Marsh Names Montpelier Re’s Schaper as CEO of Schinnerer Group

September 1, 2016

Marsh announced the appointment of Christopher Schaper as chief executive officer of its managing general agent (MGA) business, The Schinnerer Group.

Schaper will focus on the development of Marsh’s existing MGA businesses in the U.S. and Canada, including Victor O. Schinnerer & Co. and Canadian MGA ENCON, and oversee the development of its MGA business internationally. He will also be responsible for developing risk solutions for clients that leverage emerging capacity from capital markets, working with teams across Marsh and Guy Carpenter.

Schaper will be based in Hamilton, Bermuda and report to John Drzik, president of Global Risk and Specialties.

Schaper brings 25 years of experience and joins Schinnerer from Montpelier Re, where he most recently served as an executive officer within Montpelier Re Holdings, president of Montpelier Re Ltd. and underwriting chairman of Blue Capital, Montpelier’s capital markets entity. Previously, Schaper

Christopher Schaper
Christopher Schaper

held several leadership positions at Endurance Specialty Insurance Ltd., including chief underwriting officer and head of Reinsurance, and head of Casualty Treaty Reinsurance.

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