SCOR announces further Group appointments demonstrating a swift and efficient integration process
Following the announcement of the new SCOR Group Executive Committee on 4 September 2007, SCOR announces further key positions.
- As far as P&C Treaty Worldwide is concerned, Yvan Besnard heads this line of business reporting directly to Victor Peignet. A Chief Underwriting Officer (“CUO”), reporting to Yvan Besnard, is appointed for each of the three global regions: Umberto Gavazzi is in charge of Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Henry Klecan is responsible for the Americas on an interim basis, and Ben Ho is responsible for the Asia-Pacific region.
- Specialty Lines & Business Solutions is headed by Benjamin Gentsch, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of SCOR Global P&C. Reporting to Benjamin Gentsch are: Emmanuel Fierens, Chief Underwriting Officer for Specialty Lines and Head of the Business Solutions division comprising Natural Resources, Industrial & Commercial Risks, Alternative Risk Financing and Cedant Facultative Services; Paul Hertelendy, Chief Underwriting Officer for Specialty Lines and Head of Agriculture, Marine & Energy, Engineering and US Cat business; and Alan Grant, CEO of the London-based operations, incorporating the management of Joint Venture businesses including Lloyd’s and SCOR contingency business. Benjamin Gentsch is also overseeing Credit & Surety (CUO Patrick Barrault), Aviation (CUO Andrea Sommerlad), Space (CUO Didier Parsoire) and Inherent Defects Insurance (CUO Jean Tuccella).
- The cross-sector functions within the Non-Life business are allocated as follows: Andreas Zdrenyk, Chief Operating Officer; Tony Neghaiwi, Chief Pricing Actuary; Erik Rüttener, Head of Risk Modelling & Global Natural Hazards; Bernd Langer, Chief Risk Officer; Hedi Hachicha, Head of Strategy & Development / Markets, Products & Clients; Christian Delannes, Chief Financial Officer; Sylvie Van Viet, Head of Underwriting Management and Pierre Charles, Head of Claims & Commutations.
- The Chief Executive Officers for the five main Global P&C hubs are as follows: Victor Peignet for Paris, Benjamin Gentsch with Andreas Zdrenyk as Deputy CEO for Zurich, Dietmar Zietsch for Cologne, Henry Klecan for New York and Ben Ho for Singapore.
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