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Generali (GC&C) names Head of Financial Lines Underwriting in Asia

15th December 2020 - Author: Matt Sheehan

Generali Global Corporate & Commercial (GC&C), a subsidiary of the Italian insurance giant, has announced the appointment of Zaid Alami as Head of Financial Lines Underwriting Asia.

generaliBased in the regional hub in Hong Kong, he will be responsible for leading the financial lines business across the region.

Alami has nearly a decade of underwriting experience, with particular expertise in Financial Lines and Liability.

Before joining Generali Global Corporate & Commercial Asia, he was the Assistant Vice President at Liberty Specialty Markets MENA, heading up Financial Lines and responsible for the portfolio across the Middle East, Turkey and Africa.

“We are delighted to welcome Zaid to our team, taking over the Head of Financial Lines position from Brendan McDonald who was recently promoted to Head of Underwriting Asia,” said Axel Roesner, Head of Generali Global Corporate & Commercial (GC&C) Asia.

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“Zaid’s appointment reflects our dedication to further accelerate profitable growth in the Asian market and to provide high-quality underwriting expertise to clients and brokers. I am sure that Zaid will strongly contribute to supporting our clients on the changes they are currently facing in the new environment and helping their business succeed.”

Alami also commented: “I am thrilled to be part of the Generali Global Corporate & Commercial (GC&C) team and to join the expanding Financial Lines business in such an exciting and dynamic region. With the team’s extensive experience and underwriting expertise, I am confident that we are well equipped to support our clients and brokers during these difficult times.”

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