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Paul Ceurvorst to Retire and Pietro Toffanello to be Named CEO of Faraday

Issue: June 2015 | Property/Casualty North America, Property/Casualty International

Stamford, CT, June 9, 2015 - Gen Re announced today that Paul Ceurvorst will retire as CEO of Faraday in March 2016. Pietro Toffanello will become CEO of Faraday upon Paul’s retirement, subject to UK regulatory approval. Mark Rayner will continue to serve as Chief Underwriting Officer for Faraday.

Pietro will remain in his current role as Gen Re's Property/Casualty Regional Manager for Asia Pacific and Managing Director of Gen Re Australia until August 2015, when he will join Faraday.

Damon Vocke, President of General Re Corporation and Chairman of Faraday, commented, "Paul has made many valuable contributions during his years of service for Faraday, and we wish him all the very best in retirement next year.  I am confident that Pietro's proven track record of leadership, business acumen and client focus will ensure that we continue to build upon Faraday’s success as a market leader with a strong record of profitability."


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.



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