SINGAPORE – 28 April 2021 – Canopius Group, a leading global specialty (re)insurer, today announces the appointments of Glen Lua as Accident & Health Underwriter, APAC, and Rhys Purchase as Property Underwriter, APAC, effective immediately.
Both will be based in Singapore and report to Yann Marmonier Head of Insurance, APAC & MENA.
Lua joins from Allied World Assurance Company, where, since 2016 he led the A&H underwriting team as Assistant Vice President, Asia-Pacific, A&H Division. Previously he worked for the Federal Insurance Company as Senior Business Underwriter, and before that held managerial roles at ACE Insurance Ltd and AXA Insurance in Singapore.
Purchase will join Canopius’ property team, prior to which he worked for the Beazley Group since 2015. Most recently he was a D&F commercial property underwriter in Singapore and formerly worked for Beazley in London and Atlanta.
Marmonier said: “The appointment of Glen and Rhys builds on our efforts in recent years to strengthen Canopius’ infrastructure and underwriting presence in Asia Pacific; a region of great strategic importance to Canopius. I am delighted to welcome Glen and Rhys, who bring extensive leadership experience and strong regional connections, which will help further enhance our proposition as we continue to make the most of the many opportunities across the Asia Pacific region.”
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Canopius is a global specialty (re)insurer with underwriting operations in Australia, Bermuda, China, Singapore, the UK and US. It underwrites through Lloyd’s Syndicate 4444 (managed by Canopius Managing Agents Limited), a US surplus lines insurer, Canopius US Insurance, Inc and Canopius Reinsurance Ltd, a Bermuda based Class 4 Reinsurer.
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