DUAL Benelux appoints Aram Stoop as new managing director

Former MD is leaving the company

DUAL Benelux appoints Aram Stoop as new managing director


By Noel Sales Barcelona

DUAL Europe announced the appointment of Aram Stoop as DUAL Benelux’s new managing director as its founder Peter Kegel leaves the company. Stoop will be reporting directly to DUAL Europe CEO Olaf Jonda.

“We would like to thank Peter for his contribution and commitment to DUAL, and for creating such a strong, ambitious team and a solid, sustainable business in Benelux. I am confident that Aram will build on these foundations, further strengthening our presence in the region,” said Jonda.

Stoop joined DUAL Europe in 2023, assuming the role of head of marine, which is headquartered in Benelux. DUAL Europe in a statement said that Stoop brought with him more than 20 years of solid experience in leadership roles in the insurance industry, including as an internationally recognized market-leading underwriter in Marine Builders Risks.

“During our first year, DUAL Benelux has attracted a team of talented underwriters, and we now have compelling products in Marine, Cyber, M&A, Professional Indemnity, Engineering, Surety, Life Science, Fine Art, and Product Recall. I look forward to expanding our presence in this region to effectively meet the needs of our brokers and their clients, making the most of emerging opportunities in this competitive market,” said Stoop, regarding his new position as managing director of DUAL Benelux.

Meanwhile, DUAL Group was established in 1998 with more than 1,700 people spread in 21 countries all across the Americas, Europe, and Asia-Pacific, and one of Lloyd’s’ largest international coverholders. DUAL Europe, on the other hand, has operations in 13 countries in 19 locations.

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