International specialty property/casualty insurer and reinsurer Catlin Group Limited has announced the appointment of Markus A. Eugster as the firm’s new chief underwriting officer for Catlin Re Switzerland.
Eugster, who is to remain in Zurich, joined the firm two years ago as underwriting director and deputy chief underwriting officer at Catlin Re Switzerland.
Prior to joining Catlin he was the principal of MA Eugster Consulting, and was a managing director at Swiss Re during more than a decade spent with the firm.
During his financial career, which began with Credit Suisse, he has worked in Latin America, Zurich and New York.
Catlin Re Switzerland Chief Executive Officer Peter Schmidt expressed his delight at Eugster’s appointment and expressed his confidence in Eugster’s leadership.