Swiss Re announced that Mr Russell Higginbotham has been appointed CEO Reinsurance Asia and regional president, effective 8 July 2019 and subject to necessary regulatory approvals. He succeeds Ms Jayne Plunkett, who has decided to pursue career opportunities outside Swiss Re.
AIA announced that Ms Jayne Plunkett has been appointed as the new group chief risk officer, effective 1 November 2019. Ms Plunkett will be a member of the group executive committee and will report to Mr Ng Keng Hooi, group CEO and president.
Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) announced that it has expanded its team in the UK with the appointment of Mr Mark Walker as head of customer and broker engagement.