Sompo International Global Reinsurance expands into Canada and adds new A&H product in NA

Sompo International announced the appointment of Apundeep Lamba as head of Reinsurance, Canada. Lamba will be based in Toronto as part of the Canada Branch. Further, the company is sharing that Denise Sheehan has joined as SVP, head of North America Accident & Health Reinsurance. Sheehan will be based in Garden City, NY.

“Our ability to attract and retain experienced top-tier talent is a competitive advantage for Sompo International’s Global Reinsurance team, particularly as we look to expand our product offerings and geographic footprint in pursuit of our strategic growth goals. We are thrilled to welcome Apundeep and Denise to the North America Reinsurance leadership team and I look forward to working with them to address the needs of our brokers and clients in the region.” – Margaret Hyland, president, North America Reinsurance.

Lamba joins from The Co-operators Group Limited, where he was responsible for the company’s corporate actuarial and reinsurance services function. He brings diverse experience across corporate actuarial, underwriting, reserving, and pricing he developed while at leading (re)insurance companies serving the Canadian market. Lamba holds a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Actuarial Science from the University of Waterloo and is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries and of the Casualty Actuarial Society.

Sheehan most recently served as Vice President, Special Risk Accident Leader – Accident Health for QBE North America, where during her 23-year tenure, she led several A&H (re)insurance teams & program portfolios. Throughout her career, Sheehan has held various roles of responsibility within the industry. In addition to the CPCU (Chartered Property and Casualty) and ARe (Associate in Reinsurance) designations, Sheehan holds a BS in Accounting from St. John’s University and an MBA from Pace University’s Lubin School of Business.