Guy Carpenter announced today the appointment of Patrick Schepens as CEO of the Benelux region, effective April 2020.
Mr. Schepens will be responsible for all of Guy Carpenter’s activities in the Benelux region and will be based in Brussels. In addition, he will become part of the company’s European Management team. Mr. Schepens will report to Massimo Reina, CEO of Continental Europe and MENA.
Mr. Schepens brings over 20 years of insurance and reinsurance market experience to the role, working extensively across the Benelux region and the P&C sector. Most recently, he was Head of MidCorp P&C Business and Life & Non-Life Reinsurance for Benelux at Allianz Benelux. During his career at the company he has held numerous senior roles all within the region, including Head of Ops Underwriting P&C and Manager, Network / Fraud / Legal Protection.
Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Reina said: “I am delighted that Patrick will be joining our European team as CEO of the Benelux region. With his considerable expertise and in-depth knowledge of the Benelux Market based on 20 years of experience, Patrick will inherit the leadership of our highly successful teams based in Brussels, Rotterdam and London. Under his guidance, we will continue to strengthen our capabilities and further enhance our service levels across the region and will further reinforce our strong market position in Benelux.”
Mr. Schepens succeeds Bruno Bogaerts who will continue as CEO until he joins the company, and will continue as Chairman of the Benelux region.