Guy Carpenter names Head of Global Partners EMEA

14 January 2016 1 min. read
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Guy Carpenter has boosted its management team with the appointment of Matthias Meyenhofer as Managing Director. As the firm’s Head of Global Partners EMEA, Meyenhofer is charged with further growing Guy Carpenter’s services provided to its large clients across the region.

Matthias Meyenhofer joins Guy Carpenter* from insurance company ACE Group, where he fulfilled the role of Division President of ACE Tempest Re Zurich since 2011. In this capacity, he was responsible for all treaty non-life business underwritten from Zurich. Prior to this, between 2004 and 2011, he was employed by AXIS Capital, working his way up to Vice-President and Reinsurance Treaty Underwriter.

Meyenhofer holds a Master of Law from Université de Fribourg/Universität Freiburg and an MBA from INSEAD.

Guy Carpenter names new Head of Global Partners EMEA

At Guy Carpenter, Meyenhofer takes on the role of Managing Director and will lead the firm’s Global Partners client segment for EMEA. In this capacity, he will be responsible for further improving and expanding the firm’s services for its EMEA clients. Meyenhofer will report to Eric Paire, Head of Strategic Advisory and Global Partners, who comments on the appointment: “Matthias’s wide-ranging European experience perfectly matches the scope of our large EMEA-based clients, and coupled with his underwriter’s perspective will help us to develop even greater insight into the extensive range of services they require from a reinsurance broker.”

CEO of Guy Carpenter’s EMEA Operations Nick Frankland adds: “We believe we have found in Matthias a combination of skills, expertise and character that can only help to enhance our large client offering. His hiring underlines our on-going commitment to further enhance the calibre of service we offer to this most important client segment.”

* Guy Carpenter is the risk and reinsurance subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, which is also the holding company of MercerOliver WymanMarsh and NERA Economic Consulting.