AMSTERDAM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ANV has appointed Sanjay Vara as Head of Consumer Products for ANV Syndicate 5820 as ANV continues to make significant strategic investment in its core Consumer Products business.
Sanjay will be responsible for the strategy and development of ANV’s growing Warranty portfolio and pursuing global market opportunities as well as developing strategic partnerships with key London market clients.
Before joining ANV, Sanjay was Partner at Lloyd & Partners Limited and was Managing Director, Asia Pacific Warranty at AmTrust Europe. He is recognised in the market for his previous work as Underwriting Director at Domestic & General and Homeserve Warranties where he pioneered many of their key warranty products and schemes.
Joining Sanjay will be Colin Parker as Underwriter responsible for developing the Consumer Products portfolio. Colin joins ANV from Assurant Solutions where he worked predominantly in the development, pricing, reserving, modelling and analysis of creditor, warranty and wireless protection products.
For ANV Syndicates, Senior Underwriter Philip Pearce remains at ANV Syndicate 5820 and will continue to grow the Consumer Products business.
Since joining Syndicate 5820 in 2012, Philip has been a key contributor to the success of the syndicate’s Consumer Product portfolio, which has more than doubled in size during this time. Philip is well placed to lead this growth and diversification strategy with his team and ensure the continued delivery of exceptional service to ANV broker partners and clients. He will continue to be supported by Tom Griggs, Assistant Underwriter, who joined the Syndicate in 2012.
ANV Syndicate 5820 underwrites consumer products, property & casualty, political risk & terror and political & credit risk business.
“ANV brings both strong financial backing and an innovative and entrepreneurial approach to the London market and especially within Consumer Products. I am extremely pleased to be part of this team and to have the opportunity to contribute to its success,” Sanjay explains. “My goal is to establish and maintain ANV as the preferred warranty partner on a Global basis.”
“At the founding of ANV, we knew that products delivering the greatest value to all stakeholders would be the long-term building blocks of our business. This is the unique strategic advantage of Consumer Products,” said R. Matthew Fairfield, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of ANV. “In a rapidly changing world, distribution and use of insurance products are changing every day. The continued quality of our leadership, our team and our thinking will be the key to embrace and leverage these changes. We welcome Sanjay and Colin who add to the deep bench strength of ANV’s Consumer Products team, which includes Killian McDermott. Managing Director of ANV Underwriters for EMEA, Asia pacific and Latin America, and Eugenio Molina, Global Sales Director, ANV Consumers. We congratulate Philip and Tom for their new roles on our ANV team.”
About ANV: ANV and its lead investor, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, are building a best-in-class global specialty insurance group. ANV provides underwriting for specialty risk solutions for global organizations both as a MGA as well as a risk-bearing insurer. With offices in Hong Kong, Milan, Barcelona, London, Rio de Janeiro and New Jersey, ANV has built a team of leading underwriting specialists focused on providing solutions for specialty risks on a global basis. For more information, visit www.anv.eu.com.