Denis Pehar, member of the management board at VIG Re, who currently heads up business from non VIG companies and Retrocession, is stepping down after the 2013 1/1 renewals.
Pehar will leave his position on 31st December 2012, for personal reasons and pursue his own business opportunities.
Johannes Martin Hartmann, who is currently head of market underwriter at Swiss Re, will join the Management Board of VIG Re from the 1st October 2012. Hartmann has been with the Swiss Re Group since November 2001, and began his reinsurance career in the claims and non-proportional services department.
Hartmann will take over the responsibility for business from non VIG companies from Pehar, and will, amongst other things, also be in charge of long tail business from VIG companies.