Guy Carpenter appoints new head of South East Asia and Korea
Reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter & Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, has appointed Bengt Johnsen as president and head of the South East Asia and Korea (SEAK) region.
Johnsen will succeed Richard Jones, who was promoted to chairman of the Asia Pacific region in August 2017.
Johnsen will oversee Guy Carpenter’s activities in the SEAK region and be responsible for further developing its local capabilities to help clients drive profitable growth. He will be based in Singapore and will report to Tony Gallagher, CEO of Asia Pacific.
Gallagher said: “Bengt is an ideal choice to lead Guy Carpenter forward in the SEAK region. He brings decades of experience building highly successful client-relationships, extensive industry expertise and impressive local market knowledge to Guy Carpenter. I have confidence that Bengt will further enhance and grow our business in the region.”
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