RFIB Group Limited, the international Lloyd’s insurance and reinsurance broker, today announces the appointment of Simon McCrum as Managing Director, Asia Pacific at RFIB (Singapore) Pte Ltd. He takes up his position with immediate effect reporting to Chris Bracegirdle (Regional Head of Asia Pacific) and, subject to the appropriate regulatory/ministry approvals, will be based in their Singapore office.
McCrum brings with him 31 years of experience in the insurance and reinsurance market to RFIB. He joins from Willis Towers Watson, where he served as President Director Indonesia. McCrum began his insurance and reinsurance career in Lloyd’s in 1987 before moving to Hong Kong in 1991 where he worked for the Guardian Royal Exchange. Since then McCrum has held senior positions both in Asia and across the Middle East regions.
Bracegirdle said: “I am delighted to welcome Simon to RFIB. Simon joins at a very exciting time for the Group as we look to expand and grow our business in Asia. Simon has a wealth of experience in the region and will enhance both our existing relationships together with building new ones with partners who value an independent, flexible and creative broker who puts them at the centre of our business.”
McCrum said: “This is a very exciting time to join RFIB as we further develop, build and execute our Asia Pacific strategy and growth plans and to capitalise on the excellent successes that the Group has already achieved in this exciting region. I look forward to working with the growing team at RFIB Singapore in developing our network of partners and clients across the region.”