FWD Group has appointed Mr Simeon Preston as managing director and group chief operating officer, succeeding Mr Rob Schimek.
We take a look at the measures and updates announced by insurers this week, including those that have been brought to our attention.
"Well begun is half done"- Aristotle
The COVID-19 outbreak is expected to have a 'significant impact' on the marine insurance market as the volume of cargo shipments within Asia and across the globe reduces drastically, IUMI's chairman of the ocean hull committee Rama Chandran told Asia Insurance Review.
The insurance industry in Asia has responded quickly and well to the still-evolving coronavirus situation - perhaps because many people in Asia still have profound memories of SARS in 2003.
Guilty of setting new year resolutions in Jan and forgetting about them by Feb?
The China stock market has moved lower in back-to-back trading days, falling more than 0.8% along the way. The Shanghai Composite Index (SCI) now rests just beneath the 3,015-point plateau and is in line for further damage.
The entry of foreign players has brought a wave of excitement regarding the future of Myanmar's nascent insurance market which is brimming with untapped potential and a slew of opportunities. This has translated into job prospects in insurance for locals and involves training a new pool of talent for insurers.
At 27, Soh Yan Xin qualified for Court of the Table, making him the youngest in AIA Malaysia to ever do so in 2017. We couldn't pass up the chance to pick his brains on his mindset and methods on achieving this amazing feat when he came over to Singapore.
Allianz Asia Pacific has announced its consolidated results for the region for the full year ended 31 December 2019, showing that total operating profit jumped by 22.7% to EUR435m ($472m).