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- March 20 2023
Everest Insurance appoints Diane Chong as senior underwriter
Singapore-based Chong specialises in downstream energy, power and construction underwriting.
- March 2 2023
HDI Global grows its Asean presence with Bangkok office
The new regional division will be led by Somchai Trongwisalpattana who joins HDI Global as marketing director.
- May 25 2022
Tokio Marine opens new Canadian unit
The insurer has by far the largest global footprint of any of its Japanese peers.
- March 4 2022
Rivals circle Axa’s S$150m motor business
After HSBC purchase, without a new bancassurance partner, competitors sense opportunity in the Lion City.
- October 5 2021
Japan’s SMEs see rise in corporate risks: GIAJ
General Insurance Association of Japan survey highlights a low level of consciousness among small-and-medium-sized enterprises.
- September 30 2021
India to list state-owned export credit insurer in 2022
New Delhi earmarks INR44bn cash injection over five years to increase ECGC's underwriting capacity.
- September 27 2021
NSW, Queensland floods loss estimate further revised downward
An initial A$1.06 billion hit has been lowered to A$751m.
- September 21 2021
ICA eyes cost of SME commercial lines
Outgoing National Insurance Brokers Association head Dallas Booth will lead a new advisory council.
- September 3 2021
Former FM Global Asia leader takes on global client role
David Johnson assumes chief client experience role as Lyndon Broad takes on underwriting, reinsurance functions.
- June 28 2021
South Korea’s Coupang eyes US$300m claim over logistics centre fire
Korean Re, DB, KB, Lotte and Heungkuk F&M are the insurers involved.
- April 16 2021
Allianz Australia hires head of commercial from QBE
Phuong Ly will start the Sydney-based role in October.
- January 18 2021
Allianz Australia restructures after David Hosking departs
The German insurer is currently searching for someone to lead its commercial division.
- August 6 2020
New Zealand February flood payouts rise: ICNZ
The claims total is at least US$20m - not including public infrastructure.
- May 13 2020
Peacock steps up as Zurich reorganises senior Asia team
The company's commercial APAC division will be managed as two separate regions.
- March 9 2020
Australia’s summer losses climb to US$3.3bn, says APRA
The number of extreme weather events for the market is likely to increase in future.
- December 9 2019
AIG’s Alex Todd to switch from Canada to Asia
Todd will become head of commercial property for Asia-Pacific.
- November 29 2018
Advanced analytics to propel Asean growth, says Malaysian Re
Technology and analytics should increase insurance penetration in the region.
- October 19 2018
Allianz eyes 6% annual growth in Thailand
The country's low insurance penetration means insurers still have a large opportunity to expand.
- November 23 2017
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty expands in China, Indonesia
The business has started operations in Beijing and Jakarta to meet growing demand in the corporate insurance segment.
- June 17 2016
‘You guys aren’t helping’
Forget innovation, insurance buyers complain that the industry in Asia is still not getting the basics right.