Pacific Life Re has announced the appointment of David Waters as new Director of Underwriting in its Europe Business Unit.
In the new role, Waters will be responsible for helping manage external and internal risk, while developing a strong market profile, providing high-quality service to clients, and supporting the sales and marketing team.
He joins Pacific Life Re from Gen Re, where he was Chief Underwriter. Before this, Waters served as a senior underwriter for over eight years at Legal & General.
Pacific Life Re state that Waters will report to Carl Padget, VP, Head of Claims and Underwriting, and will work closely with Ian Rowe, Director of Claims and Hayley Bloomfield, Senior Underwriting Developer.
Padget commented, “I am delighted that David has joined the Pacific Life Re Underwriting team. I am excited to be working with David as we continue to differentiate our support to all of our clients and have already seen the passion and energy which he brings to the business.”
Waters himself added, “I’m very excited to be joining Carl and the team at Pacific Life Re. Having the opportunity to be working for a dynamic and forward-thinking company is what initially drew me to this role.
“My experience and background will provide me the opportunity to help drive the innovation and customer service that Pacific Life Re clients have come to know and expect.”