Towers Perrin Launches French Reinsurance Office

International professional services firm Towers Perrin announced that it is expanding its reinsurance intermediary business to serve the French domestic market. It has appointed Serge Mussard as Managing Director of its new reinsurance operation, and Daniel Schlegel as Executive Director.

Mussard has more than 20 years of experience in the reinsurance industry and was formerly a Managing Director at Guy Carpenter.

Schlegel is a former Head of Partner Re’s Marine and Energy Offshore unit and was also a Managing Director at General Re.
Mussard indicated that he is delighted to be joining Towers Perrin at this exciting time.”

Towers Perrin said its “reinsurance operation in France offers traditional reinsurance brokerage services to the insurance industry, bundled with risk management advisory services for clients looking for more integrated solutions.”

“By leveraging the deep analytical expertise and industry-leading thought leadership of Towers Perrin’s Tillinghast insurance consulting business, we will offer clients a truly comprehensive approach to enterprise risk management that is unmatched by our competitors,” explained Bill Eyre, Managing Director of Towers Perrin’s Reinsurance business.

Commenting on Towers Perrin’s expanded offering in France, Tricia Guinn, Managing Director and leader of Towers Perrin’s Risk and Financial Services segment, noted: “France presents an excellent opportunity for Towers Perrin in both reinsurance broking and insurance consulting. We are uniquely positioned to help companies address risk management in the context of overall capital management, as will be increasingly required as Solvency II comes into effect. We will continue to look at growth across Continental Europe, building on both our ongoing commitment to client service excellence and strong global network of insurance industry expertise.”

The Paris office is located at:
21 25 rue Balzac
75008 Paris
Phone: 33-01-53-93-13-00

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