Sompo appoints Joan Torradeflot Botet Accident & Health lead for Iberia

May 8, 2023

BARCELONA, Spain – May 8, 2023 – Sompo, a leading global provider of commercial and consumer property and casualty (re)insurance, announced the appointment of Joan Torradeflot Botet as Accident & Health (A&H) lead of its insurance operation in Iberia. He will be based in Barcelona and report to Jamie Cañellas, Country Manager Insurance Iberia, and Stefano Chiurlo, Head of Accident & Health, Europe Insurance.


Mr. Cañellas said: “The Iberian A&H market is well established but insurance buyers are increasingly looking for carriers with a local presence who can offer the capital, risk appetite and risk management capabilities needed to address the challenges they face. Joan’s appointment marks an important step in Sompo’s growth journey in Iberia, further strengthening our offering to those seeking an insurer that combines global reach, local knowledge and expertise.”


Mr. Chiurlo added: “Joan’s addition brings a wealth of experience to our European A&H team. He will be instrumental not only to the development of Sompo’s presence in Iberia, but also in supporting the organization’s European expansion.”


Mr. Torradeflot Botet brings 20 years of industry experience to the position having held senior roles at international insurance businesses including AON and Mercer. He joins Sompo from Chubb, where he was most recently, A&H Corporate Underwriting Manager for Iberia.


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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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