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RFIB Singapore appoints Simon McCrum as Managing Director, Asia Pacific

15th October 2018 - Author: Charlie Wood

RFIB Group Limited, the international Lloyd’s re/insurance broker, has announced the appointment of Simon McCrum as Managing Director, Asia Pacific at RFIB Singapore.

Simon McCrumMcCrum takes up his position with immediate effect and will be reporting to Regional Head of Asia Pacific, Chris Bracegirdle.

Subject to the appropriate regulatory/ministry approvals, he will be based in their Singapore office.

McCrum, who joins with 31 years’ experience in the re/insurance market, most recently served as President Director Indonesia at Willis Towers Watson.

He began his re/insurance career in Lloyd’s in 1987 before moving to Hong Kong in 1991, where he worked for the Guardian Royal Exchange.

Since then McCrum has held senior positions both in Asia and across the Middle East regions.

“I am delighted to welcome Simon to RFIB. Simon joins at a very exciting time for the Group as we look to expand and grow our business in Asia,” said Bracegirdle.

“Simon has a wealth of experience in the region and will enhance both our existing relationships together with building new ones with partners who value an independent, flexible and creative broker who puts them at the centre of our business.”

Commenting on his appointment, McCrum said, “This is a very exciting time to join RFIB as we further develop, build and execute our Asia Pacific strategy and growth plans and to capitalise on the excellent successes that the Group has already achieved in this exciting region.”

“I look forward to working with the growing team at RFIB Singapore in developing our network of partners and clients across the region.”

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