Allied World Assurance Company Holdings has hired Yeo Meng Wong as senior vice president & general manager, Asia Pacific reinsurance division, effective immediately.
In his new role, Wong will report to Kevin Marine, president and chief underwriting officer (CUO).
Wong first joined Allied World Re in 2010 as assistant vice president, international treaty based in Singapore. Prior to this he held senior positions at Aon Benfield, including strategic head of takaful, APAC and senior manager.
Earlier in his career, Wong also served as a property and engineering underwriter and senior risk manager at Swiss Re.
Commenting on the appointment, Marine said: “Asia-Pacific continues to be a key region for Allied World Re’s profit goals and objectives and Yeo Meng’s experience will help us to further profitably penetrate this important region.
“He will continue to manage our underwriting unit and now be responsible for all day-to-day operations in Singapore. We are confident he will continue to deliver upon our brand promise of offering robust reinsurance programs and superior service to our customers and trading partners in the region.”