Aspen turns to mortgage veteran for newly created position


Aspen Insurance Holdings has appointed Andrew Rippert (pictured) to the newly created position of Executive Vice President and Head of Mortgage. He will report to Christian Dunleavy, Chief Underwriting Officer of Aspen Reinsurance, and will serve on the Reinsurance Executive Committee.

The company said Monday that Rippert, a 20-year-old industry veteran, will help Aspen design and build its global mortgage insurance and reinsurance business and portfolio. The company added that Rippert’s arrival comes as it “remains focused on strategic and profitable growth opportunities across the group”.

“I’m excited to have Andrew on the team as we continue to focus on areas where expert underwriting and specific product expertise can add real value to our customers,” said Dunleavy. “Andrew’s market reputation and extensive experience in mortgage and credit risk in insurance and reinsurance products will help us continue to provide our clients with clarity about the complexity. I look forward to working together to improve our product range and our customer solutions. ”

Rippert commented, “I am very excited to come to Aspen and work with Christian and the rest of the underwriting team. I look forward to using my experience, industry knowledge and network to develop Aspen’s skills in the mortgage sector. ”