16 August 2016News

AXIS Accident & Health expands MENA reinsurance team

AXIS Accident and Health has appointed Christian Romeih as vice president and business development manager of its Middle East and North Africa reinsurance business.

Romeih is based in parent company AXIS Capital’s office in the Dubai International Financial Centre. He manages and develops business production for accident and health reinsurance in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA).

Romeih now reports to Rob Smart, senior vice president, international reinsurance of AXIS Accident and Health.

“As AXIS Capital continues to expand its reinsurance activities globally, Christian’s technical expertise, coupled with his detailed knowledge of the MENA region’s business environment, will benefit our business tremendously,” said Paul Chapman, chief executive officer international of AXIS Accident & Health.

“Christian’s appointment to this new role is a significant step in our growth strategy, and I am delighted to welcome him aboard.”

Romeih has ten years of medical reinsurance experience, most recently as business development manager for broker NASCO France in Beirut.

Before that, he served as a general manager of TPA GlobeMed Gulf in Dubai.