Luxembourg’s leading life insurance broker Gatsby & White, has appointed Pieter Coopmans as their Group Chief Executive Officer and member of the board. 

After several years of commercial success and double-digit growth, Gatsby & White now manages over 4 billion assets under administration.  It is the largest privately-owned platform in Luxembourg, offering broker and agent services to the private clients of leading banks, insurers and asset managers.

With the arrival of Pieter Coopmans, the company further invests in strengthening its leadership team and accelerating the deployment of the Group’s strategy. With over 25 years of experience in the banking and insurance industry and spending almost a decade in the Luxembourg life insurance space, his focus will be on further enhancing the client and partner experience, digitizing the company and executing the buy and build strategy.   

Serge Krancenblum, Chairman of the board, says: “We are delighted to welcome Pieter Coopmans, a seasoned insurance professional, with years of experience as CEO of major life insurance companies in Luxembourg. Pieter is well known in the industry for his expertise and his pragmatism. In our journey to create the leading European life insurance broker, Pieter will definitely be instrumental in implementing our organic and inorganic growth strategies.

Pieter Coopmans: “I am really excited to start this new challenge and join Gatsby & White at this point in the group’s evolution. Given private clients’ growing demand for independent advice and excellent service, we will continue to focus on organic growth. In addition, we see opportunities to support our bank and insurance partners in facing the challenges of the new regulation. We are supporting them in re-shaping their insurance distribution model, providing them the most suitable elements of our broker and agent services. I look forward to collaborating with our international business partners and to continue providing great service to our clients”. 

About Gatsby & White S.A.
Gatsby & White was established in 2013 by its founders in response to the regulatory changes relating to intermediation which business partners are confronted with, and the recognition that private clients need a trusted advisor by their side. 

Today, Gatsby & White is the largest platform in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, offering life insurance solutions through a broker and agent model, servicing private clients of the world’s leading banks, insurance companies and asset managers. 

Gatsby & White S.A. is headquartered in Luxembourg with offices in Belgium, Switzerland and Liechtenstein.

For further information about Gatsby & White S.A.  visit: www.gatsbyandwhite.com