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Posted by: Gilberto Juarez
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March 13, 2012

Leading figures from across Latin America gathered in Panama City on Tuesday for the inaugural Global Reinsurance Latin America Reunion 2012. The event was organized by Global Reinsurance Magazine of London, the most influential magazine worldwide on the Reinsurance Market.


The venue took place on the Trump Hotel, gathering important personalities from all across Latin America to discuss subjects such as market trends, opportunities in the Latin American market, Fraud, Political Risk and Micro insurance.


Barents Re was the lead sponsor, and contributed with top of the line speakers like Mr. Arturo Falcon – Barents Re chief underwriting officer for Latin America who opened the reunion discussing the industry’s reaction to severe national catastrophe events in recent years – including last year’s Japanese earthquake and the Thailand floods; and Mr. Eric Jarrin – Barents Re Personal Accidents and Casualty Director for Latin America who address the audience about Massive insurance opportunities in the Latin American market.


Also, as part of the Latin American Reinsurers’ View panel was Mr Gerardo García – Barents Re General Director, who share with the audience his point of view regarding the opportunities in the region and trends in price, capacity and coverage. Aidan Pope – General Director for Latin American and the Caribbean from Guy Carpenter & Company LLC and Alfredo Gomez – Head of property Treaty Underwriting from Swiss Re Mexico were also part of this panel.


Other personalities participating in the event were Ingrid Carlou – CEO for Reaseguradora Patria who addresses the audience regarding Key Trends in Latin America Reinsurance; David Gonzalez – Financial Institution Manager from AIG who made a presentation oriented to Financial Lines; Isabel Vives – Client Service Vice President from FICO speaking about Fraud and the methodology to detect possible cases and Dominique Hierro – Chief Marketing Officer from RGA Reinsurance Company who spoke about trends and statistics related to Health and Life products.

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Author: Gilberto Juarez