Established in 1997 to provide a professional platform of reinsurance services through transparent and close cooperation with first-class securities. Zaris SAL enjoys the unconditional trust of major global reinsurers. It has been appointed as Munich Re’s Marine Underwriting Agent for the MENA and was also able to act as an ‘extended arm’ of various reinsurers, including Munich Re, Amlin Re, Echo Re, Trust Re, through facultative facilities in Property, Marine, and Motor.


Captain Richard Chalhoub and Ms. Kerstin Marx decided to join forces with other experts in the MENA region to form a new company that enjoys the same values and culture as Zaris SAL. Mr. Ronald Chidiac and Ms. Basma Barakat joined the board of directors of Zaris & Partners adding their long experience in the insurance industry to the new setup. In addition to providing secure and efficient placements, this new structure offers actuarial, risk management and consultancy services, as well as technical expertise in personal, non-life and non-marine lines to the Market