Miller, a leading independent specialist (re)insurance broker, today announces the appointment of Ron Whyte who joins to lead the broker’s expansion in Asia.

Whyte, who joins as Head of Strategic Development, will be based in Singapore and brings over 40 years of industry experience to Miller. His focus will be to drive Miller’s growth strategy in the Asia-Pacific region, bringing Miller’s exceptional capabilities and expanding its service proposition to clients and prospects. He will commence his role on 1 September 2021.

Nigel Cross, Head of Singapore, commented: “I am delighted that Ron will be joining Miller. The combination of his significant expertise and extensive relationships will enable us to elevate our offering to clients in the Asia-Pacific region, helping them to effectively navigate today’s complex risk landscape.”

Mike Papworth, Head of Asia, added: “Our international strategy is centred around making key hires at our regional hubs and we continue to attract market talent that is drawn to Miller’s vision and exciting growth plans. Our intention is to grow significantly in Asia and Ron is the ideal person to bolster these efforts by evaluating and driving investment opportunities in this important region.”

Ron Whyte said: “I am delighted to join Miller at such an exciting time for the company as it continues to make rapid expansion plans with its investor partners GIC and Cinven. Miller’s entrepreneurial ethos and collaborative culture are particularly attractive, and I look forward to working alongside the teams in Singapore and London to deliver its quality proposition to clients.”

Ron joins Miller from Willis Towers Watson (WTW) where most recently he held the role of COO of Corporate Risk and Broking (CRB) for Asia. Prior to joining WTW in 2018, he held positions at Integro, where he was Co-Head of International, as well as Guy Carpenter where he co-headed its global facultative unit, GC Fac.

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