Collinson appoints Yasmine Mathieu as President, Collinson Insurance Brokers

25 November 2015
Collinson has appointed Yasmine Mathieu to the position of President, Collinson Insurance Brokers, Inc. (CIB). Yasmine, who will be based in Little Rock, Arkansas, will be a key part of Collinson's global broking team with associates in Dallas and London. She will report to London-based David Evans, Joint CEO, Collinson.

Collinson's broking operation in the U.S. is a nationally licensed insurance broker providing Accident & Health (A&H), Travel, Reinsurance and Specialty Property & Casualty (P&C) products across the United States.  It seeks to deliver an unparalleled level of insurance expertise which, alongside other Collinson products and services, helps its clients to deliver complete loyalty, rewards and protection solutions to their customers.

Yasmine has over 25 years of direct, reinsurance and insurance consulting experience.  Having begun her career in direct sales for Metropolitan Life Insurance company, Yasmine later joined Guy Carpenter where she managed reinsurance portfolios for the top 50 U.S. insurers.  She then joined Towers Watson to help form its Accident and Health Reinsurance Division and became a Principal working on U.S., London and Asia business.

In 1999 Yasmine formed her own business, Global Risk Intermediary (GRI). Over the past 16 years, GRI has placed over $60 million in premiums into the marketplace and become known for its innovative products: the firm recently prepared a specialty offering, for instance, that covered both A&H and P&C lines.

Yasmine is a licensed producer in a number of lines including A&H, P&C, Credit, Life and Travel.  She is also a licensed reinsurance intermediary.

David Evans, Joint CEO, Collinson Group said: "We are delighted to welcome Yasmine on board.  With her wealth of experience in the U.S. and London insurance and reinsurance markets, Yasmine is the ideal person to lead the integration of insurance offerings for our U.S. operations.  She has an ideal mix of experience within both the Travel and Accident & Health sectors and I know will help us deliver high-quality insurance solutions to our existing and prospective client base."

Yasmine added: "I am very pleased to be part of such an innovative, knowledgeable and creative team. The breadth of product offerings, technology and lifestyle services within the Collinson Group of companies allows us to have a unique perspective and offer complete product fulfilment to our clients with distinguishable enhancements for their customers' user experience. I am honoured to have been chosen to lead their growth into the U.S. Insurance sector. "

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