Miami, Florida-based PA Group, Premier Assurance Group SPC Ltd., recently tapped insurance industry veteran Charles Jorge as its president.
As Jorge takes the helm, former President Leonardo Cornide becomes chairman of the board.
“We are at a stage in our company’s growth where we need to scale our efforts and increase our global expertise,” Cornide said. “We believe that Charles Jorge has the appropriate skills and vision to take our company to the next level.”
Jorge previously served as the group’s SVP of business development. He came to the firm from Worldwide Medical Assurance Ltd., a Panamanian insurance and reinsurance business. He also held executive positions with American Fidelity Assurance and New Orleans-based Pan American Life Insurance Co.
“I am privileged to accept this opportunity to lead the talented team of executives heading PA Group’s different operating divisions,” Jorge said. “I am committed to see this company grow and reach its full potential and continued global expansion.”
Originally joining PA Group in May 2014, Jorge played a key role in the company’s business development team reorganization and its successful expansion in Latin America. He holds a B.S. in business administration from the University of Central Florida, a LIMRA Leadership Institute Fellow (LLIF) designation from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, and remains active on professional boards and area associations.