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Lasse Otzen joins Gallagher Re’s Nordic operations

5th January 2023 - Author: Kassandra Jimenez-Sanchez

Global reinsurance broker Gallagher Re has appointed Lasse Flensborg Otzen to its Copenhagen operation as Divisional Director.

gallagher-re-logoHe is an experienced account executive with over ten years of experience across diverse disciplines in the reinsurance and insurance industry, including risk management, underwriting and claims handling, as well as client service.

Otzen joins from If Insurance – a Sweden-headquartered P&C insurer – where he held several roles since joining the company in 2017.

Prior to that, he spent over two years at Aon Benfield as Assistant Account Executive. He began his insurance career at Alm Brand in 20211.

According to Gallagher, Otzen’s appointment further strengthens its local client servicing, support and advocacy in the Danish and wider Nordic market.

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Commenting on Otzen’s appointment, Ditte Deschars, Regional Director and Head of Nordic at Gallagher Re EMEA North & East, said: “Lasse will be a great addition to our expanding team in Copenhagen, as we continue to invest in our local client service offering.

“He brings a good blend of experience, with a real passion for looking after clients, championing their interests and delivering the right risk solutions for their portfolio needs.”

Otzen added: “I’m looking forward to joining the Copenhagen office, meeting the wider Gallagher Re team, and reconnecting with old clients as well as meeting new clients in the Nordics. I am excited about working with our clients and delivering the right solutions to their constantly evolving needs.”

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