NEWS RELEASE: Mondale Smith Appointed SVP, International Operations Deputy

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NEWS RELEASE: Mondale Smith Appointed SVP, International Operations Deputy

Mondale Smith Appointed Senior Vice President, International Operations Deputy, AgriSompo International

PEMBROKE, Bermuda – September 11, 2023 – Sompo International, a leading global provider of commercial and consumer property and casualty (re)insurance, has announced that Mondale Smith has joined the company’s multinational crop insurance platform, AgriSompo, as SVP, International Operations Deputy. Mr. Smith will report to Marji Guyler-Alaniz, President of AgriSompo International.

In this newly created role, Mr. Smith will have oversight of AgriSompo’s day-to-day international operations, including managing and developing the risk portfolio and agriculture modelling outside of the U.S., with a focus on the European, Asia Pacific and Latin American markets in addition to working closely with the global Sompo International operations team.

“Mondale is an innovative business leader with a strong history of transforming (re)insurance organizations through his deep commitment and leadership style built on trust, accountability and inclusion. His ability to put people first is what sets him apart, and we are very excited to welcome him to our team,” says Guyler-Alaniz.

Mr. Smith joins AgriSompo from EMC Reinsurance Company where he served as President and COO managing a diverse portfolio of products and services across 31 countries, generating $180M annual premium revenue. Before that, he led strategy, operations and risk control services for Berkley Agribusiness and was also with American Family Insurance as a Commercial-Farm/Ranch Loss Control Manager earlier in his career.

Mr. Smith added, “It’s an honor to join the Sompo International organization and serve alongside the talented AgriSompo team members.”

About Sompo International

“Sompo International” refers to  Sompo International Holdings Ltd., a Bermuda-based holding company, together with its consolidated subsidiaries. Through its operating subsidiaries, Sompo International is a leading global provider of commercial and consumer property and casualty (re)insurance. Sompo International Holdings Ltd. is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Sompo Holdings, Inc. (“Sompo Holdings”). With more than 9,000 employees at Sompo International, 75,000 employees total worldwide, entities in over 46 countries and over USD 35 billion in Gross Written Premiums, Sompo Holdings is one of the leading property and casualty insurance groups in the world. Sompo Holdings maintains excellent financial strength as evidenced by the ratings of A+ (Superior) from A.M. Best (XV size category) and A+ (Strong) from Standard and Poor’s on its principal operating subsidiaries. For more information about Sompo International, follow us on LinkedIn or please visit

Sompo International contacts:                            

Cara Gallagher
EVP, Global Head of Marketing & Communications
Phone: + 1 917 421 4973

Robyn Fonde
VP, Global Head of Media, PR, and Advertising
Phone: +1 914 426 0241


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