11 April 2013ILS

CATCo appointment strengthens legal counsel as firm expands

Bermuda-based specialist ILS and investment management firm, CATCo has appointed Judith Wynne as group general counsel and company secretary.

Wynne, who has more than two decades experience in corporate governance, M&A, investments, legal and compliance, will report to Jason Bibb, CATCo’s chief operating officer and chief financial officer.

Wynne will lead “CATCo’s global legal, risk and compliance function providing legal support to the board of directors and all business units globally”.

Her role will “enhance CATCo’s legal foundation and support the company’s range of investment products for global investors and retrocessional solutions for the reinsurance industry.”

Commenting on the appointment Bibb said: “As CATCo continues to expand its retrocessional customers and third party service providers, it is imperative that the strength of CATCo’s legal counsel matches the expanded scope and objectives of the company’s operations.”