The promotion for Jaksic comes as Ian Moffatt takes up his new role as president and chief executive Europe of Assurant Solutions.
Drazen joined the specialist insurance company in 2007 as sales and marketing director, where he played a key role in developing the firm’s corporate business.
Prior to this he spent three years at Prudential as head of relationship management and as account development director.
He has also spent 12 years at GE Capital in a variety of senior executive roles including general manager of GE Financial Insurance, Central Europe.
Ian Moffatt, president and chief executive Europe at Assurant Solutions, says: “Drazen brings a wealth of experience to the role and his appointment will add to the strong leadership team we have at Assurant Solutions.
“His energy, enthusiasm and forward-thinking will be a key factor in taking the businesses to their next phase of growth in the UK and Ireland.”
Drazen Jaksic, managing director UK and Ireland at Assurant Solutions, says: “This is an exciting new challenge for me.
“Assurant Solutions has all the credentials of a well-managed and financially stable company for providers to partner with and I am looking forward to the opportunities that this role brings.”