Howden boosts Singapore marine with new executive director

He joined Howden in Dubai in 2019

Howden boosts Singapore marine with new executive director


By Kenneth Araullo

Howden has announced the appointment of Bozidar Ljubisavljevic as the executive director for marine, based in the Singapore office.

In this new role, Ljubisavljevic is responsible for bolstering Howden's value proposition for the advantage of marine and logistics clients within the Asia Pacific region.

With an extensive 22 years of experience, Ljubisavljevic became part of Howden in 2019, starting in Dubai. According to LinkedIn, he assumed the position of regional marine practice leader for Turkey, Middle East, and Africa region, significantly contributing to establishing Howden's standing as a preeminent marine insurance intermediary in the region.

“I am excited to welcome Bozidar as we continue to grow our team and deepen our capabilities for marine clients in this region. Bozidar has a track record of putting clients first and adding significant value to their insurance purchasing process across Hull & Machinery, Protection & Indemnity, Marine Liability, Cargo, and related insurances. We are continuing our journey in building a leading marine insurance broking and servicing team for the marine and logistics industry in Asia Pacific,” said Julian Franzman, Howden Asia Pacific executive director and head of marine, cargo, and stock throughput.

“Bozidar joins the broader marine team in the region as an important part of our Asia Pacific marine strategy,” said Daniel Whiteside, managing director and global head of marine for Howden. “We are thrilled to enhance our capabilities in the region, and to be able to offer the combined skillset, expertise and thought leadership of our marine insurance team to clients and other marine and logistics industry stakeholders.”

Elsewhere in the region, Howden also recently announced the appointment of Amit Agarwal as new CEO for Howden India, succeeding Praveen Vashista who has taken on the role of chairman for the same company.

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