The International Insurance Society (IIS) has named Dr Chang-Jae Shin, MD, the trailblazing chairman and CEO of the Korea-based Kyobo Life Insurance Company, the 2023 Insurance Hall of Fame Laureate.
Lockton has appointed Ms Allison Emery as market management and key partnerships national manager. She joined Lockton Australia on in March and will be based in Melbourne.
Gallagher has appointed Mr Mark Chan as head of construction and energy to lead its ambitious growth plans in North Asia. He brings 25 years of insurance industry experience and has held roles at both underwriters and brokers.
Sedgwick has appointed Mr Andre Mataia as head of its construction adjusting team in Australia. The promotion follows the growth of the company's construction offerings in Australia.
Great Eastern Holdings chairman of the board Mr Koh Beng Seng will step down from his board position at the upcoming 24th Annual General Meeting in April. Board member Mr Soon Tit Koon will succeed as chairman.
The year 2023 has thus far been quite challenging for GenZ. The global slowdown and mass layoffs by technology majors, many industries impacted by the geo-political tensions and inflationary pressures have put paid to all their hopes of landing their employment of choice. AI, machine learning and ChatGPT have also taken their share of the toll.
Global insurance group Tokio Marine Holdings (TMH) has announced that it will establish the Tokio Marine Group Leadership Institute in April 2023 to strengthen the talent pipeline and develop the next generation of executive leadership who will build the future of the group.
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) has hired Mr Gareth Lang as AGCS Asia Pacific regional head of legal and compliance with effect from 12 June 2023. In this role that is based in Singapore, he will oversee, coordinate, manage and advise on all aspects of legal, regulatory and compliance affairs of AGCS Asia Pacific to ensure the protection of legal rights and enable its strategic business development in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
Gallagher has appointed Mr James Kent, currently Gallagher Re global CEO, to a new role as global insurance strategic relationships CEO. In this role, he will be responsible for establishing and driving the framework that determines how the company connects with its major strategic partners in the (re)insurance eco-system, including further investment in capital advisory and portfolio solutions
Gallagher Re has appointed Mr Vinod Krishnan to lead its new treaty reinsurance team in India. It comes as an agreement to acquire the treaty reinsurance broking operations of WTW India was signed, with the transaction completion being subject to receipt of regulatory approval.