QBE Re, the global reinsurance underwriting division of Australian insurer QBE, has announced two key hires to its Bermuda platform, both coming from SiriusPoint.
First, QBE Re has named Tracey Gibbons as Head of QBE Re, Bermuda, as it positions the Bermuda office for growth.
Gibbons joins QBE Re in September from SiriusPoint where she was Senior Vice President and previously held senior roles at Third Point Re and Allied World.
With more than 30 years’ experience, Gibbons will have a remit to develop the Bermuda product offering to QBE Re’s platform and will report to Steve Postlewhite, Managing Director, QBE Re.
The second addition is Greg van der Made, who joins QBE Re as a Treaty Underwriter in Bermuda , also having been hired from SiriusPoint.
van der Made will focus on building the QBE Re Bermuda office’s specialty and property reinsurance book in his new role.
David Cary’s role is also set to expand, as SVP Underwriting Manager and Head of Property and Casualty Bermuda, taking responsibility for the day-to-day line management of the growing underwriting team in Bermuda.
Steve Postlewhite, Managing Director, QBE Re, commented on the news, “We’re seeing increased demand from our Global clients for specialty reinsurance and property business in Bermuda and see a renewed opportunity under multiple lines within Tracey’s and David’s leadership. With the addition of the new team members, we are excited about continuing our long-standing commitment to this market. Tracey will bring a wealth of experience to this new role.”