Acrisure Re Expands North American Footprint with New Appointment

Acrisure Re Expands North American Footprint with New Appointment 150 150 Haggie Partners

Acrisure Re, the reinsurance division of global Fintech leader Acrisure, announces the appointment of Jim Botsis as Head of Chicago, effective immediately. He reports to Michael Cross, President of Acrisure Re North America, and has joined the North American Executive Committee.

Botsis is primarily responsible for expanding Acrisure Re’s Midwestern footprint while also acting as an advisor on regional business across North America. In addition, he is also focused on identifying synergies within Acrisure to optimize organic growth opportunities and cross sell products.

Botsis brings more than 25 years of industry experience and joins Acrisure Re from BMS, where he was executive vice president for 13 years. He is a prominent advocate for the reinsurance industry having consulted for multiple state insurance regulation departments on the industry’s behalf. Botsis’ background is focused on the agricultural industry, and he has placed specific agricultural reinsurance programs for both large, national and regional companies. He has also worked with agricultural aggregators to secure capital for the sector.

Mike Cross commented: “I’m pleased to welcome Jim to our expanding global team. With his extensive industry knowledge and network, Jim will play a pivotal role in expanding our reinsurance presence and capabilities in the Midwestern United States.”

Botsis added: “I have always admired Acrisure Re’s commitment to collaboration, bringing innovative solutions backed by expertise to the market. I am thrilled to be joining the team at a time when it is truly focused on prioritizing its clients and strategic growth and I look forward to working with Acrisure’s global network to enhance its offerings even further.”