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Jose Sojo, Chief Executive Officer - Latin America

Jose Sojo, Chief Executive Officer for Latin America

B Bus, M Econ/Pol. Science

Jose Sojo has led QBE's Latin American operations for more than 10 years, following the company's 2001 acquisition of QBE ART (Argentina) and QBE Brasil Seguros. Under Sojo's direction, QBE Latin America has expanded its insurance operations into Colombia, Mexico, Ecuador, Chile and Puerto Rico. Before coming to QBE, he gained industry experience at another large insurer.

jose.sojo@qbe.com.ar
Miguel Maldonado, Chief Financial Officer for Latin America

Miguel Maldonado, Chief Financial Officer for Latin America

Actuary, Executive Business Program

Miguel Maldonado has 18 years of experience in the insurance industry with leading insurance companies both local and international. Miguel worked as COO for QBE Mexico, and is now the CFO for the Latin American region, monitoring all regional aspects regarding Finance, Taxes, Risk Management and Internal Audit.

Miguel is an appointed Board member of QBE Mexico and chairs various committees at the Mexican Insurance Association.

miguel.maldonado@qbe.com.mx
Angeles Benito Silva, Chief Actuary and Project Manager for Latin America Actuary Cum Laude

Angeles Benito Silva, Chief Actuary and Project Manager for Latin America

Actuary (Cum Laude)

Angeles Benito Silva, has +10 years of experience in the P&C Reinsurance Market of Latin America, assuming several different Actuarial and Underwriting positions. Based in Buenos Aires she joined QBE in 2010 to work as Project Manager for Region Latin America, and has been appointed Chief Actuary for the Region in 2012.

angeles.benito@qbe.com.ar
Ydhelio Espinosa, Chief Executive Officer and Country Manager – Mexico

Ydhelio Espinosa, Chief Executive Officer and Country Manager for Mexico

Business Administration (Cum Laude), MBA (HEC/ISA)

Ydhelio Espinosa has 30+ years of experience in the insurance industry. He spent 16 years in the United States (New York and Chicago), working for two top insurance companies and an international broker. He handled cross-border and international programs and developed business alliances in Latin America, returning to Mexico in 2001 to run the local operations of an US insurance carrier until it was acquired by QBE in 2007.

Phone: (55) 5339-4000
Alessandro Jarzynski, Chief Executive Officer and Country Manager – Brasil Int.

Alessandro Jarzynski, Chief Executive Officer and Country Manager for Brasil Int.

B Business/Foreign Trade, MBA (University of Pittsburgh)

Alessandro Jarzynski joined QBE in 2001 following the acquisition in Brazil. He has led Brazilian operations for over 10 years previous to expanding his regional responsibilities to oversee QBE operations in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador & Puerto Rico. Previous to QBE Alessandro has worked in underwriting positions in Brazil, Argentina and Puerto Rico and has also led an insurance start up and acquisition in Brazil.

alessandro.jarzynski@qbe.com.br
Diego Sosa Villaquirán, Chief Executive Officer and Country Manager of QBE Ecuador

Diego Sosa Villaquirán, Chief Executive Officer and Country Manager of QBE Ecuador

Bachelor in Economy, MBA from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and Chartered Financial Analyst since 2004. He is member of the CFA Societies of Buenos Aires and Sao Paulo.

Diego has over 13 years of experience in the insurance industry in Latin America, he started his insurance career at Cigna and then in Ace in local and regional positions in Investments, Financial, reinsurance, Life and A&H in Chile and Brazil.

Diego has left ACE after 9 years in April 2012 to lead QBE Ecuador. Diego was also professor of Economy and Finance in the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador and participated in Merge & Acquisition processes in Latin America. Diego speaks Spanish as native language and speaks English and Portuguese, having the citizenship of Ecuador, Chile and Italy.

diego.sosa@qbe.com.ec
Diego Panizza Miller, Chief Executive Officer and Country Manager –Chile

Diego Panizza Miller, Chief Executive Officer and Country Manager for Chile

Diego Panizza Miller has +20 years of experience in the insurance market. He started his career working at R&SA in 1988 in Uruguay where he was responsible for the IT area. He worked at several different Latin American countries, and within his responsibilities has led a range of different initiatives related to Strategy, Business Processes, Customer Management and Client Service. In 2007 Diego was appointed as CEO for the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba until 2010 when he was appointed Affinity Vice president for RSA Chile. Diego has left RSA in August 2011 to lead QBE Chile's start up.

diego.panizza@qbe.com.br
Antonio J. Ortiz, CEO - QBE Puerto Rico

Antonio J. Ortiz, CEO for QBE Puerto Rico.

Mr. J. Ortiz holds a Master Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Insurance from the College of Insurance of New York. He has over 30 years of experience in the Puerto Rico insurance industry and has held several executive positions, including President of one of the leading property and casualty insurance companies in the Island. Mr. Ortiz lead the acquisition of a top insurance agency, Colonial Insurance Agency and soon after, he directed the start-up and development of Optima Insurance Company, where he served as President and Chief Executive Officer. Following the acquisition of Optima Insurance Company by QBE, Mr. Ortiz was appointed CEO of QBE Puerto Rico.

aortiz@optimapr.com
Nicolas Delgado, Gerente General QBE Seguros S.A.

Nicolas Delgado, Gerente General QBE Seguros S.A.

Industrial Engineer, MBA (Kellogg School of Management)

Nicolás came on board as part of the Colombian team since 2010, first as CFO and since 2013 as CEO. Before joining QBE, Nicolás was CFO por Groupe Danone´s operations for Colombia as well as for a local consumer packaged goods company. He also has experience in investment ranking on a boutique local firm, consulting clients on capital markets and merares & acquisitions.

nicolas.delgado@qbe.com.co
Gonzalo Delger, Chief Operating Officer Latin America

Gonzalo Delger, Chief Operating Officer Latin America

Int.Trade, MBA, IT DWB, Business Valuations (Harvard)

Gonzalo Delger, has 20+ years of experience in the insurance industry. Prior to working at QBE he has worked as CFO for two important P&C Insurance companies.

Gonzalo joined QBE in 1999 as Chief Financial Officer and was named CFO for Region Latin America in 2007, until late 2009, when he assumed his current CEO position. Since 2012, he'll be co-chairing the Latin American Leadership Forum.

gonzalo.delger@qbe.com.ar
Carola Fratini Lagos, Country Manager for Argentina

Carola Fratini Lagos

Country Manager for Argentina

Carola joined QBE in 2012 with the acquisition of HSBC La Buenos Aires Seguros. Prior to working in QBE she was General Manager for the Insurance operation in Argentina in HSBC Group. She has 20 years of experience in the insurance industry in Argentina working in the General Insurance, Life and Pension market in Argentina.

carola.fratini@qbe.com.ar
Javier Goldsman, Chief HR Officer Latin America

Javier Goldsman, Chief HR Officer Latin America

Industrial Engineer, MSc Sociology

Javier Goldsman has 15+ years of HR practice in global companies, having held leadership positions in Citigroup, Tenaris and Mercer Consulting. Javier has worked in the 5 continents and lived in Europe for 7 years

javier.goldsman@qbe.com.ar