Willis Towers Watson announced the appointment of Evariste Yeung as head of Property and Casualty, North Asia.
Yeung’s appointment took effect on Sept. 25, 2017. He is based in Shanghai and reports to Richard Collis, managing director for Willis Towers Watson’s Insurance Consulting and Technology business in Asia Pacific.
In a newly created divisional role, Yeung is responsible for growing the North Asia general insurance consulting practice. This involves developing new business opportunities in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea and Taiwan markets.
This North Asia role supplements the recent appointment of David Maneval, leading Property and Casualty for South-east Asia.
Yeung’s role also includes a regional remit to grow the general insurance mergers and acquisitions practice across Asia Pacific.
With two decades of P/C insurance experience across Asia and the UK, Yeung’s expertise includes mergers and acquisitions, underwriting, actuarial, innovative product and pricing strategies, automation, advanced analytics, and claims.
Before joining Willis Towers Watson, Yeung served as chief underwriting officer, Consumer Insurance, Personal Accident of AIG Japan Holdings, and prior to that took on several key actuarial roles at AIG Asia Pacific, AXA Direct Japan, AXA UK, Aon Re Asia and Morgan Stanley Japan. He holds a master’s degree in mathematics from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Source: Willis Towers Watson
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