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Richard de Sousa
Senior Vice President, Strategic Partnerships, SGL in the Americas
Managing Director, Europe & Americas, ReMark International

Following promotion to SVP in 2019, Richard leads the team developing new client solutions which are focused on helping end consumers get relevant protection offerings. His team is also responsible for orchestrating important partnerships to contribute to SCOR's growing ecosysytem. As part of his role, he is also Managing Director of North America at ReMark International, a direct distribution consultancy business wholly owned by SCOR Global Life and part of SCOR Global Distribution Solutions.

After completing an MBA in Finance from the University of Leicester, UK in 2007, Richard joined ReMark Canada in 2008 as Vice President of Client Services. He then moved to Europe, living in the Netherlands and France, initially developing ReMark's business in Southern Europe. Richard was then promoted to head ReMark's business in Latin America and continental Europe. Expanding his role to include the North American operations as well, he took on the managing director role for those markets. He currently is focused on supporting clients with innovative solutions in the US market.

From auto-underwriting solutions to e-health platforms, Richard's expert understanding of market forces and consumer behavior ensures SCOR’s clients – and their customers –  benefit from solutions which create seamless customer journeys for a more relevant experience on the pathway to purchase.

Richard has nearly 20 years of experience in sales, marketing and distribution in the insurance sector and is a frequent speaker at various industry conferences in Europe and the US about a variety of topics (distribution, consumer behavior, legislation, emerging technologies and others).

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