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Willis Re names Kirsten van Exel as executive director

  • Publish Date: Posted about 4 years ago
  • Author:by Alan Jarque

Willis Re, the specialist reinsurance division of Willis Towers Watson (WTW) has announced that Kirsten van Exel will join its Dutch team as executive director, effective 15 July 2020.

Based in Willis Re’s Dutch office, Exel will report to Gerrit van Emst, managing director for the Netherlands and will form part of the integrated reinsurance clients team for the Dutch market.

Exel is a qualified actuary and brings more than 2 decades of experience in (re)insurance. She joins from AEGON where she most recently served as senior ILS underwriter and prior to that she was a senior reinsurance actuary at NN Re.

Dirk Spenner, managing director, head of EMEA North/ East, Willis Re: “We are delighted to welcome Kirsten to Willis Re. Her extensive experience in both life and non-life (re)insurance will strengthen the value of our offering in the Dutch market and emphasises the commitment to our clients in this region. Kirsten is a welcome addition to the wider Dutch team, which has 20 colleagues with a wealth of experience, including 10 Dutch speakers based in both our local office and the head office in London.”