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  • New CEO for general insurer's Malaysian operations

    Mr Junior Cho has been appointed as the CEO of Zurich General Insurance Malaysia (ZGIMB) with effect from 15 July 2019 and succeeds Mr David Fike who has now assumed a regional role within Zurich Insurance Group. In his new role, Mr Cho will drive the insurer's business strategies for its general insurance business in Malaysia and will report to its board of directors.

    Asia | 16 Jul 2019
  • New leader for reinsurer's life and health business in Korea

    Mr Kyungsuk Lee joined Munich Re Korea's leadership team on 15 July as part of a leadership transition following the retirement of current head of life and health Soobum Lee on 30 September this year. The former will be appointed the new head in due course and will report to Munich Re managing director, life and health for South-East Asia, South Asia, Korea and Japan, David Hughes.

    Asia | 15 Jul 2019
  • Rajeev Chaudhary appointed officiating CMD of AIC

    Agriculture Insurance Company of India's general manager and CRO has been made the officiating CMD of the company. He replaces Mrs T Alamelu who has been appointed a whole time member (non-life) of the IRDAI.

    Asia | 12 Jul 2019
  • Deepak Godbole appointed Secretary General of Insurance Institute of India

    Mr Deepak Godbole has been appointed Secretary General of the Insurance Institute of India where he replaces Mr P Venugopal who completed his 5-year tenure at the helm of the Institute. Mr Godbole joined GIC Re in 1988 as a direct recruit officer, before rising to the post of General Manager in the company.

    Asia | 11 Jul 2019
  • Broker's new recruit to lead broking operations in Hong Kong

    Willis Towers Watson has appointed Ms Lihui Gong as head of broking for Hong Kong. She will be part of the regional team and reports to Mr Ben Dunston who is head of broking in Asia.

    Asia | 10 Jul 2019
  • Reinsurer's new appointments to drive P&C business regionally

    Following large losses battering its property and casualty (P&C) business in 2018, Swiss Re has appointed Mr Hans-Joachim Zimmermann as head of client markets, P&C (conventional), Malaysia and Ms Xinmei Zheng as head of client markets, P&C, Hong Kong and Taiwan. The appointments are expected to support the reinsurer's growth in in Malaysia, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

    Asia | 10 Jul 2019
  • Global warming could take away equivalent of 34 m jobs from India by 2030

    According to a report by International Labour Organisation (ILO), India is projected to lose 5.8% of working hours in 2030. This would amount to a productivity loss equivalent to 34m full-time jobs, due to global warming, particularly impacting agriculture and construction sectors.

    Asia Risk | 10 Jul 2019
  • Perceptions about climate change play a significant role

    A World Bank study 'Co-Location, Socioeconomic Status and Perceptions of Environmental Change in the Indian Sundarbans' says that perceptions about environmental risks among elite households vary significantly more than perceptions among non-elite households which could affect the response to climate change.

    Asia Risk | 10 Jul 2019
  • Moody's and Team8 set up a joint venture for global standard for cyber risks

    Moody's Corporation and Team8, a leading cyber security think tank and company creation platform, have announced the formation of a joint venture to establish a global standard for evaluating and assessing cyber risk for enterprises.

    Asia Risk | 10 Jul 2019
  • Specialist insurer appoints new leaders for Asian operations

    Markel International has appointed Mr Christian Stobbs as managing director in Asia and Mr Colin Fordham as director for Asia. Both of the appointments were made internally, promoting executives who were with the company for some time. While Mr Stobbs was most recently the insurer's Asia strategy director, Mr Fordham was a senior marine liability underwriter.

    Asia | 09 Jul 2019

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