Kane, the largest global independent insurance manager and a leading providers of insurance-linked securities (ILS) and life, pensions and investment (LPI) administration services, has added two new business development hires in the U.S.
Kane has strengthened its business development team in the US with the appointment of Monica Everett as Business Development Director and Hannah Hayes as Business Development Associate.
Everett will work on building customer relationships and identifying new business opportunities, in close collaboration with the Kane teams in the US, Cayman and Bermuda. Hayes will support the business development directors, liaising with existing and prospective clients, researching market opportunities and developing new relationships.
Everett joins Kane with over 30 years of insurance experience and a wealth of knowledge in the captive arena. Prior to joining Kane, she was Vice President of Willis Insurance, North America, focusing on large captive accounts in areas such as construction, renewable energy, real estate and staffing risks. Hayes was most recently a Regional Sales Operations Coordinator for Clearwire Corporation, responsible for project management and operations support for a large sales team.
Commenting on the appointments, Simon Hinshelwood, Group CEO of Kane, said; “The continued expansion of our US operations and our US client base is a priority for Kane. In a highly competitive market, strengthening our business development team with two new hires further enhances our ability to deliver insurance management products precisely tailored to the changing needs of clients.”
Carlos Oliveras, CEO and Managing Director of Kane USA, commented; “We are delighted that two highly skilled professionals are joining our business development team. Over her 30-year insurance career, Monica has developed a deep knowledge of the risk requirements of a broad range of clients and has become a trusted risk advisor. She has been the lead broker on several group captive programs. Her extensive skill set and considerable experience will prove a key asset.” He added; “Hannah’s ability to coordinate sales efforts coupled with her project management expertise will be essential to the ongoing success of our business