Industry Segments: Distribution Page 1 / 4
- February 23 2023
Axa XL appoints APAC broker and distribution leader, names China property head
Winston Zhuo joins in Shanghai from Allianz, while Carlson Grote has switched to distribution from client management.
- January 11 2023
QBE appoints Julie Wood as group head for distribution
Wood, who comes from Marsh, will also join the Australian insurer’s group executive committee.
- December 15 2022
Asia’s digital path needs hybrid approach
As insurers step up investment and regulators develop initiatives, the digital-only model has yet to lead to better margins.
- November 24 2022
Chubb signs up Coherent’s Richard Bracken for APAC distribution role
The Singapore-based role includes partnering with consumer brands to drive growth across the region.
- November 14 2022
QBE recruits from AIG for head of commercial, partnerships
Scott Bunting was most recently AIG's general manager for NSW and ACT.
- October 26 2022
Chubb promotes Jennifer Vanek to senior Australia global broker role
She has been at the insurer for five years working across product, distribution and key accounts.
- October 12 2022
Allied World bolsters Singapore distribution with ex-Axa SME head
John Mestas has joined the global insurer in the Lion City as a vice president.
- October 12 2022
Kakao Pay kick-starts insurance arm with cyber launch: report
The product is expected to shorten the time it takes to pay claims for online financial fraud by over two months.
- August 15 2022
QBE’s Hong Kong GI partnership with Hang Seng Bank expires: report
The Australian insurer could also agree a new bancassurance deal.
- August 1 2022
MGA Rokstone eyes Asia cat market opportunity
The specialty player has regional capacity and wants to expand as pricing hardens and terms improve.
- July 27 2022
Insurtech Cover Genius acquires Booking Protect for event expansion
The deal provides the capability to offer embedded ticketing cover for entertainment including in Japan and Australia.
- June 15 2022
IAG New Zealand taps Tower for distribution role
Paula ter Brake will start in September and report to chief executive Amanda Whiting.
- May 19 2022
Chubb appoints Australia, New Zealand head of distribution
The head of major accounts is starting the role on July 1.
- April 22 2022
Allianz Australia appoints commercial distribution manager
Jason Hawksworth is returning to the German giant after he left for Chubb in 2014.
- December 14 2021
Swiss Re’s Victor Kuk on partnerships, claims and automation
The head of P&C reinsurance for South-East Asia, India, Hong Kong, Taiwan and South Korea, looks ahead to 2022.
- October 19 2021
Thailand’s insurers ‘wake up’ to digital amid muted growth
Local expert tells IAN the industry needs to embrace change post-pandemic.
- August 30 2021
Insurtech OneDegree raises US$28m and targets China, Singapore
The virtual insurer plans to move into human health and digital asset insurance and has global ambitions.
- August 18 2021
Korean insurers face competition from fintech powerhouses: Moody’s
The digital "arms race" will Big Tech will be a credit burden for some incumbent insurers.
- July 26 2021
Generali’s Leonardi on Malaysia M&A and the evolution of distribution
The Hong Kong-based Asia head says there is a greater demand for digitalisation and innovation.
- July 26 2021
Korea’s FSC gives three insurers more room to play in regulatory sandbox
Toss, DB and NongHyup Life Insurance to enjoy greater flexibility for online sales and marketing.