Sompo continues expansion into Asia Pacific with appointment of Head of Crisis Management, Commercial P&C Insurance

October 27, 2023
SINGAPORE – October 27, 2023 – Sompo announced today that Pei Ru Chiew has joined the company and will lead Crisis Management, Commercial P&C Insurance in Asia Pacific (APAC). She will be based in Singapore and report to Paul O’Neill, President of Commercial Lines, Insurance, APAC.


“As Sompo continues to pursue its global objectives, a top priority includes deepening our relationships in APAC. We are seeing growing demand for political violence and terrorism insurance cover in this region. Pei Ru’s extensive experience in this sector well-positions her to work closely with our clients and broker partners delivering the solutions that meet their evolving needs,” said Mr. O’Neill.


Ms. Chiew brings extensive speciality knowledge and experience that includes carrier and broker positions. Most recently she was with AXA XL’s Singapore team as a Senior Underwriter of War, Terrorism and Political Violence. Previous to that, she was with JLT Specialty as a Credit, Political and Security Risk broker and manager, and Marsh Asia as a Terrorism and Political Violence broker.


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