Ann Haugh joined Aspen Insurance on November 11.

She will join as global chief underwriting officer and chief operating officer, a new position within the Insurance business.  

Rupert Villers, chairman of Aspen Insurance, said in a press release: “Appointing a Global CUO and COO provides a single focal point in terms of underwriting oversight and the day-to-day management of operational issues across the business. This new role adds to the strength of our Insurance management team and will bring an even sharper focus to our global underwriting and operational strategies.” 

Separately, Aspen Insurance is bringing together its Property and Casualty businesses by creating integrated Property and Casualty sub-segments in both its International and US operations. 

Bob Patten, currently head of global excess casualty, and Bob Rheel, executive vice president, customer, distribution and Marketing (CDM) for US Insurance, have been appointed co-Heads of Aspen Insurance’s global P&C business with Bob Patten as head of International P&C and Bob Rheel as head of US P&C and Programs. 

Following Mr Rheel’s appointment to this new role, he and Jonny Atkinson, manager, distribution & business development for International Insurance, will continue to co-ordinate broker communications for their respective areas. n