To oversee development of local business by enhancing key customer and broker relationships
Manama, 1st July, 2015: RSA, a leading provider of insurance services in the region, has announced the appointment of Adrian Pinto as the Country Manager of RSA Bahrain with immediate effect. He will be reporting to the Managing Director of Bahrain and CEO of UAE, Chris Dooley.
Adrian will be overseeing RSA’s operations in the country and will primarily be responsible for ensuring the ongoing growth in its market share, in addition to keeping the business in line with RSA Group’s regional strategic focus. He will also be in charge of managing and strengthening RSA’s relationships with key brokers and client partners, as well as the regulators.
Commenting on the appointment, Chris Dooley, CEO – UAE and MD – Bahrain, RSA, said: “We are delighted to welcome Adrian to the RSA Group. He brings with him years of expertise in the insurance industry and a deep understanding of the local market in Bahrain. We strongly believe that an individual of his calibre will be an invaluable asset for our ongoing growth, and it also highlights our commitment to further enhance our efforts in delivering the leading range of insurance services in the market.”
Adrian Pinto added: “I am excited to be joining a company with such a deep heritage in the insurance sector. Having worked in Bahrain for a number of years, I aim to leverage this experience to further strengthen RSA’s offering for its customers, and to enhance the business’ relationships with key brokers and partners. I look forward to working with the RSA leadership team and my colleagues to achieve these goals.”
Joining RSA following a 15-year stint at Fakhro Insurance Services WLL in Bahrain where he was the General Manager, Adrian has nearly 40 years of experience in the insurance industry. In this time he has overseen a number of personal and business insurance lines, in addition to leading large teams through a highly competitive market. He is also actively involved with the Bahrain Insurance Association as a member of the Board.
Adrian Pinto career history:
- 2000 – April 2015: General Manager, Fakhro Insurance Services WLL, Bahrain
- 1991 – 2000: General Manager - Insurance Division, A.Y. Fakhro Corporation, Bahrain
- 1989 – 1991: EDP/IS Manager, General Accident Insurance/Stalco, UAE
- 1988 – 1989: EDP Superintendent, General Accident Insurance/Stalco, UAE
- 1976 – 1987: Chief Clerk - Assistant, General Accident Insurance/Stalco, UAE
Adrian received a diploma – CII from the Chartered Insurance Institute of London in 2008.