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Emil Issavi

Emil Issavi

CEO & President,
Ryan Re Underwriting Managers

Emil Issavi is Chief Executive Officer and President of Ryan Re Underwriting Managers, which specializes in North American property and casualty treaty reinsurance and underwrites on behalf of Nationwide. Emil joined Ryan Specialty Group in 2019.

Prior to joining Ryan Specialty Group, Emil was Head of Reinsurance for Aspen Group, having previously held various senior roles including President and Chief Underwriting Officer. He had joined the group in 2008 as Head of Casualty Treaty for North America. Prior to Aspen, Emil was at Swiss Re America, serving as Senior Treaty Account Executive responsible for various global and national property and casualty clients from 2002 to 2006. Emil began his reinsurance career at Gen Re as a casualty facultative underwriter in 1995.

Emil Issavi holds a BS in electrical engineering from the University of Connecticut.

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