New Japan Tsunami Model Unveiled

Willis Re has released a new Japan Tsunami Model to advance the industry's understanding of catastrophic tsunami losses. Developed in-house alongside the Willis Research Network, it is the first tsunami model with probabilistic and deterministic modelling functions to be created by a broker.

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.