Great American Insurance Group announced that the Singapore Branch of its flagship insurer, Great American Insurance Company, has hired Mr Larry Kwok, Ms Linda Tan and Mr Donovan Lam.
Mr Larry Kwok will serve as appointed Director, Marine (North Asia Market). In this role, he will be responsible for the strategic management of marine underwriting and portfolio management within the North Asia market. In addition, he will assist in leading the business toward its growth objectives within Asia. Mr. Kwok has 18 years of experience in the insurance industry, holding various senior underwriting and management roles with a specialty focus on marine insurance classes. Mr Kwok holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Transport and Logistics Management from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from Manchester Metropolitan University and a Master of Laws (LLM) in Maritime and Transportation Law stream at City University of Hong Kong. Mr Kwok is a Senior Associate member of The Australia and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF).
Ms Linda Tan will serve as appointed Director, Marine. In this role, she will be responsible for the strategic management of marine underwriting and portfolio management within Asia. In addition, she will assist in leading the business toward its growth objectives within Asia. Ms Tan has over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry, with practical expertise in underwriting, servicing, broking and marketing of marine and non-marine insurance products, along with regional account management for facultative and treaty business. Ms Tan is an Associate member of the Australian Insurance Institute.
Mr Donovan Lam will serve as appointed Senior Manager, marine and Casualty Claims. In this role, he will oversee the claims management of all marine and casualty classes of business to drive best practices and deliver superior claims service to clients. He has over 27 years of extensive experience in marine claims. Mr Lam holds a Bachelor of Social Science degree in Geography and is also an Associate member of the Chartered Insurance Institute of London.