OdysseRe Announcement/ Casualty & Financial Lines


Dear Friends,

We regretfully announce that Guadalupe Sanchez has decided to leave Odyssey Re in order to pursue different goals for which we want to wish her the best of lucks and also thank her for her contribution in opening GL in the Region for us.

This movement has allowed us to restructure the team and so we are pleased to announce that Gabriel Buzo will now have the responsibility to lead both Casualty and Financial Lines from our Mexico City office.

Gabriel has 9 years of experience in this market, recently at Zurich Insurance Company, where he was responsible for the Underwriting of the Financial Lines and Liability area.

To all our customers and friends, we would like to take this opportunity to share Gabriel’s contact details:

Email                                    gbuzo@odysseyre.com
Telephone                          +5255 1719 4343
Extension                            *24343
Telephone USA                +1305 830 0122
Mobile                                +52155 4523 3445

Facultative Underwriting Team is now organized as follows:

Rogelio Diaz                      Mexico
Francisco Hernandez      Central America and Caribbean
Jorge Almeida                  Chile, Uruguay, Paraguay and Argentina
Roberto Gomez                Colombia, Venezuela, Peru and Bolivia (Property), Latin America (M&E)
Gabriel Buzo                     Latin America (General Liability & Financial Lines)

Best Regards,

Gustavo Scheffler  Chairman  Latin America
Francisco Zavala VP Facultative Manager Latin America




OdysseyRe is a leading worldwide underwriter of reinsurance and specialty insurance with a proud history extending back to 1900. OdysseyRe is domiciled and regulated in the US, with $12.0 billion in total assets and $3.3 billion in statutory surplus. We are a financially strong and cohesive global enterprise, locally responsive and built on a unified management and underwriting culture. Our diverse platform and strong capitalization provides a stable market to our business partners around the world and across all lines of business.

OdysseyRe is strategically located in most major insurance centers, we live in the local markets, and we know the challenges our business partners face. We underwrite through four operating divisions: Americas, EuroAsia, London Market and US Insurance, with 31 offices in 10 countries. Each division is managed by talented underwriters with local knowledge and long-standing business relationships.  We offer a broad range of products customized by experts with the capacity to listen,  understand the need, and design the appropriate solution. We strongly believe that excellent service must involve quick and clear communication and an ability to deliver solutions and pay claims within deadlines.

The financial strength of our parent, Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited with its equity base of $8.2 billion, further fortifies OdysseyRe’s capability in the reinsurance and specialty insurance markets around the world.


Estimados Amigos,

Lamentamos anunciar que Guadalupe Sánchez ha decidido dejar Odyssey Re con el fin de perseguir diferentes objetivos para los que le queremos desear la mejor de las suertes a demás darle las gracias por su contribución en la apertura de la línea de RC en la Región para nosotros.

 Este movimiento nos ha permitido reestructurar el equipo y estamos muy contentos de anunciar que Gabriel Buzo ahora tendrá la responsabilidad de liderar tanto Líneas Financieras como Casualty desde nuestra oficina en la Ciudad de México.

Gabriel tiene 9 años de experiencia en este mercado, recientemente en Zurich Insurance Company, donde fue responsable de la suscripción de las áreas de Líneas Financieras y de Responsabilidad Civil.

A todos nuestros clientes y amigos, nos gustaría aprovechar esta oportunidad para dar los datos de Gabriel:

Correo Electrónico           gbuzo@odysseyre.com

Teléfono                              +5255 1719 4343

Extensión                            *24343

Teléfono USA                    +1305 830 0122

Mobile                                 +52155 4523 3445

El equipo de Suscripción Facultativo queda organizado de la siguiente forma:

Rogelio Diaz                      Mexico

Francisco Hernandez      Centroamérica y Caribe

Jorge Almeida                  Chile, Uruguay, Paraguay y Argentina

Roberto Gomez                Colombia, Venezuela, Perú y Bolivia (Property), América Latina (M&E)

Gabriel Buzo                     América Latina (Responsabilidad Civil General & Líneas Financieras)

Cordiales saludos,

Gustavo Scheffler  Chairman  Latin America
Francisco Zavala VP Facultative Manager Latin America

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