Tokio Millennium Re Appoints Kull as Chief Risk Officer

April 1, 2016

Zurich-based Tokio Millennium Re AG (TMR) has appointed Andreas Kull to the role of chief risk officer (CRO) and member of the executive committee, effective immediately.

Andreas Kull will succeed Akira Higuma, current CRO, who after five years at TMR will return to Japan as the group leader of Global Risk Management, a unit within the International Business Development Department of Tokio Marine Holdings Inc.

Kull has over 15 years of experience in risk management and actuarial roles. He joined TMR in 2015 as executive vice president of the group Enterprise Risk Management team. Prior to TMR he was CRO at AXA Winterthur. His work experience also includes consulting as an executive director at Ernst & Young and risk management and actuarial roles at Converium and Zurich Insurance where he started his career in 1999.

He is a qualified actuary (Swiss Association of Actuaries, German Association of Actuaries) with a CERA [Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst] designation. He holds a master’s in physics from the University of Bern and a Ph.D. in Physics from Ludwig-Maximilans-Universit├Ąt in Munich, Germany.

“Andreas will be instrumental in bringing this core function to the next level addressing the increasing complexity and interdependency of re/insurance risks,” said Stephan Ruoff, TMR’s chief executive officer.

“He will take over from our current CRO, Akira, who built a very strong enterprise risk management function over the past years, recently acknowledged by A.M. Best in affirming TMR’s ‘A++’ rating,” Ruoff added.

Source: Tokio Millennium Re

Topics Risk Management

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