Published On: Mon, Mar 25th, 2019

SMIA Elects New Board

SMIA New Board for 2019

GREAT BAY — The St. Maarten Insurance Association (SMIA) have elected a new board following their recent elections last week.

The incoming board is now headed by President Eric Ellis, Managing Director of NAGICO Insurances; Secretary Cynthia Rotsburg, Branch Manager of Caribbean Alliance and Treasurer Robert De Vries.

According to the incoming president, the objective and the responsibility of the SMIA is the promotion of the general interest of the insurance business and its members on St. Maarten.

Ellis, who is no stranger to the board of SMIA, is one of the co-founding members, a past Chairman and he also recently served as an advisor. In his new role as president, Ellis said under his leadership the association will seek to advance and uphold the good reputation and conduct of the insurance industry on the island.

All local insurance companies (Life and Non-life) are members of SMIA. They are: NAGICO Insurances, Ennia Insurance, Guardian Life, Gulf Insurance, ICW Insurance (ICWI), NC Wathey Insurances, Sagicor and Capital Life.


Photo caption: The new Board of SMIA poses for a photo after the results of the election was announced. (left to right): Robert De Vries (Treasurer), Cynthia Rotsburg (Secretary) and Eric Ellis (President). Photo provided by SMIA.