Specialty managing general agent (MGA), Nexus Group, has announced the appointment of Marc van der Veer, as Chief Executive Officer, European Ventures.
Joining from The Ardonagh Group, Van der Veer joins Nexus where he most recently served as CEO of International for specialty MGA Geo Underwriting. Holding a number of senior positions previously within the reinsurance industry, including general manager of Partner Re Whole, where he provided capacity to underwriting agencies for SME business.
In his new role, Van der Veer will be focusing on pursuing a buy and build strategy for a pipeline of European specialty MGAs, in which he will be reporting to group CEO Colin Thompson.
“We are very pleased to welcome Marc to the Group and are looking forward to working together on this new chapter in our growth story, having successfully worked with him for many years in the past. Marc has extensive knowledge of MGAs and a vast network of relationships in Europe.” Thompson stated.
Adding: “Coupled with his vision for growth opportunities, this all aligns him very closely with the Nexus ethos as we look to develop our European MGA offering.”