Specialist insurer Beazley has introduced the appointment of Raf Sanchez as world head of cyber providers. Sanchez (pictured), who presently serves as worldwide supervisor of Beazley Breach Response Companies, will assume his new function on October 01, becoming a member of the corporate’s world cyber and tech administration crew. He’ll proceed to be based mostly in London.
Sanchez has been integral to the event of Beazley’s breach response providers, that are a key factor of the Beazley Breach Response (BBR) product launched in 2009.
“We have now created the brand new function of world head of cyber providers to additional improve our dedication to underwriting cyber publicity and harnessing knowledge and expertise to equip purchasers with the absolute best danger administration instruments,” mentioned Paul Bantick, world head of cyber and expertise at Beazley. “Raf’s distinctive information and expertise of the cyber risk panorama and optimum danger administration practices will probably be invaluable as we develop one other layer of safety for companies grappling with the brand new, post-COVID cyber danger panorama.
“In his new function, Raf will direct world danger administration and incident response features, taking part in a pivotal function in Beazley’s cyber ecosystem, with a deal with giving purchasers the ability, autonomy, information and need to proactively handle their very own cyber publicity by investing in and constructing out their cyber resilience.”
“This can be a essential time for cyber danger,” Sanchez mentioned. “With an more and more distributed workforce, well-funded and modern adversaries and the problem of heading off a relentless barrage of assaults, there has by no means been a extra essential time to assist purchasers to be higher ready to reply. We’re transferring into an thrilling however difficult chapter of our cyber journey.
“Our expertise throughout tens of 1000’s of incidents of all sorts and severities and in a mess of territories signifies that we will present distinctive insights and experience to our purchasers. I’m excited to be taking up this new world management function spearheading this essential unit at a time when our purchasers want our assist greater than ever.”