MJM Holdings tap two new members for supervisory board

Polish re/insurance brokerage welcomed the duo to its team

MJM Holdings tap two new members for supervisory board


By Kenneth Araullo

Andrzej Klesyk (pictured above, left) and Vincent Vandendael have joined the supervisory board of MJM Holdings SA, a re/insurance brokerage based in Poland.

The appointment of Klesyk and Vandendael was approved at the extraordinary general meeting of shareholders of MJM Holdings SA.

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Klesyk will serve as the chairman of the supervisory board. His background includes roles such as managing partner at Cornerstone Investment Management and CEO of PZU from 2007 to 2015. He has also been involved with the Ministry of Ownership Transformations and co-founded Handlobank and Bank Inteligo.

His earlier career includes positions at McKinsey & Company in London and Boston Consulting Group. Klesyk holds a degree from the Catholic University of Lublin and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Klesyk expressed his commitment to supporting MJM Holdings, noting the honor of chairing the Supervisory Board and the opportunity to work with CEO Marcin Slotala (pictured above right) and the team to achieve the goals set by majority shareholders, Corsair Capital.

Vandendael, the other new board member, brings international experience to the table. He recently served as CEO of Everest Global Markets and its Lloyd’s Syndicate 2786 and chaired the Ireland board.

His previous roles include global chief commercial officer for Lloyd’s of London and chief executive of Lloyd’s Europe in Brussels, along with nearly two decades at Zurich Financial Services.

Vandendael’s role on the Supervisory Board will enhance MJM Holdings' resources and international commercial relations, crucial for the development of the MJM MGA platform, according to Michal Chmielewski, vice president of the Holding for International Affairs.

“The experience of Andrzej and Vincent will strengthen our expertise in the Polish insurance and reinsurance market. I am honored that they have decided to join us, and I am sure their presence will only accelerate the continued strong growth of our company,” Slotala said.

The current Supervisory Board of MJM Holdings SA consists of Andrzej Klesyk (chairman), Tomasz Dudzinski, Raja Hadji-Touma, Benjamin Phillips, Edward Wertheim, and Vincent Vandendael.

MJM Holdings specializes in insurance and reinsurance brokerage for complex industrial and business projects in Poland. It integrates platforms such as Attis Broker, Smartt Re, MJM Brokers, and MJM Risk Management to offer comprehensive and customized insurance solutions. The firm operates nine offices, employs over 200 people, and serves more than 1,500 clients domestically and internationally.

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