Swiss Re has appointed Barbara Scalzi as Asia head of its automated underwriting solution Magnum, effective July 12. Based in Singapore, she is responsible for defining the company’s Magnum strategy across the region. She will help drive the development of innovative solutions, leveraging alternative data to meet customer needs.
Scalzi has more than 20 years' experience in the financial services industry. Before joining Swiss Re, she spent three years at fintech platform UnderwriteMe, where she served as director of business operations and customer success.
Prior to that, she spent 13 years at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where she held various regional roles in London and Singapore and was involved in driving regional business growth and implementing change in emerging markets, such as Russia and Turkey.