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QBE appoints new head of property, European operations

QBE appoints new head of property, European operations | Insurance Business UK

QBE appoints new head of property, European operations

QBE has announced the appointment of Ian France as head of property, European operations.

France joins the insurer from AXA XL, where he was international property manager. He also previously held senior property roles at XL Catlin and AIG.

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In his new role, France will be working with each of QBE’s property underwriting teams in developing the underwriting strategy to deliver greater value to the insurer’s customers.

He reports to Stephanie Cryer who was recently promoted from the role to head of product leaders, QBE European operations.

“I am delighted to welcome Ian to the role,” said Cryer. “As head of property, he will be working closely with our underwriting teams to manage our property portfolio and risk appetite as well as the alignment of technical underwriting priorities and tools to ensure we deliver the best solutions for our customers.”