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Victor Kuk is the Head of P&C Reinsurance SID, comprising Southeast Asia, India, Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan, at Swiss Re. Assuming the role on 1 July 2017, he is responsible for driving Swiss Re’s non-life reinsurance business in the SID markets.

Victor was also appointed Chief Executive Officer of Swiss Re Asia Pte. Ltd. (SRAL) on 1 July 2023. SRAL is a wholly owned Swiss Re Group subsidiary that conducts life and general reinsurance business in Singapore, and various other countries across Asia.

Prior to this, Victor was the Head of Hub Casualty Asia in Swiss Re, a position he held since January 2016. He brings with him more than 17 years of experience in general insurance management especially in strategic planning, operational management and business management.

Before joining Swiss Re, Victor was Chief Risk Officer of Emerging Markets at QBE Insurance Group Limited since October 2014, responsible for risk management, compliance, actuarial and reinsurance strategy to ensure prudent strategic business planning and decision making across the 23 markets in the Emerging Markets Division. Prior to that, he joined QBE Insurance Group Limited, as Chief Risk Officer, Asia Pacific in December 2012.

Victor has also held various senior positions with AXA for more than 12 years. His last roles with AXA included serving as Chief Business Development Officer and Regional Chief Executive Officer.

Outside work, Victor is a keen sailor and enjoys playing tennis regularly. He is also interested in drones, boats and fast cars.