Asia Pacific market News

Aon Launches Asia Pacific Capital Advisory Unit to Assist Re/insurer Clients

Insurance broker Aon plc has launched an Asia Pacific Capital Advisory unit within Reinsurance Solutions to deliver a holistic approach to capital optimization for re/insurers. The initiative follows Aon’s launch of similar Capital Advisory units in the UK and U.S., …

Brokerslink Expands Global Network with Affiliates in Central America, APAC and Africa

Global broking business, Brokerslink, has continued the expansion of its global network with three new affiliates from Africa, Central America and Asia-Pacific further demonstrating its multinational capabilities and commitment to supporting the growth and development of independent broking. The new …

Marsh Promotes Leney to Risk Management Leader for Asia and Pacific Regions

Marsh, the insurance broker and risk adviser, announced the appointment of Scott Leney as risk management leader for both its Asia and Pacific regions. In his new role, Leney will oversee Marsh’s regional risk management teams as they build on …

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Names Hunziker as APAC Head Property & Specialty

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has appointed Robert Hunziker as Asia Pacific Head Property & Specialty, effective Sept. 1, 2020. In this role, Hunziker will be responsible for providing underwriting leadership, portfolio steering and growing the Property & Specialty product offering …

Canopius Appoints AXA XL’s Elliott as APAC Casualty Underwriter

Canopius announced the appointment of Craig Elliott as casualty underwriter for the region, effective May 4, 2020. He reports to Claudio Saita, head of Australia & Pacific, and is based in the company’s Sydney office, established last June as part …

Beazley Gets Approval to Launch Malaysia Company to Build Asia Pacific Distribution

Specialist insurer Beazley has extended its distribution capabilities in Asia Pacific following the authorization by the Labuan financial regulator of a new service company. The new company, Beazley Labuan Ltd., will support Beazley in building its presence in the Malaysian …

Liberty Mutual Re Opens Office in Singapore, Appoints Leong from Aspen Re

Liberty Mutual Re (LM Re), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, announced it has opened an office in Singapore and appointed Annie Leong as regional underwriting manager for LM Re in Asia Pacific. “As LM Re continues to build out …

Guy Carpenter Promotes Saper as CEO of Pacific Region

Guy Carpenter & Co., the global reinsurance broker and subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Cos., announced the appointment of Jeff Saper as CEO of the Pacific region, with immediate effect. In his new role, Saper will be responsible for overseeing …

AXIS Re Hires Hands from CNA Hardy as Head of Australia

AXIS Re, the reinsurance business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. announced the expansion of AXIS Re Strategic Partners with the hiring of Robert Hands as a strategic account executive and head of Australia. In this role, Hands will be …

Canopius Opens Office in Sydney, Australia

Canopius, the London-based global specialty re/insurer announced it is opening an office in Sydney, Australia, as part of its commitment to expand in the Asia-Pacific region. Subject to regulatory approval, the local entity will be open to underwrite business in …