Chaucer has appointed Dr Huiqiang Zuo as a non-executive director of Chaucer Syndicates Limited, the group’s Lloyd’s managing agency.
Dr Zuo is deputy general manager of China Re Property & Casualty (P&C) and is responsible for China Re’s international businesses and development worldwide. He also has management responsibility for the Innovative Business initiative, which is driving business model, product and customer service breakthroughs.
Chaucer, which was acquired by China Re in 2018 said in a recent press release that the addition of Dr Zuo would strengthen the Board and help Chaucer take a lead role in China Re’s international growth strategy.
Joining China Re Group in 1999, he has since held a number of senior management roles. He is currently chief international business officer of China Re Group and chairman of the Board of China Re Catastrophe Risk Management Company Limited.
John Fowle, CEO of Chaucer commented: "We are committed to ensuring we have a very strong board as we accelerate our development as a leading global underwriter. Dr Zuo has a wealth of specialty insurance and reinsurance leadership experience and technical knowledge, which together bring significant value to Chaucer. We are very pleased to welcome Dr Zuo to our Board."