Willis Towers Watson appoints head of Indonesia business

He will also head the corporate risk and broking function

Willis Towers Watson appoints head of Indonesia business

Insurance News

By Gabriel Olano

Willis Towers Watson has appointed Kameswara (Kames) Natakusumah (pictured above) as head of Indonesia and head of corporate risk and broking (CRB) in Indonesia.

Based in Jakarta, Kames succeeded Luke Ware, who has was named as head of corporate risk and broking for Asia in October.

“Climate change, supply chains and digitalisation are significant trends shaping the world economy and insurance markets, and Indonesia is not spared from these effects,” Ware said. “As the country continues its recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to support companies in Indonesia to sustainably manage climate change impacts, the interconnected risks, digitalisation and transition

towards a low-carbon economy. We are excited to have Kames join us and use his extensive network and industry experience to help companies in this transformation and transition.”

Kames has more than 24 years of experience in the insurance industry. Prior to joining WTW, he was a senior technical advisor at Marsh Indonesia. He also spent the past three years in several startup technology companies in Indonesia, including Lifepal Technologies Indonesia and, mostly recently, as president director of Kaltimex Mobiol Indonesia. Kames has held various leadership positions in insurance companies, including AXA General Insurance, Aon Indonesia, Jardine Lloyd Thompson, Lippo General Insurance and Asuransi Sinar Mas, where he began his career.

“Kames has extensive experience of the Indonesian market, including within the country’s insurance industry, and is well placed to lead our business in its future growth and market strategy in Indonesia,” said Clare Muhiudeen, head of Asia, WTW.

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