Global insurer RSA has appointed Mark Walker as the new chief executive of its Hong Kong business, who will report to the company’s Asia head Chris Colahan.

Mark has spent three years managing RSA’s operations in the Dutch Caribbean and previously led the UK sales development programme, as well as sales teams in the affinity and commercial businesses.

Chris Colahan said, "This appointment represents RSA’s determination to continue growing in Hong Kong and Asia, a region with a strong focus on Retail and Specialty lines."

The company is a commercial lines insurer in the UK and has major operations in Scandinavia, Canada, Ireland, Asia and the Middle East, Latin America and Central and Eastern Europe.