XL Catlin Strengthens Team in Mexico with 3 Senior Appointments

September 15, 2015

XL Catlin announced it is further strengthening its insurance operation in Mexico with the following three appointments:

  • Juan Pablo Caso as client distribution leader, responsible for supporting strategic clients
  • Francisco García as senior underwriter construction
  • Adriana Perez as senior underwriter casualty.

Caso joins XL Catlin from Aon Mexico where he held the position of corporate accounts director. Over his 15-year career in the insurance market, Caso has worked in various positions at Allianz Mexico and Chubb. A graduate of the Anahuac University, he holds a communications and marketing degree.

Perez brings more than 20 years of experience in the Mexican market to her new role in the casualty team, gained in companies such ACE, ING, General RE and Guy Carpenter. She holds a bachelor degree in actuarial science from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico (UNAM).

García joins XL Catlin’s construction team from ACE Mexico where he held the position of technical lines vice president. He brings several years of construction engineering experience to his new role. Prior to joining XL Catlin, he worked as an analyst and construction site engineer on various housing and road projects as well as the expansion of Mexico’s City International Airport. He holds a construction engineering degree in actuarial science from Mexican Construction Chamber’s Technological Institute.

“The needs of our clients are changing and becoming more complex as our insurance market continues to develop and mature,” said Pablo Crain, country manager of the XL Catlin insurance operation in Mexico. “We are delighted to count on these outstanding talents as we expand our operations in Mexico in line with market developments. The combination of their expertise and reputation is an important addition to our existing team of professionals, who have already made their mark in this exciting marketplace.”

Bruno Laval, regional manager Southern Europe and Latin America, said: “The insurance sector is expected to grow between 5 percent and 8 percent on nominal terms in Mexico by the end of the year. Having the right talent is critical to support that growth, and I am pleased to welcome Juan Pablo, Adriana and Francisco to our team. We are committed to investing in talent to drive continued innovation and profitability and help our brokers and clients to manage their risks.”

Source: XL Catlin

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