SiriusPoint names Heerasing as head of strategic business development
SiriusPoint Ltd, the Bermuda-headquartered global specialty re/insurer, has appointed Bobby Heerasing to the newly created role of head of international strategic business development.
Mr Heerasing, who joins the company’s senior leadership team, will be responsible for the strategy and development of SiriusPoint International’s growth objectives, managing strategic partnerships with key industry partners and clients and helping to advance the company's market-leading position, the company said.
Sid Sankaran, chief executive officer and chairman of SiriusPoint, said: “Bobby is a catalyst for growing SiriusPoint’s footprint and reputation in the international reinsurance market, and is an excellent addition to the senior team.
“SiriusPoint’s international platform is a key strength and differentiator for us. With our existing talent, relationships and commitment to delivering for our clients, combined with Bobby’s commercial perspective and impressive track record of success, I am enormously excited about what we can achieve.”
Mr Heerasing will report to Monica Cramér Manhem, president, international reinsurance, at SiriusPoint, and will be based in Singapore, subject to regulatory approval.
The company said that he will work with the executive and global business leaders to drive SiriusPoint International’s growth and expansion plans, further strengthening its capabilities in general corporate strategy, market intelligence and go-to-market planning and execution in the international space, focusing first on the Asia-Pacific region.
Mr Heerasing has more than 25 years’ experience and joins from Asia Capital Re Holdings, where he served as group CEO and was a member of the board.
Before that, he spent 19 years working in the property treaty and casualty treaty reinsurance market at XL Catlin Ltd.