Frick’s new role will see him take responsibility for driving new business growth and leading operations in Sweden.
The new CEO will also join the overall Nordic management team, which supports the operation of the firm across the Nordic countries.
Claes, who has more than 32 years in the insurance industry, joins from his previous position as managing director and Nordic business development manager of Crawford & Company, a global loss-adjusting business.
Cunningham Lindsey Nordic region CEO Christian Leif Hansen said: “We have chosen the right leader to take our operations in Sweden into the future. Claes Frick has the ideal combination of skills and expertise, which I know he will apply to lead the team to new levels.”
He added: “His leadership experience is essential to help us strengthen the company’s ability to deliver first-class services to insurance companies in Sweden and across the Nordic region.”