Willis Towers Watson, a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company has appointed Fabien Conderanne as deputy head of financial solutions, Asia Pacific, effective 1st August.
The appointment comes as part of the firm’s process to strengthen its financial services capabilities across the region.
Fabian will be based in Singapore, reporting to the managing director for financial solutions for Asia Pacific, Stuart Ashworth.
Commenting on the appointment, Ashworth said “In the current complex and volatile economic landscape, Asia continues to offer significant growth opportunities for the application of credit and political risk insurance solutions for financial institutions and corporate and trader clients. Fabien will be a great asset to our global Financial Solutions team in supporting our business' regional expansion."
Fabien has 16 years of extensive financial and regional experience alongside specialist knowledge of trade credit products, structured trade and political risk insurance. Before relocating to Singapore, Fabien worked for Coface in Paris. Prior to joining Willis Towers Watson, his previous roles included regional chief financial officer for Coface Asia Pacific and chief executive officer for Coface Singapore. Fabien holds an electrical engineering degree from Ecole Centrale Lyon, France and an M.Sc. in management from the HEC Paris Business School in France.
Willis Towers Watson’s global chairman of financial solutions, Paul Davidson, said “We are delighted to welcome Fabien to the Financial Solutions business. His recruitment further evidences our commitment to deliver consistently high quality outcomes to our clients by continually building and enhancing the depth and experience of our global team."
With hubs in London, Singapore, Hong Kong, Melbourne, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires, Copenhagen, and Dubai, Willis Towers Watson's financial solutions division is now recognised as a leader in the market, being the largest structured credit and political risk broker.
The business mitigates risk by way of broking credit and political risk insurance in excess of USD 30bn of emerging market exposure annually, with approximately 25 percent of the world market share.
With their global presence, Willis Towers Watson is uniquely positioned to access the entire global insurance market in order to obtain the most comprehensive coverage at the most cost-effective terms.