Hong Kong based global reinsurer Peak Reinsurance Company Limited (Peak Re) has announced that Greg Solomon has joined the company as Managing Director of Life & Health, effective November 1, 2019.
Solomon arrives from Willis Towers Watson, where he was in charge of Life & Health Reinsurance Broking for all of Willis Re International since 2014.
Previously, he was with Swiss Re where he spent more than 20 years in various senior market functions based in South Africa, Israel, the UK and Hong Kong.
In his new role, Solomon will lead the expansion of Peak Re’s Life & Health book, based in in Hong Kong.
“We welcome Greg to our team,” says Franz Josef Hahn, Chief Executive Officer of Peak Re. “Our clients will greatly benefit from Greg’s long-standing and deep experience in life & health.”
“Having worked and led teams in many of the world’s leading life & health reinsurance markets, Greg joins us at an exciting point in time,” he remarked
“Emerging Asia’s growing middle-class populations expect significant improvements in the scope and quality of their health protection. Similarly in life, demand for risk-oriented life insurance products is soaring, providing new opportunities to insurers and reinsurers alike.”
“I am delighted to join Peak Re,” added Solomon. “Since its foundation, Peak Re has come to be recognised as one of Asia’s most dynamic and innovative reinsurance players, with an amazing growth story.”
“In particular in Asia’s buoyant life & health markets the company has demonstrated its ambition to contribute to closing the still-enormous protection gap through both pragmatic and innovative reinsurance solutions.”