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Sompo International names new CEO of European unit

  • Publish Date: Posted about 5 years ago
  • Author:by Alan Jarque

Speciality (re)insurer Sompo International Holdings has appointed Thomas Brazil as the new CEO of SI Insurance (Europe), subject to regulatory approval.

Brazil is currently senior vice president, and head of Europe property catastrophe reinsurance at Sompo International. In his new role, Brazil will relocate from Zurich to Luxembourg, where SI Insurance is headquartered.

He joined the company in 2012 as a senior property catastrophe reinsurance underwriter for Sompo International’s European portfolio, as well as Africa and the Middle East. In 2016 he was promoted to his current role.

Christopher Gallagher, executive director and CEO of Sompo International Commercial P&C said: “I am very pleased that Thomas has assumed the role of CEO of SI Insurance (Europe). He brings to this role extensive underwriting expertise, a commercial perspective and broad pan-European experience. Europe is a strategic market for our commercial P&C business and SI Insurance (Europe) provides Sompo with a core foundation for additional growth in this region. Thomas will work closely with colleagues in London and across the Continent as we continue to enhance our product offerings to our EEA clients.”