AXIS Re secures new senior underwriter

The industry stalwart will be based in Singapore

AXIS Re secures new senior underwriter

Insurance News

By Ryan Smith

AXIS Re, the reinsurance business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, has announced the appointment of Bobby Kwan as senior underwriter for property lines. The appointment will take effect August 17.

In his new role, Kwan will work with the Asia-Pacific property team to manage AXIS Re’s property book of business in the region. He will be based in Singapore and report to Les Loh, president of APAC for AXIS Re.

Kwan has more than 30 years of underwriting and management experience. He spent 10 years at PartnerRe and 20 years at AXA Re/Paris Re prior to its 2010 acquisition by PartnerRe.

“Bobby is a strong addition to the AXIS Re team, bringing with him vast underwriting and management experience, a robust network and technical knowledge of the Asia-Pacific region,” Loh said. “I look forward to seeing him drive and develop our cat and property portfolios in the market.”

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