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QBE targets growth in Italian market with key appointment

QBE Business Insurance announces the appointment of Angela Rebecchi as General Manager for its Italian branch.

Joining the Milan-based operation on January 9th, Angela will be responsible for leading the Italian branch and driving profitable growth across its portfolio of casualty, property and professional and financial lines.

Angela has over 30 years’ experience in the insurance industry and joins QBE from Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty where she held various positions since 2001. Most recently she was Head of Sales and Market Management in Italy, a role she held from 2008 – 2016, in which she was responsible for customer and broker relationship management.

David Hall, Managing Director for Retail at QBE said “Angela has a strong track record in Speciality and Corporate insurance and is already a leader in the local market. I am delighted she is joining us and look forward to working with her to accelerate our growth in Italy”

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Sandra Villanueva

Tel: 020 7105 5284

Email: sandra.villanueva@uk.qbe.com

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Notes to editors

QBE European Operations is part of QBE Insurance Group, one of the world’s leading international insurers and reinsurers and Standard & Poor’s A+ rated. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, QBE’s gross written premium for the year ended 31 December 2015, was US$14.7 billion.

As a business insurance specialist, QBE European Operations offers a range of insurance products from the standard suite of property, casualty and motor to the specialist financial lines, marine and energy. All are tailored to the individual needs of our small, medium and large client base.

We understand the crucial role that effective risk management plays in all organisations and work hard to understand our clients’ businesses so that we offer insurance solutions that meet their needs – from complex programmes to simpler e-trading solutions – and support them in minimising their risk exposures. Our expert risk management and rehabilitation practitioners focus on helping clients improve their risk management so that they may benefit from a reduction in claims frequency and costs.

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Sandra Villanueva

Sandra Villanueva

Senior Media Relations Manager

Tel: +44 20 7105 5284

sandra.villanueva@uk.qbe.com