Sompo International News

Sompo International Taps Pützer from Amlin as Head of Financial Lines in Germany

Sompo International Holdings Ltd., a Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty re/insurance, announced that Udo Pützer has joined the company’s European insurance platform as head of Financial Lines Insurance in Germany. Pützer is based in the company’s Düsseldorf office …

Sompo Global Risks Forms Life Sciences Team Led by Ex-OneBeacon Exec Lauer

Sompo Global Risk Solutions (GRS) has formed a new team offering insurance to clients in the life sciences industry. The GRS Life Sciences team is led by Todd Lauer who has joined Sompo GRS as senior vice president. Lauer brings …

Sompo International Appoints Brazil as CEO of SI Insurance (Europe)

Sompo International Holdings Ltd., the Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty re/insurance, announced that Thomas Brazil will become chief executive officer of SI Insurance (Europe), SA, the company’s platform for European Economic Area (EEA) insurance business. Brazil has held …

Charman Promoted to CEO, Sompo Holdings Overseas Insurance; Frudd Named Int’l CEO

Sompo International Holdings Ltd., a Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, announced that John Charman, currently chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer of Sompo International, will be promoted to chief executive officer …

Sompo International Launches Global Risk Control Services Function

Sompo International, a Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, announced it has launched a Global Risk Control Services function within its insurance business. Under the leadership of Victor Sordillo, senior vice president, Risk Control, the team …

Sompo International Launches ‘SomPro,’ a Financial & Professional Lines Platform

Sompo International Holdings Ltd., a Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty re/insurance, announced that the company is launching SomPro, a global financial and professional lines platform encompassing insurance and reinsurance capabilities. SomPro said it aims to deliver market-leading underwriting, …

Sompo International Launches Luxembourg-Based Subsidiary SI Insurance (Europe)

Sompo International Holdings Ltd., a Bermuda-based provider of specialty property and casualty re/insurance, announced the launch of its new subsidiary, SI Insurance (Europe). SI Insurance (Europe) is headquartered in Luxembourg with branches in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the …

Swiss Re’s DePiero Joins Sompo Pro’s U.S. Cyber Practice

Richard DePiero has joined Sompo Pro, the U.S. professional liability insurer unit of Sompo International, as senior vice president, U.S. Cyber Product leader. DePiero will be responsible for Sompo Pro’s U.S. cyber and network security offerings. He brings more than …

Michigan State Sues Insurers Over Nassar Claims Coverage; Stops Victim Payments

Michigan State University has filed suit against 13 insurance carriers over coverage of sexual assault claims by victims of now-imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar. The lawsuit against the insurers was filed July 26 in Ingham County Circuit Court. Michigan …

Sompo International Completes Acquisition of Lexon Surety

Bermuda-based specialty insurer Sompo International Holdings has completed the acquisition of the operating subsidiaries of Lexon Surety Group. The deal was first announced in January. Lexon, the second largest independent surety insurer in the U.S., is comprised of Lexon Insurance …