Sompo International Holdings, a specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, has announced it has appointed Marco Serra as vice president in a move to boost its professional lines team.
He brings with him more than two decades of European insurance experience, having worked in Italy, the UK and Spain for market leading businesses including AIG, ANV and Navigators.
Serra joins Sompo International from ArgoGlobal Assicurazioni in Rome, where he was chief underwriting officer.
In his new role, he will be based in Sompo International’s Barcelona office and report to Mathieu Borneuf, SVP head of Professional Lines for Continental Europe.
Richard Allen, EVP, Professional Lines, London Market and Europe, said: “Sompo International has ambitious growth plans in Continental Europe and Professional Lines is a key area of focus; we have grown our European Professional Lines book to a significant size in the last three years. As we strive to be close strategic partners to our clients, we rely on the technical expertise and knowledge of our people.
“All our Professional Lines team are industry experts, each with 15-20 years’ experience, so Marco’s track record and distinctive skill set make him a perfect fit. He will have responsibility for helping profitably growing our Professional Lines book in Europe with a particular focus on Professional Indemnity.”