Nikhil da Victoria Lobo, Swiss Re’s Managing Director and Head of Americas for its Public Sector Solutions (PSS) Division, has been named Market Executive for Western and Southern Europe (WSE) for reinsurance at the Switzerland-based firm.
His appointment is effective July 1st, 2020 and Victoria Lobo succeeds Claudia Cordioli, who was appointed as Swiss Re’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Reinsurance business at the start of March.
Victoria Lobo brings almost two decades of insurance and reinsurance industry experience to the role, having started his career at Swiss Re’s Securitas Capital in 2001, before serving as an underwriter in the Latin America Facultative Property team.
In 2008, he joined Swiss Re’s PSS Division as one of its first client managers, and since this time, he has initiated and nurtured relationships with senior government and business leaders in numerous countries, including the U.S., Canada, and Latin America.
In his new role, he will be based in Zurich and will report to Urs Baertschi, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Reinsurance EMEA, Swiss Re.
Commenting on the appointment, Baertschi said: “In Nikhil we found a very strong internal successor for the WSE Market Executive role. Nikhil’s international outlook, languages and excellent client relationship skills make him the natural choice as the Head of our Western and Southern European markets.”