Guy Carpenter appoints European chair

17-06-2014

Guy Carpenter appoints European chair

Guy Carpenter has announced the appointment of Boguslaw Skuza as chairman and managing director of Central and Eastern Europe, effective 1st August.

Skuza will bring increased leadership and local presence to Guy Carpenter’s CEE resources based in London, with the aim of expanding the company’s footprint and growing its client base.

He will be based in Warsaw, Poland, and will report to Massimo Reina, CEO of Continental Europe & MENA.

Skuza brings over 34 years of experience in the insurance market in Central and Eastern Europe to the role.

Prior to joining Guy Carpenter, he was a member of the management board of PZU SA, a supervisory board member at PZU ┼╗ycie and PTE PZU, and chairman of the supervisory board of PZU Ukraine and Lithuania. 

Skuza has held a number of senior positions during his career, including: regional managing director CEE at Intrum Justitia AB; CEO & president at Skandia Life Insurance Company; CEO & president at FIAT Insurance Company; and country manager, Poland for Marsh.

Commenting on the appointment, Reina says: “There are very few people in today’s market who can be said to have the same level of understanding of the insurance sector in Central and Eastern Europe as Boguslaw. Not only does his extensive experience cover numerous territories including Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary, but also spans both the property and life markets. We are delighted that he will be leading our business in the region.”

Nick Frankland, CEO of EMEA Operations at Guy Carpenter, adds: “The Central and Eastern European market is highly diverse and complex. To achieve growth and properly service our clients in such a region requires proven, executive presence on-the-ground supported by extensive team capabilities. Guy Carpenter delivers on both these fronts and the appointment of Boguslaw will further strengthen and expand our expertise in this exciting region.”

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