Insurers

Insurers

Harvington Underwriting
Iain Neighbour is appointed accident and health underwriter by Harvington Underwriting. He will be responsible for the development of a range of A&H products for distribution through Harvington's selected broker panel. Neighbour was previously A&H underwriter for Groupama.

CIGNA
Jill Kennedy is appointed customer services manager by healthcare company CIGNA. Kennedy was previously manager of the BBC's audience lines.

Charrington's
Charrington's DJ Pye Syndicate 962 has appointed Simon Tate as dedicated underwriter to Harrogate's Broker Network. Tate was previously a senior account handler with CGNU.

Heath Lambert Insurance Services
Heath Lambert Insurance Services has promoted Victor Wild to divisional director of the sales and marketing department. He will spearhead the launch of new products and services for the wholesale division.

Chubb Europe
Chubb Europe has made three appointments to its personal lines division. Jonathan Merritt is appointed key account manager, John Silcock is appointed senior development underwriter for London and Adrian Deakins joins as development underwriter for Bristol.


Brokers

Mandroyds
Mandroyds Insurance Brokers has appointed Trevor Robson as an account executive. Robson has 31 years' experience in insurance and is a fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute.

Willis Group
Willis Group has appointed Mario Vitale as executive vice-president responsible for developing and expanding its worldwide client base. Vitale joins from Kemper Risk Management where he was president.

Aon
Tony Brightwell and his investigation team have joined Aon to form a special investigations section. Brightwell was formerly managing director of Bishop International.

Hill House Hammond
Eric Galbraith is appointed managing director of high street broker Hill House Hammond. Galbraith was previously managing director at Royal Bank Insurance Services.


Loss adjusters

Crawford's
Crawford & Company has appointed Andrew Bickerton as quality and compliance director. Bickerton has been a loss adjuster with the company for 23 years.

Cunningham International
Andrew Dearden is appointed divisional director of engineering risks at Cunningham International in London. Dearden spent four years at the Caracas office in Venezuela.


Law

LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae
LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae has appointed David Wilkinson, currently head of the insurance and reinsurance division at Berrymans Lace Mawer, as a partner in its London office.

Weightmans
Weightmans has appointed chartered accountant Tony Cannon as its financial director. Cannon joins from the London practice, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft.


Technology

Guardian IT Group
Guardian IT Group has appointed Gary Growns as managing director of its subsidiary iXguardian. Growns joins from Colt Internet where he was international sales director.

Savvion
David Worboys is appointed business consultant at Savvion. He will be responsible for working with customers and partners to optimise their business processes.


Other

Watson Wyatt
Acturial benefits and human resources consultants Watson Wyatt has made two appointments. Paul Thornton is appointed senior partner. David Cross joins as senior consultant in the healthcare and risk consulting team.

Winchester White
Kevin Paterson is appointed head of ebusiness at management consultants Winchester White.

Pricewaterhouse-coopers
Pricewaterhousecoopers has appointed Carolyn Dugdale to its insurance solutions team. She will focus on services to the Japanese insurance industry with particular reference to the London market.

Proclaim Solutions
Proclaim Solutions, which was launched in October to service the Scottish Insurance Market, has appointed Emily Ferguson as injury case manager.

Korn/Ferry International
Recruitment company Korn/Ferry International has added four staff to its team specialising in insurance across Europe. Matthew Andrews joins as vice-president, Penny Wood as principal and Alison Hodges and Paul Sayers as specialist researchers.