BMS Group (“BMS”), the independent specialist (re)insurance broker, today announced three appointments to its US reinsurance analytics team in Philadelphia as the Group continues to enhance its analytical and actuarial services.

  • Nick Dranchak has joined as executive vice president, capital management of BMS Re US. He will be reporting to Kirk Conrad, chief analytics officer, effective immediately. Dranchak will lead the team’s ratings agency advisory services and be heavily involved in strategic business planning for clients. Before joining BMS, Dranchak spent over five years as head of strategic advisory at JLT Re.
  • Michelle McClane has joined as vice president, catastrophe analytics of BMS Re US, reporting to Julie Serakos, executive vice president. McClane brings nearly 22 years of catastrophe modelling experience to the team. Her most recent role was assistant vice president at Guy Carpenter.
  • Paul Blain has also joined as vice president, actuary of BMS Re US, reporting to Kurt Johnson, executive vice president. Prior to BMS Paul held actuarial roles at Guy Carpenter and the Medical Mutual Liability Insurance Society of Maryland.

Pete Chandler, President & CEO of BMS Re US, said: “Seamless analytics process is one of the key ingredients of BMS’s advisory services. Our cross-disciplinary team structure has proven to be successful in helping clients understand their risks and find the ideal solutions. As we continue to invest in our analytics platform, we are very pleased to welcome Nick, Michelle and Paul to the team.”