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Marketform and Sompo Canopius name new recruits Sharon Long and Bernie de Haldevang

Marketform and Sompo Canopius name new recruits Sharon Long and Bernie de Haldevang

Marketform and Sompo Canopius name new recruits Sharon Long and Bernie de Haldevang

Marketform has appointed Sharon Long to its executive team as claims director. Long is currently director of claims at XL Catlin, and has more than 25 years’ experience in the London Market, having held senior claims roles with AXA and Lloyd’s. She starts her new role with the specialist Lloyd’s insurer in August.

Elsewhere, Bernie de Haldevang is joining Sompo Canopius AG as global head of specialty. He will be responsible for developing the group’s political risks lines and reinvigorating its accident & health and casualty lines, as it looks to diversify its book with more non-cat related business.

de Haldevang has more than three decades of experience in the insurance industry, focusing on credit and political risk, war, terrorism and political violence and kidnap for ransom.  Most recently, he spent over eight years at Aspen where he was head of financial & professional lines, a member of the insurance executive committee and sat on the Lloyd’s political risk business panel.

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