Reinsurance start-up Kettle has appointed Kevin Copeland as Chief Financial Officer.
Copeland has held senior executive positions in the insurance industry in Bermuda for over 15 years and also has extensive experience in the investment industry.
Most recently, he was Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Investment Officer of re/insurance group James River Group Holdings.
The Bermuda Monetary Authority recently lisenced Kettle’s Bermuda company as an Innovative Intermediary as it continues to build out its executive team.
Co-Founder and CEO Andrew Engler said: “Kevin’s appointment is at a pivotal moment in the development of Kettle. He brings relationships and expertise that will enable us to develop our financial and capital market strategy with deep knowledge and experience. We are all extremely excited to have him join us.”
Executive Chairman Nigel Mortimer commented: “We’ve known and respected Kevin and his work for many years and we’re very pleased he’s joining our mission to help advance the market in data science and its use in pricing complex volatile risk.
“We believe the immediate future will see an acceleration of the integration of capital markets, modelling and re/insurance and Kevin’s arrival will help us capitalise on our position as an agent of change.”
Copeland added: “Kettle has an extraordinary opportunity ahead of it to leverage its proprietary technology in the insurance and reinsurance markets. I am delighted to be joining the management team of Kettle at such an exciting point in the company’s development.”