Claudia Thyme brings 20 years’ experience to the role

XL Catlin has today announced the appointment of Claudia Thyme as director of emerging markets development.

Thyme will contribute to driving and executing the firm’s emerging markets strategies, with a particular focus on Latin America.

She will report into XL Catlin head of emerging markets Brendan Plessis, who stated that Thyme was well-positioned to help the firm achieve its strategy objectives: “We recognize the tremendous opportunities in a number of high growth markets to help build resilience by driving (re)insurance penetration and believe this is the right time to further strengthen our team.”

He added: “Claudia’s broad international experience, solid insights into our industry and our company, in addition to her command of several languages, positions her ideally to help deliver our strategy.”