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Howden Tiger Faucets Zurich’s Bertagna to Lead MGA Reins. Unit in Europe; Miller Names Bisbas as Chair of Marine Mutual Reins., Head of Mutual Conflict



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This version of Worldwide Folks Strikes particulars appointments on the brokers Howden Tiger and Miller.


A abstract of those new hires follows right here.

Howden, the London-based insurance coverage group, introduced the appointment of Enrico Bertagna as managing director, main the MGA division of its reinsurance arm in Europe.

Enrico Bertagna

Howden stated the appointment bolsters its MGA/programme broking enterprise, which presently locations a mixed $6 billion of GWP, and positions it to develop considerably in Europe.

Bertagna is a extremely skilled insurance coverage government with over 30 years’ expertise, spending over 20 years working for Lloyd’s in Europe, and subsequently main enterprise growth for Allied World. Most lately, he led the MGA Community and MGA Options at Zurich Insurance coverage.

“We see large alternative in Europe for development within the MGA and fronting area, and count on to see premiums in European MGAs rise quickly from the present place of roughly $10 billion of premium,” commented Elliot Richardson, vice-chair, Howden Tiger.


“It’s subsequently important that Howden has the expertise and native experience in place to supply European MGAs, coverholders and continental capability suppliers with additional alternatives to develop profitably. I’m assured that we would be the go-to adviser within the European MGA market and Enrico is the right individual to steer our MGA/Programme providing within the area,” he added.

Based in 1994, Howden operates in 50 international locations throughout Europe, Africa, Asia, the Center East, Latin America, the U.S., Australia and New Zealand, using 15,000 individuals and dealing with $35 billion of premium on behalf of shoppers.



Miller Appoints Bisbas as Chair of Marine Mutual Reinsurance and Head of Mutual Conflict

Miller, the London-based specialist re/insurance coverage dealer, introduced the appointment of Andreas Bisbas as chairman of Marine Mutual Reinsurance and head of Mutual Conflict inside the Marine crew.


Bisbas will take part late November 2023 and report back to Phil Wheeler, head of Marine at Miller.

Bisbas joins Miller from his position as managing director of Tsakos Delivery (London) Ltd. and director of Argosy Insurance coverage Co.


As well as, Bisbas has been an energetic member of various high-profile marine boards and committees, together with for the Britannia P&I Membership, ITOPF, Maritime London and 10 years as chairman of the Worldwide Chamber of Delivery’s Insurance coverage Committee.

His appointment will additional strengthen Miller’s crew answerable for the Worldwide Group of P&I Golf equipment, particular person P&I Membership reinsurance and warfare mutual shoppers, stated Miller in a press release.


As a part of the Marine crew’s wider development technique, Stuart Williams, presently Conflict Follow chief, will change into head of New Enterprise, Mutual Conflict, with rapid impact, specializing in rising Miller’s shopper base inside the mutual warfare sector.

The appointments proceed the enlargement of Miller’s Marine crew and comply with the current additions of Nick Lockyer, Lee Brilliant and Craig Dennis to the Direct Marine crew, and Pene Reuben to the Marine Legal responsibility Reinsurance crew.


“We’re delighted that Andreas has chosen to hitch Miller. He has very important expertise in all facets of Marine Insurance coverage, and glorious relationships on the most senior stage inside the Worldwide Group of P&I Golf equipment, the marine re/insurance coverage market and wider marine neighborhood,” commented Wheeler.

“I’m more than happy to be becoming a member of Miller on this thrilling position. I took the choice to vary posts after 18 immensely satisfying years at Tsakos Delivery and search a brand new position inside the trade which might allow me to contribute positively. By becoming a member of Miller, with its market-leading place with the warfare mutuals and the Worldwide Group of P&I Golf equipment and already excessive performing crew, I [have been] given the chance to work with essentially the most prestigious shoppers while supporting a wonderful and rising crew.”


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