New Hong Kong office managing director at Gard

André Werner Kroneberg will be replacing Mark Russell as Managing Director of the Gard Hong Kong office from January 1st 2022, Gard has announced. Kroneberg is currently Chief Underwriting Officer in Asia, a role he will retain. Russell will be returning to Gard UK to assume global responsibility for Cargo Claims, as well as a new role as Senior Advisor to the Chief Claims Officer for Loss Control on Large Claims.

Gard CEO Rolf Thore Roppestad said that “André’s experience of our Members and clients in the region, plus his knowledge of Gard, will be invaluable in building on the first class work that Mark has led.”

Kroneberg joined Gard in December 2005 since when he has held various positions including Vice President Products, Managing Director for Gard UK, before becoming CUO in Asia.