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Swiss Re Corp. Solutions hires new CEO LatAm from Allianz

24th April 2019 - Author: Matt Sheehan

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has announced the appointment of Angelo Colombo as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Latin America Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, effective 7 October 2019.

angelo-colomboAs CEO, Colombo will be responsible for managing the company’s commercial insurance business in Latin America.

He has more than 20 years of experience, and has held many leadership positions within the Latin American commercial insurance market, most recently as CEO for South America at Allianz.

In his new role, Colombo will also oversee Swiss Re Corporate Solutions México Seguros S.A. de C.V.; Compañia Aseguradora de Fianzas S.A. Confianza, the joint venture between Swiss Re Corporate Solutions and Seguros Confianza; and Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Brasil Seguros S.A., the joint venture between Swiss Re Corporate Solutions and Bradesco Seguros S.A.

Colombo succeeds Axel Brohm, who has been appointed Head of Actuarial and Data Science Swiss Re Corporate Solutions and will work with Colombo to ensure a smooth transition.

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“We’re very happy that Angelo will steer our business in Latin America and help us provide financial protection to customers throughout the region,” said Andreas Berger, CEO Swiss Re Corporate Solutions.

“He’s well-connected in the local market and truly understands the risk management challenges that companies there are facing.”

“I would also like to thank Axel for his contributions over the past three years,” Berger continued. “Under his leadership, we closed the joint venture with Bradesco Seguros, obtained a direct insurance license in Mexico and expanded our regional offering to help even more customers in Latin America protect their businesses.”

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions serves clients and brokers throughout Latin America from offices in Bogotá, Cali, Medellin, Mexico City, Miami, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo.

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