6 December 2012EMEA analysis

Allianz appoints Buxton to head global re/insurance

Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty (AGCS) has appointed Simon Buxton as their new global head of reinsurance.

Buxton, who has 15 years of experience in the re/insurance industry, will be based in London. He will succeed Henning Haagen, who is moving on to a role as global head of aviation EMEA/Asia Pacific for ACGS, on the first day of 2013.

Chief underwriting officer for Allianz Risk Transfer and reinsurance and AGCS board member Bill Scaldaferri said: “I’m pleased to congratulate Simon on his appointment and want to thank Henning personally for his tremendous service to AGCS during his tenure as global head of reinsurance. Simon will be a great asset in helping bring new ideas to our reinsurance buying strategies.”