Rottiers to step down from Lloyd’s

Sonja Rottiers is to step down from her role as CEO of Lloyd’s Europe.

Ms Rottiers joined Lloyd’s as CEO of Lloyd’s Brussels, later Lloyd’s Europe, in February 2019. She took the helm shortly after Lloyd’s European subsidiary first started placing and processing business, and her leadership has instrumental in establishing Lloyd’s European operation in the lead up and immediate aftermath of the UK’s exit from the EU.

Ms Rottiers will be stepping down at the LIC General Assembly on 1st June 2021. This coincides with the end of the three-year mandates of both the non-executive chairman Michel Flamée, and Christian Noyer.

Subject to regulatory approval, Ms Rottiers will be succeeded as CEO of Lloyd’s Europe by Amélie Breitburd, who brings more than 25 years of international insurance markets experience, including roles at AXA, KPMG and Allianz. She will be joining during Q2 in order to ensure a smooth transition.

Ms Rottiers said: “I am proud of the progress Lloyd’s Europe has made during my tenure, and of the team we have built. It has been a privilege to lead this work, however now is the right time to close this chapter as LIC transitions out of set-up phase into full implementation. I look forward to seeing Lloyd’s continued success in the European market.

“I have met many people during my time with the firm and I have been honoured to be surrounded by many talented individuals, who together make up a great team. I would like to thank my colleagues, staff and board members who took part in this journey.”

Caroline Dunn, Lloyd’s head of market development added: “I would like to thank Sonja for her service to Lloyd’s Corporation and the wider market, and for her significant contribution to ensuring the ongoing success of Lloyd’s in Europe. I would also like to thank Michel and Christian for their valuable support during the set-up phase.”

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