Broker appoints regional marketing officer in Singapore

Willis has announced the appointment of Paul Ward as regional marketing officer for Asia.

In this new role, Ward will work with carriers to identify growth opportunities and develop marketing strategies for large accounts.

This appointment strengthens the regional management team and supports Shaping our Future Marketing, a key element in Willis’ Shaping our Future strategy to deliver profitable growth.

Ward will be based in Singapore, reporting to Roger Wilkinson, managing director of Willis Asia.

The appointment highlights Willis’ commitment to improving and expanding its marketing offering in Asia.

Roger Wilkinson, managing director of Willis Asia, said, “Paul’s breadth of international experience will be a major asset in our drive to capitalise on the opportunities in this high-growth region.

"Willis’ Shaping our Future Marketing program has already delivered improvements in the UK and US, and with Paul’s expertise we will be able to roll out these benefits to our clients in Asia.”

Ward said, “The explosion of underwriting expertise in Asia in recent years and the prospects for economic growth and development in the region make it an exciting place to be working with insurers.

"I look forward to bringing Willis’ Shaping our Future Marketing initiative to such a dynamic region.”