Brussels: 04 May 2023 - European boutique Managing General Agent (MGA), Alta Signa Europe B.V. (“Alta Signa”), is pleased to announce a further key appointment to its growing business in Europe.
Mauro Marongiu joins as Technical Head of Cyber Underwriting and will be responsible for managing cyber business in Italy, and the wider European large and middle market. His appointment matches Alta Signa’s close-to-source underwriting approach to meet the needs of clients and broker partners across the region. Mauro brings significant technical expertise, making him an important hire for the further development of Alta Signa’s cyber offering across Europe.
Prior to joining Alta Signa, Mauro was a Cyber Security Underwriter for Satec, with prior experience coming as an IT Security Specialist, Analyst and Consultant at companies such as UniCredit Services, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Capgemini.
Mauro Marongiu, Technical Head of Cyber Underwriting, said: “I’m very excited to have joined the fast-growing Alta Signa team. Our mission is to offer non-standard solutions in the cyber insurance market in Italy and the rest of Europe.The dynamics of the cyber market have changed significantly in recent years as a result of the global Covid-19 pandemic and changing working environments. This is heavily dominated by a shifting focus towards ransomware-related vulnerabilities which present an increased challenge for the underwriting community moving forward.
With our strong technical skills in cyber insurance, Alta Signa is ideally placed to support our broker partners in order to find relevant solutions to meet their clients’ fast-changing needs.”
Marina Chierici, Alta Signa’s Branch Manager for Italy, commented: “Cyber is a crucial component for the growth of our Italian operation, and I’m very pleased to have Mauro on board. His impressive experience will bring a valuable perspective and I know that our clients and brokers across Europe as a whole will benefit greatly from his wealth of expertise.”
Ingo Trede, Underwriting Manager Cyber, added: “Mauro’s in-depth understanding and technical background will not only provide the team with the necessary know-how to keep up with the fast-changing risk landscape in the cyber space, but will also strengthen the dialogue with our clients and brokers. We are delighted to have him on board in such a key role.”
In the image, from left to right: Ingo Trede (Underwriting Manager Cyber), Mauro Marongiu (Technical Head of Cyber Underwriting), Marina Chierici (Branch Manager for Italy), Nico Spruit (Underwriter)