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Canopius announces key appointments for Asia Pacific expansion

  • Publish Date: Posted over 5 years ago
  • Author:by Alan Jarque

Canopius has revealed the latest in a series of key appointments that support its continued expansion spanning the Asia Pacific (APAC) region, building on the solid base already achieved over the 10 years since its Singapore office opened.

Canopius’s regional proposition has been bolstered with the appointments of Mathew Gundersen as head of operations APAC & MENA and Paul Hackett as head of marine, energy and engineering, APAC & MENA.

Additionally, Dale Taylor will join the company as property underwriting leader in December with Matt Bird joining as crisis management underwriter for the region in January. All of the appointees will be based in the Singapore office.

These announcements follow the arrival of Yann Marmonier as head of insurance APAC & MENA and the recently announced appointment of Nattakorn Wattanaumphaipong as head of reinsurance APAC.

Commenting on the appointments, Canopius CEO APAC & MENA, Mark Newman said: “As we build on the very sound base we have already achieved, we are strengthening our regional infrastructure in keeping with our underwriting expansion and ambitions. It is exciting to see that our growth plans and entrepreneurial spirit are attracting high-calibre talent. Our new colleagues share our desire to focus on professional specialty underwriting that supports our clients, providing an enhanced proposition that will make the most of the many opportunities that exist in Asia Pacific.”