Qatar Re Announces Appointments

May 22, 2014

Qatar Re announced the appointment of Andrew Deighton as its global head of Claims. In addition, Michael Roth and Marc Tueller were promoted to head of International Property Catastrophe and head of Agriculture, respectively.

Deighton has a strong legal background, being qualified as a barrister and solicitor in the UK, and as an Advocate in Jersey, UK. He has been active in insurance and reinsurance since starting in London in 1986. He moved to Zurich in 2000 to become transactional counsel for Zurich Re (later Converium), supporting underwriting and claims across the business.

Michael Roth was appointed head of International Property Catastrophe and head of the Zurich branch, effective May 1, 2014. He has over 12 years of experience in the reinsurance and financial industry. He started his career as a futures trader, before he moved to Munich Re to become an agricultural underwriter. In the following years he has held senior underwriting positions at Swiss Re, Novae Re and Qatar Re, where he was instrumental to the acquisition and development of the agricultural portfolio of each company.

Marc Tueller was appointed head of Agriculture, effective June 1, 2014. He has been in the agricultural reinsurance industry for more than 14 years. He started his career as underwriter with Swiss Re where he was responsible for various markets in Europe and Asia, and later became head Agriculture for the Americas. He then moved to Novae Re and Qatar Re where he has held senior underwriting positions.

Marc Tueller succeeds Dr. Karl Schneider who was appointed senior member of the Qatar Re Advisory Group and will continue supporting Tueller with the further build-up of the agricultural portfolio.

Source: Qatar Re

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