SiriusPoint selects reinsurance veteran for brand spanking new management position
SiriusPoint announced that reinsurance industry veteran Bobby Heerasing (pictured above) has been named Head of International Strategic Business Development, a newly created position.
Heerasing, based in Singapore, will be responsible for strategizing and developing SiriusPoint International’s growth goals and managing strategic partnerships with key industrial partners and customers, with an initial focus on the Asia-Pacific region. He reports to Monica Cramér Manhem, SiriusPoint’s President, International Reinsurance.
“We are excited to welcome Bobby to SiriusPoint and to win a candidate of his caliber,” said Cramér Manhem. “As a committed and creative manager, he brings with him a wealth of experience and a deep understanding of the international reinsurance world, especially in Asia. He has a world-class reputation for building successful and profitable underwriting platforms. This appointment strengthens our focus on creating value and our ongoing commitment to maintaining relationships with our partners. “
Heerasing, who has more than 25 years of industry experience, came from Asia Capital Re (ACR) Holdings, where he was Group CEO and Board Member. Before joining ACR for three years, he spent 19 years in the property and liability reinsurance market at XL Catlin, where he was Underwriting and Distribution Director, Insurance and prior to that, Chief Underwriting Office, Asia Pacific. He began his insurance career in 1995 at Royal Sun & Alliance as Senior Underwriting Assistant for Marine.
“Bobby is a catalyst for building SiriusPoint’s presence and reputation in the international reinsurance market and an excellent addition to the senior team,” said Sid Sankaran, SiriusPoint’s chief executive officer and chairman. “SiriusPoint’s international platform is a major strength and a unique selling point for us. With our existing talents, relationships and dedication to our customers, combined with Bobby’s commercial perspective and impressive track record, I am extremely excited to see what we can achieve. “