Chord Reinsurance Ltd., a new generation specialty reinsurer today announces that Chief Underwriting Officer Tom Meyer is to step up as Chief Executive Officer, replacing Stefan Long who will transition to Executive Director ahead of stepping down from the company in 2022.
Tom Meyer joined Chord Re at its inception in 2017 as CUO, joining from Aspen Holdings Ltd., where he served as Chief Underwriting Officer at Bermuda-based Aspen Insurance Ltd. He has had a 25 year insurance career, starting as a broker before joining Aspen to lead their specialty reinsurance underwriting.
John Cavanagh, Chairman of both Chord Re and its parent company, Beat Capital Partners Ltd., said, “We are thrilled to announce Tom’s appointment and view this as a natural progression for a very talented and well-known specialty reinsurance leader. We would also like to thank Stefan for his contribution to Chord Re from its inception and wish him all the best for the future.”.
Tom Meyer said “this is an exciting moment to assume the leadership of Chord Re: we have come a long way since our start in 2017 to be a leading reinsurance underwriting business of scale operating in an exciting market environment. I look forward to leading Chord Re forward in the next chapter of its development.”