Canopius has appointed Nattakorn Wattanaumphaipong as head of reinsurance, Asia Pacific.
Wattanaumphaipong joins the firms Singapore office in January 2019. He will report to Jamie Wakeling, chief underwriting officer (CUO), reinsurance.
He joins Canopius from Swiss Re where he worked in multiple positions over a period of 13 years, most recently as head of property, Asia (excluding Japan and China).
Commenting on his appointment Wattanaumphaipong said: “Joining Canopius is an exciting opportunity,”
“I am looking forward to attacking this new challenge and being part of driving the strategic agenda for a business that has a clear plan for growth in the Asia Pacific.”
Mark Newman, CEO, Asia Pacific & Middle East North America, added: “Canopius has a long term committed strategy in Asia Pacific, which includes significant investment and a focus on new talent joining the business, as we aim to grow across the region.”
“Hiring Natt supports our key regional objectives and we’re delighted that he is coming on board. As a proven leader and developer of talent, he is entrepreneurial and motivated, and has strong commercial acumen and multi-line reinsurance experience.”
“Natt will bring a dynamic new aspect to Canopius in the Asia Pacific, enabling us to better serve our customers.”