Saturday, November 18, 2017

SCOR veteran to head PartnerRe life & health business

PartnerRe has hired Marc Archambault from SCOR to head up its life and health business.

Previously CEO of Asia-Pacific for SCOR Global Life, Archambault will become a member of PartnerRe’s executive management team and will have responsibility for growing the life and health unit in all markets. He will be based in Zurich.

“[Archambault] has deep technical Life underwriting expertise coupled with an exceptionally broad understanding of the global markets our clients operate in,” said Emmanuel Clarke, PartnerRe’s president and chief executive. “He is an established leader with a proven track record of building teams, launching new products and growing business in all markets. We look forward to leveraging his considerable experience to deliver meaningful solutions that address our clients’ risk needs.”

He will be replaced at SCOR by Craig Ford, who is currently deputy CEO of Asia-Pacific at SCOR Global Life and CEO of SCOR Global Life Australia. He will be based in Singapore and report to Paolo De Martin, CEO of SCOR Global Life.

Ford’s promotion has created two vacancies at SCOR Global Life that will be filled by Vincent Lepez, who takes on the role of deputy CEO of Asia-Pacific, and Dion Russell, who will run the Australia business.

“Our plan ‘Vision in Action 2016-2019’ sets out an acceleration of our strategy in Asia-Pacific, a region with very high growth potential,” said Paolo De Martin, CEO of SCOR Global Life. “This team aims to further expand our presence in Asia-Pacific, with a particular focus on the support we can provide to our clients in the region.”

Archambault had worked at SCOR for 26 years and had held a number of senior management positions at the company, implementing growth strategies and product development initiatives across multiple international markets in Europe, North America, Asia and Africa.

 

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