Global risk and (re)insurance broker Guy Carpenter announced the appointment of Patrick Schepens as CEO of the Benelux region, effective April 2020. Schepens succeeds Bruno Bogaerts who will continue as CEO until he joins the company and will continue as Chairman of the Benelux region.
Based in Brussels Schepens will take responsibility for all the firm’s activities in the Benelux region. He will also become part of Guy Carpenter’s European Management team, reporting to Massimo Reina, CEO of Continental Europe and MENA.
Schepens brings over 20 years (re)insurance experience to the business working extensively across the Benelux region and the property and casualty (P&C) sector. He most recently served as head of MidCorp P&C business and Life & Non-Life Reinsurance for Benelux at Allianz Benelux.
Commenting on the appointment, Reina said: “I am delighted that Patrick will be joining our European team as CEO of the Benelux region. With his considerable expertise and in-depth knowledge of the Benelux Market based on 20 years of experience, Patrick will inherit the leadership of our highly successful teams based in Brussels, Rotterdam and London. Under his guidance, we will continue to strengthen our capabilities and further enhance our service levels across the region and will further reinforce our strong market position in Benelux.”