Insurance-linked securities (ILS) fund manager Schroder Secquaero, has announced that Stephan Ruoff, former CEO at Tokio Millennium Re (TMR), is set to join the company as Deputy Head in November.
Ruoff served as Group CEO of TMR from April 2015 to March 2019, having joined the company as CEO for Continental Europe in 2011, before becoming Group Chief Underwriting Officer & Head of Europe in 2013.
Prior to this, he spent 14 years in various roles at Munich Re Group, where he spent time in Taiwan, Paris and the Head Office.
Schroders noted that Ruoff will bring extensive and management experience to the company, as well as a deep knowledge of the alternative capital market for reinsurance.
“The addition of a senior industry leader such as Stephan Ruoff to our team underlines Schroders commitment to being one of the leading institutional providers of investment solutions in the insurance linked solutions marketplace,” said Andreas Markwalder, CEO for Schroder Investment Management (Switzerland) AG.
Dirk Lohmann, Head of Schroder Secquaero, also commented: “I am pleased to welcome Stephan to the Schroder Secquaero team as my newly appointed Deputy.”
“His knowledge and experience will help take Schroder Secquaero to the next level as we develop new insurance linked investment solutions and products for our client base,” Lohmann added.
Schroder Secquaero is part of Schroders’ private assets business. It resulted from the merger of Secquaero Advisors AG and Schroder Investment Management (Switzerland) AG, following the completion of the acquisition of Secquaero Advisors AG by Schroders in July 2019.