Specialist insurance and reinsurance brokerage, THB, has named Rodrigo Botelho Director of its European division, in a move designed to expand the firms reinsurance capabilties, effective October 1st, 2017.
Botelho joins the firm from Universal Seguros in Angola and will be based in the firm’s Amsterdam, Holland office. Prior to Universal Seguros he held positions with Portuguese insurer Fidelidade Seguros in Lisbon, and reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter.
His new role will see him take responsibility for targeting new business markets for THB in Portuguese-speaking African countries.
Managing Director or THB Europe, Joaquim Caria, commented; “I am delighted to welcome Rodrigo to THB Europe. With the backing of AmWINS, the largest US wholesale broker handling premiums of USD13 billion, THB has ambitious expansion plans and this appointment is a key stage in furthering that strategy.
“We have identified a profitable opportunity in Portuguese-speaking Africa, and Rodrigo unparalleled experience in this area will support the ongoing dynamic growth across our targeted markets.”