Global specialty reinsurer Canopius Group has announced the appointment of Greg Alcazar (pictured) as its new chief financial officer for its US operations.
In a statement, Canopius said that Alcazar assumed his new position on December 20, leading Canopius USA’s finance and actuarial team.
Alcazar has over 25 years of insurance leadership experience, most recently with Swiss Re subsidiary Elipslife where he was CFO and senior vice president.
Prior to that, Alcazar was at Kemper where he held numerous leadership positions, including serving as a senior executive in Kemper’s life group as vice president life and health, group CFO and overseeing finance and billing operations as Kemper’s CFO, vice president of finance and billing operations.
“We are pleased to welcome Greg to our team,” said Lisa Davis, president and chief underwriter of Canopius USA. “He joins at the perfect time as Canopius USA is ramping up with new hires, new capacity, and a growing business. We are working hard to strengthen operations as we broaden our offerings, and Greg will be an important part of our leadership to ensure a stable and profitable business that will benefit all key stakeholders.”
Alcazar’s addition is the latest leadership appointment the reinsurer has been made in recent months. In October, Canopius announced that industry veteran Kate Roy will take up the role of chief operating officer.