Victor Insurance Holdings, the managing general underwriter previously known as The Schinnerer Group, has announced the appointment of Eric Solash to the newly created position of Global Head of Capital Markets.
In this role, Solash will be responsible for developing Victor’s capital markets strategies globally across all classes of property and casualty (P&C) insurance, the company said.
Solash has more than 20 years’ experience of capital markets, alternative funding and insurance investment banking.
He has been working with Victor on a consulting basis since January, and previously served as Managing Director and Head of Alternative Funding at General Electric Company (GE), where he was responsible for funding infrastructure projects in power, renewable energy, and healthcare developments.
Prior to GE, Solash led the insurance investment banking team at Freeman & Co., and has also been involved in the establishment of a private wealth life insurance managing general agency, as well as a number of technology start-ups.
As Head of Capital Markets at Victor, Solash will be based in New York and will report to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Christopher Schaper, who commented: “As the property/casualty insurance industry evolves, Victor is at the forefront in creating innovative risk transfer solutions using both traditional and alternative capital capabilities.
“With Eric’s expertise and experience, we can bring new solutions and sources of capital to the marketplace providing insureds with more options than ever before.”