St Paul International

St Paul International
The company announces the appointment of Alan Dool to the position of medical claims manager. With 30 years' experience, he joins from the NHS Litigation Authority. He will have responsibility for the medical legal claims handling team.

Folgate Insurance, the Pool-based broker-only insurer, is pleased to announce the appointment of Darryl Clark to the position of deputy managing director.

At the same time, Mike Fenton has been promoted to the position of personal lines director.

Paul Birch has joined Devitt Insurance Services as marketing manager with responsibility to develop the home and car accounts.

He previously worked as marketing executive for CGU, now Norwich Union.

Allianz Cornhill
The insurer has appointed Francis Carroll as regional manager, based at the Leeds branch. Carroll was previously with ITT London and Edinburgh.

Gareth McChesney has been appointed as the new personal lines business support manager. He was previously senior product developer.

The board of Britannic has announced the appointment of Bryan Portman as group finance director.

He was previously with Hill Samuel for 12 years, as chief executive of life assurance and investment services.

Anthony Kidd Agencies, part of Cox Insurance Retail Divisions, has announced the appointment of Michael Donnelly as business development manager.

Prior to joining AKA, Donnelly worked as a business development executive at Chubb Insurance.

Alleghany Underwriting Ltd
AUL has announced the appointment of Michael Carpenter as the company's first chief executive. The appointment forms part of AUL's plan to refocus its business on core areas of expertise in underwriting, predominantly short-tail risk.

Denis Shillington, former president of ENCON group, has been appointed to the board of directors at E-djuster. Shillington has also been named chairman of the firm's non-executive.

Hill House Hammond
Gareth Lloyd has been appointed as IT director for HHH, the UK's number one high street insurance provider. He will be based at the firm's headquarters in Bristol.

Everhard Insurance Brokers
Denise Bourne, Carolyn Taylor and Emma Barham join the schemes broking department. Bourne (left) has joined the team from Royal & Sunalliance, where she was previously part of the personal lines underwriting team.

Taylor (centre) brings many years experience in marine broking, and was previously with Haven Knox Johnston. Barnham (right) has transferred from Everhard commercial broking team to head the telemarketing operation.

Clyde & Co
The law firm has announced the appointment of Andrew Simpson as master mariner. Also a qualified solicitor, he has joined the firm's shipping litigation and marine insurance practice.

He brings with him many years of experience in the shipping industry.

New Millennium Technologies has appointed Rachel Wilde as a business analyst.

She joins from Towergate Underwriting Group and was previously a member of the development team at the Medical Insurance Agency.

Compensation Claims
Former president of the Insurance Institute of Leeds, Bernard Thornton has established a new business to handle personal injury claims.

Compensation Claims will cover motor, employers' and public liability and criminal injuries compensation cases.

Sinser, the third largest captive manager in the world, has appointed Derek Douglas as marketing manager, Europe.

Until January, Douglas was the managing director of strategic initiatives.

Carne Curgenven
The senior rating agency analyst has joined BRIT Insurance, the specialist insurer, to assist with rating, security and financial analysis.