Swiss Re has announced the appointment of Sunayana Mahansaria as head client markets life & health India, effective 1 February 2021. The appointment further reinforces Swiss Re's focus on and commitment to building stronger societal resilience through our unique solution offerings in India.
Munich Re has announced two senior appointments in its life and health business in the region. Aravind Srinivas will lead the group's Southeast Asia business and Tobias Frenz takes on responsibility fora newly formed business capability called Digital Solutions.
Delta Insurance Group, with its Asia headquarters in Singapore, and based in New Zealand has expanded its management team, appointing current advisory board member Kent Chaplin as COO to support its global growth plans.
Aon has announced the hire of Marcus Foley to the Bermuda operations of reinsurance solutions, subject to Bermuda immigration approval.
Munich Re has appointed Scott Hawkins as managing director, Australasia. He will be responsible for overseeing the leadership and strategic steering of Munich Re's businesses in Australia and New Zealand, as well as being principal officer of Munich Holdings Australasia. This appointment is effective from 1 April 2021.
After 19 years at Sydney-based MB Group, including the last decade as managing director, Mike Mathews will retire on 2 April 2021.
Sun Life Financial has announced the appointment of Karim Gilani, to the role of president, international hubs, which is Sun Life's businesses in Hong Kong, Bermuda and Singapore, offering world-class life, health and wealth solutions.
Sedgwick has announced the appointment of Linda Sim as head of its forensic advisory services division in Asia.
Guy Carpenter has announced the launch of its capital advisory group in Asia Pacific, with the appointments of Michael Owen and Hussain Ahmad to lead this new operation.
Charles Taylor Adjusting has appointed Dan Yeo as managing director for its P&C team in Singapore, highlighting the company's commitment to strengthen its services and product offerings in Singapore and in Asia Pacific region
The Life Insurance Association of Malaysia (LIAM) has re-elected Loh Guat Lan, CEO of Hong Leong Assurance as LIAM president at its 47th Annual General Meeting held on 31 March 2021. She is supported by Raymond Lew, CEO & president of Sun Life Malaysia Assurance who has been appointed as the new vice president for the term 2021/2022.
AIA PUBLIC Takaful has announced the appointment of Mahani binti Amat as its board chairperson with effect from 6 April 2021. She succeeds Dato' Thomas Mun Lung Lee, who retires after successfully completing his tenure of directorship with the company.
Aviva Singlife the holding company established following the merger of Aviva Ltd and Singapore Life has appointed Kim Rosenkilde as group chief investment officer with effect from 8 April 2021. An industry veteran with over 30 years in financial markets, Mr Rosenkilde's appointment comes as Aviva Singlife Holdings strengthens its new leadership team and brings the best of its investment capabilities from Aviva Singapore and Singlife together under one brand.
Global broking business Brokerslink has announced the appointment of Au Quang Hien to the role of regional manager for Asia Pacific.
Guy Carpenter has announced the appointment of Anthony Cordonnier as managing director and global co-head of cyber, effective the second half of 2021, and the promotion of Erica Davis to global co-head of cyber, effective immediately.
Willis Towers Watson has announced the appointment of Jennifer Tiang as regional cyber leader in Asia. In this new role, she will lead the company's cyber insurance business in Asia, together with a team of 10 other cyber champions across the region. She will drive business growth and implement new and innovative cyber ideas and solutions to help organisations mitigate rapidly evolving cyber risks.
HSBC Life, HSBC Group's insurance business, has appointed Ying Teoh as global head of customer proposition, HSBC Life and Insurance Partnerships, based in Hong Kong.
Aon has announced that Ben Love will join the UK leadership team of Aon's Reinsurance Solutions. Based in London, he will focus primarily on client growth strategy in addition to other specific client responsibilities. He will report to Reinsurance Solutions' UK CEO, Nick Frankland.
Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has announced that it has appointed Daniel Thieviasingham as senior underwriter, transactional liability, Asia Middle East.
Ed, the global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, has announced the appointment of Christina Ong as chairman of Ed Asia. Based in Singapore, Ms Ong assumes her role with immediate effect.
Howden Specialty has announced the appointment of Surya Wijaya to its growing natural resources division in Asia Pacific. This appointment adds further strength to Howden Specialty's capabilities across the power and energy sectors both regionally and globally. Mr Wijaya joins as a divisional director and will be based in Singapore, reporting to head of natural resources, Asia Pacific Matt Savitt.
Following the combination of Singlife and Aviva in November 2020, the new entity, Aviva Singlife, has announced the appointment of Pearlyn Phau as executive director and group CEO.
Sedgwick has announced the appointment of Kimberley Daley as head of its professional services division in Australia.
Chubb has announced that it has appointed Glen Browne as division president, consumer lines, Asia Pacific with effect from 1 July 2021, in addition to his role as deputy regional president for Asia Pacific.
Ballantyne Brokers has announced the appointment of Robert Ralf as divisional director, Financial Lines, reporting to co-founder and director of broking Richard Spragg.
Howden Specialty has announced the appointment of Severin Hegelbach as divisional director. In this newly created role, he will lead a renewable energy advisory service, focused on providing in-depth risk advice for clients, sponsors, lenders, investors, retail and other partners.
PartnerRe has announced that Garry Xue has joined the company as head of Australia/ New Zealand.
Guy Carpenter has announced the appointment of David Arthur as head actuary of its UK non-specialty business which encompasses global casualty, accident & health, UK property and UK motor, effective October 2021.
Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has announced that it has launched a full line of marine insurance products in France and appointed Muriel Birre Julvécourt as head of marine. The new marine offerings include inland marine, ocean cargo, stock & transit, project cargo, freight forwarders liability, ports & terminals, and subsea insurance.
At a time when managing risk is at the forefront of every leader's strategic decision making, the leading professional body for risk management, the Institute of Risk Management (IRM), has appointed a new independent non-executive chair.
Sedgwick has announced several appointments to expand its services and professional expertise in Australia.
Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance has announced the appointment of Mr Hideki Nagashima as director, president and group CEO. He succeeds Mr Akio Negishi who assumes the post of chairman of the board. Mr Nagashima assumes the presidency on 2nd July 2021 when the Annual Board of Policyholder Representatives Meeting is held.
Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has appointed Christine Bell to the role of country head Australia & New Zealand, effective 3 August 2021. Based in Sydney, she succeeds Melanie Slack who has taken up the position of Corporate Solutions head of UK, Ireland, SA & EMEA wholesale.