Starr Insurance Companies (Starr) announced an agreement with FPG Insurance Holdings Limited (HK) (FPG) and local Thai shareholders to purchase FPG Insurance Public Company Limited (FPG Thailand), a Thai non-life insurance company, together with local Thai parties. Starr’s investment will be held by its Bermuda insurance company, Starr Insurance & Reinsurance Limited. The deal is expected to close in the second quarter of 2022, subject to certain customary closing conditions, including any necessary regulatory approvals.
Vertiv (NYSE: VRT), a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, has named Rainer Stiller the company’s new Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), effective immediately. Stiller will lead Vertiv’s global marketing organisation as it continues its vision of providing customers with a more innovative and personal digital marketing experience.
Board International, a Decision-Making Platform provider, announces the appointment of marketing leader and curated industry expert, Mark Gambill as Chief Marketing Officer.
Maggie Buggie and Neil Ryland have joined Normative to accelerate enterprise value chain carbon reduction and management. Buggie joins as COO after holding senior executive roles at SAP, Capgemini and Fujitsu and is on the Board of Spirent Communications. Ryland joins as CCO with executive experience from Peakon (acq. Workday) and Huddle.
Global human capital management (HCM) consultancy, Smart WFM, has appointed bestselling author Andrew Griffiths to the new role of Advisor and Director of Marketing, Branding and Messaging, the company’s inaugural appointment to its new Advisory Board. Griffiths, author of 14 bestselling business books, brings over 25 years’ business, marketing, and communications experience to the UKG services partner, having worked with many firms and political bodies including Telstra, Optus, CBS TV, HP, NYK Line, and the EU. He delivered a series of workshops for the EU to help prepare a range of businesses for the Brexit transition.
Former Chief Commissioner of Victoria Police, Christine Nixon AO, APM has been appointed Chair of Leadership Victoria, marking a significant milestone for the not-for-profit social enterprise at a time when strong leadership has never been more essential.
Elsight Limited, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Kevin Hightower to the Company’s Advisory Board. Mr Hightower will bring vast expertise from his previous senior roles in the aerospace and drone industries to help advance Elsight’s global vision. Hightower is an invaluable addition to the Company in his new role as a member of the Advisory Board. Mr. Hightower has been advancing tech in the aerospace industry for 21 years, using his drive for tech to create excitement and build a network of strong relationships around the world within the framework of his work improving the commercial aviation and drone industry.
Global tour operator Intrepid Travel announced key leadership changes to its ANZ team, representing Intrepid’s first all-female regional leadership team. This includes Sarah Clark returning as ANZ Managing Director, and Yvette Thompson promoted to General Manager – Sales & Partnerships to lead all partner relationships and commercial agreements.
Australian car subscription company Loopit Group has announced the hire of David McClatchey as National Sales Director, and Richard Sands as Head of Engineering. The hires come just weeks after Loopit officially launched in the UK. Based in Sydney, both positions will lead national teams and support the business’s plans for further growth this year.
Oriel Carew is joining Cardo Health as Chief Growth Officer to lead the firm’s growth on its mission to democratise access to healthcare in emerging markets. Oriel will also help drive growth in co-owned firms through developing and executing investment strategies.