Board of Directors
Michael Barnett holds a Bachelor's Degree from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. He began his insurance career as an agent with Mutual Benefit Life and joined AUL Reinsurance and for 23 years had responsibility for ceded and assumed administration, claims, systems, treaties, accounting, group reinsurance and the N.A. Life Reinsurance. Michael spent the last seven years as the Chairman and CEO of Employer's Reassurance Crop, Union Fidelity Insurance Co. and Heritage Casualty Insurance Co. Michael has joined mL3 global life as President and CEO leading the new joint venture.
Simon studied Economics at the University of Nottingham. Choosing to follow a career path in Technology Simon joined a life insurance and pension company (Friends Provident) and moved through a variety of roles including application development, change management and project management. Simon joined an insurance software company (RI3K) to develop their life and health service offerings. Simon is a co-founder of LOGiQ3 and as COO Simon is responsible for technology, marketing and strategic partnerships, such as the joint venture mL3 global life.
Bernhard studied mechanical engineering and industrial engineering at the Munich University of Applied Science. He started his career as a consultant with SAP and joined the msg group in the year 2000. Here he was tasked with the international expansion of the msg group. The foundation of msg systems US and later on the setup of the subsidiaries in Singapore, the Netherlands and Spain were within his area of responsibility. In March 2008 he was appointed CEO of msg global solutions. He is responsible for Sales and Marketing, the international subsidiaries and administration.
Chris is a business graduate of the University of Toronto, Woodsworth College and also earned the FLMI, ARA and AIRC insurance industry designations. Chris has spent his career in the life reinsurance industry and has worked in ceded reinsurance, actuarial support, asset-liability management and many years leading reinsurance operations groups. Chris is one of the co-founders of LOGiQ3 and has been part of the team growing LOGiQ3 since its inception in 2006. As CEO of LOGiQ3 he is responsible for overall direction setting and strategy of the organization.
Christel Thorson, Senior Vice President, Sales and Business Development, msg global solutions
Ms. Thorson brings 25 years of insurance industry experience to msg global. In previous roles with global insurance brokers, she has been responsible for international insurance programs for organizations such as Mobil Oil, Continental Tires and TUI, to name a few. A native of Germany, Ms. Thorson has lived in the US and Canada, working in the North American insurance market, for over 15 years. In 2007, she joined msg global solutions USA and is responsible for Business Development and Sales for North America.