Sompo International Insurance appoints Eric J. Knox as


PEMBROKE, Bermuda, November 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Sompo International Holdings Ltd., a global provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance based in Bermuda, today announced the appointment of Eric J. Kox as Country Manager, Germany for its insurance operations in the country.

Julian James, CEO of International Insurance, said: “The expansion of our specialty offering in Europe, and in particular in Germany, is an important strategic element of Sompo International’s growth plan. Building on our strengths around the world, I think we have a lot to offer clients and brokers here: financial strength, underwriting expertise, a good appetite for risk and a long-term partnership approach. “

Thomas Brazil, CEO of the European entity of Sompo International said: “Sompo International has been present in Germany for over 30 years through our Japanese interest accounts as well as our Professional Lines team. We understand the market and will build on this to provide Germany with a broader specialty offering including Accidents and Health, Crisis Management, Energy / Renewable Energy, General Aviation and Marine . Eric’s experience is perfectly suited to develop our operation in Germany and collaborate within our organization to bring together all the capabilities of Sompo International for the benefit of clients and brokers.

Mr. Brazil added: “I am also delighted that we continue to strengthen our professional lines team in Germany with the arrival of Susanne Adam who joined us earlier this month, reporting to Udo Puetzer, under whose leadership we have made substantial progress in the two and a half years since we launched Professional Lines in the country. I wish Eric and Susanne every success in their new roles.

Mr. Kox joins Sompo International from AIG Europe SA and Ms. Adam is from Marsh.

About Sompo International

Sompo International Holdings Ltd. is a global provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance headquartered in Bermuda. The Sompo International companies are wholly owned subsidiaries of Sompo Holdings, Inc., whose core business is one of the largest non-life insurance groups in the Japanese domestic market. We maintain excellent financial strength as evidenced by AM Best’s A + (Superior) (size category XV) and Standard and Poor’s A + (Strong) ratings on our main operating subsidiaries. For more information on Sompo International, please visit

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