International General Insurance Holdings Limited (IGI) has named Nick Garrity as CEO if its Labuan office, based in Kuala Lumpur.
In his new role, Garrity will be tasked with bolstering the firm’s Asia Pacific offering, within a planned growth strategy from the (re)insurer’s Kuala Lumpur office, which is to be the firm’s hub for expansion across the Asia Pacific region.
Garrity brings 28 years of industry experience to the role. He joins IGI from Swiss Re Corporate Solutions in Singapore, where he was head of sales for Asia Pacific.
Prior to Swiss Re Garrity worked at Royal Sun Alliance, and has held both CEO and chief operating officer (COO) positions at Lockton Companies. He has also held roles at Willis and Marsh.
Wasef Jabsheh, CEO at IGI commented: “In Nick, IGI has identified a proven industry expert, who will be able to provide immediate strong leadership and strategic direction to the Group’s plans for growth in Asia.”
“In the reinsurance space we have grown organically by attracting top talent, and Nick’s expertise in generating growth by creating and retaining high calibre teams in cross-cultural environments will be key to IGI further building scale in Asia.”
Garrity added: “IGI has a clear vision for growth on an international scale and in Asia. I’m looking forward to working with an outstanding team and helping IGI expand its profile in Asia and enhance its global and entrepreneurial operation.”