Emmanuel Clarke News

PartnerRe Names Bonneau as President and CEO as Clarke Exits

Bermuda-based PartnerRe Ltd. announced it has appointed industry veteran Jacques Bonneau as its president and chief executive officer effective immediately. Bonneau, who will be based in the company’s headquarter in Bermuda, succeeds Emmanuel Clarke, who is leaving the company after …

Global Re Forum Taps PartnerRe’s Clarke as Chair, Hannover Re’s Henchoz as Vice Chair

The Global Reinsurance Forum (GRF) has appointed Emmanuel Clarke, president and CEO of PartnerRe for a two-year term. He succeeds Kevin J. O’Donnell, CEO of RenaissanceRe, who became chairman in 2018. Jean-Jacques Henchoz, CEO Hannover Re, was named vice chairman. …

PartnerRe Taps Meyenhofer as CEO Specialty Lines, Haft as CEO Global Cat

PartnerRe announced that the company will change responsibilities in its executive leadership for Specialty Lines and will create the new role of CEO Global Cat. Effective June 1, Philippe Meyenhofer will be appointed CEO Specialty Lines. Currently CEO P&C EMEA …

PartnerRe Restructures P/C Business, Makes Changes to Executive Leadership Team

PartnerRe announced the company will reorganize its Property & Casualty (P&C) business segment into a regional structure while making several changes to its executive leadership team. Effective April 1, 2019, PartnerRe’s P&C business will be reorganized into three distinct regional …

Is the Reinsurance Cycle Dead or Just Dormant? Executives Discuss New Realities

Many reinsurance executives have been left scratching their heads in surprise after last year’s natural catastrophes, which cost a whopping $100 billion but ended up having very little impact on rates. The insurance and reinsurance market isn’t behaving as it …

Partner Re’s Walker Retires; Goldie Named CEO of P/C; Clarke Heads Specialty Lines with Haft

Bermuda’s PartnerRe Ltd. announced that Charles Goldie, formerly CEO of Specialty Lines, has been appointed CEO of Property & Casualty, following the retirement of Tad Walker who previously filled that role. Goldie has headed up PartnerRe’s Specialty Lines business since …

PartnerRe Taps Google’s Burkel as Chief Corporate & People Operations Officer

PartnerRe Ltd. announced that Dorothée Burkel has been appointed to the new position of chief corporate and people operations officer, effective October 2, 2017. As a member of PartnerRe’s executive management team, Burkel will have executive responsibility for human resources, …

Partner Re’s CEO of P&C Walker, Chief Risk & Actuarial Officer Pestcoe to Retire

PartnerRe Ltd. announced that Tad Walker, CEO Property & Casualty, and Marvin Pestcoe, chief risk and actuarial officer, will both retire from the company at the end of the first quarter of 2018. PartnerRe is conducting external searches for Walker’s …

PartnerRe to Buy Canada’s Aurigen Capital, in Life Reinsurance Push

PartnerRe Ltd., the reinsurer owned by John Elkann’s EXOR SpA, agreed to buy Aurigen Capital to expand in coverage of life policies in North America. PartnerRe agreed to pay C$375 million ($284 million) in a deal expected to be completed …

PartnerRe Appoints Senior Leaders to Implement Reorganization

PartnerRe Ltd. has announced a series of appointments, following the reorganization of its business units announced on June 30, 2016. As previously announced, PartnerRe has restructured its business units in order to better align its global expertise with the needs …