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QBE Syndicate 386’s Harries to retire, Cécile Fresneau named successor

7th January 2021 - Author: Charlie Wood

QBE Syndicate 386 active underwriter and head of financial lines David Harries is set to retire from his role after 34 years with the liability insurer.

QBEHarries has spent the last seven years in his current position and will be supporting the handover of the role to Cécile Fresneau over the first half of 2021.

Fresneau will be taking over her new role alongside the existing responsibilities as executive director of UK insurance.

She joined QBE in 2018 and has over 19 years of insurance industry experience.

Sam Harrison, Managing Director at QBE commented, “Syndicate 386 has a long and successful history at Lloyd’s and David has been instrumental in this success.


“I thank David for his important contributions to QBE over his long and distinguished career and wish him all the best in his retirement.”

“Cécile’s extensive experience, including the past three years at QBE, means she is well-suited to lead the next phase of Syndicate 386’s development.”

Syndicate 386, which was established in 1974, is a specialist UK non-marine liability insurer. It writes Employers’ Liability, Professional Indemnity, Public and Product Liability in the UK and internationally.


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