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SiriusPoint bolsters underwriting team with Pierre Favre

6th September 2021 - Author: Charlie Wood

International specialty re/insurer SiriusPoint has announced that Pierre Favre has joined the company as a Zurich based Senior Underwriter.

Favre will report to Bernard Hoge, Vice President, Manager Credit, Bond & Political Risk Reinsurance while focusing on developing strong relationships with brokers and clients to grow SiriusPoint’s book.

He has 25 years’ experience as a leader in the Trade Credit and Surety reinsurance market where he had underwriting responsibility for key trade credit and surety accounts across multiple regions.

Favre started his career with Swiss Re in 1996 before joining Aspen Re in 2008 where he played an instrumental role in building a credit and surety portfolio, acting as senior underwriter and head of underwriting operations.

From 2015 through 2017 he also served as Chairman of the Credit Insurance Committee of ICISA, the International Credit and Surety Association.

“We are delighted to welcome Pierre to SiriusPoint as we continue to attract high caliber, entrepreneurial talent to our business,” said Monica Cramér Manhem, President of International Reinsurance.

“This appointment underscores our continued commitment to developing and investing in the Credit, Bond and Political Risk portfolio. With more than 50 years as a dedicated reinsurance partner in this space, SiriusPoint is a partner that understands the product and can provide support through all market cycles.”

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