Broker appoints Yu as deputy head of treaty

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Cooper Gay Asia has appointed Julian Yu as deputy head of treaty, Hong Kong.

Yu joins from Aon Benfield, where he was director for client services.

He will be responsible for production and placement of treaty business in Hong Kong, in addition to developing Cooper Gay’s business in the Chinese market. Yu will report to Cooper Gay Asia head of treaty David Yip.

Yip said: “China is a key target for Cooper Gay Asia, and we are committed to growing both our Hong Kong team and our coverage of the Chinese market.

“Julian will provide technical support to our front -line people in China and help to deliver reinsurance solutions and the best available market support to our clients. It is with great pleasure that I welcome Julian to the team.”

Cooper Gay Asia chief executive Steve Britten said: “Julian brings excellent experience and in-depth regional knowledge which complements our existing Asia teams and our strategy of growth in China. I am delighted to welcome him to Cooper Gay.”