Third Point Reinsurance Ltd. (NYSE: TPRE) (“Third Point Re” or the “Company”) today announces two appointments to its Specialty Treaty division. Rachael Afford and Melanie Lopes have joined as Vice President and Underwriter respectively. Both report to Tracey Gibbons, head of Specialty Reinsurance.
Dan Malloy, CEO of Third Point Reinsurance Company Ltd, the Company’s Bermuda based operating subsidiary, said: “We recently welcomed Tracey Gibbons, a highly respected underwriter, to lead our new division and we are delighted to welcome Rachael and Melanie; they both bring in-depth knowledge and experience that will help us develop and grow this area of business.”
Afford brings over 14 years of specialty experience to Third Point Re. She was most recently Vice President of Specialty Reinsurance at Allied World Reinsurance Company (“AWRE”) where she focused on Workers’ Compensation, Personal Accident, Life Catastrophe and other casualty lines.
Afford is also head of the Bermuda Women in Reinsurance (WiRe) Events Committee, WiRe is an organisation dedicated to promoting the professional development of women working in Bermuda’s reinsurance industry.
Lopes was previously an Underwriting Assistant and Catastrophe Analyst at AWRE with an emphasis on catastrophe and casualty lines. Prior to this she gained experience at PwC Bermuda and HSBC Bermuda.
Photography of Rachael Afford attached.
About Third Point Re
The Company is a public company listed on the New York Stock Exchange which, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries Third Point Reinsurance Company Ltd. and Third Point Reinsurance (USA) Ltd. writes property and casualty reinsurance business. Third Point Reinsurance Company Ltd. and Third Point Reinsurance (USA) Ltd. each have an “A-” (Excellent) financial strength rating from A.M. Best Company, Inc.
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Manoj Gupta – Head of Investor Relations and President, Third Point Reinsurance (USA) Ltd.