MAPFRE GLOBAL RISKS ANNUAL LONDON MARKET RECEPTION
Mr. Ignacio Baeza, CEO and President of MAPFRE Global Risks meets and presents to top producing brokers
MAPFRE Global Risks (MGR) hosted its annual reception for London Market brokers, on Thursday 14 Sept., to say thank you for their continued support, in the fabulous surroundings of one of London’s top Spanish restaurants, Hispania, in the heart of the City of London.
The event was hosted by senior MAPFRE Global Risks executives, led by Mr.Baeza, C.E.O. and supported by Bosco Francoy, C.O.O., Chris Smith, Chief Regions and Markets Officer - International, Greg Harris, UK Director, as well as Jair Marrugo, MAPFRE Asistencia and Javier San Basilio, MAPFRE Re.
120 of the London Market’s leading producing brokers, from Marsh, Willis Towers Watson, AON, JLT, RHK, Price Forbes, Lockton and AJG attended the event, where they enjoyed some fine Spanish hospitality.
The Hispania provided the perfect venue for the MAPFRE senior team to mix and mingle with the senior brokers and get to understand more about the current issues and opportunities in the world’s leading insurance market.
During the evening speeches were led by Mr Baeza, supported by Greg Harris, who opened proceedings, and Chris Smith, who reaffirmed MGR’s commitment to proving an outstanding and responsive service to London brokers and their clients, which MAPFRE is renowned for in Spain, LatAm and elsewhere worldwide.
In his speech, Mr.Baeza took the opportunity to thank the brokers for their business, whilst commenting on the difficulties for all parties, including clients, with the current soft market. He also reinforced MAPFRE’s commitment to London as a platform for international growth, with the forthcoming opening of the magnificent new MAPFRE London office, to open in early 2018, on Lloyd’s Avenue in the City.
MGR’s London underwriting team also attended, to thank the brokers, including specialists in underwriting aviation, construction, energy, international programs and property risks.