Header line Michael van der Straaten confirmed as CEO of Qatar Re

Pembroke, Bermuda, 26 April 2019 – Qatar Re today announced the confirmation of Michael van der Straaten as the Company’s CEO. Earlier this year, he was appointed acting CEO of Qatar Re.

Qatar Re also announced the appointment of Pantelis Koulovasilopoulos as CUO – Long Tail & Specialty Classes. He formerly served as Qatar Re’s deputy CUO – Long Tail & Specialty Classes.

Sunil Talwar, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Qatar Re, said: “We are pleased to announce that Qatar Re has decided to appoint Michael van der Straaten as CEO. Mike has fitted seamlessly into the position, building on his achievements as our former chief underwriter for Long Tail and Specialty Classes. We are convinced that Mike will bring Qatar Re’s ongoing transition to a business model based on lower volatility and more reliable profitability to a successful conclusion.”