Grand gathering of Bermuda insurance sector

  • Attending: Former XL CEO Brian O’Hara

A who’s who of Bermuda’s insurance and reinsurance sector from the past 25 years will gather at Rosewood Bermuda tomorrow to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers.

John Huff, who took over as president and CEO of Abir last year, will welcome the attendees, including Brian O’Hara, the founding CEO of XL Group, Stephen Catlin, the founder of Catlin Group, and Michael Butt, former CEO of UK and Bermuda insurers and chairman of Axis Capital.

Other panellists will include Pina Albo, the new CEO of Hamilton Insurance Group, Albert Benchimol, president and CEO of Axis Capital, Dino Iordanou, chairman of Arch Capital Group and Kevin O’Donnell, president and CEO of RenaissanceRe Holdings.

David Burt, the Premier, and Sir John Swan, the former premier, will also address the afternoon gathering.

Topics to be discussed are what the future holds for the sector, lessons learnt from the pioneers, and disrupting risk — natural disasters, cyber and terrorism.