Sompo International opens first Canadian office
Sompo International announced the opening of its first Canadian branch in Toronto, with Rohan Dixon serving as president and CEO, Commercial P&C Insurance, Canada. Expanding insurance operations into Canada is a big step forward in the company’s global geographical expansion goals. Dixon will be accountable for developing and driving strategy for the commercial insurance business across Canada and will report to Christopher Sparro, CEO, North America Commercial P&C Insurance, Sompo International.
“We are proud to expand upon the business that Sompo Japan has built over the last 25 years. Now, Sompo International has the capabilities to write domestic commercial and specialty lines risks in Canada, and through its Multinational platform, place risks internationally for our Canadian clients. We are thrilled to have Rohan lead the way for our commercial insurance business in Canada where he can utilize his depth of experience and insight in this market.” – Christopher Sparro, CEO, North America Commercial P&C Insurance, Sompo International.
“I am thrilled to be working alongside our global leadership team in bringing Sompo International to Canada. Together with Melissa Plaxton, our newly appointed Chief Operating Officer for Canada, we are building a robust offering in the country and are assembling an expert team of local underwriters and claims professionals. I am looking forward to bringing Sompo International’s strong reputation of collaboration, portfolio diversity and providing dynamic solutions for clients and brokers to the Canadian market.” – Rohan Dixon, president and CEO, Commercial P&C Insurance, Canada.