In a bid to strengthen its Asia Pacific business , Swiss Re has reshuffled its top team in the region with effective from September 2020, .
According to a Swiss Re announcement on Thursday, Sharon Ooi,currently managing director, head of P&C underwriting APAC, based in Singapore will relocate to Sydney to become head of Australia and New Zealand,
Sharon will replace Mark Senkevics who in turn will take charge of Ooi's current role and lead Swiss Re's APAC property and casualty (P&C) underwriting business from Sydney,
Ooi,who has been with Swiss Re since 2006, also leads the firm’s diversity and inclusion efforts across APAC, and will continue to do so from Sydney.
Senkevics, who has been with the firm since 2003,has led Swiss Re in Australia and New Zealand across both the Life and Health (L&H) as well as the P&C businesses.He had previously held branch head roles in Taiwan and South Korea, and currently sits on the Board of the Insurance Council of Australia and is a committee member on the Life Board for the Financial Services Council.