The Chilean arm of independent insurance broker Price Forbes has appointed Martin Soto Quintus to the role of Chief Executive Officer, while Miguel Pizarro has been added as Chief Broking Officer.
Soto Quintus joins from Aon Reinsurance Solutions where he served as Facultative Director before stepping up as CEO, Chile in 2015.
He brings extensive relationships with carriers and brokers across Latin America as well as a technical background from his underwriting roles at Swiss Re and Berkley International.
Miguel also joins from Aon Reinsurance Solutions, having served as COO since 2017. Previously he spent time as Specialty Lines Director.
Oscar Rincon, CEO Latin America commented, “Martin is a proven leader who works collaboratively to deliver bespoke risk transfer tools, products and exceptional service to clients.
“I’m very excited that he will lead the Price Forbes’ Chilean operations and act as the Deputy CEO Latin America, supporting the strategy throughout our next ambitious phase of growth.”
CEO International Greg Ferguson added, “These appointments demonstrate our ambition to hire the best people in the market to help further drive our growth and are the next step in our commitment to our regional strategy.
“Latin America is an exciting region for Price Forbes and we are a business committed to offering solutions from our London and local platforms, strategically co-ordinated by our leadership team.
“Our ambition is to become a leading broker in the Chilean market, more broadly in the region and fully committing to a local presence with strong leadership ratifies our approach. In Martin and Miguel we have two of the most respected and knowledgeable professionals in the country.”
Soto Quintus noted, “This is a fantastic time to be joining a business that is committed to independence and investing in its presence in Latin America.
“Throughout my discussions with Greg, Oscar and the team, it was clear that Price Forbes offers clients the best of both worlds with local knowledge, access to the Regional, London and global insurance market, with market leading specialist teams delivering product and industry expertise.”
Meanwhile, Pizarro said, “Client focus is a promise that is on everyone’s mind. The real challenge is how to make it real. Our commitment is to bring traditional and creative solutions to our clients whilst ensuring fairness and long-term strategies towards markets.”