A.M. Best has opened its office in Mexico City located in the financial district at Paseo de la Reforma 412, and it is pleased to welcome its key staff that will lead this office forward.
This week, Managing Director Andrea Keenan welcomed Yazmin Galindo, Associate Director of Operations and Compliance, and Jesus Palacios, Associate Director of Market Development to round out the office leadership. They join Alfonso Novelo Gomez, Director of Analysis, who joined the company in March.
Novelo comes to AM Best with over fifteen years of insurance industry experience throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, including with the insurance regulator Comision Nacional de Seguros y Fianzas (CNSF), BBVA Seguros and the insurance ratings division of S&P in Mexico. “Alfonso brings a strong understanding of the Mexico and Latin American insurance markets, as well as the analysis of insurer financial strength, and we are very happy to have him leading our rating analytics in the region,“ said Keenan.
A.M. Best will be in attendance at this year’s AMIS Annual Seminar, with a team including Andrea, Keenan, Alfonso Novelo, and Jesus Palacios, along with Matthew Mosher, Senior Vice President of Rating Services, who is responsible for A.M. Best’s rating services globally.