Andres Franzetti Named as CEO and Dante Disparte Transitions to Newly Launched Libra Association
Washington, D.C. June 18th, 2019 – Risk Cooperative, a specialized risk advisory and insurance brokerage firm, announces key executive appointments and transitions. Dante Disparte, the firm’s founder and CEO since 2014, will transition immediately to serve as the Head of Policy and Communication for the newly formed Libra Association based in Geneva, Switzerland. Andres Franzetti, one of the co-founders of the company, who has served as president and COO since January 2019, will assume the role of CEO.
Mr. Disparte has been tapped to serve as a founding executive of the newly formed Libra Association, which brings together some of the world’s leading organizations to enable a simple global currency and financial infrastructure that empowers billions of people.
“Now in its fifth year, I’m proud that Risk Cooperative is a near perfect reflection of the markets we serve, having become a force for change and innovation in risk, readiness and resilience. I am proud to hand the reins over to my friend and business partner, Andres Franzetti. I am confident that Andres’ capable leadership will lead the organization into a new era of growth,” said Dante Disparte, Risk Cooperative’s founder and chairman.
In addition to naming Andres Franzetti as CEO, Risk Cooperative has appointed Jenny Decker as Director of Marketing, a role through which she will continue to evolve the company’s distinctive brand, communication strategy and thought leadership. “We are proud to bring Jenny Decker on board as our marketing leader. She is a visionary design professional who has contributed to the creation of our firm’s brand since its inception, and will undoubtedly evolve the company’s value proposition, marketing and communication strategy as we close out our fifth year of trade and beyond,” added Andres Franzetti, Risk Cooperative’s CEO.
“Having spent my career focused on helping the world spring back from the after-effects of complex risks, I’m honored to join the Libra Association, which addresses vital issues of financial inclusion, a key global priority and a root cause of systemic challenges,” added Dante Disparte.
About Risk Cooperative
Risk Cooperative, a coverholder at Lloyd’s, is a specialized strategy, risk and insurance advisory firm licensed to originate, place and service innovative risk-transfer and insurance solutions in all 50 states, D.C. and Puerto Rico. Risk Cooperative helps organizations address risk, readiness and resilience through a comprehensive service and solution offering in partnership with leading insurance companies and value-adding partners.
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