Kadow to head Marine at AGCS: Buxton leaving company

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS) has announced a rearranging roles in the management team of its Specialty business segment: Effective immediately, Tom Fadden will be appointed as AGCS Global Head of Aviation. Effective July 1st Ulrich Kadow will be appointed as AGCS Global Head of Marine. Both will report directly to Chief Underwriting Officer, Specialty, Paul O’Neill who will directly oversee the Energy Line of Business on an interim basis.

Currently Chief Agent of AGCS Canada, Ulrich Kadow will take over responsibility for AGCS’s global Marine portfolio from current Global Head of Marine and Energy Simon Buxton, who is leaving Allianz to pursue other opportunities outside the company.

Kadow has led AGCS’ Canadian business since May 2015. He joined AGCS in 2006. During his 13 years with the company, he has held a variety of positions within AGCS in Europe, Asia and North America and directly prior to his move to Toronto, was Global Head of Package & Multiline where he established the mid-market Property, Liability and Engineering business in Canada, Asia, South Africa, Australia and Denmark.

Kadow will continue to oversee the Canadian AGCS business as Chief Agent until a successor is confirmed.