Hong Kong domiciled reinsurer Peak Re has appointed Piotr Nowakowski as Director, Head of Product Underwriting for the firm’s Property and Casualty (P&C) operation.
Effective February 1st, 2022, Nowakowski takes on direct responsibility for the underwriting function, which includes underwriting governance and controls, portfolio management, and product development for Peak Re’s global P&C business.
Based in Hong Kong, Nowakowski will report into the firm’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Franz Josef Hahn.
Most recently, Nowakowski served as Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO), Worldwide, Echo Re.
Previously, he worked at French reinsurer SCOR for over 16 years in local, regional, and global roles, including nine years as General Manager of the firm’s Japan office in Tokyo, and Head of Strategy & Development, General Secretary of SCOR’s Global P&C business in Paris.
“Piotr will bring more than two decades of global reinsurance experience to his new role,” said Hahn.
“His technical expertise, international experience and underwriting capabilities will benefit Peak Re’s client-focused strategy. He will work closely with the Co-heads of P&C, to further develop our P&C business which is built on our expertise and unwavering focus on underwriting, risk analytics and market knowledge.
“I look forward to working with Piotr as the Company continues its growth journey,” added Hahn.