BMS Group  today announced the appointment of Jonah Pfeffer as Chief Casualty Officer at BMS Re US, effective immediately. He will report to Pete Chandler, President and CEO at BMS Re US, and focus on the strategic direction of BMS’s casualty offering.

Pfeffer joins BMS with 23 years of experience in the reinsurance markets, most recently as President of Reinsurance at OneBeacon Insurance Group. Prior to that, Pfeffer spent more than 10 years at Guy Carpenter, having begun his reinsurance career at E.W. Blanch Company in 1997.

Chandler said: “We continue to invest in the development of our P&C Reinsurance Broking Team, and we are constantly on the lookout for market-leading individuals to join our growing division. Adding Jonah to lead our Casualty Practice will definitively strengthen the entirety of our Casualty offerings.

Pfeffer added: “The current market presents a tremendous opportunity in the casualty reinsurance space for a flexible, independent broker with strong analytical resources and focus. Pete and his team have been making an impression on the US market and I am looking forward to working with them to continue to build and grow the BMS platform for the benefit of our clients and prospective clients.”