Dane Lopes Appointed as Head of U.S. Partnership Engagement & Strategy at Ascot Group

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By: | April 12, 2024

Ascot Group appointed Dane Lopes as Head of U.S. Partnership Engagement & Strategy, a role in which he will oversee all aspects of Ascot U.S.’s distribution and sales strategy.

Matthew Kramer, CEO of Ascot U.S., expressed confidence in Lopes, stating, “Under Dane’s leadership, we will continue to foster strong relationships with our U.S. partners. His proven leadership skills and decades of experience implementing a customer-focused distribution plan will enable us to profitably grow our business where we see strategic opportunity.”

Lopes brings a wealth of experience to Ascot, having previously served as Chief Commercial Officer at Vantage Risk and Everest Re Group. His responsibilities included leading commercial strategy, broker and client engagement, business development, and marketing initiatives. He has also held senior roles at Swiss Re, Global Asset Protection Services, and General Electric, Industrial Risk Insurers.

Lopes expressed his enthusiasm for the new role, saying, “I look forward to leading our experienced Partnership Engagement team members while working closely with our underwriting leaders as we deepen relationships, drive relevance, and deliver solutions that meet the evolving needs of our clients across the U.S.” &

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