Peak Re Appoints Credit & Surety Underwriter

By Joseph R. Fonseca
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Kathleen Ko, Sr Vice President of Peak Re

Peak Reinsurance Company Limited (“Peak Re”), the fast growing Hong Kong based reinsurer announced the appointment of Kathleen Koh as Senior Vice President to underwrite credit and surety business.
 
Ms. Koh will be responsible for developing and growing Peak Re’s credit book in Asia Pacific.

As a credit & surety underwriter in the region, she has more than 15 years of combined banking and reinsurance experience, with extensive knowledge in the China market and the experience of building up the trade credit insurance business in China.
 
Prior to joining Peak Re, Ms. Koh oversaw credit and surety business covering South East Asia and Greater China markets in various regional and global reinsurers. She also has a solid banking background, having worked as a corporate loan manager with solid experience in the Non-Performing Loans (“NPL”) management in Singapore-based regional banks.
 
Franz Josef Hahn, Peak Re’ Chief Executive Officer, said today: “We are delighted to welcome Kathleen onboard. Credit has been a key area Peak Re wants to build as credit insurance is an important growth area with great potentials. With Kathleen’s vast experience and in-depth understanding of the market, we believe she will be a great asset to the team and play a big role in achieving Peak Re’s goal of being a respected reinsurance leader in the region and globally.”
 

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