Aon Benfield announced a new hire and expanded roles for its reinsurance team in Bermuda.
Matthias Meyenhofer will join the firm on Sept. 1, in accordance with his existing contractual requirements, as chief executive officer of Aon Benfield Bermuda, subject to Bermuda Immigration approval. Meyenhofer joins from Guy Carpenter where he was head of EMEA Global Clients, having previously held the position of chief executive officer at ACE Tempest Re Europe, as well as other senior positions within the industry.
In addition, Tony Fox, currently chairman of Aon Benfield Global ReSpecialty Bermuda, will move up to the role of chairman of Aon Benfield Bermuda, subject to Bermuda Immigration approval. Jonathan Davies, a member of the Aon Benfield Global ReSpecialty Executive in London, will relocate to the island on April 1 to become head of Aon Benfield Global ReSpecialty Bermuda.
Commenting on the appointments, Nick Frankland, UK CEO of Aon Benfield, who also oversees the firm’s Bermuda operations, said: “Augmenting our resources in this way reflects Aon Benfield’s commitment to Bermuda, and is in recognition of the widening experience, skillsets and capital now available on the island….”
“The addition of these two experienced team members signals the beginning of the expansion of our Bermuda platform. Matthias and Jonathan will play key roles in helping to drive our strategic growth objectives,” said Tony Fox, chairman of Aon Benfield Bermuda.
Bob Bisset, chief executive officer of Aon Benfield Global ReSpecialty, said: “Aon Benfield has been a long-standing partner of the Bermuda market, recognizing the value it brings to our clients in terms of its diversified and highly rated capital and skills.”
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