Howden selects new non-executive director

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International insurance group Howden Group Holdings (Howden) has appointed Kelly Lyles as the new independent non-executive director of its board.

Lyles has over 35 years of industry experience and a solid global perspective. She began her career with AIG in New York and then moved to London and Paris, where she held multiple leadership roles with responsibilities across EMEA. She eventually moved to XL Catlin as a member of its group leadership team, responsible for managing the insurer’s presence around the world, a role that she continued when XL merged with AXA.

Commenting on her new role at Howden, which

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Descartes Underwriting opens Singapore and Sydney offices

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Descartes Underwriting, a Paris-based firm specialising in parametric insurance against climate risk, is expanding into the Asia-Pacific region by opening locations in Singapore and Sydney, Australia.

The Singapore office will be headed by Robert Drysdale (pictured above), head of Southeast Asia. Drysdale joins Descartes from Howden, where he most recently worked at the retrocession business. From 2012 to 2019, he was with Willis Towers Watson, where he was one of the pioneers of its Global Fac brand in Asia. He later moved to Sydney to grow WTW’s facultative reinsurance business in the Oceania markets. Drysdale has 14 years of experience

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Beazley introduces life sciences offering for APAC

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Beazley has launched a suite of insurance products catering to organisations working within the fast-growing life sciences sector in Asia Pacific.

According to Beazley, which has been underwriting life sciences risks globally for over 20 years, the offering will provide organisations with holistic coverage that avoids unnecessary gaps in their insurance cover. This is especially important in the life sciences sector, where risk exposures are complex and varied, such as the release of unsafe medical devices and medicines, negligence in human testing, and mismanagement of clinical trials and drug discovery.

The coverages offered include product liability, professional indemnity, public liability,

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