MARCEL OMAR PAPP
Head Reinsurance Malaysia (Conventional & Retakaful)
Swiss Re Kuala Lumpur Branch
Marcel Omar Papp is the principal officer of Swiss Re Kuala Lumpur branch since August 2018, overseeing both the conventional and Retakaful operations of Swiss Re in Malaysia. He came to Swiss Re Kuala Lumpur branch in February 2009 with the responsibility to set up and head the Retakaful operations, which has since become the global centre for Swiss Re’s Family and General Retakaful business leading the development of the firm’s Islamic Reinsurance business, products and processes worldwide. Under his leadership, Swiss Re Retakaful has become a market leader in South East Asia and has won several ‘Best Retakaful operation’ awards. Marcel Omar is a member of the Management Committee of the Malaysian Takaful Association (MTA) since 2017. Prior to moving to Malaysia, Marcel Omar was based in Hong Kong
and Singapore for ten years in various underwriting roles, including head of the Casualty Treaty Desk and Product Manager Casualty for Asia.