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Eliot Partnership appoints Executive Chairman for Asia Pacific

26th April 2019 - Author: Matt Sheehan

Eliot Partnership (EP), a global insurance sector executive search firm, has announced the appointment of Andreas Thiele to the newly created position of Executive Chairman, Asia Pacific and Partner.

andreas-thieleThiele joins EP from AXIS Specialty’s Singapore Branch, which he has headed up since helping to establish the company’s footprint in the region 15 years ago.

He has 40 years of experience in the international reinsurance markets and has held a number of senior management positions with major international broking and reinsurance groups in Continental Europe, New York, London, Sydney and in Singapore.

In his new role, Thiele will be based in EP’s Singapore office, led by Ricarda Simon, Partner, and will work with the firm’s global and regional management team to grow its Asia Pacific footprint, as well as its wider global client base through their four global hubs in London, New York, Singapore and Zurich.

“We are absolutely delighted at the prospect of Andreas and Ricarda working together with our global team to take the Eliot Partnership offering across Asia to another level in terms of geographical coverage and breadth of service from our offices in Singapore,” said Andrew Eliot, Founder and Managing Partner of Eliot Partnership.

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“Furthermore, Andreas will help to accelerate our global development involving our other offices in London, New York and Zurich. His network across the industry is widely acknowledged and will enhance the existing Eliot Partnership reach and executive search capability across all geographies,” Eliot continued.

“Andreas is a respected leader in the (re)insurance industry who, besides having a distinguished track record in underwriting and broking, has a tremendous reputation for being a genuine and down-to-earth operator with an acclaimed aptitude for sense and reason.

“We are fortunate to have attracted such a person to Eliot Partnership and we all look forward to working with him in a multitude of ways across our global business.”

Thiele also commented: “I am delighted to join Andrew and the global team at EP. They have an impressive track record in establishing themselves as a highly specialised and professional firm with a strong and expanding international client base.

“In our business, deep insurance and reinsurance industry knowledge and unparalleled global and regional market contacts are vital to adding the necessary value to the clients’ needs and requirements in a rapidly changing industry landscape.

“I much look forward to working with Andrew and alongside such respected colleagues and industry professionals as George Davies and John Goldsmith and to making a strong contribution to taking the company’s profile and involvement in the fast-growing Asia Pacific region to the next level.”

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