Willis Re Appoints Tsuyoshi Noguchi, Managing Director, Willis Re Japan

Tsuyoshi Noguchi has been appointed Managing Director for Willis Re Japan KK, effective December 1, 2014. Based in Willis Re’s Tokyo office, Noguchi san will work with the existing Willis Re Japan senior management team to drive Willis Re’s service offering for the Japanese market.

Willis Establishes Resilience Re Catastrophe Bond Platform

Willis has established a new catastrophe bond platform, Resilience Re, which will serve as a platform to simplify client access to catastrophe bond capacity. The new platform will offer clients low cost access to reinsurance capacity sourced from the capital markets, with clients benefitting from cost efficiencies and expedited timelines to secure capacity.

Strategic Partnership Extended with KatRisk and SpatialKey

Willis Re has expanded its partnership with KatRisk LLC and SpatialKey Inc. to offer Willis Re clients analytical capabilities for proactive management of flood accumulations worldwide. The extended partnership broadens the existing analytical platform for the U.S. to cover the rest of the world, bringing together Willis Re’s market knowledge and analytical expertise, KatRisk’s industry-leading flood models and SpatialKey’s Flood Accumulation Application.