CIFG Holding Ltd., the holding company for CIFG’s financial guaranty subsidiaries, named David Rockwell as chief risk officer with overall responsibility for the company’s risk management activities and surveillance functions. CIFG also announced Thierry Dissaux will serve as head of European operations and CEO for CIFG Europe.


Rockwell has held several senior risk management positions over the last 15 years, including head of structured finance risk management at Radian Asset Assurance and chief credit officer for AIG Risk Finance.Since 2000, Dissaux worked in corporate development and strategy, with CIFG and a former parent company, IXIS. Before that, he held various positions in the Treasury Department of the French Ministry of Finance.


“David and Thierry are both extremely experienced, seasoned professionals who will help enormously in our efforts aimed at strengthening our risk management procedures and building up our European presence,” John Pizzarelli, chief executive officer of CIFG said.

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