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Arno Wijnands appointed Country Manager, Victor Netherlands

BETHESDA, MD | June 6, 2024 

Victor, the leading global managing general underwriter (MGU), today announced the appointment of Arno Wijnands to the position of country manager, Victor Netherlands, effective immediately. Mr. Wijnands will be based in Rotterdam and report to Tim Carter, global chief underwriting officer, Victor.

Mr. Wijnands is joining Victor from Marsh Netherlands and brings over 30 years of industry experience to the role. Prior to Marsh, which he joined in 2023, Mr. Wijnands held various advisory and management roles at leading organizations such as Aon, SAA, and SUREbusiness. 

Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Carter said: “Arno's wealth of experience across several insurance sectors and insurtech business models is a great fit for our business in The Netherlands. His strong leadership skills will be instrumental in further enhancing the underwriting expertise and efficient platforms Victor offers that are so valued by our carrier partners, brokers, and the insureds we protect.”

Mr. Wijnands added: “Victor has a unique and vibrant business in The Netherlands, and I look forward to working with the talented team in Rotterdam to continue growing Victor’s capabilities for brokers and their clients.”

About Victor

Victor Insurance is one of the world’s largest managing general underwriters with locations in the US, Canada, UK, Netherlands, Germany, Italy and Australia. It handles more than $3.7 billion in premium on behalf of numerous insurance carriers, through a large network of more than 20,000 active insurance agents and brokers. With deep, specialized underwriting expertise, the company provides a wide range of insurance solutions – from specialty property and casualty and professional liability insurance to group and retiree benefits. Victor is committed to building on 65-plus years of experience to develop products that address risk in new and evolving areas. For more information, visit

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