S&P Global Market Intelligence presents a daily roundup of management and board changes in the insurance industry. This feature excludes C-level leadership changes and stories previously covered by S&P Global Market Intelligence.
Life and health
Discovery Ltd. appointed David Macready to the group board as an independent nonexecutive director, effective Feb. 3.
Les Owen will retire from the board, effective Feb. 14.
Società Cattolica di Assicurazione - SC created the co-directorate general, insurance area, under the responsibility of Valter Trevisani.
The company also created the deputy directorate general, chief operations office, under the responsibility of Samuele Marconcini. The team comprises CFO Enrico Mattioli and non-motor director Nazareno Cerni.
Both teams will report to general manager Carlo Ferraresi, who received executive powers in October 2019.
Humana Inc. appointed Kate Goodrich senior vice president of the company, Business Journals reported.
Goodrich will leave her current position as chief medical officer at Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in February.
Property and casualty
Axa XL appointed Katy Bradica head of pricing for long tail and Mary Latham head of pricing for global specialty, Insurance Business Asia reported.
Bradica joins Axa XL from American International Group Inc., where she was chief actuary for North America, while Latham was previously head of group pricing at Beazley PLC.
Axa XL operates as a subsidiary of AXA SA.
Lockton Re hired Gregory Spore, former Marsh & McLennan Cos. Inc. financial and professional lines placement lead, The Insurance Insider reported.
Spore will remain based in Chicago for his new role.
Antares appointed Michael Schmitt to commence building a cyber portfolio, effective early February, The Insurance Insider reported.
The hire marks the company's entry into actively writing cyber business.
Schmitt previously served as senior underwriter at Beat Capital Partners-backed managing general agent Tarian Underwriting Ltd.