XL Group appoints Latin American chief underwriter
by Richard Kilner
The reinsurance operations of XL Group plc has announced the appointment of Bermudian Gino Smith as its new Latin America regional chief underwriter.
Smith, whose appointment is made with immediate effect, is to remain in São Paulo, where he has worked for the last two years.
In his new role he will collaborate closely with XL Re Latin America Ltd. President and Chief Operating Officer Philippe Rochaix, to whom he will be directly responsible.
He has worked for XL for the last 12 years, and during this time has held increasingly senior underwriting roles in Latin America and Bermuda.
Prior to his latest promotion he worked as vice president and senior treaty underwriter for the firm’s reinsurance operations in Brazil.