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Willis Re hires leader for double role

Willis Re hires leader for double role | Insurance Business

Willis Re hires leader for double role

Willis Re has hired Michel Büker to take up a dual role as head of Lloyd’s capital, Willis Re Specialty, and head of production, customised solutions for the EMEA region.

According to a statement from the reinsurance broking arm of Willis Towers Watson, Büker will be responsible for extending the company’s relationships with the Lloyd’s sector and assisting the specialty team in developing bespoke solutions for clients.

Before joining Willis Re, Büker worked at PartnerRe, where he was CEO of the entity that provided capital to Lloyd’s syndicates. Prior to that, he was the head of global clients and London market business at the firm. His career also includes underwriting and underwriting management roles in various territories and classes with Paris Re and AXA Re.

“We are delighted that Michel has joined Willis Re,” said Graeme Moore, CEO of Willis Re Specialty. “His experience and extensive sector relationships in London and the continent will prove to be an invaluable asset to showcase the innovative bespoke solutions that we continue to develop on behalf of our clients.”