PARIS, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- XL Insurance, the global insurance operations of XL Group plc (NYSE: XL), today announced the appointment of Kadidja Sinz as Country Manager for France. She succeeds Guy Lallour who is retiring in May.
Ms. Sinz has more than 25 years of experience in the European and French insurance markets. She joins XL Insurance from Ace Europe where she most recently held the position of Distribution and Customer Relationship Manager for Europe. Previously she held various management roles at AIG Europe in Paris and Chubb France.
Gernot Klantschnig, Regional Operating Officer Continental Europe, Asia and Latin America for XL Insurance, commented: "Kadidja has extensive experience in developing and implementing insurance solutions for major and middle market firms in France. She is well placed to build on our momentum in the market and further grow our French business through offering a product mix that responds to market needs.
"France is an important market to us and home to many international companies which rely on XL Insurance to provide local and global insurance coverage."
Ms. Sinz added: "XL Insurance has a reputation for technical insight and providing an efficient service. I am extremely pleased to join such a successful team and look forward to working in partnership with clients and brokers devising appropriate risk transfer solutions for them."
Ms. Sinz holds a TRIUM Global Executive MBA jointly issued by the NYU Stern, London School of Economics and HEC Paris universities.
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