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Le courtier mauricien en réassurance, Reinsurance Solutions, ouvre un bureau en Grande-Bretagne
Le groupe mauricien de courtage en réassurance, Reinsurance Solutions, a ouvert une succursale à Londres en y lançant sa filiale Reinsurance...
CEO’s SPEECH AT LONDON LAUNCH ON MARCH 18TH, 2016 LONDON CAPITAL CLUB
CEO’s SPEECH AT LONDON LAUNCH ON MARCH 18TH, 2016
AFRICAN REINSURANCE BROKER LAUNCHES LONDON OFFICE
BSc (Hons) Maritime Business with Maritime Law
Shashi is CEO of the Group, and took over Mr. Shiamdass Appannah when he retired in April 2016. Shashi has 12 years’ reinsurance experience, first at Munich Re where was Marine specialist and thereafter spending a short time in a direct writing company before joining our team in 2009.
Over his career with Reinsurance Solutions, Shashi has dealt with a wide range of Marine and Non-marine operations from Treaty Programming, which resulted in several treaty wins for the company, to designing and implementing several niche products actively marketed by the company.
MBA, BA Law
Executive Director, Southern and West Africa
Wilberforce is Executive Director, responsible for English Speaking African markets, and has over 25 years reinsurance experience at senior level in Africa, having been at the Zim Re Group, and thereafter at AON Zimbabwe for a long time, before he joined us in 2009.
Wilberforce is a Treaty Specialist, and has been instrumental in developing strong client relationships insub-saharan Africa, which has assisted the company in its phenomenal growth in the markets he is responsible for.
Dip. CII BA MA
Rupesh Appannah has joined the Group as Executive Director, Client Management and Marketing, responsible for Indian Ocean Islands, East Africa and MENA regions. Rupesh brings with him 8 years experience as a Lloyds broker where he was Assistant Director of Chesterfield Group specializing in Accident & Health and Special Risks.
MSc Social Statistics, BSc Mathematics
Executive Director, East Africa
Harold is the Regional Director for our newly opened Kenya Liaison office. He has 10 years’ experience in the industry first in Kenya where he worked for 6 years, before joining us in 2013, as Reinsurance Broker.
Harold is a strong marketer, with a pleasant personality backed by a strong experience and is a hard worker with an ambition to succeed.
During the 3 years he has been with us he has made a marked difference to our business growth from the markets he serves, and has dealt with a wide variety of business classes both in Treaty and facultative.
He is passionate about his new posting in Kenya and is determined to make it a success.
MAYA NUNDLOLL ANDRE
ACII, Chartered Insurer
Maya Nundloll- André has joined the Group as Technical Director, overseeing the placing broker team, and attending to the technical requirements of the Group. Maya has over 24 years of experience in the industry, first at Swan Insurance for 10 years, followed by 12 years at Munich Re Mauritius.
Regional and Legal Affairs Director
Suraiya Kureemun Alladin joined us as Regional and Legal Affairs Director, responsible mainly for the Indian Ocean Islands. Suraiya is a sworn in Attorney with diversified transactional experience in the corporate sector including financial sector, trade and services industries. She started her career in insurance with a global reinsurer and then occupied management positions in the legal & compliance department of various companies. Suraiya also lectures at the University of Mauritius in LLB, Law and Management programs.
SELVEDEE (SELVINA) VYAPOOREE
DIP BANKING & FINANCE, FINANCIAL ACCOUNTS
Selvina is the Group Accountant with more than 10 years’ experience in Reinsurance Solutions. She is responsible for both Financial & Technical Accounting. She is a member of the Audit & Risk Committee.
Cert CII, CIINZ
Nick is the Managing Director of our London office and has over 25 years insurance and reinsurance experience, gained in New Zealand and in the UK.
He has worked for Willis, Aon and Marsh as well as a successful independent broking house in NZ where he was one of the first employees. He has a deep understanding of terrorism and political violence (re)insurance as well as a wealth of knowledge and experience across numerous product classes. He is interested in current affairs, business and people and is passionate about his work and the development of products, service and the industry.
Specialist Political Violence and Terrorism Broker
Prior to joining Reinsurance Solutions as our “Pioneer Employee”, Rob trained and worked for R K Harrison in London for two and a half years. Whilst a relatively short time, Rob has developed exceptional relationships with his markets and clients alike. He is a welcome addition to the London Office, helping to serve the placement needs of our Mauritius, Kenyan and Côte d’Ivoire offices.
Ricky Thomas joined us in November 2016 as Broker Assistant.
Bcom Economics & Statistics
Carol had 7 years reinsurance experience in Kenya before she joined our Kenya Liaison office as Broking Assistant, working with Harold Mbati to help achieve the role of the office in enhancing the Company’s service level to the Kenyan and regional markets.
Jackline Njambi Njugu
Business Unit Coordinator
Jackline has joined the Kenya office recently and is a strong support to Harold’s team.
Francesca Vacher (Ruggoo)
Francesca has 8 years’ industry experience most of it at Reinsurance Solutions. She has proved to be an extremely versatile member of our broking team, providing solutions to clients in various classes, especially in Property and Casualty, and has also developed a special strength in the niches marketed by the Company mainly in D&O, PI and BBB. Apart from a major Mauritius Cedant, she is responsible for Indian Ocean Islands and French-Speaking Africa where she has made a significant impact in developing a substantial portfolio from scratch.
Achille Sosso Bille
Head of Central Africa
Mr. Achille Sosso Bille as Head of Central Africa. Achille is from Cameroun and has over 17 years of experience with various Insurance and Reinsurance Company in the Central African region. Achille is a well-known and respected professional in Francophone Africa.
Steve Okerofome ODJUGO
Head of Anglophone W/A
Steve Odjugo possesses an uncommon breadth of insurance industry experience having worked severally in senior management positions in direct insurance (life and non-life), insurance/reinsurance broking and reinsurance practice. He was at different times Deputy General Manager at United Trust Assurance Ltd., Leader, Oil & Energy Specialty Practice at Insurance Brokers of Nigeria Ltd., and Regional Director, Anglophone West Africa at Continental Reinsurance Plc. He is highly exposed to the insurance markets within and outside the Continent.
Steve, an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN), holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management with specialization in Insurance Management
Marie Ange Amya
Marie Ange is a strong support to the Reinsurance Solutions Abidjan’s office.
Leonie Koassi Amenan
SUNAINA LUCHMUN (JANKEEPERSAND)
Cert CII, BSc (Hons) Economics & Finance
Sunaina has 7 years’ experience as broker support in our broking team and is responsible for servicing the Indian Ocean Islands and French Speaking Africa, assisting all members of the broking team, and doing the contract documentation for the markets she services.
YOGIRAJ (VARUN) MAHADOO
BSc (Hons) Actuarial Science, MBA
Varun joined us in 2014, before which he spent a short spell in a Bank. As he has shown a keen interest to develop in the reinsurance broking business, he goes the extra mile to satisfy the customer.
JENNY MARION (HOW YUEN SEONG)
BSc (Hons) Management
Jenny initially worked for a year in our Claims Department after which she went back to University, graduating with a BSc in Management from the University of Mauritius and re-joined us as Broking Assistant & ERP Officer. The Company was glad to have her back in our family.
Urvashee has been a part of our Broking Team since March 2016. Prior to joining our company, she gained 3 years’ experience working in the Accounting and Claims Team at Munich Re, Mauritius.
She is a reliable team player and has shown considerable versatility in her work.
Bruno joined us as Producing Broker for the Lusophone markets, after spending the past 11 years in IT, Investment and insurance companies in Mozambique. Bruno is very keen on this new assignment and determined to make it a success.
BCom (Hons) Risk Management & Insurance, Dip CII
Blessing is responsible for the Anglophone Southern Africa markets. He has worked as a reinsurance broker in the Zimbabwe market for 5 years before joining Reinsurance Solutions. Blessing has experience in Treaty, Facultative as well as Claims and is resolute to meet the company’s goals in this important region.
Veerna joined us as Broking Assistant.
Shakeel joined us in July 2017 as Broker
Sandhya joined us in September 2017
BSc (Hons) Mathematics with Computer Science
Meera is our Claims Officer. She has 5 years’ experience initially 3 years’ with Allianz in London before she joined us in a Broker support role and then assigned in Claims.
She is in a crucial position in the Company and is aware that claims is the ultimate visible end product of our business, on which the long term survival of our business lies. She reports to the Executive Directors and liaises with our entire broking team in handling a claim.
FRANCINE LIVE PAN
Francine joined us as Claims Officer and will initially be supporting Meera in the claims handling for the Group, until she is given her own territorial responsibility.
BSc (Hons) Finance with Law, Cert CII
BSc (Hons), Finance with Law
Business Unit Coordinator