Willis Re Appoints Kieran Angelini-Hurll as Regional Director
of APMETA team
London, UK , June 6, 2012 - Willis Re, the reinsurance arm of
Willis Group Holdings (NYSE:WSH), the global insurance broker, today announced
the appointment of Kieran Angelini-Hurll as Regional Director of its Indian
Sub-Continent, Middle East, North Africa and Turkey operations.
In this newly created role, Angelini-Hurll will be based in
London with treaty reinsurance teams in Mumbai, Dubai and London reporting to
him. These areas form part of the wider Willis Re Asia-Pacific, Middle East,
Turkey and North Africa (APMETA) team headed by Maurice Williams in London.
Angelini-Hurll joined Willis Re in 1994 and has served major
insurance company and natural catastrophe scheme clients across a range of
territories during this time, both from his current London base and from an
extended secondment in Singapore. Having also led the Indian Sub-Continent team,
his experience provides a broad appreciation of the challenges facing emerging
market clients and the strategic use of reinsurance to assist with capital
management and earnings volatility.
Commenting on the appointment, Williams said: "With Kieran's
extensive experience in emerging markets and long tenure in Willis Re, he is
ideally positioned to ensure the full range of our service offering and value
proposition is delivered to our clients in these key areas. Willis Re will
continue to invest in building resources in these regions to match our clients'
growth and their constantly evolving and increasingly sophisticated risk
Commenting on the achievements and exciting potential for
continued growth in the region, Angelini-Hurll said "I look forward to working
closely with the regional offices and London team servicing our India, Middle
East, North Africa and Turkey clients. These areas have delivered impressive
growth for Willis Re in recent years, and I look forward to further expansion?
as continued investment builds on our existing strong service capability."
About Willis Re
One of the world's leading reinsurance brokers, Willis Re is
known for its world-class Analytics capabilities, which it combines with its
Reinsurance expertise in a
seamless, integrated offering that helps clients increase the
value of their businesses. Willis Re serves the risk management and risk
transfer needs of a diverse, global client base that includes all of the world's
top insurance and reinsurance carriers as well as national catastrophe schemes
in many countries around the world. The broker's global team of experts offers
services and advice that help clients make better reinsurance decisions and
negotiate optimum terms. For more information, visit www.willisre.com.
Willis Group Holdings plc is a leading global insurance broker.
Through its subsidiaries, Willis develops and delivers professional insurance,
reinsurance, risk management, financial and human resource consulting and
actuarial services to corporations, public entities and institutions around the
world. Willis has more than 400 offices in nearly 120 countries, with a global
team of approximately 17,000 employees serving clients in virtually every part
of the world. Additional information on Willis may be found at www.willis.com.
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