Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has appointed Paul Atkinson to replace Juerg Stoll as Country Manager for Japan, effective immediately.
Atkinson has extensive commercial insurance experience and has worked in London, Hong Kong, Japan, and Taiwan, and is a fluent Japanese speaker. The appointment sees Atkinson replace Stoll, who has been appointed Country Head, Malaysia.
“I’m delighted Paul will lead our business in Japan. He brings over 18 years of local industry knowledge, a deep appreciation of our value proposition and a commitment to finding opportunities for growth in Japan.
“Since we started our Japanese operations in 2011, we’ve built a strong reputation as an earthquake and commercial property insurance specialist. Paul will be responsible for broadening our client base across mid-market and large corporate segments, and further developing our product offering,” said Fred Kleiterp, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Asia Pacific, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions.