Antares, the Lloyd’s managing agent and member of the QIC Group, today announces three appointments to its board to meet the evolving needs of the managing agency and promote internal talent.
Antares’ existing board has been supplemented by the appointment of David Hobbs, Mike Finch and Paul Grimsey.
Joining the board, David Hobbs was promoted to Chief Operations Officer, having previously held the post of Head of Planning and Analysis. Mike Finch joined the board as Finance Director, having previously been Financial Controller. Paul Grimsey remained in his position as Chief Actuary and joined the board.
Stephen Redmond, CEO at Antares, said: “I am delighted to be able to demonstrate our commitment to the development of our internal talent by promoting from within the company. As such, I am delighted to welcome David, Mike and Paul to the Antares board.”
Peter Rigby / Brian Norris
+44 (0)20 7562 4444
Notes to editors
Antares is an established independent Managing Agent at Lloyd’s, the world’s global insurance and reinsurance market of choice. As Syndicate 1274, we deliver a worldwide diversified range of Property, Casualty, Marine and Aviation underwriting services through our highly experienced team of underwriters. Since its launch, the syndicate has successfully developed and grown its capacity from £135m to £350m in 2017. Antares was acquired by QIC in June 2014. For more information, please visit www.antaresunderwriting.com.
Qatar Insurance Company (QIC) is a publicly listed composite insurer with a consistent performance history of over 50 years and a global underwriting footprint. Founded in 1964, QIC was the first domestic insurance company in the State of Qatar. Today, QIC is the market leader in Qatar and a dominant insurer in the GCC and MENA region. QIC is one of the highest rated insurers in the Gulf region with a rating of A/Stable from Standard & Poor’s and A(Excellent) from A.M. Best. In terms of profitability and market capitalization, QIC is also the largest insurance company in the MENA region. It is listed on the Qatar Exchange and has a market capitalization of over USD 4 billion. For further information on QIC please visitwww.qatarinsurance.com.