Swiss Re Appoints New China CEO

Jingwei Jia, Swiss Re

Jingwei Jia, Swiss Re

Reinsurer Swiss Re has named a new Chief Executive of Corporate Solutions for its China unit.

Effective immediately Jingwei Jia, who will be based in Shanghai, will be responsible for Swiss Re Corporate Solutions' strategy and building out its China operations. Since joining Swiss Re in 2003 Jia has held senior business development and underwriting roles in China, Singapore, U.K. and the US.

The appointment is subject to approval from the China Insurance Regulatory Commission.

Jia succeeds Andreas Hillebrand, who has successfully led Corporate Solutions China since the acquisition of Sun Alliance, and will return to his post in Zurich as global head of credit and surety. In China Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has offices in Beijing, Hong Kong, Nanjing and Shanghai.

«With his multi-cultural perspective and experience as Chief Operations Officer of our China operations, Jingwei will be invaluable in growing the company,» said Fred Kleiterp, CEO Asia Pacific, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions.


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