Asia-Pacific SMEs Are Over-Confident About Their Cyber Preparedness: Chubb

Article 0 Comments A significant perception gap exists between the cyber awareness and cyber preparedness at small and medium enterprises in some Asia-Pacific countries, according to a Chubb survey titled “Too Small to Fail?” The Chubb survey of 1,000 SMEs across Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia, reveals that: Most respondents […]

IGI Taps Garrity from Swiss Re as CEO in Malaysia to Lead Asia-Pacific Growth

Article 0 Comments International General Insurance Holdings Ltd. (IGI), the Dubai-based speciality re/insurer, has appointed Nick Garrity as chief executive officer of IGI’s Labuan Branch in Malaysia. Garrity will be based in the Kuala Lumpur office. In his new role, Garrity will help strengthen the group’s offering in Asia Pacific, […]

Chubb Names Browne Deputy Regional President, APAC, Division President, SE Asia

Article 0 Comments Chubb announced the appointment of Glen Browne as deputy regional president for Asia Pacific and division president, Southeast Asia. In his new role, Browne is responsible for the general management and business results in the six countries of Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, as well […]

RMS Lists Top 10 ‘1-in-100-Year’ Events for Asia Pacific Region

Article 0 Comments Without providing dollar estimates of potential damage from the imagined events, RMS set out to identify events beyond replications of events already seen, including “more unusual events that nonetheless have the potential to be particularly devastating” on the list. Some were selected for the list “precisely because […]

RMS Strengthens Asia-Pacific Capabilities in Version 18 of Modeling Software

Article 0 Comments RMS, the Newark, Calif.-based risk modeling and analytics firm, announced it has strengthened the Asia Pacific capabilities of its Version 18 catastrophe risk management software. The Asia Pacific model suit is being expanded to include new peril models for India Flood, Philippines Typhoon and Flood, and South […]

Chubb Appoints Lee as Head of Bancassurance for Asia Pacific

Article 0 Comments Chubb announced the appointment of Jin Lee as the head of Bancassurance for Asia Pacific. In her new role, Lee’s primary responsibility will be to oversee the DBS Bank-Chubb partnership which spans across Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Indonesia and China. Chubb announced in September 2017 it had […]

Beazley Appoints Mounier to Head Asia Pacific Operations

Article 0 Comments Specialist insurer Beazley has appointed Lucien Mounier to head its Asia Pacific operations. He moves from Paris where, for the past two years, he has been responsible for managing and growing Beazley’s portfolio of cyber and technology business in France, other continental European markets and, more recently, […]