Global reinsurer Swiss Re has appointed Youngran Kim to the role of group Chief Technology Officer, a newly created position.
Kim joins from Allianz Asia Pacific, where she has served as regional Chief Information Officer for the past two years.
The appointment, based in Zurich, is effective April 1.
Prior to Allianz, she spent over eight years as regional CTO for AXA Asia and has lead a number of major digital transformations for companies across the Asia Pacific.
“We are very excited to bring Youngran Kim on board – as Swiss Re’s Group Chief Technology Officer, she will further develop our technology platforms and support Swiss Re’s digital transformation journey,” said Anette Bronder, Swiss Re’s Group Chief Operating Officer.
“Youngran is a versatile and dynamic executive with over 25 years of professional experience and brings a combination of insurance industry and strong technology know-how, with deep experience in Cloud Transformation and insurance related processes’ engineering and mining.”