Reinsurance agency SCOR has made senior appointments as reinsurance CEO Michel Blanc is ready to retire in January 2023 after 31 years with the corporate.
Commenting on the corporate veteran’s retirement, Jean-Paul Conoscente, CEO for P&C at SCOR, stated: “I’d like to precise my warmest because of Michel for all that he has dropped at SCOR since 1991, each worldwide and within the Asia-Pacific area. It has been an ideal pleasure working with Michel all through these years, and I want him a really well-deserved, comfortable retirement.”
Stuart McMurdo (pictured above), who has been with SCOR since April 2018, will substitute Blanc and work carefully with him to make sure a clean transition and relationship continuity with SCOR’s enterprise companions.
McMurdo joined SCOR in 2018 because the CEO of SCOR UK and the SCOR Syndicate. In 2019, he took the extra function of CEO particular insurance coverage (EMEA), and, in 2020, he turned the regional head for P&C (EMEA). Earlier than becoming a member of SCOR, he was the top of reinsurance at Santam Restricted, South Africa’s largest short-term insurer. On this function, he was accountable for shopping for reinsurance and establishing Santam Re, a enterprise writing inwards reinsurance from chosen territories world wide.
McMurdo will stay because the CEO of SCOR UK and SCOR Syndicate till SCOR finds his alternative for the 2 entities and positive aspects regulatory approval. The announcement of his new function follows SCOR Syndicate’s appointment of a brand new lively underwriter and chief underwriting officer for SCOR UK.
In the meantime, Catherine Fassi (pictured under) will substitute Stuart McMurdo as regional CEO of EMEA and Canada for P&C, efficient July 01, 2022.
Fassi is an authorized actuary and CERA-ERM knowledgeable and holds an govt MBA from INSEAD. She began her profession as a statutory auditor at Mazars in Paris, the place she took half in consultancy and actuarial assignments for the insurance coverage business. In 2013, she joined SCOR as P&C chief accounting officer and subsequently held varied roles throughout the P&C finance staff. She then took on the function of SCOR P&C deputy CFO in 2019 and SCOR P&C CFO in 2020.