Sompo International Launches New Accident & Health Insurance Unit
PEMBROKE, Bermuda – June 26, 2017 – Sompo International, a Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, announced today that it has launched a new Accident & Health (A&H) insurance unit. Mr. Dale Willetts joined Sompo International as Executive Vice President, Head of Accident & Health, to lead the new team which comprises six experienced underwriters located in the company’s London office.
The new team will write a broad portfolio of global A&H business written primarily through the company’s Lloyd's Syndicate 5151.
Mr. Willetts was Head of Underwriting Accident & Health at ANV since 2012 and, prior to that, was in a similar role at Travelers. Mr. Willetts has over twenty years underwriting experience within the A&H market with progressing responsibility at various companies. He reports to Mr. Richard Housley, CUO Sompo International London Market Insurance.
Mr. Housley commented, “We are very pleased to welcome the A&H team to Sompo as we continue to expand our London presence into new product offerings and distribution channels. With strong broker relations built over decades serving this niche market, the team’s client-centric underwriting approach complements Sompo’s reputation for collaboration and responsive service. Dale and his colleagues are a great addition to the London insurance platform that we have built over the last four years.”
About Sompo International
Sompo International is a global specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, headquartered in Bermuda. Through its operating subsidiaries, Sompo International writes agriculture, professional lines, property, marine and energy, and casualty and other specialty lines of insurance and catastrophe, property, casualty, professional lines and specialty lines of reinsurance. We maintain excellent financial strength as evidenced by the ratings of A+ (Superior) from A.M. Best (XV size category), A (Strong) from Standard and Poor’s and A2 from Moody’s on our principal operating subsidiaries. Sompo International’s headquarters are located at Waterloo House, 100 Pitts Bay Road, Pembroke HM 08, Bermuda and its mailing address is Sompo International, Suite No. 784, No. 48 Par-la-Ville Road, Hamilton HM 11, Bermuda. For more information about Sompo International, please visit www.sompo-intl.com.
Phone: +1 441 278 0988
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