New executives appointed at Horseshoe Group


Horseshoe Group has appointed two new Bermuda-based executives that it said would strengthen its global offerings.

Anna Pereira and Mark Lavery have been appointed as senior vice president, head of treasury and senior vice president, head of marketing & communications respectively. Pereira and Lavery will be based out of Horseshoe’s Bermuda office and will play key roles in the firm’s global business.

Pereira has over 20 years’ experience working in the insurance, reinsurance, Alternative Risk Transfer and Capital markets in Bermuda. Previously, she was head of captive and insurance banking with HSBC Bank Bermuda and has held underwriting positions with Chubb Financial Solutions, and Everest Re Bermuda. Pereira takes over responsibility for managing the Group’s global banking and trustee relationships from Philip Jones, who will be retiring from full time responsibilities this month, but remaining on as a consultant.

Lavery has over 10 years’ financial services marketing and communications experience within the Bermuda and international markets, most recently as senior manager, markets at KPMG in Bermuda. He is charged with leading and supporting Horseshoe’s global marketing, communications, knowledge management and business development efforts.

“We are extremely excited to have Anna and Mark join our team,” Andre Perez, CEO of Horseshoe. Their extensive expertise and broad industry knowledge will enhance our level of client service and help further develop our many global capabilities.”

“I look forward to the opportunity to work with Horseshoe and servicing their outstanding client base in the collateralized reinsurance space, commented Pereira. “Horseshoe is known for its high quality service level, industry expertise and highly respected staff and I’m thrilled to be part of the team.”

“This is an exciting time to be joining a growing company and becoming a contributor to the growth and continued success of Horseshoe,” commented Lavery. “I’m looking forward to working with this dynamic team to continue to build our firm’s brand and reputation, and strengthen the valuable relationships with our clients.”

“We were looking for the right people to add to our growing team and their skill set and experience fit perfectly,” Perez concluded. “We are confident that their talents and industry experience will enable them to successfully contribute to our expansion plans.”

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