Best Names Holzberger as Managing Director – Analytics for EMEA

A.M. Best Co. announced that Stefan Holzberger has joined A.M. Best Europe – Rating Services Limited as managing director, analytics. He will be based in London and will report directly to Roger Sellek, CEO – A.M. Best EMEA & Asia Pacific. Holzberger’s primary responsibility will be the management of Best’s credit ratings throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

He has been with Best for 10 years, and has held several senior positions in the Rating Division in corporate headquarters in the U.S. He has extensive experience in the insurance sector and has worked on the credit ratings of a wide range of insurance and reinsurance organizations.

Best also noted that Holzberger has “been closely involved with the development of A.M. Best’s credit-rating criteria across a broad range of industry sectors and regularly represents the Company as a speaker on insurance-market topics at conferences and seminars.”

Sellek commented: “Stefan brings to the London office wide-ranging knowledge of the insurance and reinsurance industry combined with key technical skills in company analysis and rating across the sector. His leadership of our analytical team will play a critical role as we continue to expand A.M. Best’s ratings coverage across the EMEA region.”

Source: A.M. Best Europe – Rating Services Limited.