TigerRisk Partners LLC, the global risk, capital and reinsurance brokerage and advisory, has announced the hiring of former Liberty Mutual executive Joel Hodges to a new role focused on overseeing and delivering an international data analytics strategy.
Hodges is taking on the role of Partner and Head of Analytics, International at TigerRisk, in which he will be responsible for overseeing all data analytics across all product lines.
The newly-created role is designed to lead data analytics initiatives, with a goal of improving performance across the international business at the broker.
Hodges joins TigerRisk from his most recent position at Liberty Mutual, where he was Head of Portfolio Management, Global Risk Solutions.
He will be based in London and report to TigerRisk’s Group Head of Analytics, Nathan Schwartz, and James Few, Chief Executive Officer of TigerRisk International.
“We are delighted to appoint Joel to lead our international analytics team,” Schwartz commented on the hire. “TigerRisk offers a combination of data and analytics informed by practical business experience to solve our clients’ problems. This is a key way that we differentiate ourselves from our competitors, and Joel’s years of industry experience and deep knowledge in this area will help us strengthen this market-leading service to our clients globally.”
“Joel is an outstanding reinsurance professional with fantastic analytical skills and will be a major asset to TigerRisk and our clients,” added Few. “During his 15-year career at Liberty, he has held a number of senior roles and will help us to deliver our differentiating services in all lines of business on the international platform.”
“TigerRisk is the most dynamic, innovative brokerage in the global reinsurance marketplace,” Hodges said. “I’ve been a long-time admirer of their energy and vision, and their dedication to constantly improving the quality of their analytics offering is a huge attraction. I’m really excited to join the team and help strengthen this aspect of the business so that we continue to meet and exceed client expectations.”
Hodges has over 20 years’ experience in the global reinsurance industry, including senior positions at Liberty Syndicates and Wellington Underwriting.