RFIB hires general manager from Zurich


RFIB, the international Lloyd’s insurance and reinsurance broker, has appointed Hassan El Kaissi as general manager of RFIB Saudi Arabia, based in its Riyadh office.

El Kaissi brings over 20 years’ experience in the Middle East re/insurance market to his new role. He joins from Zurich Insurance, where he served as head of its mid market segment in the Middle East representing a number of its branches throughout the region.

Prior to this, he served as vice president, sales & marketing for Saudi United Cooperative Insurance and has also held management roles at AIG Saudi Arabia, Chedid & Associates and Red Sea Insurance.

Jonathan Turnbull, chief executive officer of RFIB, said: “The Middle East is a central part of our growth strategy and Hassan is the ideal candidate to spearhead the development and expansion of our Riyadh office.

“He brings a unique combination of local market knowledge and contacts, insurance expertise and an exceptional track record both in Saudi Arabia and across the Middle East. I am pleased to welcome him to RFIB.”

RFIB, Hassan El Kaissi. Zurich, MENA

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