Snowball resigns posts

Aviva confirmed that Patrick Snowball resigned as a director of both Aviva and its subsidiary, General Accident, with effect from 8 May 2007.

First published on 9 May

Imarket boost

Imarket transactions jumped 44% in just a month as new insurers join and an increasing number of products populate the electronic trading portal, according to Polaris, the company behind the system. Transactions rose from 30,000 in February to 43,000 for March, it said.

First published on 10 May

Arista expands team

Commercial lines underwriter Arista expanded its team as part of its ongoing development strategy in the South West. James Sawkins joined as senior underwriter while Esther Lavender-Jones and Claire McCallum are underwriters based at Arista's Redhill office.

First published on 11 May

Moorhouse adds retail

Commercial broker Moor-house Group added a retail product to its online comparative quotation system. The broker also enhanced the functionality of its website "to meet brokers' needs".

First published on 10 May

Crawford boss to quit

Jonathan Clark, Crawford & Co senior vice president, quality and compliance, is to leave the company to join the Financial Services Compensation Scheme as director of claims. He is likely to be replaced by an internal appointment.

First published on 11 May

Guy Carpenter lawsuit

Guy Carpenter filed a lawsuit in the US against three of its former executives alleging that Ron Whyte, Julian Samengo-Turner and Marcus Hopkins breached their contracts by helping to set up a rival operation at Integro.

First published on 11 May