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Pro Global bolsters German market leadership team

15th April 2021 - Author: Charlie Wood

Global re/insurance outsourcing and consulting specialist Pro Global has announced the appointment of Roman Claren as Managing Director and Stilianos Kalaitzidis as its new Head of Technical Claims for German businesses/entities.

pro-global-logoClaren joins from a subsidiary of Provinzial Rheinland Versicherung AG, where he served as managing director.

He brings over 15 years’ experience in the insurance sector working within claims services across motor, travel and building related insurances.

This new role will see him lead Pro’s German business with support from Robert Buchberger, Managing Director of Pro Insurance Solutions GmbH.

Kalaitzidis joined Pro in January this year from reinsurer Deutsche Rückversicherung AG, where he worked as a senior claims manager.


He has nearly a decade’s worth of work experience in the sector and previously helped insurers position themselves strategically in the market and identify and leverage new market trends and technologies.

“I am delighted to be welcoming both Roman and Stilianos to our team as we look to capitalise on our German position and achieve further growth in a key market for Pro,” Steve Lewis, Pro Global CEO.

“Over the last year Pro has gone from strength to strength, and I am confident that both Roman and Stilianos will fit well into our team and continue to strengthen our leadership qualities into the future.”

Claren added, “I am excited to be joining the team at Pro and to be working alongside the expertise of both Robert Buchberger and Richard Lawson as we lead the claims space in Germany. By combining our skills and experiences I am confident that we will build and develop on Pro’s success so far.”

Kalaitzidis said, “I am thrilled to be joining Pro at such an important time as it strives to become a key player in the German market.

“Taking the reigns as Head of Technical Claims will allow me to not only focus on new products, partners and new technologies, but it will also provide the opportunity to use my market knowledge to help position Pro correctly within this market sector.”

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