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PartnerRe hires Beedle from Willis Re to head Asia-Pac

  • Publish Date: Posted over 7 years ago

James Beedle will be appointed to the position of head of Asia-Pacific & CEO of Partner Reinsurance Asia Pte. Ltd. to lead PartnerRe’s business operations in the region. He assumes his position on January 1, 2017 replacing outgoing Head of Asia-Pacific, Alain Flandrin, who will leave the company following a short transition period to pursue other personal and professional interests. Beedle will be responsible for running PartnerRe’s business in Asia-Pacific, responding to the requirements of clients and furthering the organisations strategic goals. He will report to Tad Walker, CEO of PartnerRe’s property and casualty segment and group executive committee member. Commenting on Beedle’s appointment, Walker said, “We are delighted to welcome James to PartnerRe. James has an impressive track record in the Asia-Pacific region. His established client relationships, his understanding of the challenges our clients face, and his proven success in building teams and franchises will all be extremely helpful to PartnerRe as we further develop our business in this strategically important region. At the same time, we would like to thank Alain for his immense contribution to PartnerRe over the years and wish him all the best in his future endeavors. During his 14 years at PartnerRe, Alain has played an important leadership role in our organisation globally, as Head of P&C Global and more recently in Asia-Pacific, developing PartnerRe’s presence and building relationships in this strategically important area.”