Laurent ROUSSEAU to become Deputy CEO of SCOR Global P&C and to join SCOR's Executive Committee

4 April 2018 — Vlad BOLDIJAR
SCOR announced that Laurent ROUSSEAU will become Deputy CEO of SCOR Global P&C and will join the Group's Executive Committee effective April 1, 2018.

In his new role, he will also become Chief Underwriting Officer for Specialty Lines and Business Solutions. Laurent ROUSSEAU, who currently serves as Chief Underwriting Officer of SCOR Global P&C's treaty business in EMEA, has held numerous advisory, strategy, and underwriting positions since joining the Group in 2010.

Laurent ROUSSEAU replaces Benjamin GENTSCH, who is leaving SCOR as of April 1, 2018. Benjamin GENTSCH successfully served as CEO of SCOR Switzerland and Deputy CEO of SCOR Global P&C for more than 10 years, having made substantial contributions to the progress and positive results of SCOR's Global P&C business.

Douglas LACOSS, who currently serves as Chief Reserving Actuary at SCOR Global P&C, is promoted to Chief Underwriting Officer for the EMEA treaty business, replacing Laurent ROUSSEAU.

Ecaterina NISIPASU, who is currently Head of Actuarial Modelling, is promoted to Head of Reserving, Capital Modelling & Risk Management for SCOR Global P&C, mainly replacing Douglas LACOSS in his current Chief Reserving Actuary position.

Andreas FRANK succeeds Benjamin GENTSCH as CEO of SCOR Switzerland AG and SCOR Holding (Switzerland) AG. Andreas FRANK currently holds the roles of Chief Financial Officer for SCOR Switzerland AG and CEO of SCOR Services Switzerland AG.

Denis KESSLER, Chairman and CEO of SCOR, commented: "On behalf of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee, as well as on my own personal behalf, I would like to warmly thank Benjamin GENTSCH for his marked contribution to the development and success of SCOR over the past decade. I am very pleased that Laurent ROUSSEAU is joining the Executive Committee and taking a leading role alongside Victor PEIGNET in SCOR Global P&C. Since joining the Group, Laurent ROUSSEAU has demonstrated upstanding personal and professional qualities. His promotion and those of Ecaterina NISIPASU, Andreas FRANK and Douglas LACOSS demonstrate the depth of the Group's talent pool. SCOR is proud to be able to offer growth opportunities to its next generation of leaders."

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