PEMBROKE, Bermuda, December 5, 2016 – PartnerRe Ltd. announced today that Marc Archambault is joining the Company effective April 1, 2017, to head up PartnerRe’s Life & Health business.
As CEO of Life & Health and a member of PartnerRe’s executive management team, Mr. Archambault will lead PartnerRe’s Life & Health business unit with responsibility for growing PartnerRe’s business in those segments and expanding the Company’s franchise in all markets.
Mr. Archambault brings a wealth of expertise with more than 25 years’ experience in Life reinsurance at SCOR, most recently as CEO of SCOR Global Life Asia-Pacific, where he led the company’s regional growth strategy in those markets, and as a member of the senior management team for Global Life. Prior to that, Mr. Archambault held a number of senior management positions at SCOR where he implemented growth strategies and product development initiatives across multiple international markets in Europe, North America, Asia and Africa.
Commenting on Mr. Archambault’s appointment, PartnerRe’s President and CEO Emmanuel Clarke, said, “We are delighted to have Marc on board in this important position which underlines PartnerRe’s commitment to delivering a first rate experience to our Life and Health clients across the world.
“Marc has deep technical Life underwriting expertise coupled with an exceptionally broad understanding of the global markets our clients operate in. 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.”
Mr. Archambault holds a Bachelor of Actuarial Science from Laval University in Quebec, Canada, and is an Associate with the Canadian Institute of Actuaries. He will be based in PartnerRe’s Zurich office reporting to Mr. Clarke and replaces Marvin Pestcoe. Mr. Pestcoe will continue as a member of PartnerRe’s executive management group as Chief Risk & Actuarial Officer responsible for PartnerRe’s risk, capital modeling and reserving functions.
PartnerRe Ltd. is a leading global reinsurer that helps insurance companies reduce their earnings volatility, strengthen their capital and grow their businesses through reinsurance solutions. Risks are underwritten on a worldwide basis through the Company’s three segments: P&C, Specialty Lines and Life & Health. For the year ended December 31, 2015, total revenues were $5.4 billion. At September 30, 2016, total assets were $23.2 billion, total capital was $8.8 billion and total shareholders’ equity attributable to PartnerRe was $7.2 billion. PartnerRe enjoys strong financial strength ratings as follows: A.M. Best A / Moody’s A1 / Standard & Poor’s A+.
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