Reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter, a business of Marsh & McLennan Companies, has announced the appointment of Patrick Schepens as chief executive officer of the Benelux (Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg) region, effective April 2020.
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, reporting to Massimo Reina, CEO of Continental Europe, the Middle East and North Africa.
Schepens brings over two decades 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.
“I am delighted that Patrick will be joining our European team as CEO of the Benelux region,” said Reina. “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.”