Gen Re appoints global claims manager
Reinsurer General Reinsurance has promoted Martin Hacala to the role of global claims manager. In addition, Ron Lepinskas has joined Gen Re Claims as global casualty lines manager, and Geoff Piggot has assumed responsibility for global property lines.
Hacala has been with the Gen Re Group since 1997, serving in a variety of senior claims and underwriting roles with subsidiaries General Star and Genesis, most recently as the claims department manager.
Prior to joining the group, he was a partner with Ross, Dixon & Bell in Washington DC and served as a trial attorney with the United States Department of Justice.
Lepinskas joined Gen Re earlier this year from DLA Piper where he was a partner. Piggot joined Gen Re in 1998 and was most recently responsible for global Property Facultative and Ocean Marine Claims.
Morris Tooker, president of General Reinsurance, said: “We are committed to building out our claims expertise so that we can deliver greater in-depth line of business knowledge to our customers. We are excited about the energy and renewed focus that Marty, Ron and Geoff bring to our direct business model.”