The specialist Lloyd’s of London re/insurance marketplace has announced that its Brussels subsidiary, Lloyd’s Insurance Company S.A., has named Jose Núñez as its new Country Manager for Spain and Portugal (effective July 1), and General Representative for Spain and Portugal (effective August 3rd).
In his new role, Núñez will be based in Madrid and brings over three decades of experience and a deep understanding of the Iberian insurance and reinsurance markets, having served in numerous senior roles at Gerling, Catlin, and XL Catlin.
Most recently, Núñez served as National Commercial Director at Asegroup S.A. in Spain.
In his new role with the Lloyd’s Brussels subsidiary, he will report to Mark Cooper, Chief Market Development Officer (Europe) and Head of European Branches, Lloyd’s Insurance Company (LIC).
Cooper said: “I am delighted to welcome Jose to the Lloyd’s Europe team. His background and extensive experience across underwriting, claims and distribution will be a great asset to LIC and the wider Lloyd’s market. In addition, his proven relationships with local broker and coverholder communities will help support and build on the strong reputation that the Lloyd’s Iberia team have forged.”
Commenting on his new role, Núñez said: “I’m excited and proud to be representing Lloyd’s in the region and I will be working closely with our customers, distribution partners and wider stakeholders to deliver Lloyd’s strategy for the Iberian market and build on the strong foundations that have been laid. We have seen how the Lloyd’s market has really stepped up in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and our priority is to continue to support the Spanish and Portuguese market at this challenging time.”