Canopius today announces the appointment of Nattakorn Wattanaumphaipong (‘Natt’) as Head of Reinsurance Asia Pacific. He will join the Canopius Singapore office in January 2019 and report to Jamie Wakeling, CUO Reinsurance.
Natt joins from Swiss Re where he has held multiple senior roles over a 13 year career including most recently head of property Asia ex Japan and China, and previously head of property & casualty China. He has broad experience across property, agriculture, casualty and other (re)insurance lines and brings with him an understanding of the issues faced by customers across all regional markets.
Mark Newman, Chief Executive Officer Asia Pacific & MENA, commented, “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 Asia Pacific, enabling us to better serve our customers.”
Natt 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 Asia Pacific.”