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Sompo Intl. promotes Spurling to lead Professional Lines unit in Bermuda

26th July 2021

Sompo International Holdings has appointed Sarah Spurling to lead its Professional Lines Business Unit in Bermuda. Spurling will have responsibility for the three segments within Professional Lines, including Commercial, Bermuda Sompo Pro and Financial Institutions. She has spent her underwriting career at Sompo International, which she joined in 2005. She currently leads the ... Read the full article

Sompo Intl names Marco Serra VP of Professional Lines

19th July 2021

Bermuda-based specialty re/insurer Sompo International has announced the appointment of Marco Serra as Vice President, Professional Lines. Serra has over two decades of European insurance experience in Italy, the UK and Spain for businesses such as AIG, ANV and Navigators. He joins from ArgoGlobal Assicurazioni in Rome, where he was Chief Underwriting ... Read the full article

Sompo Intl. expands P&C unit with launch of Sompo GRS Asia-Pacific

9th July 2021

Bermuda domiciled insurer and reinsurer, Sompo International Holdings Ltd., has announced the establishment of Sompo Global Risk Solutions (GRS) Asia-Pacific within its Commercial Property & Casualty (P&C) segment. The expansion sees the formation of a new team in Singapore to serve select industries in the Asian markets via appointed brokerages. The launch ... Read the full article

Protecdiv closes first reinsurance deal with Sompo, BMS

29th June 2021

Specialty property and casualty re/insurance broker Protecdiv has announced the completion of its first transaction for Sompo International with strategic partner BMS Group. The transaction was conducted as part of the co-brokering partnership Protecdiv has with BMS Group and is the first transaction executed alongside BMS Re. Protecdiv first announced its ... Read the full article

Sompo Intl. hires Zurich’s Shea to succeed retiring Charman

25th May 2021

Sompo International Holdings has appointed James Shea as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors and he will also become Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Overseas Insurance and Reinsurance Business for Sompo, succeeding John Charman who has been with the company for eight years. Shea’s appointments will take place in September, ... Read the full article

Sompo International names SVP, Agency Management for agri unit

21st May 2021

Bermuda-based specialty P&C re/insurer Sompo International Holdings has announced the appointment of Billy Moore as Senior Vice President of Agency Management for AgriSompo North America, Sompo International’s North American crop insurance platform. In this role, Moore will be responsible for the overall management of agency relationships and the marketing of the ... Read the full article

Sompo International reports $9.17bn decrease in profits

20th May 2021

Sompo International has reported a JPY 20 billion ($9,176 billion) decrease in profits for its business over the full-year 2020 period, which the company attributes to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. For the 2021 fiscal year, Sompo is forecasting an underwriting profit of $459 million, compared to its profit of ... Read the full article

Sompo International adds Goddard to distribution & development team

1st April 2021

Bermuda-based specialty P&C re/insurer Sompo International Holdings has added Maxine Goddard to its International Insurance Strategic Distribution and Development team as Senior Vice President, effective April 1, 2021. Goddard previously spent 20 years with Zurich Insurance, most recently as Director, Senior Commercial Operations Business Partner. The Business Development team at Sompo International ... Read the full article

Sompo International profits fall on pandemic hit

12th February 2021

Sompo International’s profits decreased by $228 million over the 3Q FY2020 period, largely due to the negative impact of COVID-19 on the business’s results. The Sompo Holdings subsidiary recorded adjusted profit of just $46 million for the period, after sustaining an underwriting loss of $178 million from COVID-19 and natural disasters. Investments ... Read the full article

Sompo Intl. adds Stephen Raymond to A&E team

11th January 2021

Bermuda-based specialty property and casualty re/insurer Sompo International has added Stephen R. Raymond to its US Sompo Pro team. Raymond, who joins with over 30 years’ experience, will serve as Vice President, Architects and Engineers (A&E). His A&E professional liability underwriting and product development experience spans various client segments. Raymond joins from Ironshore, ... Read the full article

Sompo International completes DCIS acquisition, rebrands crop unit

30th December 2020

Bermuda-based specialty property and casualty re/insurer Sompo International Holdings Ltd. (SIH) has completed its previously announced acquisition of Diversified Crop Insurance Services (DCIS), a subsidiary of CGB Enterprises, Inc. (CGB). DCIS and ARMtech, Sompo International’s existing US federally sponsored multi-peril crop insurer, will now operate under the brand name AgriSompo ... Read the full article

Sompo Int. hires Haney for two exec agri roles

7th December 2020

Sompo International has appointed Robert Haney as Executive Chairman of AgriSompo and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AgriSompo North America. Haney will be reporting to Christopher Sparro, CEO, US Insurance for Sompo International. His appointment illustrates Sompo International’s investment in and commitment to the crop insurance market in the US and around ... Read the full article

Sompo Int. adds AXA XL’s Paul Shedden to Insurance Executive Leadership Team

24th November 2020

Bermuda-based, global specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, Sompo International Holdings, Ltd., has announced the hiring of Paul Shedden from AXA XL as Head of Portfolio Design, Pricing and Analytics for Global Insurance. In his new role, Shedden will be based in London and will report to Chris ... Read the full article

Sompo Int. names Balthazard Head of APAC Reinsurance, Deputy CEO Singapore

23rd November 2020

Sompo International Holdings, a Bermuda-based global specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance and part of Sompo Holdings, Inc., has announced the promotion of Pierre Balthazard. Formerly Senior Vice President (SVP), Head of Asia Pacific Property Catastrophe Reinsurance at Sompo International, Balthazard has been named as the company's new ... Read the full article

Sompo International names Head of Asian Risk Solutions in the US

29th October 2020

Bermuda-based specialty P&C re/insurer Sompo International has announced the appointment of Sara Gundersen as Executive Vice President, Asian Risk Solutions Segment Leader within its Sompo Global Risk Solutions (GRS) business unit. In this role, Gundersen will lead the strategy, underwriting, production, business and product development, expense control and profitability for the ... Read the full article

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