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BMS appoints new Non-Executive Director

By: - January 25th, 2011

Independent specialist broker BMS Group announced that it has hired a new non-executive director. James Morley was appointed in January 2011, subject to FSA approval, as non-executive director of BMS Associates Ltd and BMS Group Ltd. He is a Chartered Accountant with an executive background spanning 30 years as Group […]

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iPad makes history in Lloyd’s

By: - January 18th, 2011

iPad takes its place in the London insurance market via BMS. Visit the Insurance Times website for the full article

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BMS champions first-ever fully electronic placement via iPad at Lloyd’s market

By: - January 18th, 2011

Steve Knight, BMS Direct & Facultative Director and Adrian Hicks, Broker, walked into Lloyd’s, met with Catlin Syndicate’s Michael Davern at their box and within minutes had created, refined and placed a contract using the RI3K platform on his iPad – face to face broking in the simplest and most efficient […]

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First-ever fully electronic placement via iPad at Lloyd’s market

By: - January 17th, 2011

The placement of the first electronic, fully-placed contract via iPad as well as the Message Exchange took place today marking another step forward in the fast-paced technological advancements in the London Market. Steve Knight, BMS Direct & Facultative Director walked into Lloyd’s today, 17th January, met with Catlin Syndicate’s Michael […]

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BMS & Catlin Secure first iPad deal

By: - January 17th, 2011

The placement of the first fully-electronic, contract via iPad took place today between Reinsurance broker BMS and Catlin underwriting. Visit the Insurance Day website for the full article

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BMS hires US reinsurance operations officer

By: - January 14th, 2011

Insurance broker BMS has appointed Kristine Westall as senior vice-president, reinsurance operations officer of its US platform. Visit the Reactions website for the full article

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BMS moves US hub to Minneapolis and appoints new head

By: - January 14th, 2011

BMS has decided to move its US back-office hub from Dallas to Minneapolis and appointed a new reinsurance operations officer (Kristine Westall) at its US platform. Visit the Insurance Day website for the full article

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BMS appoints new Reinsurance Operations Officer and relocation of its US hub

By: - January 14th, 2011

BMS announced today that it has appointed Kristine Westall as Senior Vice President, Reinsurance Operations Officer of its US platform. Formerly, Kristine spent over 20 years working for Benfield in their Minneapolis office as SVP, Reinsurance Accounting and Claims. Recently she has worked for John B. Collins Associates, Inc as […]

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Energy insurance, a market for the brave

By: - December 16th, 2010

Tim Paske, Director BMS Group, features in Reactions: Deepwater Horizon gave the energy insurance market a shock this year, but not enough to make it more profitable. Visit the Reactions website for the full article  

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Convergence Quarterly: Q3 cat bond activity

By: - December 1st, 2010

Stefano Nicolini, SVP Retro, features in Reactions: The third quarter was typically quiet for cat bonds, but observers are tipping a bumper end to the year, according to the latest instalment of our Convergence Quarterly section. Visit the Reactions website for the full article

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