Bermuda based (re)insurer named Crystal Ottaviano as its new group chief risk officer, effective 2 March 2020.
Ottaviano will report to Mark Cloutier, executive chairman and group chief executive officer at Aspen.
She joins Aspen from Swiss Re America where she held the position of chief risk officer since October 2013 where she was responsible for independent oversight of the reinsurer’s P&C reinsurance business in the region.
Before this, she served as senior vice president, operational risk management at Swiss Re, with responsibility for the operational risk management framework for the Americas. Prior to Swiss Re, she worked at global (re)insurer Hiscox as head of risk management where she developed the risk management strategy for the U.S. specialty insurance business.
Mark Cloutier commented: “Crystal is a highly experienced financial services professional who has led diverse teams to new levels of success in fast-paced environments. I am delighted to welcome her to Aspen in this key role for our business. Her proven ability to understand business needs and challenges, coupled with her excellent experience developing financial and risk management strategies, make her a valuable addition to our strong leadership team.”