PartnerRe Ltd. revealed that James Beedle will join as head of Asia-Pacific & CEO of Partner Reinsurance Asia Pte. Ltd. to lead PartnerRe’s business operations. He starts his new role on 1 January taking over from Alain Flandrin, who will part the Company after a short transition period to pursue other personal and professional interests. Beedle will oversee development of PartnerRe’s business in Asia-Pacific, responding to the needs of clients and advancing the company’s strategic goals. He will report to Tad Walker, CEO of PartnerRe’s Property and Casualty segment and Group Executive Committee member.