Bermuda-based PartnerRe Ltd. announced that Emmanuel Clarke has been appointed Head of the P/C business unit for its Global (non-U.S.) operations, effective January 1, 2006. He succeeds Jean-Marie Nessi, who joined PartnerRe in January 2003. The announcement said Nessi has” decided to leave PartnerRe to pursue a new business venture.”
Clarke will be responsible for all of the Group’s Global (non-U.S.) general property and casualty business, reporting to Bruno Meyenhofer, CEO of PartnerRe Global. He will also become a member of the Group’s Senior Operating Management.
“With more than 10 years’ experience in the reinsurance industry, Mr. Clarke is currently Deputy Head of PartnerRe’s Worldwide Specialty unit,” the bulletin continued. He joined PartnerRe in 1995 and was appointed Head of the Credit and Surety unit in 2001. He holds a Masters Degree in Finance from Paris Dauphine and an MBA from City University of New York. “Although Mr. Clarke’s appointment is effective January 1, 2006, he will begin to work closely with Mr. Nessi and his new team immediately, in order to ensure a smooth transition during the upcoming January 1 renewal period,” the announcement continued.
PartnerRe also noted that “effective January 1, 2006, and following a transition period with Mr. Clarke, Marcus Pollak will be appointed Head of the Credit and Surety unit, reporting to the Head of Worldwide Specialty, Kurt Angst. Mr. Pollak joined PartnerRe in 2001 and has experience in both reinsurance and finance. Mr. Pollak holds an Executive MBA from the State University of New York.”
PartnerRe Ltd. President and CEO, Patrick Thiele commented: “We are very pleased to promote Emmanuel to our senior management team. We are confident he will further strengthen PartnerRe’s position in the property and casualty market. Jean-Marie has made a valuable contribution to PartnerRe. Under his leadership, the non-U.S. Property and Casualty unit has made significant progress as a proactive and professional team of client, technical and actuarial partners. We wish him well in his future endeavors.”
Bruno Meyenhofer added: “Emmanuel is an excellent choice to succeed Jean-Marie. He has already demonstrated his ability to manage and lead through various market conditions during his time in the Worldwide Specialty unit. I am confident that those strengths will add value to our efforts as we embrace the property and casualty market cycle and continue to enhance the associations we have with our clients.”
I am also very pleased to promote Marcus to lead Credit and Surety. Not only has he already played an important role in the management of the Credit and Surety team, he has been instrumental in developing key markets and relationships. I am confident he will be an asset to our Worldwide Specialty leadership.
“Finally, I would like to personally thank Jean- Marie for his dedication and leadership during his time with PartnerRe and I wish him success in his new venture,” he concluded.
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