Aon Taps Jones from Guy Carpenter as Exec. Chairman, Asia Reinsurance Solutions

Article 0 Comments Aon plc has appointed Richard Jones as executive chairman of its Reinsurance Solutions business in Asia. Jones will be responsible for business development and supporting clients across the Asia region. Based in Singapore, Jones will join Aon in May 2019 and will report to George Attard, CEO […]

Tokio Marine Kiln Closes Hong Kong Office

Article 0 Comments Tokio Marine Kiln (TMK) announced a reorganization of its Asian operations based primarily in Singapore with supporting offices in Hong Kong and Shanghai. TMK will be closing its Hong Kong office with immediate effect and making arrangements over the next six months for the orderly runoff of […]

Markel Appoints Beazley’s Lam as Professional & Financial Risks Underwriter

Article 0 Comments Markel International, the London-based specialist insurer, has appointed Gordon Lam as a senior professional and financial risks (PFR) underwriter. He will be based in Singapore initially and is expected to relocate to the Hong Kong office in due course. He will join the team early next year […]

HWI International Launches MGA with Asian Focus: NuVu Underwriting Hong Kong

Article 0 Comments HWI International Group, the privately owned insurance business, has announced the launch of NuVu Underwriting Hong Kong Ltd., a new managing general agent (MGA) in Hong Kong, headed up by industry veteran Jeremy Austen. Subject to regulatory approval, NuVu Underwriting Hong Kong will begin underwriting on July […]

BHSI Introduces Private Company & Nonprofit Organization Portfolio Cover in Asia

Article 0 Comments Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Co. (BHSI) has introduced Executive First Private Company Portfolio and Executive First Nonprofit Organization Portfolio policies in Asia. “Our Private Company and Nonprofit Organization Portfolio forms provide far-reaching, contemporary coverage backed by BHSI’s financial strength,” said Nero Shiu, senior manager, Executive & Professional […]

Tokio Marine Kiln Promotes Dugand to Regional Managing Director, Asia

Article 0 Comments Tokio Marine Kiln (TMK), the provider of specialist and corporate insurance, announced the promotion of Alex Dugand to regional managing director, Asia. Dugand takes up the role with immediate effect and will report to James Dover, group chief financial officer. In this new role, Dugand will oversee […]

AXA Investment Managers Bullish About Europe as Asian Investors’ Interest Grows

Article 0 Comments Andrea Rossi doesn’t buy into the story that Europe is a dead end for growth. In fact, he sees luring Asian investors to his continent as one of the key ways AXA Investment Managers will expand in years to come. The CEO of the AXA SA unit […]