SCOR Global Life announced new leadership for newly combined teams

13 December 2018 —
SCOR Global Life, a division of the French based reinsurer, has announced the leadership structure for its newly combined Global Markets and Client Solutions teams.

Thus, David O'BRIEN is promoted to Deputy Head of Global Markets and Head of Client Relationships, while Christopher SMITH is appointed Head of Global Financial Solutions and Barthelemy PHILIPPE will expand his role to Head of Client Solutions.

David O'BRIEN, an Irish citizen, is a fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries. He joined SCOR in 2011 with the acquisition of TRANSAMERICA Re. In 2013, he relocated to Singapore to lead SCOR Global Life's Asia Pacific business. He moved to London in 2015 to become Head of Financial Solutions and Longevity for SCOR Global Life.

Christopher SMITH, an American citizen, holds a degree in Finance & Accounting from Florida State University. He joined TRANSAMERICA Re in 2004, and SCOR in August 2011 upon its acquisition, where he was responsible for capital market solutions. In January 2012, he became Head of Group Corporate Finance for SCOR in Paris. Prior to SCOR, he held senior positions in private equity, investment banking and telecommunications.

Barthelemy PHILIPPE, a French citizen, holds a degree from