Chubb Europe
Ranald Munro is appointed Chubb Insurance Company of Europe general counsel. Previously counsel for Chubb Europe in the UK and Ireland, he will oversee Chubb's legal affairs across Europe.

Weather Direct
Steve Warner is appointed managing director of Weather Direct Insurance. Warner brings with him a wealth of experience and expertise in outdoor events insurance.

Adrian Thone is appointed to the board of directors of Charringtons, the Lloyd's service company for DJ Pye syndicate 962. He will be director of schemes and affinities.

Zurich Financial Services
Ray Greenshields is appointed chief executive of ZFS's Isle of Man-based international and Irish Life businesses. He was previously with AMP Financial Services in Australia.

Towergate Underwriting Group
Towergate makes two new appointments.Nick Crocker is appointed chief operating officer. Douglas Young is appointed operations director.

Markel International
Markel International makes two appointments. Malcolm Warrington is appointed managing director of Terra Nova Insurance. He was previously active underwriter of syndicate 1239, a non-marine syndicate managed by Markel Syndicate Management. Clive Couzens replaces Malcolm Warrington as active underwriter at syndicate 1239. The St Paul John Hemmings is appointed product manager – automotive at St Paul International Insurance.

Royal & SunAlliance
Daryl Hine is appointed centre manager of RSA's fourth small business service centre, Enterprise.
Hine, based in Hertford, joined the company in 1981 and has previously held the position of south area business development manager.


Alfred Blackmore Goup
Stephen Hodson is appointed marketing manager at the Alfred Blackmore Group.
He was previously at insurer NIG.

Ward Evans
Ward Evans makes three appointments. Christopher Oakland is appointed corporate independent financial adviser. He joins from PIFC Benefits Consultants. Nathan Ford-Enfield is appointed trainee account executive. He joins from Capital & County Insurance. Scott Hall is appointed manufacturing and distribution executive. He joins from the Interiors Group.


Jo Plumstead is appointed senior employment law solicitor. She was previously at Clyde & Co where she worked for ten years.

Merricks makies four new appointments. Lindsay Baker, Jane Ashton, Jonathan Leech and Tim Willis are all appointed associates.

Crutes makes two new appointments. Tim Wallis is appointed senior partner. Stephen Crute is appointed managing partner.


DotRisk makes senior appointments in its digital claims resolution and trading business. William Dunn and Thomas Schruben are appointed senior vice presidents, business development for ResolveClaims and TheClaimsExchange.


John Shetcliffe Marketing
Norman Stangroom is appointed director of John Shetcliffe Marketing, to spearhead its direct marketing services.