Malwine Tewes joins Sompo to lead Risk Control Services across Continental Europe Insurance

May 31, 2024

LUXEMBOURG – May 31, 2024 – Sompo has appointed Malwine Tewes as Head of Risk Control for its Continental Europe (CE) Commercial P&C insurance business.

In this newly created role, Ms Tewes is responsible for the design and delivery of risk control programs across Sompo’s property and casualty offerings with oversight of the Risk Control team located throughout CE.

She will be based in Cologne, Germany, and reports into Ralph Brand, President, Continental Europe, Insurance.

Mr Brand said, “Building upon Sompo’s well-established risk control capabilities and teams in North America, the UK and Asia-Pacific, I am excited to have someone with Malwine’s deep technical expertise and strong management skills at the helm in CE. She is well known and highly respected in the market for her knowledge and also her ability to work closely with underwriters and clients to integrate risk control techniques to improve their business operations. Recognizing the vital role that risk control plays in assessing and mitigating risks, Malwine’s arrival further reinforces Sompo’s commitment to the global markets we serve and also to our clients and broker partners.”

Ms Tewes, who has almost 25 years of risk control experience, joins Sompo from SwissRe Corso, where she served as Vice President and Senior Risk Engineer. Previously she was with FM Insurance Europe S.A. and also Bombardier Inc., where she was Head of Risk Engineering.

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