IGI appoints Robin Sidders as Head of Investor Relations
International General Insurance Holdings Limited (IGI), the international specialist commercial insurer and reinsurer, has announced the appointment of Robin Sidders as Head of Investor Relations.
Robin has over 25 years’ leadership experience in strategic financial communications and investor relations, most notably serving more than 14 years as Director, Investor Relations at PartnerRe, a leading global multi-line reinsurer previously listed on the New York Stock Exchange with a market capitalisation of $7 billion. She saw the company through significant business, regulatory, and leadership change, culminating in the sale and delisting of PartnerRe.
Based in London, Robin assumes her role on Monday, 13th January 2020.
At IGI, Robin will work closely with the executive team and senior management, as well as the Board of Directors, to design and lead the company’s investor relations strategy, with particular emphasis on financial communications, corporate access and visibility, and relationships with the investment community, while playing an important role in IGI’s transition to a public company framework.
In October 2019, IGI announced it was seeking a US public market listing on the NASDAQ, facilitated by its business combination agreement with US-based Tiberius Acquisition Corporation. It is anticipated the listing on to NASDAQ will occur in the first quarter of 2020, subject to the requisite regulatory approvals.
“We are delighted to bring Robin on board to join the IGI team,” said IGI CEO Wasef Jabsheh. “IGI is on the brink of an important transition in its evolution, and Robin, with her many years of public company experience and knowledge of the insurance and reinsurance market, will play an important role in this transition.”
“I am thrilled to join IGI and to be part of this journey at such an important time in the company’s evolution,” said Robin. “Over its 19-year history, IGI has established a unique entrepreneurial culture with a strong team, and I look forward to working with them on moving to an equally successful public company life.”
Established in 2001, International General Insurance (IGI) is a global privately-owned specialist commercial insurer and reinsurer. Our vision is to be the company of choice for clients and brokers through market-leading service and our reputation for stable management and capital security.
A diverse and highly experienced team of underwriters operates our office in London. We also have offices in Dubai, Amman, Casablanca and Kuala Lumpur.
Our diverse portfolio of specialty lines includes Energy, Property, Construction & Engineering, Ports & Terminals, Financial Institutions, Aviation, Professional Indemnity, Political Violence, Legal Expenses, D&O, Casualty, Forestry and Treaty Reinsurance.
Standard and Poor’s upgraded our financial strength rating to “A- “, with a Stable outlook. A.M. Best rated the company A- (Excellent), with a Positive outlook, stating, “the revised outlook reflects IGI’s consistent record of very strong operating performance and the continuous improvement in its enterprise risk management framework.”
We take pride in providing proactive claims management, coupled with open communication, leading to the efficient handling of claims. We endeavour to act fairly and honourably in our relations with clients and brokers.
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