Peak Re Boosts International Underwriting Capability

14 Jul 2015

Peak Reinsurance Company Ltd (“Peak Re”), the Hong Kong-based global reinsurer, is pleased to announce the appointment of Railovy Boyer as Director for Underwriting. Based in Hong Kong, Mrs. Boyer will work closely with Peak Re’s underwriting, markets and analytics teams to underwrite business from Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and the Americas.

Mrs. Boyer has 15 years of solid reinsurance experience successively with various leading reinsurers in continental Europe as Underwriter, Head of Actuarial, and Area/Portfolio manager.

Franz Josef Hahn, CEO of Peak Re, commented: “Peak Re has successfully expanded into non-Asian markets in the past year. We understand that in order to serve a market well, we need someone who understands the market thoroughly, and with her wealth of experience and knowledge of the European and US markets, Railovy will be another valuable addition to the team, driving the further expansion of our sizeable and profitable book of international business.”

Mrs. Boyer was previously Head of P&C Pricing Actuarial at PartnerRe Paris, responsible for the actuarial team covering parts of Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean, South Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Prior to that, she was a Senior Motor Casualty Underwriter at Paris Re (ex AXA Re) and a Senior Pricing Actuary at Scor.

Mrs. Boyer holds a master’s degree in Statistics and Economic modelling from Ecole Nationale de Statistique et d’Administration Economique (ENSAE) in Paris and a master’s degree in Mathematics from University of Antananarivo in Madagascar.

About Peak Re

Peak Re is headquartered in Hong Kong with an initial capital base of US$550 million. It is authorized by the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance of Hong Kong and is rated “A-” by A.M. Best, a leading international insurance industry credit rating agency.

The Company is backed by Fosun International Limited (HK.656) and the International Finance Corporation, member of the World Bank Group, who have respectively invested 85.1% and 14.9% in the Company.

Peak Re offers reinsurance treaty services covering a range of lines across Asia Pacific region, EMEA and the Americas, tailor-making risk transfer and capital management solutions to best fit clients’ needs.


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