Guy Carpenter & Co. has appointed Susanne Miller-van der Schild as managing director, Guy Carpenter Benelux, effective 1 February.
Miller-van der Schild will be responsible for further developing Guy Carpenter’s platform in the region, and in particular strengthening its position in the Dutch market, the company said in a statement. Based in Rotterdam, and working closely with the firm’s offices in Brussels and London, she will report to Roelant de Haas, CEO, Benelux.
During her 25-year reinsurance career, Miller-van der Schild has held a number of senior managerial positions. Most recently, she was group reinsurance and insurance manager for SNS REAAL, having joined the company in 2006. Prior to this, she was a senior relationship manager for Aon Re, responsible for key Dutch clients. She began her industry career at Nationale Borg-Maatschappij in 1990, rising to the position of relationship manager for the firm’s reinsurance department.
Commenting on the appointment, de Haas said: “We are delighted to announce the appointment of Susanne. During her extensive career, she has amassed a wealth of knowledge across the reinsurance sector, spanning in particular the life, non-life and disability markets. She also brings a deep understanding of all aspects of Solvency II and was involved in the development of numerous capital relief solutions. Highly motivated, innovative in her approach and with wide-ranging market insight, Susanne is a great addition to the Benelux team.”
Nick Frankland, CEO of EMEA Operations at Guy Carpenter, added: “Benelux is a key market for Guy Carpenter and in recent years we have significantly increased our presence across the region. Susanne’s hire will further add to our capabilities in and focus on the Dutch market following the opening of our office in Rotterdam in 2014. Adding her experience and expertise underlines our commitment to the Netherlands client base and significantly reinforces our value offering across the Benelux region.”
Source: Guy Carpenter