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SCOR Global Property & Casualty reveal new executive appointments

  • Publish Date: Posted about 5 years ago
  • Author:by Alan Jarque

In a recent press release, SCOR have announced multiple personnel changes within the global Property & Casualty (P&C) operations.

Following the appointment of Jean-Paul Conoscente’s last month as CEO of SCOR Global P&C, Michel Blac is promoted to CEO of Reinsurance with effect from 1 April 2019. He currently holds the position as CEO of the Asia Pacific region (APAC) at SCOR Global P&C. Blac started his career with SCOR is 1992 holding several senior roles and has been based in Tokyo, Paris, New York, and Singapore.

Christoph Spichtig is also promoted to CEO of APAC for SCOR Global P&C and Eric Jenck to regional chief underwriting officer of reinsurance for APAC, also effective 1 April 2019. Spichtig joined SCOR in 2007 where he most recently held the position as chief underwriting officer, treaty P&C for SCOR reinsurance APAC.

Meanwhile, Jenck joined in 2005 in Singapore and since 2016 he has led the treaty P&C underwriting team in charge of the South East Asian markets.

SCOR Global P&C also announced speciality insurance appointments, effective from 1 September 2019.

Stuart McMurdo has been promoted to CEO of SCOR Speciality Insurance Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) operations. He will keep his current remit as CEO of SCOR UK and of The Channel Syndicate. Prior to joining SCOR in 2018, he was the head of reinsurance for Santam Limited in South Africa.

In Latin America (Latam) the specialty insurance operations unit, Fabio Pinho is promoted to CEO. His remit will include SCOR Business Solutions Latam, as well as the Brazilian insurance company, Essor, of which he remains CEO. Pinho founded Essor in 2011 before it became fully owned by SCOR.

In addition, Pierre Favennec has been promoted to head of strategy and development and will directly report to Conoscente. He joined SCOR in 2017 and holds the position of head of business development. Former head of strategy and development, Adrian Jones, Deputy CEO of P&C Partners is focused on growing the P&C Ventures business, with an expanded team.

 Laurent Rousseau, deputy CEO of SCOR Global P&C and CEO of the Speciality Insurance unit commented: “The establishment of the specialty insurance business unit in September 2018 marked a key change in SCOR Global P&C’s organisational structure, by bringing together insurance business platforms built separately over the years.”

Conoscente said: “Following the organizational changes announced in September 2018, SCOR Global P&C continues to adapt its structure to serve its strategy and be more client-centric. Today’s announcements confirm the depth of our talent pool and our desire to promote the personal and professional development of our existing teams.”