WHO WE ARE
C&G benefits from its founders’ experience and extensive industry contacts. Our shareholders and directors come from longstanding professional reinsurance and reinsurance broking backgrounds, most having served the industry at very senior levels:
Honorary Chairman: Mr. Loay M. Al Naqib
Managing Director: Mr. Elie Khattar
Director: Ms. Hala Ghutmy
Director: Mr. Abdul Majid Al Sharif
Mr. Al Naqib previously held senior positions at ARIG - Bahrain and then the U.K. for 20 years, following which he was the main founder of the Imperial Fire and Marine Reinsurance Company and then Alea in the U.K.
Mr. Khattar previously held underwriting positions with the Mercantile & General Reinsurance Beirut office for 12 years. Before his involvement in C&G he also founded General Reinsurance Services in Beirut.
Miss Ghutmy held various underwriting positions with Arab Re before joining General Reinsurance Services, prior to joining C&G.
Mr. Al Sharif previously held a senior position at Libya Insurance company before occupying various underwriting positions in ARIG, Bahrain for more than 20 years and then joining C&G as a Director in 2012.
Our aim is to build long-term partnerships with both our clients and our markets. As part of our culture of integrity, we consistently strive for a transparent approach in all of our dealings with both clients and reinsurers. We always protect the confidentiality of any information exchanged with parties and always make sure that our client’s interests come first. Testimonies from our clients as well as our reinsurers support the execution of these values which are upheld by every member of the C&G team.
Building upon our solid foundations, C&G takes great pride in striving always to be regarded by our clients as “consultants” rather than just “intermediaries”. By virtue of our professional qualifications and expertise, which are supported by a deep understanding of the cultures and diversity of the markets in which we operate, the C&G team aims to achieve this by adding technical value to our clients’ needs. In addition, C&G always strives to safeguard the interests of our clients through assiduous attention to detail, giving appropriate advice and providing conformity of covers which match our clients' needs.
Our Pursuit of Excellence
In an ever-changing and competitive marketplace, complex situations can often arise. By taking a proactive stance, we endeavour at all times to create bespoke solutions which match our clients’ needs. In our continuous pursuit of excellence, we skillfully negotiate, persevere and follow-up inquiries to achieve the required successful outcomes for our clients.
We do not hesitate to adopt any initiatives which are necessary to keep the parties to any transactions completely satisfied.