Euler Hermes Names CEO for Northern Europe Region
Euler Hermes has appointed Milo Bogaerts to succeed Fabrice Desnos as chief executive officer of the Northern Europe Region.
Desnos has been appointed a member of the group board of management in charge of credit intelligence, claims, collection and reinsurance. He succeeds Frédéric Bizière, who left to pursue new challenges within the Allianz Group, according to a company statement.
Desnos joined the company in 1996 and became CEO of the Northern Europe Region in 2016, the company said.
Bogaerts first joined Euler Hermes as an account manager from 1998 to 2007 and then became the director for Interpolis Credit Insurance. He joined Euler Hermes again in 2012 as CEO for the Netherlands, then as market management, commercial and distribution director for Northern Europe. He has been CEO for Euler Hermes U.K. &Ireland since 2017.
In addition, Holger Schäfer succeeded Anil Berry as CEO of Euler Hermes' World Agency.
Berry has been appointed a member of the group board of management in charge of market management, commercial and distribution, succeeding Michele Pignotti, who left the company to pursue new challenges within Solunion, a joint venture between Euler Hermes and Mapfre, according to a company statement.
Berry joined Euler Hermes in 1997, holding risk underwriting, account management and broker distribution positions in the United Kingdom. He became CEO of the Gulf countries business, then head of distribution in the Asia-Pacific region before taking on the role of CEO of the Euler Hermes multinationals business, the company said.
Schäfer has more than 36 years of experience in the Allianz Group. He joined Euler Hermes as the head of the Asia-Pacific region in 2016, according to the company.
Paul Flanagan succeeded Schäfer as CEO of the APAC region. Flanagan joined Euler Hermes 30 years ago, working at the time for trade indemnity, in the finance team. In 2010, Flanagan became regional risk director for Northern Europe, and in 2016, CEO for Poland, according to a company statement.