Generali GC&C names Hakeem Benraheem as Thailand head

New hire has over 17 years’ experience across a wide range of insurance roles

Generali GC&C names Hakeem Benraheem as Thailand head

Insurance News

By Gabriel Olano

Generali Global Corporate & Commercial (GC&C) has appointed Hakeem Benraheem (pictured) as head of GC&C Thailand, effective March 01. He reports to Axel Roesner, head of GC&C Asia.

In his new role, Benraheem will be in charge of strengthening the strategic growth and development of GC&C business in the Thailand market, the company said in a statement.

Benraheem has over 17 years of insurance industry experience in Thailand and has a diverse professional background, having worked as risk engineer, placement broker, and property & casualty underwriter. Prior to joining Generali, he was head of property & casualty at Viriyah Insurance and was part of the product committee under the Thai General Insurance Association’s miscellaneous insurance committee.

“We are delighted to have Khun Hakeem join us to lead our team in Thailand,” said Roesner. “Thailand continues to be one of our core markets in Asia and we are proud of the outstanding result in 2019 performed by the local team. I am confident that Khun Hakeem will strongly contribute to the continued execution of our strategy and to further accelerate profitable growth in Thailand. I would like to also take the opportunity to thank Marco Bovolini for leading the team… and maintaining momentum within the business. This appointment demonstrates our commitment to be a life-time partner for our customers, offering them a seamless experience through value-added services and expertise.”

Benraheem holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Southeast Asia University, as well as an MBA from Ramkhamhaeng University. He also holds a diploma of finance services (general insurance) from the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF).

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