Insurance provider RenaissanceRe Holdings announced the appointment of Robin Lang as group chief risk officer on a permanent basis, effective Sept. 1.

Lang has been RenaissanceRe’s interim chief risk officer since April and will succeed Ian Branagan in the role. Branagan is currently on compassionate leave; going forward, he will serve as a senior adviser to the company.

Lang will continue to be based in RenaissanceRe’s London office and be responsible for global risk management and governance, including external supervision.