Peak Re hires Andrew Souter as director of markets
Peak Re has appointed Andrew Souter as director of markets, responsible for developing its property and casualty reinsurance business.
Souter will join Peak Re, the Hong Kong-based reinsurer that owns Bermudian ILS asset manager Lutece Holdings, in early November 2020.
Souter has 18 years of experience in the finance industry. He joins Peak Re from Pioneer Underwriters/ Syndicate 1980 where he was head of capital and a member of the executive management team. Before that he spent a decade with Willis Re, where he was concurrently head of the London APAC team and head of ILS practice group for the international division.
Franz Josef Hahn, chief executive officer of Peak Re, said: "[Souter’s] extensive experience working with the capital markets and strong client relationships with global insurers will strengthen our ILS capabilities and will help us to continue to bring unique and innovative re/insurance solutions to both our customers and investors as we expand further as an organisation."