Sompo appoints Jesús García Matas as Head of Property Insurance, Iberia

July 3, 2023

MADRID, Spain – July 3, 2023 – Sompo, a leading global provider of commercial and consumer property and casualty (re)insurance, today announced the appointment of Jesús García Matas as Head of Property Insurance for Iberia. Mr. García Matas will be based in Sompo’s new Madrid office and report to Jamie Cañellas, Country Manager Insurance, Iberia.

Mr. Cañellas said, “I’m delighted that Jesús has joined our team. With his diverse background and extensive product and market expertise, we’re well positioned to strengthen and build relationships with clients throughout Iberia and deliver solutions that meet their needs.”

Mr. García Matas brings a decade of broad insurance industry experience to this role, spanning property & energy underwriting, multinational programs and claims. He has managed both underwriting and claims teams in the Iberian and Latin American regions and joins Sompo from Generali Insurance, where he was most recently the Head of Claims Iberia & Latam.


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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 35 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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