Howden RE, the reinsurance broking arm of the broader Howden broking group, has announced the hire of non-marine retrocession broking expert Doreen Tan from Aon, who joins the company as a Director.
Doreen Tan has joined Howden Reinsurance Brokers as Director, ASEAN Treaty / Retrocession, based in Singapore.
Prior to the move, Tan had spent over four years at Aon, working as a Director, Non-Marine Retrocession, APAC within its Aon Reinsurance Solutions division in Singapore.
She has more than a decade of experience working across reinsurance and retrocession broking within the Asia Pacific and South East Asia regions, having worked in both Sydney and Singapore.
A property retrocessional reinsurance specialist for the Asia region, Tan also has experience gained from nearly three years as Head of Analytics/Actuarial Services and Treaty Broker at UIB Asia, plus three years as a treaty reinsurance broker at Guy Carpenter in Sydney and over two years spent as an actuarial analyst at Marsh in Australia.
Stuart Beatty, Managing Director and Head of Asia Pacific, Howden RE, commented on the hire, “Doreen’s appointment reflects our continued strategy to attract and recruit talented individuals to enhance the scale and depth of our reinsurance offering in Asia Pacific.
“We will continue to hire experienced individuals across our offices in Hong Kong, Singapore and Sydney to deliver more choice and a fresh alternative for Asia Pacific clients.”
Stephen Warwick, Head of Treaty for Asia Pacific, Howden RE, added, “As clients face challenging market conditions, we are ensuring we have the best teams in place to provide superior levels of expertise and service.
“It is our firm belief that attracting the best talent is the decisive factor in delivering optimal solutions for clients, and we are therefore building our Asia Pacific team with talent as the top priority.”