Kurt Zodel serves as the Managing Director for Reinsurance Delivery of msg global solutions, Inc., USA.
With a focus on international SAP implementation projects for reinsurance and reinsurance business process consulting, Kurt is responsible for the management of several implementations of the SAP for Reinsurance solution with clients in the United States and Bermuda.
Kurt joined msg group in 1993 as a programmer and technical consultant, working on projects for BMW Automotive and BMW Bank, advancing quickly within the organization to complete a four-year non-SAP banking system implementation in a program management role. Upon joining msg systems USA in 2005 and msg global solutions in 2012, Kurt earned several CPCU related designations, along with the ARe 144 (Reinsurance Principles and Practices) certification, and he extended his expertise in IT solutions for insurance and reinsurance, SAP standard software solutions as well as customer specific solutions.
Fluent in German, English, with good knowledge of French and Italian, Kurt’s efforts in Switzerland, Germany and the United States contributed to his thorough understanding of IT systems in the reinsurance and banking industry, notably his profound knowledge of reinsurance processes. More specifically Kurt’s SAP platform knowledge focuses around reinsurance (FS-RI), collections and disbursement (FS-CD), data warehousing and reporting (SAP BI). Clients also rely on Kurt’s in-depth experience with SAP based implementation Methodology (ASAP), tailored to and enriched with the specifics of the reinsurance industry.
Away from work, Kurt is busy with his three daughters, and enjoys coaching and playing soccer, as well as playing golf and tennis. An avid musician and pianist, Kurt also enjoys classical, rock, blues and jazz.