BMS Re is hiring senior executives in the Caribbean
BMS Group (BMS), the independent specialist re/insurance broker, has announced the appointment of Germán Torres-Ortíz as Managing Director and Head of Optional Business in the Caribbean for BMS Re Latin America and Caribbean (LAC), effective of August 29, 2022.
Based in Miami, he will report to Aidan Pope, CEO and Executive Chairman of LAC at BMS Re.
Torres-Ortíz will focus on expanding BMS Re’s optional presence in the Caribbean region and joins the company from his last position as senior vice president at Carpenter Marsh Fac Re Latin America.
Previously, he spent seven years at Assurant in a leadership role, developing new products and conducting feasibility studies in several markets in the region.
Torres-Ortíz also held several leadership positions at AIG, including spending four years in Chile as Director of Business Lines, driving significant annual growth and profitability.
“It is an absolute pleasure to welcome Germán to our regional team,” said Pope. “We appreciate not only his excellent leadership skills, but also his contacts in the Caribbean and his knowledge of large and complex risks, which combine well with our global strategy of specialization and exceptional client service.”
“Germán is an innovative and passionate person, whose constant pursuit of excellence will be invaluable to our customers in the region.”
Torres-Ortíz added: “It’s a great time to join BMS Re, which is showing significant growth globally. The team is extraordinarily entrepreneurial, making constant efforts to identify and capitalize on the many and varied opportunities that lie in the region.
“I welcome the opportunity to maximize BMS Re’s capabilities as an independent specialist reinsurance broker and to work as a team to achieve our collective goals.”