Julian Franzman to lead RKH Specialty’s Marine Cargo, Hull and Liabilities in the Asia-Pacific region
RKH Specialty today announced the appointment of Julian Franzman as Head of Marine Cargo, Hull and Liabilities for Asia Pacific. He will be based in Singapore, once his contractual obligations to his present employer have been discharged.
Franzman has over 30 years’ marine insurance and reinsurance experience and since 1997, has worked across the Asia-Pacific region. Franzman joins RKH Specialty from JLT RE Asia Pacific, where he was Managing Director of Marine and Aviation.
RKH Specialty’s business in the region is currently focused around its property, power, energy, construction and financial risks’ expertise in Singapore. Franzman’s appointment will bring together RKH Specialty in Singapore and its specialist Hong Kong-based marine broker FP Marine to grow the marine operation in Asia Pacific.
Commenting on the appointment, Stuart Beatty, CEO of RKH Specialty Asia Pacific, said: “We are looking forward to welcoming Julian. The skills, knowledge and experience he brings with him adds to our existing expertise and will accelerate our plans to develop our offering, and not only in Asia Pacific. As our business around the world is organised around product lines, rather than geographical areas, we always access our colleagues’ expertise and markets around the world to ensure we deliver our clients the best that global markets have to offer. The cross-border collaboration it encourages creates innovation in terms of product and service delivery.”