Swiss Re Corporate Solutions appoints Allen Kwan and Daniel Combes to Customer & Distribution Management leadership positions in North America
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Swiss Re Corporate Solutions appoints Allen Kwan as Head Customer Management North America and Daniel Combes as Head Distribution Management North America, effective August 17, 2020. In these newly-created roles, Mr. Kwan will be responsible for the strategic relationship with corporate customers in the US and Canada and oversee a team of specialized account managers; and Mr. Combes will be responsible for the strategic relationship with commercial insurance brokers in North America. Sarah Kestle, Head Customer & Distribution Management Canada, will remain the local lead for Canada.
"Allen and Dan are the ideal executives to support our customers with their increasingly complex risk management needs and work with our distribution partners to efficiently and effectively do so," states Ivan Gonzalez, CEO North America, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions. "Their customer-first mindsets, creativity and strategic thinking will help us provide tailored, innovative solutions to make our customers more resilient. Under their leadership, we will strive to deliver an exceptional customer experience and advance corporate insurance together."
Mr. Kwan has 17 years of insurance experience. He joined Swiss Re Corporate Solutions in 2012 and is currently Head Sales, US West Region. Mr. Kwan holds a Master of Business Administration from Saint Mary's College in Moraga, California and a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from California State University East Bay in Hayward, California. He is a Board Member of both the Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation and RIMS Golden Gate Chapter.
Mr. Combes has 21 years of insurance experience. He joined Swiss Re Corporate Solutions in 2012 and is currently Head Sales, US East Region. Mr. Combes holds a Bachelor of Science from Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois. He speaks Spanish and has worked in Barcelona, London, New York and Zurich. Mr. Combes is a Board Member of the Northeast Chapter of the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation.
Swiss Re Corporate Solutions serves clients and brokers throughout North America from 12 offices.