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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

Sompo Holdings adopts Willis Towers Watson’s pricing solutions

26th October 2020

Insurance broker Willis Towers Watson says Sompo Holdings Asia has adopted its pricing solutions for retail business in the region in an effort to transform its pricing operations across 14 markets. Due to the current economic environment where consumer behaviour and financial markets are changing daily, it has become essential for ... Read the full article

Sompo International appoints Mike Connelly as CFO, Global Reinsurance

23rd October 2020

Bermuda-based specialty property and casualty re/insurance firm Sompo International has announced that Mike Connelly will join the Sompo International Reinsurance team as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Global Reinsurance. Connelly previously served as CFO, Specialty Commercial at The Hartford, a role he held since 2017. Prior to this he spent six years as ... Read the full article

Sompo Intl. launches D&O policy for public companies

8th October 2020

Bermuda-based specialty property and casualty re/insurer Sompo International has launched a new Directors and Officers (D&O) liability insurance policy for publicly traded companies. Sompo’s public D&O solution is the latest addition to its existing Management Assurance Platform (MAP). Introduced in 2019, MAP is designed to provide private companies with the ability to ... Read the full article

Sompo International to acquire Diversified Crop Insurance Services

4th September 2020

Bermuda-based specialty property and casualty re/insurance Sompo International is set to acquire Diversified Crop Insurance Services, a subsidiary of CGB Enterprises. Diversified will join the re/insurer's AgriSompo platform and will create one of the largest crop insurance providers in North America. The acquisition provides Sompo with additional capabilities in North America in ... Read the full article

New partnership sees Sompo’s agriculture platform expand into French crop market

3rd September 2020

Bermuda-based specialty property and casualty re/insurer Sompo International Holdings has announced that its global agriculture platform AgriSompo has entered into a strategic broking relationship with InVivo Group. InVivo Group is a national union of 201 member cooperatives representing more than half of all farmers in France. Working through InVivo's Bioline Insurance subsidiary, this ... Read the full article

Brendan Plessis takes distribution role at Sompo International

2nd September 2020

Sompo International Holdings Ltd., the Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, has appointed Brendan Plessis as Executive Vice President, Distribution, International Insurance. In this newly created role, Plessis will lead the strategic development of broker and client relationships. In particular, he will focus on maximizing profitable growth and ... Read the full article

Sompo, Marsh & McLennan launch new solution for commercial real estate owners

18th August 2020

Bermuda-based specialty P&C reinsurer Sompo International has partnered with Marsh & McLennan Agency and its Global Risk Solutions unit on the launch of a new customisable insurance solution designed for commercial real estate owners. The MMA Select Commercial Insurance Program has been created to deliver industry-specific underwriting, claims, and risk control expertise ... Read the full article

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