Munich Re Specialty Group (MRSG) has appointed Hui Yun Boo as Head of Asia, effective April 3rd 2020. Hui Yun will be based in the firm’s Singapore office and will lead Munich Re Syndicate offices throughout the Asia region.


Hui Yun has nearly 30 years of industry experience and joins from Ironshore Insurance, where she was Chief Executive of the Singapore branch from 2015 to 2019. In this role, Hui Yun was responsible for leading all Ironshore teams across Asia Pacific offices, aligning strategic focus, driving underwriting profits and maintaining oversight of business growth, operations and regulatory requirements. During this time, in 2016, Hui Yun was recognised as one of the Top 25 Global Insurance Women to Watch at the Business Insurance Awards.


Hui Yun, who will report to Charlie Burgess, CEO of International Distribution at MRSG, will be succeeding Celine Ang.


Charlie commented: “Charlie continued: “Asia Pacific continues to be one of the key growth markets for us and we are thrilled to have Hui Yun on board to lead our efforts in the region. With Hui Yun’s extensive experience and strong leadership, we will continue to capitalise on the transformational work of Celine as we seek to provide the highest quality service to our customers and brokers in the region.”


About Munich Re Specialty Group and its Asia operations

Munich Re Specialty Group Limited manages Munich Re Syndicate at Lloyd’s and a global network of intermediaries and service companies including GJW Direct, NMU, Munich Re Specialty Group N.A. Inc, Roanoke International Brokers Limited, Munich Re Risk Solutions Ireland and Syndicate offices in Singapore, Labuan, Dubai as well as representation within Lloyd’s China.