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Compre hires CEO, North America



David Presley, CEO – North America









Compre, the international specialist legacy group, today announces the appointment of David Presley to the newly created role of Chief Executive Officer, North America. Presley, who will also join Compre’s executive committee, will join Compre at the end of April and be based in Kansas City, Missouri reporting to Group Chief Executive Officer, Will Bridger.

With responsibility for Compre’s business development activities in North America, Presley will work closely with the existing team including those that joined Compre from SiriusPoint Global Solutions to drive transaction growth. He will also assume operational leadership of business in the region as Compre continues to build its North American platform.

With almost 20 years of legacy-market experience, Presley joins Compre from Swiss Re America, where, as vice president and senior legacy origination manager, he was responsible for the origination of all US legacy deals. Prior to joining Swiss Re in 2019, Presley spent eight years at Enstar US as a vice president and commutations manager. He began his career as an attorney in 2003 at The Bazil Group.

Will Bridger: “I am delighted to welcome David to Compre, whose deep experience spans the spectrum of Legacy transactions from LPTs to ADCs to IBTs and reinsurance novations. His strong origination expertise and relevant relationships will be extraordinarily valuable as we continue to build our business in North America. ”


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For further information please contact:


David Haggie / Richard Adams / Olivia Thomson, Haggie Partners

+44 20 7562 4444


About Compre:

Compre is a leading legacy specialist with over 30 years of experience in the acquisition and management of discontinued and legacy non-life insurance and reinsurance business. Compre has experience of acquiring most classes of direct and reinsurance business, including general liability, marine and motor liability, and US APH. Compre has operations in Bermuda, Finland, Germany, Malta, Switzerland, UK, the USA and at Lloyd’s.