Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited has appointed Richard Milner to the new role of senior managing director, Aspen Re International, effective February 19, 2020.
Milner has more than 20 years of experience across a number of global reinsurance markets and multiple product lines and in all areas of management, leadership, capital planning and underwriting.
He was most recently CEO at Vibe Re,where he helped bring together the existing Syndicate Holding Corp reinsurance business under one brand. He has also served in senior positions at Axis, including president and chief underwriting officer, Axis Re London, head of global business development, Axis Re, and president and chief underwriting officer, Axis Re Asia Pacific.
Aspen also announced today that Antoine Bdadouni has been appointed head of middle East and Africa for Aspen Re who will be based in Zurich. Bdadouni was previously global multi-line insurance and reinsurance business development manager at Gulf Insurance and Reinsurance Company.
He has also held senior roles at Marsh and McLennan in the Middle East and North Africa and served on the executive committee for that region. Prior to this, he was head of Guy Carpenter in Dubai.
Mark Cloutier, executive chairman and group CEO, said: “These appointments are confirmation of the industry-leading talent that Aspen continues to attract. Richard and Antoine will work closely with the Aspen Re leadership team to maximize value creation in our reinsurance franchise for long-term, sustainable profitability.”