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STARR Insurance Japan CEO to Lead WTW's Japan Operations

Ryohei (Roy) Nakazawa will report to Luke Ware, head of CRB Asia.

WTW appointed Ryohei (Roy) Nakazawa as its new Head of Japan and Head of Corporate Risk and Broking (CRB) Japan, effective 1 April.

Based in Tokyo, Nakazawa will be responsible for overseeing the growth strategies and operations of WTW's business in Japan, as well as leading its CRB business in the country. 

He will report to Luke Ware, Head of CRB Asia, and Simon Weaver, Head of Asia Pacific and Head of CRB Asia Pacific.

Nakazawa brings with him a distinguished career spanning over 35 years in the broking, insurance, and reinsurance industries in Japan and the US.

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He is currently serving as the CEO and legal representative of STARR Insurance Japan.

Nakazawa will collaborate with leaders across all segments and lines of business to drive growth, forge smart connections, and deliver solutions to clients in the Japanese market.

Nakazawa held positions at Marsh, where he was based in New York for over six years, serving Japanese clients outside Japan. 

He also served as Head of Global Energy Practice at Marsh Japan for more than 11 years. 

Additionally, he has experience working at NISSAN Fire & Marine (now Sompo Japan Insurance), where he led the energy product.


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