IGI’s Group founder and CEO named Jordan’s EY Entrepreneur of the Year

IGI’s group founder named as Jordan’s EY Entrepreneur of the Year

Wasef Jabsheh, Group Founder and Chief Executive Officer of International General Insurance Holdings Limited (IGI), has been awarded the title of EY Entrepreneur of the Year for Jordan.

The Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year (EoY) programme recognises outstanding business achievements in vision and leadership and has grown from one city to more than 145 cities across 60 countries worldwide in the last 30 years. This is the EY programme’s seventh year in Jordan. In June 2019, Mr Jabsheh will join entrepreneurs from all over the world in a prestigious ceremony in Monaco as a nominee for the ‘EY World Entrepreneur of Year’.


About IGI

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.