Howden strengthens its Singapore Marine team with appointment of Bozidar Ljubisavljevic as Executive Director


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Singapore, 30 August 2023 Bozidar Ljubisavljevic joins Howden as Executive Director, Marine, based in its Singapore office. He is taking on a new role in Singapore to strengthen Howden’s value proposition for the benefit of marine and logistics clients in Asia Pacific. 

Bozidar has 22 years of experience and joined Howden in Dubai in 2019 as Regional Marine Practice Leader for its Turkey, Middle East and Africa region, helping to establish Howden’s presence as a leading marine insurance intermediary in the region. 

Julian Franzman, Executive Director and Head of Marine, Cargo & Stock Throughput, Asia Pacific said: “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.”

Ljubisavljevic added: “I am excited by the opportunity to work with Julian Franzman, Ricky Miller and the wider team in Singapore as well as with Howden’s regional offices. The marine and logistics industry in Asia Pacific continues to go from strength to strength and we look forward to contributing to that success as prominent industry stakeholders. Using our international expertise and local knowledge we are aiming to enhance our clients’ ongoing success by achieving competitive placement results, offering practical and effective advice, and truly exceptional marine claims management.”

Daniel Whiteside, Managing Director and Global Head of Marine, said: “Bozidar joins the broader marine team in the region as an important part of our Asia Pacific marine strategy. 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.”