Mandarin Re Appoints Irving Ureña as Head of Underwriting

Mandarin Re Appoints Irving Ureña as Head of Underwriting
8 March 2024

Mandarin Re is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Irving Ureña as its new Head of Underwriting. With over 35 years of extensive experience in the insurance and reinsurance sectors, he brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise, with a deep understanding of underwriting dynamics and market trends.

 Throughout his career, Mr. Irving Ureña has demonstrated exceptional leadership capabilities, consistently excelling in senior positions and spearheading initiatives to expand operations into new territories. Prior to joining Mandarin Re, he served as the VP Underwriter for Non-Life Business at Ocean International Reinsurance Company. Additionally, he has contributed to the industry as an independent consultant in insurance and reinsurance, while also teaching seminars and participating in various international forums and conferences.

 He holds a Master's in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing, achieving 1st Place Sigma Cum Laude Honor from Interamerican University of Panama. Additionally, he possesses an engineering degree from the Technological University of Panama and is a graduate of St. Augustine College. His background as a former Instructor in reinsurance and technical risks at INTEC highlights his dedication to knowledge sharing within the industry.

 Known for his adeptness in building strong customer relationships and fostering teamwork, Mr. Irving Ureña is poised to drive efficiency and innovation in Mandarin Re's underwriting division.

His robust underwriting expertise, coupled with a track record of making practical decisions and conducting fair negotiations, positions him as an invaluable asset to Mandarin Re.

 Moreover, his involvement in teaching seminars on insurance and participation in international forums and conferences underscores his commitment to continuous learning and professional development. His multifaceted skill set and global perspective position him as a valuable addition to Mandarin Re's leadership team.

 In welcoming Mr. Irving Ureña as the Head of Underwriting, Mandarin Re reaffirms its commitment to delivering excellence in reinsurance solutions and solidifying its position as a leader in the industry.

For inquiries or collaborations, Mr. Irving Ureña can be reached at:


Phone: +507 6679-3468