SWISS Re Corporate Solutions on Wednesday said it has appointed Paul Atkinson to the position of country head Japan, effective immediately, subject to regulatory approval.
He will succeed Juerg Stoll, who has held the role since 2010 and is appointed country head Malaysia.
Fred Kleiterp, CEO Asia Pacific Swiss Re Corporate Solutions said: "Since we started our Japanese operations in 2011, we've built a strong reputation as an earthquake and commercial property insurance specialist. Paul will be responsible for broadening our client base across mid-market and large corporate segments, and further developing our product offering."
Mr Atkinson brings extensive commercial insurance experience, accumulated in Hong Kong, Japan, London and Taiwan. He is fluent in Japanese.
Swiss Re Corporate Solutions serves customers from over 50 offices worldwide and is backed by the financial strength of the Swiss Re Group.