Aspen Insurance Holdings turns to mortgage veteran for newly created role

He will be in charge of the firm’s mortgage insurance division

Aspen Insurance Holdings turns to mortgage veteran for newly created role

Aspen Insurance Holdings has appointed Andrew Rippert (pictured) to the newly created role of executive vice president and head of mortgage. He will report to Christian Dunleavy, chief underwriting officer of Aspen Reinsurance, and will be a member of the reinsurance executive committee.

The firm said Monday that Rippert, a 20-year industry veteran, will help Aspen shape and build its global mortgage insurance and reinsurance businesses and portfolios. The company added that Rippert’s arrival comes as it “continues to focus on strategic and profitable growth opportunities across the group.”

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“I’m delighted to have Andrew join the team as we continue to focus on areas where expert underwriting and specific product expertise can deliver real value to our clients,” Dunleavy said. “Andrew’s market reputation and extensive experience in mortgage and credit risk across insurance and reinsurance products will help us continue to deliver clarity from complexity to our clients. I look forward to working together to enhance our product offering and client solutions.”    

Rippert commented: “I am excited to join Aspen and work with Christian and the wider underwriting team. I look forward to using my experience, industry knowledge and network to further develop Aspen’s capabilities in the mortgage sector.”