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Guy Carpenter hires Eisele from Swiss Re to be new Pacific region CEO

8th September 2017 - Author: Steve Evans

Reinsurance brokerage Guy Carpenter has named Andre Eisele from reinsurer Swiss Re, to become its new CEO of the Pacific Region.

Guy Carpenter logoAdditionally, Guy Carpenter has appointed ex-Munich Re managing director Heinrich Eder to the Guy Carpenter Advisory Board for the Pacific Region.

The two senior appointments reflect Guy Carpenter’s push deeper into the Asia-Pacific region in recent months, as it made a number of senior hires to build out its reinsurance brokerage operations in the region.

Eisele joins Guy Carpenter from Swiss Re, where he most recently held the role of Head of Client Markets Property and Casualty for Australia and New Zealand. He will be located in Sydney and report to Tony Gallagher, Guy Carpenter’s Asia Pacific CEO.

Eder was most recently a Managing Director of Munich Holdings of Australasia in charge of life and non-life operations from 2005 to 2016.

Commenting on the appointments, Gallagher said; “Andre brings 17 years of international reinsurance experience covering many different Asian and European markets in addition to a solid understanding of the Pacific markets. I am pleased to have Andre leading the Pacific business where he established a strong reputation in the market coupled with extensive market knowledge. Also, we are privileged to have Heinrich join Guy Carpenter at a time when so much is changing in the market. He brings a wealth of experience to the Pacific region where he has a great understanding of the issues facing our clients and the solutions to help them grow their business.”

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