Canopius names APAC head of reinsurance

Veteran of multiple Asian markets to join firm next year

Canopius names APAC head of reinsurance

Insurance News

By Gabriel Olano

Canopius has appointed Nattakorn (Natt) Wattanaumphaipong as head of reinsurance for Asia-Pacific, beginning January 2019.

Wattanaumphaipong will report to Jamie Wakeling, chief underwriting officer, reinsurance. He joins Canopius from Swiss Re where he has held multiple senior roles over a 13-year career, most recently as head of property Asia excluding Japan and China. Previously, he was head of property & casualty for China and has broad experience across property, agriculture, casualty and other re/insurance lines, bringing with him an understanding of the issues faced by customers across all regional markets.

“Canopius has a long term committed strategy in Asia-Pacific, which includes significant investment and a focus on new talent joining the business, as we aim to grow across the region,” said Mark Newman, Canopius’s CEO for Asia-Pacific and MENA.

“Hiring Natt supports our key regional objectives and we’re delighted that he is coming on board. As a proven leader and developer of talent, he is entrepreneurial and motivated, and has strong commercial acumen and multi-line reinsurance experience. Natt will bring a dynamic new aspect to Canopius in Asia-Pacific, enabling us to better serve our customers.”

Related Stories

Keep up with the latest news and events

Join our mailing list, it’s free!