Ted Hodgkinson, Head of Corporate Risk and Broking in Hong Kong and Macau at insurance and reinsurance broker Willis Towers Watson (WTW), has assumed the additional role as Leader of Hong Kong and Macau.
Hodgkinson has served as interim Leader since October and formally takes over the helm from Roger Steel, who retired back in September.
In his new role, he takes on responsibility for leading and overseeing more than 300 colleagues in WTW Hong Kong and Macau.
Hodgkinson will work closely with business leaders from a range of business segments across the firm to facilitate service delivery, innovation and growth in these markets. He will report to Clare Muhiudeen, Head of Asia, WTW.
He brings more than two decades of management experience in Asia to his new role, and has been with WTW for the past five years.
Prior to joining WTW, he held numerous positions in the insurance industry including having worked at Aon in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Sydney.
Muhiudeen said: “We are extremely pleased to have Ted lead our operations in Hong Kong and Macau, which are key markets for WTW in Asia.
“Building on the existing work and ensuring we consistently bring the best of WTW to our clients, I am confident that Ted will continue delivering on our vision and priorities, and position WTW for a successful future in our markets.”
Hodgkinson added: “I am delighted to take on this opportunity in a permanent capacity, to strengthen our position as a leading company in Hong Kong and Macau. As One WTW, our colleagues work across cultures and borders to bring the best advice, broking and solutions in the areas of people, risk and capital to our clients.
“We have an exciting journey ahead of us and I look forward to leading our team of dedicated colleagues to bring our unique client value proposition and help our clients address today’s complex challenges and succeed.”