Clark Hontz commented on Arnotts hiring, “I am pleased to welcome Simon to the Bermuda team. His vast experience in structuring and prices programs, comprehensive understanding of the ILS market and broad network of worldwide market relationships will substantially enhance our production capabilities and market insights. I look forward to working with him.”
Acrisure Re, the reinsurance broking unit of the Acrisure group, has made another essential Bermuda reinsurance and retrocession market hire, announcing the joining of Simon Arnott, a former worker of ILS fund manager Securis Investment Partners.Arnott has signed up with Acrisure Re in Bermuda as a senior vice president and will have a reinsurance and retrocession market focus.
Arnotts reinsurance market career began in the early 1990s as an underwriter and he invested 16 years at Tokio Millennium Re.
He signed up with ILS fund manager Securis in 2018, as Head of Origination for Bermuda and the US, then ended up being the ILS supervisors Head of Business Development (Non-Life).
Arnott is based in Bermuda and will report to Clark Hontz, president of Acrisure Re Bermuda.
The brand-new role will see Arnott taking on responsibility for sourcing brand-new company and expanding Acrisure Res residential or commercial property catastrophe and retrocession offerings.
Arnott will also support the wider team in growing bank accounts and developing long-lasting relationships throughout the reinsurance market.
Clark Hontz discussed Arnotts hiring, “I am pleased to welcome Simon to the Bermuda group. His vast experience in structuring and rates programs, comprehensive knowledge of the ILS market and broad network of worldwide market relationships will substantially improve our production capabilities and market insights. I look forward to working with him.”
Acrisure Re also appointed Ian Wicks, as executive vice president in London, with a focus on casualty reinsurance. He will report to partner Nigel Dane.
Wicks joins Acrisure Re from Ed Broking where he was chairman of the non-marine reinsurance division and has likewise held roles at brokers consisting of Harman, Wicks & & Swayne, Willis Re, and JLT Re.
Dane commented on Wicks signing up with, “I am so delighted to welcome Ian to our casualty group in London and anticipate working with him as we broaden our footprint in third party lines. His understanding and breadth of contacts will be indispensable.”
Simon Hedley, CEO of Acrisure Re, commented on the two hires, “I have actually known Ian and Simon for a long time, and they are both excellent additions to our team. Their wealth of knowledge and industry experience will further improve our offering.”