René Huber joins Sompo as Head of Marine & Specialty Insurance for Continental Europe

June 7, 2023

ZURICH, Switzerland – June 7, 2023 – Sompo, a leading global provider of commercial and consumer property and casualty (re)insurance, today announced the appointment of René Huber as Head of Marine & Specialty Insurance for Continental Europe. He will be based in Zurich, Switzerland, and report to Ralph Brand, President Continental Europe Insurance.

Mr. Brand said: “The European Specialty market is forecast to grow substantially every year for the next decade. René’s reputation, extensive experience and industry knowledge will be pivotal for Sompo as we continue to develop our presence in this exciting and constantly evolving area. He will be responsible for developing our Specialty/Marine underwriting and distribution strategy, sustainably growing the book and building a strong team across Continental Europe. I truly look forward to working with him.”

Mr. Huber has over 25 years’ experience in multinational business, with a focus on specialty and marine products. He joins from AXA XL where he was Senior Manager of their Global Programs business.


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“Sompo” refers to Sompo International Holdings Ltd., a Bermuda-based holding company, together with its consolidated subsidiaries. Through its operating subsidiaries, Sompo is a leading global provider of commercial and consumer property and casualty (re)insurance. Sompo International Holdings Ltd. is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Sompo Holdings, Inc. (“Sompo Holdings”). With more than 9000 employees at Sompo, 75,000 employees total worldwide, entities in over 46 countries and over USD 38 billion in Gross Written Premiums, Sompo Holdings is one of the leading property and casualty insurance groups in the world. Sompo Holdings maintains excellent financial strength as evidenced by the ratings of A+ (Superior) from A.M. Best (XV size category) and A+ (Strong) from Standard and Poor’s on its principal operating subsidiaries. For more information about Sompo, follow us on LinkedIn or please visit


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