Global specialty re/insurer SiriusPoint has announced the addition of Bobby Heerasing to its senior leadership team as Head of International Strategic Business Development, a newly-created role.
Heerasing will be responsible for the strategy and development of SiriusPoint International’s growth objectives, managing strategic partnerships with key industry partners and clients, and helping to advance the company’s market-leading position.
He brings over 25 years’ experience and joins from Asia Capital Re (ACR) Holdings, where he served as Group CEO and was a member of the board.
Before ACR, he spent 19 years working in the property treaty and casualty treaty reinsurance market at XL Catlin Ltd, serving as Underwriting and Distribution Director, Insurance.
Prior to that Heerasing served in the role of Chief Underwriting Office, Asia Pacific.
He began his insurance career in 1995 at Royal Sun & Alliance as a Senior Underwriting Assistant, Marine.
“Bobby is a catalyst for growing SiriusPoint’s footprint and reputation in the international reinsurance market, and is an excellent addition to the senior team,” said Sid Sankaran, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of SiriusPoint.
“SiriusPoint’s international platform is a key strength and differentiator for us. With our existing talent, relationships and commitment to delivering for our clients, combined with Bobby’s commercial perspective and impressive track record of success, I am enormously excited about what we can achieve.”
Heerasing reports to Monica Cramér Manhem, President, International Reinsurance at SiriusPoint, and will be based in Singapore.
“We are delighted to welcome Bobby to SiriusPoint and to attract a candidate of his caliber,” said Ms. Cramér Manhem.
“As a driven and creative executive, he brings a wealth of experience and a deep understanding of the international re/insurance world, particularly in Asia.
“He has a first-class reputation in building successful and profitable underwriting platforms. This appointment further strengthens our focus on value creation and continued commitment to cultivating relationships with our partners.”