LONDON, UK, 27 July 2017: Ascot today announced the appointment of Greg Wolyniec as Head of Global Strategy, effective 31 July, 2017. Greg has over twelve years of strategy and M&A experience and was previously Senior Managing Director at AIG, Inc., leading strategic and innovation efforts for AIG’s global commercial business. In his role as Head of Global Strategy, he will lead strategic and investment initiatives and join the Executive Committee of Ascot Group Limited (AGL), which was formed by Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), after it acquired Ascot Underwriting Ltd.’s operations in 2016.
“We are delighted to have Greg join Ascot in this critical role,” said Andrew Brooks, Chief Executive Officer of Ascot. “As Head of Global Strategy he will be invaluable as Ascot expands organically and through acquisitions.”
Greg will assist with the formation of a standalone MGA platform under Ascot Group Limited (AGL). This platform will trade as a separate entity to the other AGL businesses: Ascot Underwriting Ltd. (Syndicate 1414 at Lloyd’s) and Ascot Underwriting Bermuda Limited.
Greg Wolyniec said, “I am pleased to join this high quality team at Ascot and look forward to an exciting future starting with the successful establishment of the new MGA platform.”