QBE announced in October that effective 1st January 2019 it would streamline its business divisions to help build more agile and customer-centred.
Australian insurer QBE has appointed Jason Hammond as CEO for its Asia operations.
In his new role, Jason is responsible for QBE’s Asia operations, including China, Macau and Hong Kong, as well as Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam. He is based in Singapore and reports to Richard Pryce, CEO of QBE International. He was previously interim CEO for QBE North Asia.
Hammond’s appointment comes as part of a recent restructure to create a more aligned and customer-focused business. QBE announced in October that effective 1st January 2019 it would streamline its business divisions to help build a more agile and customer-centred QBE for the future, central to which is the newly created QBE International Division comprising of European Operations and Asia Operations.
Richard Pryce, CEO of QBE International said: “Jason brings extensive experience of managing large teams and a proven track record of strategic and operational management to his new role as Asia CEO. He will lead the new Asia structure across geographical and functional lines to help create a stronger and simpler QBE.”