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Max Taylor – Appointed Chairman, Pioneer Underwriting

By: - September 3rd, 2013

BMS Group has strengthened its underwriting growth plans by hiring former Lloyd’s chairman Max Taylor to its MGA business. Insurance Day magazine covered the appointment of Mr Taylor as Chairman of Pioneer Underwriting. Click here to read more at Pioneer Underwriting Or alternatively, click here to read the full article […]

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Artemis Blog – BMS planning capital markets broker-dealer, BMS Capital Advisory

By: - August 27th, 2013

BMS featured in the Artemis Blog discussing plans to launch a unit dedicated to taking advantage of the growing opportunities in the insurance-linked securities (ILS) space. The unit will be named BMS Capital Advisory and will offer a full range of capital market ILS products. To read the full article, click […]

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Kurt Johnson Joins BMS Intermediaries as Executive Vice President

By: - August 27th, 2013

BMS Intermediaries has hired Kurt Johnson as Executive Vice President. Johnson will be responsible for providing actuarial support and related services for BMS’ client base. Johnson brings more than 25 years of industry expertise, primarily in the area of reinsurance, to BMS. He has extensive experience in ratemaking, loss reserves, […]

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BMS appoints Dane Douetil as new Group Chief Executive Officer

By: - August 19th, 2013

BMS appoints Dane Douetil as new Group Chief Executive Officer; Nick Cook also confirmed as CEO of the company’s UK broker entity

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Incorrect cargo reporting – Tim Paske, Reactions Magazine

By: - August 15th, 2013

BMS’ Marine and Energy expert Tim Paske was quoted in a recent Reactions Magazine article discussing  Insurers worries over incorrect cargo reporting. Reinsurance Property and Casualty Director, Paske commented on the difficulty in quantifying aggregate dollar cargo exposures per vessel due to the reporting process. To read the full article, please […]

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BMS Receives Special Achievement Award for Exceptional Application of Geospatial Technology

By: - July 17th, 2013

BMS Group received a Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) award at the Esri International User Conference (Esri UC) in San Diego, California held July 10, 2013. This award acknowledges vision, leadership, hard work and innovative use of Esri’s geographic information system (GIS) technology. BMS uses the Esri ArcGIS platform to […]

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BMS Group Appoints U.S. Chief Operations Officer

By: - June 13th, 2013

BMS Group, independent specialist broker, announced today it has promoted Kristine (Kris) Westall, formerly EVP of BMS Reinsurance Operations, to a newly created role as Chief Operations Officer. In this position, Kris will oversee all U.S. operations and is specifically responsible for the development and implementation of the BMS strategy […]

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BMS opens Ottawa office

By: - June 12th, 2013

BMS Group announced today that is continuing its expansion with the opening of its second Canadian office. The office, which will be located in Ottawa, will be the headquarters of its newly formed Healthcare Professionals Insurance Alliance and Group Program portfolio business. The Canadian operation will be lead by industry […]

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BMS Group Announces New Retrocessional Hire

By: - May 29th, 2013

BMS Group announced today it has appointed a new retrocessional expert to build out its existing BMS Re team.

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Julie Serakos, Head of Cat Analytics, Radio Broadcast

By: - April 8th, 2013

Julie Serakos featured in a Minnesota Public News Climate Cast broadcast focusing on the economic impact of climate change.

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