Guy Carpenter names Ben Savill as CEO, Pacific as part of leadership revamp

Jeff Saper, who has been CEO for Pacific since 2019, will move to Hong Kong as Head of GC Fac for APAC, with Luc Morement taking on the responsibility of Regional Sales Leader, Asia Pacific.

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Guy Carpenter has appointeded Ben Savill as CEO of its Pacific operations, effective from 1 April 2024, according to a company announcement.

Savill, who has over 27 years of industry experience, will be based in Sydney and report to Tony Gallagher, CEO of Guy Carpenter Asia Pacific.

As part of the appointment, Jeff Saper, who has been the CEO for Pacific since 2019, will transition to the role of Head of GC Fac, Asia Pacific. He will be based in Hong Kong and commence his role on 1 July 2024. Saper succeeds Luc Morement, who is taking on the responsibility of Regional Sales Leader, Asia Pacific.

In its announcement, Guy Carpenter said that Savill will lead and manage the broking organisation in the Pacific region, playing a crucial role in developing its growth strategy while addressing the “ever-evolving and complex needs” of its clients.

Savill joins from Convex Insurance in Bermuda, where he was Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO). His career also includes key leadership positions across several insurance businesses, including Group CUO of Fidelis and Head of North American Treaty for Amlin.

Tony Gallagher commented on the new appointments, expressing confidence in the bolstered team’s capability to deliver superior solutions and support across Asia Pacific. “I am pleased to welcome Ben to Guy Carpenter and would like to thank Jeff for all his efforts in transforming the Pacific business since 2019,” Gallagher stated.

Savill shared his perspective on the challenges and opportunities ahead, commenting “The Pacific region faces a number of specific reinsurance risks, including heightened natural catastrophe exposures, local regulation, and varying economic headwinds. I look forward to being part of the journey in supporting Guy Carpenter’s clients and shaping its future growth strategy in Pacific.”

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