Leading global risk and reinsurance specialist, Guy Carpenter has appointed Mr Tony Gallagher as CEO of the Asia Pacific region, effective immediately. He will be based in Hong Kong, reporting to Mr James Nash. Mr Gallagher will be responsible for strengthening the firm’s market position across Asia Pacific and enhancing its client service capabilities.
In addition to Mr Gallagher’s appointment, Mr Richard Jones has been promoted to chairman of the region, working closely with Mr Gallagher to develop the growth strategy for the region.
Commenting on the appointments, Mr Nash said “With more than 22 years of reinsurance market experience, spanning London, Tokyo and Sydney, Tony has been instrumental to our strong growth in the Pacific area, and particularly in Australia, since joining in 2013.
Richard has been part of Guy Carpenter’s Asia Pacific team since 1987, and has been responsible for leading and growing our business activities in South East Asia for the last 16 years. He brings to the role of chairman an incredible insight into all facets of the reinsurance industry in Asia Pacific. Working in tandem, Tony and Richard will drive forward our growth strategy for the region, bolster our capabilities and continue to deliver the exceptional level of service our clients' demand.”