Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has appointed Mr Jonathan Rake as CEO Asia Pacific, based in Singapore, effective 1 July 2017.
Jonathan joined Corporate Solutions in September 2009 as Head South East Asia and has since managed the company’s growth in that region. Specifically, he oversaw the opening of the Kuala Lumpur office in March 2017, which extended Corporate Solutions' reach and gives brokers and clients in Malaysia local access to innovative solutions and services. An experienced commercial insurance executive, Mr Rake has held positions in Europe, Hong Kong and Singapore.
Mr Rake holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Stellenbosch with Majors in Economics and Commercial Law. In 2014, he was selected as a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader.
Mr Rake succeeds Mr Fred Kleiterp, who has been appointed CEO EMEA.
In his new position, Mr Rake will oversee the business and implement the company’s expansion strategy in Asia Pacific. He will also maintain his current responsibilities ad interim until his successor is appointed.