Global advisory, broking and solutions company Willis Towers Watson (WTW)) has announced the appointment of Kameswara (Kames) Natakusumah as Head of Indonesia and Head of Corporate Risk & Broking (CRB) in Indonesia.
Based in Jakarta, Kames leads WTW in Indonesia, delivering client-focused solutions that manage risk, optimise benefits and cultivate talent to strengthen and protect organisations across the vast archipelago. He will also work closely with business leaders across the company to bring all of WTW services and solutions to clients to support their businesses in Indonesia. Kames replaces Luke Ware who has recently been named as Head of Corporate Risk & Broking in Asia.
Kames’ appointment strengthens WTW’s ability to serve its clients in this important growth market. He joins a thriving leadership team in WTW across Southeast Asia.
“We are committed to growing our business in Indonesia and bringing the benefits of One WTW to our clients. Clients will be able to access the whole of WTW and with greater insights and more innovative solutions to help them address today’s complex challenges. Kames has extensive experience of the Indonesian market, including within the country’s insurance industry, and is well placed to lead our business in its future growth and market strategy in Indonesia,” said Clare Muhiudeen, Head of Asia, WTW on Kames’ appointment.
“Climate change, supply chains and digitalisation are significant trends shaping the world economy and insurance markets, and Indonesia is not spared from these effects. As the country continues its recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, we want to support companies in Indonesia to sustainably manage climate change impacts, the interconnected risks, digitalisation and transition towards a low-carbon economy. We are excited to have Kames join us and use his extensive network and industry experience to help companies in this transformation and transition,” added Luke Ware, Head of CRB Asia, WTW.
Kames brings with him over 24 years of experience in the insurance industry. Prior to joining WTW, he was a senior technical advisor to PT Marsh Indonesia.
He also spent the last three years in several start-up technology companies in Indonesia, including PT Lifepal Technologies Indonesia and most recently as President Director of PT Kaltimex Mobiol Indonesia, heading its business operation in Indonesia.
Kames had an extensive insurance career having held various leadership positions in companies including PT AXA General Insurance, PT Aon Indonesia, PT Jardine Lloyd Thompson, PT Lippo General Insurance and PT Asuransi Sinar Mas where he first started his career.