Ralph Sherbahn joins Gallagher as new Asia Head of Financial Lines

Sherbahn has over 3 decades of experience and joins from Zurich

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 sherbahn joins gallagher as new asia head of financial lines

“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

Ralph sherbahn joins gallagher as new asia head of financial lines

A brief history of Sherbahn's career

1995

Casualty Facultative Underwriter at Gen Re

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1995
1998

Financial Lines / Casualty Underwriting Manager Asia at Swiss Re

1998
2004

Financial Lines Underwriting Manager, Asia at HCC Global

2004
2008

Client Advisor at Marsh

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2008
2009

Financial Lines Underwriting Manager, Asia at XL Catlin​

2009
2018

Financial Lines Underwriting Manager, APAC at The Hartford

2018
2022

Financial Institutions Underwriting at Zurich

2022
2023

Head of Financial Lines and M&A, Asia

2023

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