PIRA Board elects Nat Re CEO Allan Santos as its new Chairman

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January 2, 2019—The Board of Trustees of the Philippine Insurers and Reinsurers Association (PIRA), the trade association of the country’s non-life insurance industry, has elected Nat Re President and CEO Allan Santos as its new Chairman in 2019.

“I am humbled and honored to have been chosen to serve as the Chairman of the PIRA Board of Trustees,” Santos said in a statement. “I look forward to working closely with seasoned and talented industry professionals in furthering our industry’s common interests, promoting effective communication among our members, and pursuing our advocacies.”

Nat Re President and CEO Allan Santos is elected as PIRA Board Chairman for 2019

Other newly-elected Trustees include Francisco Ramos of the Mercantile Insurance Company and Eden Tesoro of Bankers Assurance Corporation. Newly-elected Officers of the Board include Francisco Ramos as Deputy Chairman; Andrew Dee Co of the Reliance Surety & Insurance Company as Treasurer; and, Alberto Santos, Jr. of BPI-MS Insurance Corporation as Corporate Secretary.

They join the other members of the Board namely Armand Pesigan of Pioneer Insurance and Surety Corporation; Edgardo Rosario of UCPB General Insurance Company; Shankar Prasad Sinha of the New India Assurance Company; Joli Co Wu of QBE Seaboard Insurance Philippines; and, Michael Rellosa, also the Executive Director of PIRA.