Canopius Group names new CFO of its US operations


The global specialty reinsurer Canopius Group has announced the appointment of Greg Alcazar (photo) as new Chief Financial Officer for its US operations.

In a statement, Canopius said that Alcazar took up his new position on December 20 and is leading Canopius USA’s finance and actuarial team.

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Alcazar has more than 25 years of experience in insurance management, most recently at Swiss Re subsidiary Elipslife, where he was CFO and Senior Vice President.

Prior to that, Alcazar worked at Kemper, where he held numerous executive positions, including as a senior executive in Kempers Life Group as Vice President Life and Health, Group CFO and as CFO of Kemper, Vice President of Finance and Billing, Finance and Accounting Supervised Operations.

“We are excited to have Greg on our team,” said Lisa Davis, President and Chief Underwriter of Canopius USA. “It comes at the perfect time as Canopius USA comes out with new hires, new capacity and a growing business. We are working hard to strengthen the operations as we expand our offerings and Greg will be an important part of our leadership to ensure a stable and profitable business that benefits all major stakeholders. “

The addition of Alcazar is the latest management position the reinsurer has received in recent months. In October, Canopius announced that industry veteran Kate Roy would assume the position of chief operating officer.

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