Hong Kong-based global reinsurer, Peak Re has appointed Piotr Nowakowski, currently Director, Head of Product Underwriting for Property and Casualty (P&C) business, as the Company’s Chief Underwriting Officer.
Within this new role, Nowakowski will continue to be based in Hong Kong, where he will lead the P&C business team with a focus on underwriting expertise, as well as portfolio management and solution development.
He will also report to Franz Josef Hahn – Chief Executive Officer of Peak Re.
Nowakowski joined Peak Re in January 2022 from Echo Re Switzerland where he served as the Chief Underwriting Officer for nearly a decade. Prior to joining Echo Re, he worked for SCOR for more than 16 years across local, regional and global positions, including nine years as General Manager at SCOR’s Japan office in Tokyo.
Additionally, during his tenure at SCOR, he has also served as Head of Strategy & Development and General Secretary for the Global P&C business based in Paris.
Addressing Nowakowski’s appointment, Hahn, said: “I would like to congratulate Piotr, who has been with us since January 2022, on his new role. Bringing with him more than two decades of global reinsurance experience, Piotr’s technical expertise, international experience and underwriting capabilities greatly enhance our cooperative underwriting model and we are confident that his leadership will help drive the Company’s further sustainable and profitable growth.”