New York, 18 July 2016 – Swiss Re Corporate Solutions strengthens its North American Central Region leadership team with two appointments. Christine Harman joins the company as Senior Vice President, Head Casualty, US Central Region. Gabriel Poppie is named Senior Vice President, Head of Sales Central Region. Both will be based in Chicago, Illinois.
Ms. Harman will be responsible for leading the company's Central Region Casualty team and growing its capabilities and revenue in the umbrella and excess liability lines of business. A proven leader in the Chicago marketplace, Ms. Harman brings almost 20 years of industry experience including claims, underwriting and team leadership roles at a variety of commercial carriers.
Robley Moor, Head of Casualty North America, states: "Christine's strong casualty underwriting background provides a solid foundation from which we will continue expanding our portfolio. A great fit for Corporate Solutions, she is dedicated to maintaining long-term broker and client relationships."
Mr. Poppie, who has been a key account manager at Swiss Re Corporate Solutions since 2013, will become Head of Sales Central Region. In his new role, he is tasked with generating new business, managing relationships with key regional brokers and driving growth. With over 16 years of industry experience, he is an expert in a wide range of industries and segments and new business origination. Mr. Poppie began his career in 2000 with Marsh in St. Louis.
Sylvain Bouteillé, Head of Sales North America, says: "Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has a strong focus on internal talent development. Gabe has been a great asset to our key account management strategy in North America. I'm delighted that he will lead our regional sales activities. He is committed to strengthening our regional relationships."
About Swiss Re Corporate Solutions
Swiss Re Corporate Solutions offers innovative, high-quality insurance capacity to mid-sized and large multinational corporations across the globe. Our offerings range from standard risk transfer covers and multi-line programmes, to highly customised solutions tailored to the needs of our clients. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions serves customers from over 50 offices worldwide and is backed by the financial strength of the Swiss Re Group. For more information about Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, please visit www.swissre.com/corporatesolutions or follow us on Twitter @SwissRe_CS.
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