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Asia | 9th March 2017

Pacific Life Re Makes Two Key Appointments in Asia

Pacific Life Re has announced the appointments of Navarat Kriausakul (Pi) as director, product development, and Nuttanate Pongpipatpaiboon (Nueng) as director, projects and pricing.  Both roles are based in Singapore.

Australia | 1st March 2017

UnderwriteMe Announces Senior Appointment in Australia

UnderwriteMe is pleased to announce that Eoin de Búrca will be joining our Australian office in the role of Business Analyst, responsible for delivery of implementations and on-going technical support.

Europe | 10th February 2017

Pacific Life Re Announces Key Promotions

Pacific Life Re is pleased to announce the promotion of James Tait to Head of Protection, Europe, and Andy McAleese to Head of Longevity, Europe.  These promotions follow on from the recent appointment of Hamish Wilson (Head of R&D, Europe) and Phill Beach (Head of Pricing, Europe).

Asia | 26th January 2017

Pacific Life Re Appoints Director, Product Development & Marketing in Asia

Pacific Life Re is pleased to announce the appointment of David Wright as Director, Product Development & Marketing.

Europe | 24th January 2017

UnderwriteMe Appoints Non-executive Chair

UnderwriteMe is pleased to announce the appointment of Warren Copp as non-executive Chair*.  Warren has taken this role over from David Howell, CEO, Pacific Life Re, where he will take on responsibility for Pacific Life Re’s oversight of the business. David Howell will remain on the board.

*subject to regulatory approval.

Asia | 18th November 2016

Pacific Life Re Announces Two Senior Appointments in Asia Pacific

Pacific Life Re is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeff Cook as Head of Underwriting and Claims, and Vivian Wei as China Representative. 

Europe | 16th November 2016

Pacific Life Re Appoints New Europe Management Positions

Pacific Life Re Europe is pleased to announce the appointment of Hamish Wilson as Head of R&D, Europe, and Phill Beach as Head of Pricing, Europe.  Both Hamish and Phill will be joining Pacific Life Re's Europe Management Team.

Australia | 9th November 2016

Pacific Life Re Appoints Chief Medical Officer

Pacific Life Re Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Bill Monday to the role of global chief medical officer (CMO).  Dr. Monday is a well-known and highly regarded CMO in the life insurance industry, bringing to Pacific Life Re almost 30 years of experience and knowledge and a wealth of expertise in insurance medicine. 

Europe | 7th September 2016

Pacific Life Re Appoints New Underwriting Director, Europe

Pacific Life Re is pleased to announce the appointment of Alan Dott as Underwriting Director for its Europe business unit.  Alan joins from Swiss Re and will be responsible for the leadership of the European underwriting team.  He will also be closely involved in the management of the underwriting client relationships and audit programme.  Alan is a well-known market figure and will be a great asset to the Pacific Life Re team. 

Division | 14th July 2016

Pacific Life Re Announces S&P Ratings Upgrade

Pacific Life Re is pleased to announce that Standard & Poor's (S&P) have upgraded the financial strength rating from A+ to AA- for Pacific Life Insurance Company, Pacific Life & Annuity Company and Pacific Life Re Limited. 

Europe | 20th April 2016

Pacific Life Re Appoints New Managing Director, Europe

Pacific Life Re is pleased to announce the appointment of Darren Spriggs as Managing Director for our Europe business unit.  Darren was previously the Managing Director of AIG Life, formerly Ageas Protect, a leading protection provider in the UK.

Korea | 31st March 2016

Pacific Life Re Launches New Branch Office in Korea

Pacific Life Re Korea has received regulatory approval from the Financial Services Commission to commence writing onshore reinsurance business in Korea.

Please click here to view the press release in Korean.

Europe | 21st March 2016

Pacific Life Re Underwriting and Claims Team Goes from Strength to Strength

Pacific Life Re is pleased to announce the promotion of Carl Padget from Director, Underwriting to Head of Underwriting and Claims for our Europe business unit.

Europe | 22nd December 2015

AIG joins UnderwriteMe

AIG Life has confirmed that they will be joining the UnderwriteMe comparison service in 2016.  AIG Life joins LV=, Royal London, Old Mutual Wealth, Partnership, The Exeter, Scottish Friendly and Canada Life in partnering with UnderwriteMe's comparison service to date. 

Australia | 18th August 2015

Pacific Life Re Australia Announces Launch

Pacific Life Re Australia Limited has received regulatory approval from the Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority (APRA) to commence writing life reinsurance business in Australia. 

Europe | 18th June 2015

LV= joins UnderwriteMe

LV= has become the latest insurer to confirm that they will be joining the UnderwriteMe comparison service.

Europe | 3rd February 2015

UnderwriteMe Boosts Scottish Provident Sales

UnderwriteMe's technology has the ability to streamline insurers' underwriting and application process, benefiting both advisers and consumers using their extranet and web services to buy insurance. 

Europe | 5th January 2015

UnderwriteMe Appoints Phil Jeynes

UnderwriteMe is delighted to announce the appointment of Phil Jeynes as Head of Sales and Marketing. 

Europe | 19th December 2014

Pacific Life Re Signs New Longevity Reinsurance Agreements with Rothesay Life

Pacific Life Re today announced that it has signed a series of reinsurance agreements with Rothesay Life covering pension liabilities in excess of £1bn.

Europe | 16th September 2014

UnderwriteMe Technology "Revolution" Up and Running

UnderwriteMe has gone live with its technology for the first time.  Exeter Family Friendly, Scottish Provident, Scottish Friendly and SunLife are now using the new UnderwriteMe software within their own propositions. 

Europe | 2nd April 2014

Pacific Life Re Announces Strengthening of its Underwriting and Claims Team

Pacific Life Re is pleased to announce the promotion of Ian Rowe to Claims Manager and the appointment of Leighton Freeman as Senior Life and Disability Underwriter.