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.
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 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.firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
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.firstname.lastname@example.org