Reinsurance News

 
Singapore Finance Minister Mr Heng Swee Keat will be the Official Keynote Speaker and
Guest-of-Honour at the 15th Singapore International Reinsurance Conference (SIRC), with
AIG President and CEO Mr Brian Duperreault as the Industry Keynote Speaker.
Minister Heng, a core member of Singapore’s fourth-generation (‘4G’) leadership, chairs the
tripartite Future Economy Council, and will add clout to the 15th SIRC whose theme is
“Reinsurance Reloaded”.
 
 

The SRA has announced the line-up of its Executive Committee (EXCO) for the 2018/2019 term of office with Mr Marc Haushofer, Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific & Executive Vice President of Validus Reinsurance Company, recently re-elected as SRA Chairman at a Special Executive Committee meeting.

 

 

The 15th Singapore International Reinsurance Conference (SIRC), the leading platform for the global reinsurance industry to gather in Asia, will get a boost in 2018 with Mr Brian Duperreault, President and CEO of global insurer AIG and Insurance Hall of Fame laureate as the keynote speaker to share his deep insights and expertise in both the insurance and reinsurance industry.

 
The reinsurance industry stands at a crossroads, driven by powerful winds of change – the rapid pace of technological advancements that present opportunities and challenges by external disruptors and cyber threats – which has sparked the re-imagining of a new industry ecosystem, fuelled by digitalisation, innovation, transformation and greater cross-industry collaboration, and marks the dawning of the industry’s Fourth Industrial Revolution.
 

Commenting on a new report released by Lloyd’s and Cyence on 17 July - "Counting the Cost: Cyber

The Singapore Reinsurers’ Association (SRA) has announced the line-up of its Executive Committee (EXCO) for the 2017/2018 term of office with Mr Marc Haushofer, Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific & Executive Vice President of Validus Reinsurance Company, being re-elected as SRA Chairman at its Executive Committee meeting last Friday.

 

ACR Capital Holdings has named Bobby Heerasing to the newly created role of deputy group chief executive and deputy chief executive of its fully owned subsidiary, Asia Capital Re, pending regulatory approvals.

Swiss Re is establishing a combined Property & Casualty (P&C) Underwriting Hub for the Asia Pacific region within its Reinsurance business unit. Sharon Ooi, will lead the unit, as Head P&C Underwriting for Asia, Australia & New Zealand.

The Singapore Reinsurers’ Association (SRA) has announced that Mr Marc Haushofer, Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific of Validus Re will succeed Mr Alain Flandrin, Chief Executive Officer (Asia Pacific) of Partner Re Asia as its Chairman with effect from 1 January 2017.

In a statement released on 28 Oct, Swiss Re revealed that it has entered into an agreement as sole reinsurer to provide natural disaster protection to seven prefectures in Guangdong province, in partnership with the People's Insurance Company of China (PICC) in 2016.