Specialist insurer Tokio Marine Kiln (TMK) has appointed Asian operations leader Neil Wray as head of its international business.
Wray, TMK’s head of Asia, will return to London at the start of 2017 to take up the newly created position, which will give him oversight of all international underwriting and operations.
Currently based in Singapore, Wray joined TMK in 2009 in his present role. He previously held the same position at Catlin, where he worked starting in 1991 in various posts in London, Singapore and Hong Kong.
With almost 30 years of market experience, Wray has spent the past 16 years in Asia developing the presence of Lloyd’s insurers.
Apart from Wray’s impending departure, TMK also announced other leadership changes in its Asian operations.
The insurance firm has appointed Kin Lau as head of regional liability in its Hong Kong office. He will team up with Wendy Law, who previously joined the company as liability underwriter.
“Liability is an important part of our business and, factored in with the increasing insurance penetration in Asia, it made sense to start writing the class locally in the region,” said TMK chief executive Charles Franks.
“Kin and Wendy are both well known in the Asian market and have the experience to allow us to build book from scratch,” Franks also said.
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