Allied World Re appoints APAC treaty reinsurance leader

Underwriting officer to take charge of day-to-day operations in Singapore

Allied World Re appoints APAC treaty reinsurance leader

Insurance News

By Gabriel Olano

Allied World Reinsurance has appointed Yeo Meng Wong as senior vice-president and general manager of its Asia-Pacific treaty reinsurance division, effective immediately.

Wong reports to Kevin Marine, president and chief underwriting officer of Allied World Re, who commented: “Asia-Pacific continues to be a key region for Allied World Re’s profit goals and objectives and Yeo Meng’s experience will help us to further profitably penetrate this important region. He will continue to manage our underwriting unit and now be responsible for all day-to-day operations in Singapore.

“We are confident he will continue to deliver upon our brand promise of offering robust reinsurance programs and superior service to our customers and trading partners in the region.”

In 2010, Wong joined Allied World Re as assistant vice-president for international treaty, based in Singapore. Previously, he held senior positions at Aon Benfield, including strategic head of takaful, A-Pac and senior manager. Earlier in his career, he was property and engineering underwriter and senior risk manager at Swiss Re. He holds a bachelor of science in chemical engineering from Christian Brothers University and an MBA in finance from University Putra Malaysia.

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