XL Catlin’s insurance operation adds Casualty and Property expertise in Brazil
Sao Paulo, Brazil – January 20th, 2016 – XL Catlin has strengthened its Brazilian team with two appointments. Patricia Britto has joined as Property Underwriter and Luiz Carlos Dos Santos as Senior Casualty Underwriter – both based in Sao Paulo. These two appointments are part of the company’s strategic expansion to move into new markets and niches in the country.
Despite the economic recession in Brazil, the local insurance market is still growing. In 2015 it increased 12,5% and is expected to grow more than 10% over the next twelve months according to CNseg, the country’s insurers association.
Renato Rodrigues, Country Manager of XL Catlin’s insurance operation in Brazil, said: “We are especially pleased to attract such talented insurance professionals as Patricia and Luiz to the company. They will help us to better meet the specific local needs of our clients in Brazil, driving innovative and tailored solutions.”
“Brazil is a market with huge potential to develop Casualty and Property insurance products. Both Patricia and Luiz are valuable additions to the team here in Sao Paulo. Their role will be to apply their skills to serve the needs of local risk managers as well as multinationals in need of global expertise.”
Patricia Britto joined XL Catlin in 2009, prior she worked at Itaú Seguros for three years and she holds a degree in chemical engineering.
Luiz Carlos Dos Santos is a law graduate and holds an MBA in Business Management from New York and Boston University. He has more than 25 years of experience in the insurance sector.