He was instrumental in establishing Optio Re MENA Ltd, which began trading February 2023

Specialty MGA Optio Group has announced the appointment of David Robinson as chief executive officer, effective immediately. He will continue to report to executive chairman Matthew Fosh.

Robinson was initially appointed by Optio in March 2022 as managing director. He has been at the forefront of driving Optio’s expansion across multiple lines and geographies, notably in establishing Optio Re MENA Ltd, which began trading February 2023.

Fosh commented: “David has had a major impact since he joined, accelerating growth across the business and allowing us to achieve important strategic milestones, including establishing operations in MENA.”