BMS Re, the independent specialist reinsurance broker, is pleased to announce the appointment of Juan Carlos Gomez as Executive Vice President of BMS Re Latin America & Caribbean (“LAC”), effective immediately. Based in London, Gomez will report to Aidan Pope, Executive Chairman & CEO of BMS Re Latin America & Caribbean.
In this newly created role, Gomez will coordinate product development and the production and placement of regional FAC R/I and Specialty business into the London and Continental European markets.
Gomez has more than 20 years’ experience as a broker and underwriter. He joins from Carpenter Marsh FAC Latin America & Caribbean, where he was Deputy CEO, having previously been CEO of Guy Carpenter Colombia. Prior to this, he served as Vice President at Generali Colombia and was Regional Manager for RSA Colombia.
Aidan Pope said: “We are very pleased that a professional of Juan Carlos’ calibre has joined the team. His detailed knowledge of our key strategic territories and of placing complex FAC and Specialty risks into international markets will enhance BMS Re’s offering to clients, including cedants and independent retail brokers. With a strong track record as both broker and underwriter, Juan Carlos has a keen appreciation of what our clients really need from international carriers.”
Gomez added: “I am delighted to be joining BMS Re as it expands from its Miami hub into new Latin American and Caribbean territories. BMS Re’s independent structure and keen focus on reinsurance in the region gives us a unique opportunity to provide innovative solutions to clients.”