QBE - Latam QBE LATIN AMERICA

QBE in Latin America

David Fried, Chief Executive Officer, Emerging Markets

David Fried, Chief Executive Officer, Emerging Markets

ECON/ POL. SCIENCE

David Fried joined the QBE Group in April 2013 as Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific. He was appointed as Chief Executive Officer, Emerging Markets in August 2014, responsible for the strategy and business of the QBE Group in Latin America in addition to Asia Pacific. He is also a member of the QBE Group Executive Committee.

David has more than 30 years experience in insurance management. He has an outstanding record of achievement and intimate understanding of the insurance sector in both emerging and developed markets. He also has extensive experience in a number of globally focused strategic roles.

Prior to joining the QBE Group, David was the Regional Chief Executive Officer of Allianz Asia Pacific, where he managed life and non-life businesses across 14 countries. David also spent 27 years with HSBC, where he worked in numerous senior and global strategic roles - including as Group Head of Insurance where he managed the bank's insurance operations in 54 countries, with profits in excess of US$3 billion.

John Brisco, Chief Information Officer, Emerging Markets & Chief Operating Officer, Latin America

John Brisco, Chief Information Officer, Emerging Markets & Chief Operating Officer, Latin America

John Brisco was appointed in October 2014 as Chief Operating Officer, Latin America. John is responsible for operations, claims, business transformation, procurement, and facility management for the Latin America business under the Emerging Markets Division.

In addition to his role in Latin America, John is also the Chief Information Officer, Emerging Markets. He was appointed Chief Information Officer, Asia Pacific, in March 2013 and his role was expanded in October 2014 to include Latin America. John is responsible for all IT strategy, digital and project delivery services across the 23 markets in Asia Pacific and Latin America.

John has extensive international insurance industry and financial consulting experience, with an exceptional track record in delivering strategic, technology and operational transformation change in complex regional and global environments.

Prior to joining the QBE Group, John worked for Ernst & Young where he was a senior executive consultant to a number of executive teams and boards in Australia and the broader Asia Pacific. John also spent five years with the AXA Group in numerous senior roles, which provided him the opportunity to gain experience in numerous countries within Europe, Asia and Australasia.

Victor Kuk, Chief Risk Officer, Emerging Markets

Victor Kuk, Chief Risk Officer, Emerging Markets

Victor Kuk was appointed as Chief Risk Officer, Emerging Markets, in October 2014. He joined QBE in December 2012 as Chief Risk Officer, Asia Pacific. With the expansion of his role, Victor is responsible for risk management, compliance, actuarial, and reinsurance strategy to ensure prudent strategic business planning and decision making across the 23 markets in the Emerging Markets Division.

Victor has more than 15 years in general insurance management. He has very strong experience in strategic planning, business restructuring resulting in profit optimisation, and operation process streamlining.

Prior to joining QBE, Victor held various senior positions with AXA for more than 12 years, covering corporate planning and development, project management to business transformation and integration. His last roles with AXA included serving as Chief Business Development Officer and Regional Chief Executive Officer.

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
Alessandro Jarzynski, Chief Underwriting Officer, Latin America

Alessandro Jarzynski, Chief Underwriting Officer, Latin America

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 6 Latin America countries and take responsibility for underwriting and distribution in the region. Previous to QBE, Alessandro has worked in underwriting positions in Brazil, Argentina and Puerto Rico and led an insurance start up and acquisitions in Brazil and Puerto Rico.

alessandro.jarzynski@qbe.com.br
Miguel Maldonado, Chief Financial Officer for Latin America

Miguel Maldonado, Chief Financial Officer for Latin America

Actuary, Executive Business Program

Miguel Maldonado has 21 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 various QBE entities in Latin America. 

miguel.maldonado@qbe.com.mx