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>> Clive Washbourn has been named executive director at London-based Beazley Group P.L.C. Mr. Washbourn joined Beazley in 1998 to head the company's marine team, having since grown the marine account by £100 million (€148 million). He is a member of the Lloyd's Market Association Marine Committee and recently succeeded Rupert Atkin as chairman of the Joint War Committee.

Robin Ungless has been named property treaty underwriter at Markel International Insurance Co. Ltd. in London. Previously, Mr. Ungless was at Brit Insurance Holdings P.L.C.

Alan Barlow has been named senior vice-president, claims director at Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. in London. The company also named Margaret Sawyer as claims leader for international and United Kingdom direct property business. Mr. Barlow joined Endurance in 2004 and has been responsible for building and leading the company's claims team in London. Previously Ms. Sawyer dealt with large claims for Royal & SunAlliance Insurance P.L.C. commercial techniocal claims unit.

Mike Shillabeer has been named cargo and specie at Associated Electric & Gas Insurance Services Ltd London-based subsidiary AEGIS London. Previously, Mr. Shillabeer was cargo underwriter at ACE European Group based in London.


Amador Torrealba has been named divisional director for the Latin American and Caribbean regions at United Insurance Brokers Ltd. Mr. Torrealba, who will lead UIB's expansion in the region, joined from Pricewaterhouse Coopers, having previously worked at broker Alexander Forbes.

Jeff Gilbert has been named technical manager at THB Group P.L.C. Mr. Gilbert previously worked for National Insurance and Guarantee Corporation Ltd.

Marc Vassanelli has been named chief financial officer of Marsh Inc.'s Europe, Middle East and Africa region. Previously Mr. Vassanelli worked at Kroll Zolfo Cooper. He will report to Alex Moczarski, chief executive officer of Marsh EMEA and Chris Murphy, CFO of Marsh Inc.

Loyd Esler has been named practice leader in North America based in Houston at Willis Group Holdings Ltd. Before his promotion, he was a managing partner.

Rick Jarrell has been named senior vice-president in the property casualty group at Dallas-based McQueary Henry Bowles Troy L.L.P. Previously, he was a senior vice-president and technology specialist for Marsh USA Inc.

>> Brian Cameron has been named senior vice-president at Integro (Canada) Ltd. client service area of its Toronto office. Previously, he was a senior vice-president with Marsh Canada.

Amy Sinclair has been named senior vice-president of the property and casualty group at William Gallagher Associates. Previously, she was a vice-president.

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Cary Depal has been appointed chairman of the Institute of Risk Management in the United Kingdom. Mr. Depel is the legal and compliance director for IFX Markets Ltd. and a director of City Index Ltd. He previously was deputy chairman of the IRM and succeeds Mike Walker.

Robert Bisson has been named general manager of the French operations at Claims Management Group Ltd. Previously Mr. Bisson was at RiverStone Group in Paris where he was responsible for the runoff portfolios of CTR and Corifrance. He was recently elected chairman of Syndicat Europeen de Gestion Sinistres, the French association of runoff companies.

Jon Yorke has been appointed as a partner at London-based law firm Barlow Lyde & Gilbert. Previously he was at Richards Butler. He works in the field of insolvency and restructuring.

Dominic Collier has joined London-based law firm Eversheds. Previously, he worked at Simmons & Simmons and specializes in professional indemnity and professional liability.