This strategic decision represents yet another milestone for the esteemed reinsurer.
Purnama is a well-known figure in the Asia-Pacific region, brings to her new leadership role a wealth of experience spanning over two decades in the development and management of reinsurance ventures in the area.
Purnama’s professional journey led her to Gallagher Re from her previous position as Managing Director at Guy Carpenter, a role in which she held responsibility for both Vietnam and the Philippines, with her base in Singapore.
Before her tenure at Guy Carpenter, Purnama served as a Senior Client Manager at Munich Re. In this capacity, she played a pivotal role in enhancing Munich Re’s portfolio presence in Indonesia and the Philippines.
With this strategic appointment, Gallagher Re aims to further solidify its position in the Indonesian reinsurance market, leveraging Purnama’s extensive experience and industry insights to navigate the complexities of this dynamic sector. The move underlines Gallagher Re’s commitment to delivering exceptional value to its clients and stakeholders in the region.
Purnama will report to Mark O’Brien, Regional Director and Head of South East Asia, Korea & Taiwan, who commented: “We are thrilled to welcome Linda to Gallagher Re. Indonesia continues to be a strong focus for us as we look to draw on Linda’s knowledge of developing reinsurance business to continue building a strong portfolio in the region.”
Mark Morley, Managing Director and Head of Asia Pacific for Gallagher Re, said: “Linda’s appointment in Indonesia reflects the company’s commitment to enhancing client relationships in the country and to expanding our presence in the region.
“With 25 years’ experience in reinsurance across the Asia Pacific region, Linda will be an invaluable addition to the team and will contribute significantly to Gallagher Re’s growth plans in APAC.”