Bridget Juniper has been appointed director of European communications at Marsh. She was previously head of communications at Pricewaterhousecoopers.
James Sellers and Wendy Griffiths have been appointed corporate development underwriters for the Birmingham region at Groupama. Sellers is returning to Groupama after 14 months at Norwich Union, underwriting business insurance. Griffiths was previously at CGNU.
James Bright has been promoted to underwriting manager of the international division of Independent Insurance, with specific responsibility for France, Spain and Malta. He has been a corporate underwriter in the international division, focusing on Spain. In addition, Andrew Wells has been appointed regional underwriting manager at the group's Newcastle office.
Andrew Long has been appointed as a field sales representative for the business development team of MMA Insurance. He has eight years' experience as an intermediary.
Sampo Industrial Insurance has appointed two risk control managers. Ray Tomes, previously a senior account engineer at Ace Europe, will be based in the Birmingham office. Tony Brown will work out of the Manchester office. He was previously with Royal & Sunalliance. Sampo specialises in risk management for the pulp and paper, power, construction, IT and food industries.
John Reddi has been appointed group company secretary and solicitor at Towergate Underwriting Group. Andy Websty joins Towergate as product development manager. He was previously with CGNU. Penny Bishop has been appointed operations director. She was formerly with Eastgate.
Gerry Mahoney has joined VFM as a consultant. He will be based at the company's new London office.
Paul Darrington has been appointed national account manager for the south of England at 3 Arrows, the accident assistance company. He has been with 3 Arrows for four years and was previously M25 regional manager.
Sir Laurie Magnus is joining Redbox Systems as non-executive chairman. Magnus, an investment banker, has been a driving force behind many London Market deals, most notably the establishment of the corporate capital vehicle Limit.
CWA Claims Services, a subsidiary of the insurance division of Misys, has appointed Richard Day as sales and marketing director. He was previously southern regional director for the loss adjuster Cunningham Lindsey.
Zoe Bolton has been promoted to manager of general insurance at Darwin Rhodes, to help the recruitment consultant company expand into the general insurance market.