Sompo Canopius Re today announces the appointment of Christopher Gray as head of P&I reinsurance, effective immediately. Christopher, who joins from Swiss Re, reports to Andy Gladwin, global head of marine treaty.
Sompo Canopius Re already plays a leading role in the worldwide marine and specialty treaty market, writing through London, Singapore and Zurich. Christopher will be developing a portfolio that adds diversification and also complements the account already written.
Gladwin said: “Chris is a respected leader in the marine P&I market with a fantastic track record and many solid relationships that he has built over time. Attracting someone of Chris’ calibre shows that Sompo Canopius Re continues to be one of the most effective and attractive operators in the market and demonstrates our commitment to delivering an even better service for brokers and clients.”
– Ends –
For further information please contact:
Caroline Klein, Sompo Canopius
+44 20 3750 2815
David Haggie / Richard Adams, Haggie Partners
+44 20 7562 4444
Chris Gray has had a distinguished international career in the marine insurance business. He is a qualified lawyer by training and spent the early part of his career as a solicitor specialising in marine insurance in Germany. He subsequently became an underwriter for Zeller and Associates GmbH in Hamburg, before joining Munich Re as a Marine Underwriter focused on P&I in Munich and since 2011 at Swiss Re where he headed the marine treaty team in London.