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Swiss Re Corporate Solutions appointed Paul Atkinson to the position of Country Head Japan, effective immediately. He will succeed Juerg Stoll, who has held the role since 2010 and is appointed Country Head Malaysia.

Mr. Atkinson brings extensive commercial insurance experience, accumulated in Hong Kong, Japan, London and Taiwan. He is fluent in Japanese.

"I'm delighted Paul will lead our business in Japan. He brings over 18 years of local industry knowledge, a deep appreciation of our value proposition and a commitment to finding opportunities for growth in Japan," said Fred Kleiterp, CEO Asia Pacific Swiss Re Corporate Solutions. "Since we started our Japanese operations in 2011, we've built a strong reputation as an earthquake and commercial property insurance specialist. Paul will be responsible for broadening our client base across mid-market and large corporate segments, and further developing our product offering."

The appointment is subject to regulatory approval.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions serves clients and brokers in APAC from 11 offices in six countries: Australia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia and Singapore.

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