PartnerRe hires John Mok to lead APAC life & health business


PartnerRe has appointed John Mok as Asia-Pacific CEO, life & health, effective February 2021.

Mok will be based in Singapore and will report to Marc Archambault, CEO life & health and group executive committee member, according to a statement by the company. In this new role, he will be in charge of growing the reinsurer’s life and health business in the region.

With 18 years’ experience in the re/insurance industry of the region, Mok will join PartnerRe from Swiss Re, where he most recently held the position of head of client markets in Japan. He has held various senior roles in Japan, China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, after starting his insurance career in Australia. He holds a Masters of Commerce majoring in Actuarial Studies in Macquarie University in Sydney.

“I am very pleased to welcome a reinsurance professional with the experience and track record John has, in particular in Asia-Pacific,” said Archambault. “We believe in the growth potential of these markets and Asia-Pacific is an important part of growth plans for the life & health business. Mr Mok’s appointment underlines our commitment to the region, and to continuing to deliver reinsurance solutions and value added service to our clients in Asia-Pacific.”

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