Sirius Group Executive Team

Sirius Group Executive Team

Sirius Group Management

Kip Oberting
Kip Oberting
President & Chief Executive Officer | Sirius Group
Kip Oberting Kernan (Kip) Oberting is Chief Executive Officer of Sirius International Insurance Group (“Sirius Group”). Prior to assuming the role of CEO, Mr. Oberting, served as President of Sirius Group since September 2018 and Chief Financial Officer of Sirius Group since April 2016.

Kip has a range of prior experience in insurance and financial services business. Kip served in various strategic and M&A capacities at White Mountains Insurance Group from 1995-2004, and 2012-2016; at Montpelier Re as its Chief Financial Officer from 2004-2008; and as founder of Oakum Bay Capital from 2008-2012. Across these roles Kip has lead various operational, strategic and M&A initiatives.

Prior to entering the insurance business in 1995, Kip was as a financial analyst at Stern Stewart & Co. and a convertible bond trader at Credit Suisse First Boston (Japan).

Kip received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Dartmouth College.

Monica Cramér Manhem
Monica Cramér Manhem
PRESIDENT - GLOBAL REINSURANCE / SIRIUS GROUP
Monica Cramér Manhem Monica is currently President of Global Reinsurance and has been the President & CEO of Sirius International Insurance Corporation, the largest reinsurance company in Scandinavia, since March 2014. She has also served as a director of the Board since 2014. Monica joined the company in 1985 and has held several key Underwriting positions throughout her career, including Business Unit Manager/Area Underwriter for Scandinavia, Southern Europe, Latin & Central America, and the Nordic Markets. During the period 1989 – 2014 Monica was also Head of the Outwards Reinsurance Department, responsible for all group retrocession purchasing.

With her extensive market knowledge and insight into client needs, Monica has successfully lead the company through challenging market conditions by focusing on the maintenance of sustainable, profitable underwriting and strengthening relationships. She has also been instrumental in identifying and supporting initiatives to develop and strengthen the Sirius brand around the globe.

Monica holds a degree in International Business Administration from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. She is fluent in English, Swedish and French.
Gene Boxer
Gene Boxer
Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer & Group General Counsel | Sirius Group
Gene Boxer Gene joined the Sirius Group in 2016. He is currently Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer and Group General Counsel of Sirius International Insurance Group, Ltd, responsible for overseeing the Group’s strategic (M&A) initiatives and managing its legal and compliance functions. Prior to joining Sirius Group, Gene served as the Global General Counsel of Cushman & Wakefield, a commercial real estate services firm, where he served on its Executive Committee, Global Management Committee and Co-Chaired its Global Enterprise Risk Management Committee. Prior to joining Cushman and Wakefield in 2011, Gene served as a senior member of the Restructuring and Legal M&A Groups of American International Group, Inc. (AIG) overseeing the legal aspects of AIG’s worldwide acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and strategic investments in a broad range of insurance and financial services sectors. Prior to joining AIG in 2006, Gene practiced in the Global Corporate Group at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley &McCloy LLP.

Gene is a graduate of Boston University School of Law, and New York University, where he received a B.S. in Finance and International Business from the Leonard N. Stern School on Business.
Jeffrey W. Davis
Jeffrey W. Davis
Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer & Chief Actuary | Sirius Group
Jeffrey W. Davis As Sirius Group’s Chief Actuary and Chief Risk Officer, Jeff is responsible for overseeing the Group’s loss reserving and risk management functions including managing the internal economic capital model, managing key exposures and mitigating risk for multiple lines of business and geographic regions in the (re)insurance arena.

Jeff joined the organization in 2008. He spent most of his 25 plus year career in senior actuarial positions at Munich Reinsurance Group and White Mountains Insurance Group, where he gained extensive experience in the pricing and reserving, and portfolio analysis, as well as the management of relationships with external stakeholders.

Jeff holds a B.S. in Mathematics Education from the University of Cincinnati and an M.A. in Liberal Studies from SUNY at Stony Brook. He is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder.
Ralph Salamone
Ralph Salamone
Chief Financial Officer | Sirius Group
Ralph Salamone Ralph Salamone serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Sirius Group. Since joining Sirius in 1997, Ralph has been a key member of the Group’s executive financial team and is instrumental in the strategic planning, evaluation, and execution of Sirius’ global financial reporting and analysis, merger and acquisition activities, capital structuring and tax planning.

Ralph began his career in public accounting at PricewaterhouseCoopers, serving a variety of insurance clients as an audit manager. Prior to joining Sirius, Ralph served as the Assistant Controller at Assurant where he worked in the US consolidation and accounting functions.

Ralph earned his M.B.A in Finance from the New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business and holds a BS in Business Administration from the SUNY at Buffalo. He is a member of the Society of Insurance Financial Management.
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