Major insurer QBE announces internal change

Major insurer QBE announces internal change | Insurance Business

Major insurer QBE announces internal change
QBE has announced that their general manager of credit and surety is to be re-located as the company looks to develop its international offering.

Richard Wulff will relocate from Sydney to Hong Kong as the Group looks to increase its client count throughout Asia.

Wulff, originally from the Netherlands but based in Sydney with QBE, will retain responsibility for the Group’s trade credit, surety and political risk portfolios in Australia and New Zealand alongside responsibilities for Asia, Europe North American and Latin America.

Wulff will also remain in charge of Australian agency Austral Mercantile Collections despite the move.

David Fried, CEO of emerging markets at QBE Insurance Group believes that the experience Wulff brings to the business will help develop the Asia-Pacific offering.

“Richard brings extensive global experience to our region which will enable us to better support our partners and clients.”

Wulff, who has also worked in Ireland, India and the Netherlands over his career, said that he is looking forward to the move and hopes to be able to develop relationships across the region.

“I am thrilled to be one of the world’s most vibrant environments to grow QBE’s trade credit insurance and surety business. I look forward to serving our clients both in Asia Pacific and throughout our world-wide operations.”