Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has announced the appointment of Didier Bélot as head of South East Asia, effective 1st December 2017.
In his new role, based in Singapore, Bélot will be responsible for building on the firms strong market presence to lead commercial insurance programmes with local servicing capabilities and innovative solutions.
Bélot is replacing Jonathan Rake who received a promotion to Asia Pacific CEO in July this year.
Since joining Swiss Re in 2008, Bélot has held roles in the US, China and Europe. His most recent role was leading the innovative risk solutions team in Asia Pacific. This four-year tenure generated valuable client and structuring experience relevant to this region.
Commenting on the appointing Rake said: "Didier's experience in the region and on executing tailored, multi-line solutions for domestic and international clients will be a great asset, particularly as the insurance market evolves through economic, technological and regulatory changes,"
"His appointment adds impetus to our efforts in delivering commercial insurance solutions and risk management services to a diverse local client base."
Bélot said: "This is an exciting time to lead our South East Asia team and I look forward to leveraging the strength of Swiss Re and delivering meaningful solutions to corporate clients. I am eager to work with our clients to help generate added value to their businesses and build resilience through our team of claims, risk engineering and underwriting specialists."