Patrick Chevrel is to join reinsurer VIG Re from Bermuda’s PartnerRe to lead a newly established underwriting team for Western Europe, reporting to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Czech Republic domiciled reinsurer, Johannes Martin Hartmann.
Chevrel will lead the new business unit, and have responsibility for developing the firm’s business with clients in France, Belgium, and Luxembourg.
He joins the firm from reinsurer PartnerRe, where he was most recently Head of Global Accounts. Chevrel also held the position as Head of the Region France, Benelux P&C, and Head of Specialty Property Lines at PartnerRe.
Hartmann, said; “Patrick is highly respected among customers and brokers as well as his peers. His appointment will help drive forward VIG Re’s growth in the region across all lines of business including property, motor, liability and engineering. He brings a wealth of experience of both the French and International reinsurance markets and we look very much forward to welcoming Patrick to VIG Re.”
Chevrel, commented; “I am really looking forward to joining VIG Re to lead the French and Belux operation, and together with the management team, to building long-term relationships with our clients and brokers, enriching our value proposition and differentiating our brand. This will enable us to grow our business in a sustainable manner and help VIG Re achieve its targets for our clients and the company’s benefit.”