Swiss Re Corporate Solutions appoints E&C Asia head

June 28 2019 by Andrew Tjaardstra

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has appointed Patrice Nigon who worked as head of product engineering for Swiss Re, as head of engineering and construction Asia Pacific.

Nigon (pictured), who started this month, oversees the engineering and construction business which has a regional team of E&C underwriters based in Australia, China, Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore; he will relocate from Hong Kong to Singapore in December.

Nigon succeeds Andre Martin, who became head of innovative risk solutions Asia Pacific for Swiss Re Corporate Solutions.

“I am delighted that [Nigon] will be leading the team,” Guido Benz, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions’ global head of engineering and construction said.

“A proven leader with an impressive track record in Asia Pacific, [Nigon] is well-known in the market and has specialist knowledge in renewable energy and offshore wind projects as well as expanding product portfolios including inherent defects insurance. [Nigon’s] appointment positions our business strongly for the next stage of development and growth.”