SCOR has revealed that Laurent Rousseau is to become deputy CEO of SCOR Global P&C and will be joining the Group's executive committee, effective 1 April 2018.
Since joining the Group in 2010, Rousseau has held numerous advisory, strategy, and underwriting positions. He currently serves as chief underwriting officer (CUO) of SCOR Global P&C’s treaty business in EMEA.
In his new role, Rousseau will become CUO for specialty lines and business solutions. He succeeds Benjamin Gentsch, who is leaving SCOR as of 1 April 2018.
Gentsch served as CEO of SCOR Switzerland and deputy CEO of SCOR Global P&C for over a decade, having made substantial contributions to the progress and positive results of SCOR’s Global P&C business.
Douglas Lacoss, who currently serves as chief reserving actuary at SCOR Global P&C has been promoted to CUO for the EMEA treaty business, replacing Rousseau.
Current head of actuarial modelling, Ecaterina Nisipasu, has been promoted to head of reserving, capital modelling & risk management for SCOR Global P&C, mainly replacing Lacoss in his current chief reserving actuary position.
Andreas Frank replaces Benjamin Gentsch as CEO of SCOR Switzerland AG and SCOR Holding (Switzerland) AG. Frank currently holds the roles of chief financial officer (CFO) for SCOR Switzerland AG and CEO of SCOR Services Switzerland AG.
Chairman and CEO of SCOR, Denis Kessler commented: "On behalf of the board of directors and the executive committee, as well as on my own personal behalf, I would like to warmly thank Benjamin Gentsch for his marked contribution to the development and success of SCOR over the past decade. I am very pleased that Laurent Rousseau is joining the executive committee and taking a leading role alongside Victor Peignet in SCOR Global P&C. Since joining the Group, Laurent Rousseau has demonstrated upstanding personal and professional qualities. His promotion and those of Ecaterina Nisipasu, Andreas Frank and Douglas Lacoss demonstrate the depth of the Group’s talent pool. SCOR is proud to be able to offer growth opportunities to its next generation of leaders."