French reinsurer SCOR has announced the appointment of Olivier Gay as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for SCOR Canada Reinsurance Company, in addition to his role as Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO) for the business, effective June 11th, 2021.
Gay takes over as President and CEO of the company from Paul Christoff; and will report to John Jenkins, CEO of Reinsurance Operations for the Americas.
In his new role, Gay assumes oversight of all aspects of SCOR’s Canadian operations and will be tasked with driving the superior level of service that the business delivers for its clients.
Gay, who has held roles of increasing responsibility since first joining SCOR in 2010, was most recently named as CUO for SCOR Canada Reinsurance. Previously, he served as Deputy Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with SCOR in Singapore for the Asia Pacific region.
In August of last year, he was named Senior Vice President for SCOR Canada Reinsurance Company. At this time, it was also revealed that Gay would serve as Deputy CEO of the company, supporting Christoff.
Jenkins commented: “With more than a decade of experience at SCOR across three continents, Olivier brings a wealth of experience to this expanded role. His success and leadership since joining the team in Canada will further enhance SCOR’s position as a key player in the Canadian market.”