New Tokyo senior adviser for Gard

Norway-based marine insurer Gard has appointed Shuichi Yoshida to the role of Senior Adviser in the insurer’s Tokyo underwriting team. Gard said that he had more than 30 years’ experience in the Japanese marine insurance market.

Gard Asia chief underwriting officer Andre Kroneberg said that Gard had invested “considerable resources” over the past decade in building its Japanese operations. “Shuichi Yoshida has tremendous experience and knowledge of the market and will help us to further develop and strengthen our long-term partnerships with the Japanese shipping and maritime trading community and ensure that we are meeting their needs”, Kroneberg said.