Zurich has announced two new appointments to its property and energy divisions.
John McCully has been named as head of property, energy and technical risk for Asia Pacific and Alex Howell is hired as its new line of business head for downstream energy. Both roles will be based in Singapore.
McCully, who is currently the head of property and engineering for Zurich Australia’s general insurance business will take up the new role on 1 January 2018.
Howell joins Zurich from Swiss Re, where he most recently served as head of property for South-East Asia.
Reg Peacock, chief executive of Zurich in Singapore said: “Property and energy are growth sectors for us in Singapore and the region and we see more clients seeking deep technical expertise in these areas.”
These new appointments follow the announcement of Anish Jadav as CUO for Zurich’s commercial business announced last month.