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Piotr Nowakowski, Chief Underwriting Officer at Peak Re (photo from Peak Re)

Peak Re names new underwriting chief

He has had a decade of experience in a similar role.

Hong Kong-based reinsurer Peak Re has announced the appointment of Piotr Nowakowski as the new Chief Underwriting Officer.

Currently the Director, Head of Product Underwriting for Property and Casualty (P&C) business, Nowakowski will continue to be based in Hong Kong for his role as he leads the P&C business team, focussing on underwriting expertise, portfolio management and solution development.

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Being the CUO is not new for Nowakowski as he had a similar role for a decade at Echo Re Switzerland. Before Echo Re, he worked for the French reinsurer SCOR for more than 16 years across local, regional and global positions, including nine years as General Manager at SCOR’s Japan office in Tokyo. At SCOR, he has also served as Head of Strategy & Development and General Secretary for the Global P&C business based in Paris. He first joined Peak Re in January 2022.

“Piotr’s technical expertise, international experience and underwriting capabilities greatly enhance our cooperative underwriting model and we are confident that his leadership will help drive the Company’s further sustainable and profitable growth,” Franz Josef Hahn, CEO of Peak Re said.

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