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SiriusPoint recruits Head of Americas P&C Insurance from Zurich

27th September 2021 - Author: Matt Sheehan

Specialty re/insurer SiriusPoint has announced the appointment of Patrick Charles as Head of Americas Property and Casualty (P&C) Insurance.

Charles joins from Zurich Insurance Group, where he held North American leadership roles in underwriting and strategy spanning the past decade.

Prior to Zurich, he spent time at McKinsey & Company, Alliance Bernstein and the St. Paul Companies, having begun his career as an actuary.

In his new role, Charles will be responsible for managing and growing the US P&C insurance business at SiriusPoint, including the expansion of key strategic partnerships and the launch of products and services to support these relationships.

“We are delighted to welcome Patrick to our team,” said Prashanth Gangu, Chief Operating Officer and President of Insurance and Services at SiriusPoint.


“Our vision is to disrupt the insurance industry via partnerships with innovative, technology-forward entrepreneurs and organizations,” Gagnu continued. “We are getting tremendous reception in the market and the addition of Patrick will enable us to accelerate the buildout of our portfolio, as well as the products and services to support these partnerships.”

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