Lloyd’s appoints new Country Manager for Singapore
Lloyd’s, the world’s leading specialist insurance and reinsurance market today announced Pavlos Spyropoulos as Country Manager, Singapore and CEO, Lloyd’s Asia, effective 29 July 2020.
Pavlos has more than 12 years of experience at Lloyd’s and a deep understanding of the APAC (re)insurance markets, having worked in a number of senior roles at Lloyd’s following his completion of the Lloyd’s graduate scheme in 2008. In 2014 he relocated to Singapore to assume responsibility for Lloyd’s Asia’s Market Development function and lead several strategic initiatives in Asia Pacific, before becoming Head of Market Development for Lloyd’s in Asia Pacific in 2019. In this role, he has been responsible for working with Lloyd’s regional network to develop the market’s presence, strategy, and stakeholder management in the Asia Pacific.
In his new role he will report to Iain Ferguson, Regional Director APAC and President Lloyd’s Japan.
Iain said: “I am particularly pleased that we have been able to fill this position with one of our own team through internal promotion. I know that Pavlos is looking forward to the challenge of his new role and I wish him the best of luck.”
Pavlos added: “Lloyd’s Asia is a key distribution hub for the Lloyd’s market in Asia Pacific, providing our brokers and clients in the region with local access to the specialist products and expertise we are renowned for. I am looking forward to working closely with our market to support their development plans and introducing solutions developed under The Future at Lloyd’s strategy as we continue to be the platform of choice for specialist (re)insurance in the region.”
Pavlos has also recently been elected to the Singapore Reinsurers' Association as an executive member.
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Since opening in Singapore in 1999, Lloyd’s Asia has grown to become home to more than 200 expert underwriters, representing 18 syndicates and offering 47 classes of business. First opening its doors in 1999, the Singapore platform acts as our gateway to Asia Pacific and has allowed us to build strong relationships and deep risk insight, through a local market presence. With office locations in 9 countries and an underwriting presence in 6, Lloyd’s plays a key role in helping assess and manage risk for business, communities and individuals across the Asia Pacific.
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