Bermuda domiciled reinsurer PartnerRe has announced the appointment of Chris Shanahan as Executive Vice President (EVP), Corporate Development, US Life, effective May 2018.
Operating within the company’s Life business unit, Shanahan will report to Alan Ryder, PartnerRe’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of North America Life.
In his new role, he will be tasked with leading the development and advance strategy of the reinsurer’s U.S. life reinsurance operations, leveraging its global expertise to provide life reinsurance products tailored to the needs of the U.S. marketplace.
“His appointment underlines PartnerRe’s focus on the US life reinsurance market and desire to continue to support its clients’ growth in that market,” said the reinsurer.
He brings 25 years of industry experience to the role, and most recently Shanahan was Executive Vice President, Mortality Solutions and Corporate Marketing at Hannover Re Life in the U.S., where he was responsible for managing traditional life reinsurance business.