Guy Carpenter & Company announced the appointment of Scott Ryrie as Vice Chairman and Managing Director in the firm’s Asia Pacific Region, effective immediately. Mr. Ryrie will be based in Singapore and will report to James Nash, CEO of the firm’s Asia Pacific region.
In this newly created position, Mr. Ryrie will be responsible for certain client relationships and new business development across the region by providing additional support to the firm’s business leaders in each territory. In addition, he will act as Regional Catastrophe Leader and work with GC Analytics® to enhance Guy Carpenter’s value proposition to clients in the region.
Prior to joining Guy Carpenter, Mr. Ryrie served as CEO of Allianz Re Asia Pacific. Previously, he was Senior Vice President and General Manager for XL Re Ltd., Asia Pacific.
James Nash, Regional CEO - Asia Pacific, said, “Bringing a leader of Scott’s caliber on board to help our clients achieve their strategic and financial goals underscores our long-standing commitment to the Asia Pacific region as one of the major growth reinsurance markets worldwide. The region’s record share of insured catastrophe losses worldwide in 2011, rapid economic growth and increasingly sophisticated risk management and capital allocation strategies continue to fuel growing demand for reinsurance solutions.”
“Scott brings more than 35 years of industry experience across the rapidly evolving and increasingly complex Asia Pacific marketplace to our leadership team. With his deep knowledge of the region and extensive network, I am confident that Scott will help drive continued growth for Guy Carpenter in the region and that our clients will benefit from his unique insights and perspective.”