STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--General Reinsurance Corporation announced the promotion of Martin Hacala to Global Claims Manager. In addition, Ron Lepinskas joined Gen Re Claims as Global Casualty Lines Manager, and Geoff Piggot assumed responsibility for Global Property Lines.
Martin Hacala has been with the Gen Re Group since 1997, serving in a variety of senior claims and underwriting roles with subsidiaries General Star and Genesis, most recently as the Claims Department Manager. Prior to joining the Gen Re Group, he was a partner with Ross, Dixon & Bell in Washington, D.C. and served as a trial attorney with the United States Department of Justice.
Ron Lepinskas joined Gen Re earlier this year from DLA Piper where he was a partner. Geoff Piggot joined Gen Re in 1998 and was most recently responsible for Global Property Facultative and Ocean Marine Claims.
A. Morris Tooker, President of General Reinsurance, commenting on the appointments, “We are committed to building out our claims expertise so that we can deliver greater in-depth line of business knowledge to our customers. We are excited about the energy and renewed focus that Marty, Ron and Geoff bring to our direct business model.”
Gen Re, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, is one of the leading Property/Casualty and Life/Health reinsurers in the world, with a network of more than 40 branch and subsidiary offices in key reinsurance markets.