bruchez and Paul Singh as account executives in the corporate account division, based at the firm's Birmingham office.
Watkins Syndicate 457
Oliver Crabtree has joined Watkins Syndicate 457 at Lloyd's as marine liability underwriter. He has also been appointed a director of Munich Re Underwriting Limited (MRUL), the syndicate's managing agency. Oliver joins from Hiscox syndicate 33, where he was group marine liability underwriter.
Andy Robinson has been appointed class underwriter at Chaucer non-marine syndicate 1096. He will be tasked with increasing its activity in the property treaty market, with particular emphasis on the US market.
Carvill America Inc.
Carvill America Inc. has appointed Brendan Roche as president of its future West Coast office.
Brendan Roche has worked in the inter-national reinsurance market for 30 years and for the past 21 years has been resident in Australia. He has a proven track record of building a successful business.
Clyde & Co
Argentinian litigation and insurance lawyer Karina Fernandes has joined Clyde & Co's Latin American team.
She will specialise in commercial litigation and dispute resolution in the insurance sector.
Sherwood International, information technology solutions provider to the global insurance market, has announced that Larry M Amundsen has been appointed executive vice president sales and marketing for North America. He will oversee Sherwood's North American sales and marketing programmes for all product lines and services.
Risk Management Solutions (RMS)
Tim Johnson has joined the client development team at RMS. He was previously with Gerling Group Financial Products and has a background in European insurance and reinsurance, notably at Prudential, M&G Re and Liberty Re.
EurotaxGlass's has appointed Kevin Gaskell as its global chief executive. He will be based at the company's headquarters in Switzerland.
Previously, Gaskell was chief executive of CarsDirect.com's European operation, from which he formed the software company Epyx, and managing director of Porsche Cars Great Britain.
Claire Chowne has joined the actuarial team at financial and insurance recruitment firm Darwin Rhodes. Previously she was with PR firm BSMG Worldwide.
Karen A Green has joined MMC Capital's London office as a principal. She joins from GE Capital, where she was business development director. Prior to this, she was a manager in the corporate finance division of J Henry Schroder Wagg & Co in London.
Corporate Medical Management
Dr Patrick Flippance has been appointed occupational physician by Corporate Medical Management (CMM), based at the company's headquarters in Wincham, Cheshire.
He joins from Corus Construction and Industrial