New leader appointed at Aspen Re

On the move

Aspen's Group has named Emil Issavi, President and Chief Underwriting Officer, to lead its reinsurance business Aspen Re. He previously held the President and Chief Underwriting Officer and takes over from previous leader Thomas Lillelund, who leaves to join AIG.

“We are delighted to name Emil as our new leader for Aspen Re,” Chris O’Kane, Aspen’s Group CEO, said. “His appointment recognises the deep knowledge and insights that he brings to the role with over 20 years in the reinsurance business, including 12 years at Aspen.”

Chris also expressed his gratitude for the work that Thomas has done for Apsen Re, and wished him success in his new role.

Emil commented: “I am honoured to have been appointed to lead Aspen Re. The business is a highly respected player in our chosen markets, we have an outstanding team of people and we are well positioned to sustain the longstanding success of the business moving forward.”