Qatar Re has announced the confirmation of Michael Van der Straaten as the company’s CEO. Earlier this year, he was appointed acting CEO of Qatar Re.
The Company also announced the appointement of Pantelis Koulovasilopoulos as CUO-Long Tail & Specialty Classes. He formerly served as Qatar Re’s deputy CUO – Long Tail & Specialty Classes.
Commenting on his appointment, Straaten said ” I am excited to take the helm at Qatar Re at a time when our company is increasingly generating its own business from market segments that we understand thoroughly. We embarked on this course more than two years ago and are starting to reap the benefits. Our Expertise in these areas is obviously a major boom for us against the backdrop of stubbornly tough trading conditions in global (re) Insurance.