XL Group plc announced the appointment of Joan Lanzagorta as Client & Distribution Leader for its operation in Mexico, effective as of mid-April.
He has broad experience in the Insurance industry. Prior to joining XL Group he spent 3 years with Chubb in Mexico as Chief Underwriter. Before that he was approximately ten years as an underwriter with Allianz, having started his career as a reinsurance broker with Guy Carpenter.
Bruno Laval, Regional Manager Iberia & Latin America for XL’s insurance operations, welcomed Lanzagorta to the Group, indicating that will play “a key role to provide high quality service and attention to our clients and brokers and to our goal to achieve profitable growth for our operation in Mexico. Hence this recruitment represents an important strengthening of our local team and highlights our commitment to this market.”
Alvaro Salamanca, XL Group’s Country Manager Mexico, added that his “underwriting experience, combined with his in-depth knowledge of the market, position him well to expand our relationships in Mexico. He will also be able to provide valuable support to our brokers as well as our local and global program clients.”
Source: XL Group