Tokio Millennium Re has announced that Brian Secrett will join the firm from Lloyd’s of London as its new Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO), effective October 1st, 2017.
As well as taking on the role of CUO, Secrett has also been made a member of the company’s Executive Committee, also effective October 1st, 2017, and subject to necessary regulatory approvals.
Secrett brings almost three decades of reinsurance industry experience to the role, and joins Tokio Millennium Re from Lloyd’s, where he held the position of Head of Class of Business and subsequently Head of Underwriting Performance.
Prior to Lloyd’s, Secrett held a number of management positions at reinsurer PartnerRe, and he started his reinsurance career with reinsurance giant Swiss Re, in 1989, as a property treaty underwriter.
As CUO, Secrett will lead the firm’s underwriting and pricing functions, and will have responsibility for both the risk selection process and controls. Secrett will be based in the firm’s London office.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Tokio Millennium Re, Stephan Ruoff, commented; “We are very pleased that Brian will step into this new CUO position at TMR. Brian has an impressive track record with almost 30 years of reinsurance underwriting and insurance risk experience having been responsible for leading the underwriting performance team and initiatives at Lloyd’s, and prior to that leading a very significant catastrophe reinsurance business portfolio.
“Brian’s expertise in underwriting, pricing and risk analytics combined with his long term experience of building balanced underwriting portfolios, equips him perfectly for his new role at TMR.”