Generali Global Corporate & Commercial appoints Hakeem Benraheem as new Head of GC&C Thailand

Hong Kong – Generali Global Corporate & Commercial (GC&C) announces the appointment of Hakeem Benraheem as Head of GC&C Thailand, effective from 1st March 2020, directly reporting to Axel Roesner, Head of GC&C Asia. In this new capacity, he is in charge of strengthening the strategic growth and development of GC&C business in the Thailand market.

Hakeem has over 17 years of insurance industry experience in Thailand and comes with a wealth of diverse background, having worked as Risk Engineer, Placement Broker and Property & Casualty Underwriter. Prior to Joining Generali, he was Head of Property & Casualty at Viriyah Insurance and being one of the product committee for Miscellaneous Insurance Committee, organized by TGIA (Thai General Insurance Association).

Commenting on the appointment, Axel Roesner, Head of GC&C Asia said: “We are delighted to have Khun Hakeem join us to lead our team in Thailand. Thailand continues to be one of our core markets in Asia and we are proud of the outstanding result in 2019 performed by the local team.  I am confident that Khun Hakeem will strongly contribute to the continued execution of our strategy and to further accelerate profitable growth in Thailand. I would like to also take the opportunity to thank Marco Bovolini for leading the team ad interim and maintaining momentum within the business. This appointment demonstrates our commitment to be a life-time partner for our customers, offering them a seamless experience through value-added services and expertise”.

On his appointment, Hakeem commented “I am delighted to join the GC&C Thailand team and look forward to working with a team that is focused on consistent results. I’m convinced that my various backgrounds on both technical and underwriting will increase the team’s capability in order to meet clients’ requirement.”

Hakeem graduated with a Bachelor in Engineering from South-East Asia University, Master of Business Administration from Institute of International Studies, Ramkhamhaeng University and Diploma of Finance Services (General Insurance) from Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance.