Gallagher has appointed Ralph Sherbahn as the Head of Financial Lines and M&A for Asia. He will be based in Hong Kong and report to the CEO of North Asia, Thomas Wang.
In his new position, Sherbahn will oversee Gallagher’s financial lines operations in Asia, including their existing capabilities in Singapore and Hong Kong. He will also manage the firm’s financial lines offering in new territories as they go live and advise on products including cyber, management liability, financial institutions, warranty & indemnity, IPO, and M&A-related insurance.
Sherbahn brings over three decades of insurance experience in broking and underwriting to the role, having held senior positions at Zurich, The Hartford, XL Group, and Marsh.
“Ralph is a natural leader who brings passion, expertise, a commercially driven mind, and a huge amount of financial lines experience. This appointment speaks directly to our strategy of employing talented people to support our existing clients, and expand our services to new clients and deliver on our ambitious growth plans. We are very pleased to have him on board.”
Thomas Wang – CEO of North Asia, Gallagher
“I am delighted to join Thomas and the team to lead and build on the growth of our financial lines offering in Asia and further enhance the quality and breadth of support and services we can offer clients.”
Ralph Sherbahn – Head of Financial Lines and M&A Asia, Gallagher
A brief history of Sherbahn's career
Casualty Facultative Underwriter at Gen Re
Financial Lines / Casualty Underwriting Manager Asia at Swiss Re
Financial Lines Underwriting Manager, Asia at HCC Global
Client Advisor at Marsh
Financial Lines Underwriting Manager, Asia at XL Catlin
Financial Lines Underwriting Manager, APAC at The Hartford
Financial Institutions Underwriting at Zurich
Head of Financial Lines and M&A, Asia