Reinsurance broker Ed has appointed Abhishek Chhajer as Head of Credit, Political Risks and Surety Solutions, Asia Pacific.
Chhajer’s appointment is effective April 1 and will see him based in Singapore. He reports to Stephen Britten, the company’s Chief Executive Officer of Asia Pacific.
He brings more than 16 years industry experience and joins from Standard Chartered Bank where he most recently managed a project on buyer underwriting.
Prior to Standard Chartered, Chhajer managed the underwriting P&L for Markel’s credit and political risk insurance division in the Asia pacific region.
He started Markel’s credit insurance division in the region when he was hired from Atradius in 2011.
“Abhishek has hugely impressive global experience in the credit insurance market as both an underwriter and as a broker, with an in-depth knowledge of the Asia and Middle East region,” said Britten.
“His ability to build successful teams from the ground up will be essential in increasing Ed’s footprint in the region and will better enable our broking network partners to offer credit, political risks and surety solutions.”