MS Amlin Insurance SE (MS AISE) has announced the appointment of Herbert Baeten as chief underwriting officer (CUO) for its Property and Casualty business lines, effective 1 February 2021.
The appointment follows the retirement of Rudy Benmeridja at the end of 2020.
Baeten will report to Ludovic Sénécaut, CEO of MS AISE.
Additionally, the country manager position for Belgium is taken up in the interim by Véronique Perottino from 1 January, in parallel with her country management responsibilities for France.
Baeten brings over two decades of industry experience to the business and most recently served as chief broking officer and managing director for Specialty lines for Belgium and Luxembourg at Aon. He has also held a number of broad and advancing positions at Ethias Insurance, AIG and Zurich Insurance, including head of specialty EMEA and CUO for France.
Sénécaut commented: “I am delighted to welcome Herbert to MS AISE as Chief Underwriting Officer for Property and Casualty. His insurance expertise combined with his experience and market knowledge will be critical for the delivery of our new strategic plan ‘MS AISE 2025: Advancing together’.
“I am confident he will prove an invaluable addition to the MS AISE leadership team. And I would like to take this opportunity to thank Rudy very much for the contribution and leadership he has shown throughout his time at MS Amlin.”