Elena Talegón joins Sompo as Head of Marine Insurance for Iberia

December 20, 2023

MADRID, Spain – December 20, 2023 – Sompo today announced the appointment of Elena Talegón as Head of Marine Insurance for Iberia. She will be based in Madrid and report into Jamie Cañellas, Country Manager, Insurance for Iberia.

Mr Cañellas said, “Marine insurance will play an important part in the continuing expansion of Sompo’s insurance operation in Iberia. Elena’s vast experience and knowledge will be valuable assets in delivering on our commitment to serve our Spanish and Portuguese clients with tailored solutions, through a local team.”

Ms Talegón joins from RSA, where she spent the last 12 years as a Senior Marine Underwriter. Prior to this, she held roles in marine broking with Aon in Madrid and Cooper Gay & Co in London.

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