Peak Reinsurance Company Limited (“Peak Re”), a Hong Kong-based global reinsurer, announced the appointment of Sonal Akhauryas Director, Head of Human Resources, effective 22 November 2021.
Based in Hong Kong headquarter and directly reporting to Franz Josef Hahn, Chief Executive Officer of Peak Re, Ms. Akhaury is responsible for overseeing and implementing all human resources strategies at Peak Re and all of its wholly-owned subsidiaries, branches and representative office. She will lead a dedicated team of HR professionals to achieve key strategic goals, including talent management and strengthening organizational capabilities. Additionally, Ms. Akhaury will play an essential role in shaping corporate culture, in particular, Peak Re’s shared values of client centricity, business agility and global mindset across the company.
Franz Josef Hahn, Chief Executive Officer of Peak Re, said, “I am delighted to announce the appointment of Sonal as the new Director, Head of Human Resources of Peak Re. She brings with her a wealth of international experience of attracting and retaining top-talent in the financial services industry, including a focus on driving and implementing people strategy for the function. We are excited to have Sonal on board and we look forward to working closely with her.”
Ms. Akhaury is a senior leader in the financial industry with more than 18 years of international experience in consulting, advisory and strategic HR business partnering in UK, Europe and India. Prior to joining Peak Re, she was the Head of HR Business Partnering Chief Operating Officer at the Santander UK and held senior HR roles at HSBC, Citigroup and the international law firm, Simmons & Simmons, before relocating to Hong Kong.