HAMILTON, Bermuda–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oceanview Reinsurance Ltd. (“Oceanview Re”), a Bermuda Class E insurance company, today announced that Stelian Dragan has been appointed President and Chief Business Development Officer, effective April 1, 2022. Mr. Dragan is based in Hamilton, Bermuda and will be responsible for directing the business development activities of Oceanview Re.
“Stelian is an ideal complement to the Oceanview Re team,” said Andrew Kanelos, Executive Chairman and Chief Governance Officer of Oceanview Re. “We look forward to leveraging his extensive industry experience as a business development executive and unique combination of operating and transaction experience. The knowledge and relationships Stelian has gained over the course of his career will be hugely beneficial to the company as we continue to provide unmatched reinsurance solutions to our clients.”
Mr. Dragan has over 18 years of experience in the life and annuity industry, acting in various client-dedicated roles across reinsurance, capital markets and equity research. He was one of the early employees of Athene Life Re (ALRe), where he led marketing and business development efforts, including securing landmark mandates that generated multi-billion-dollar reinsurance premiums. Prior to ALRe, Mr. Dragan served as the Chief Operating Officer at Tiriac Holding, a European family office with over EUR1.5bn in assets under management across insurance, banking, leasing, real estate and private aviation. He has also held client coverage positions at Bear Stearns as part of the Strategic Finance Group and at Deutsche Bank in Debt Capital Markets and Equity Research.
About Oceanview Re
Oceanview Reinsurance Ltd. is a Class E Bermuda reinsurer based in Hamilton, Bermuda rated A- (Positive) by A.M. Best and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Oceanview Holdings Ltd. Oceanview Re provides customized reinsurance solutions for fixed annuities and other asset intensive life insurance liabilities.