Howden RE has appointed Ms Doreen Tan as director of ASEAN treaty/retrocession. She will be responsible for servicing clients and markets across Asia Pacific as part of Howden RE's growing treaty reinsurance division dedicated to the region. She will be based in Singapore and will report to Mr Stephen Warwick, head of treaty for Asia Pacific.
Reinsurance companies in South and Southeast Asia (S/SEA) posted an improved combined ratio in 2021, although underwriting performance remains pressured with a continued reliance on investments to achieve bottom-line profitability, AM Best notes.
German reinsurer Deutsche Rückversicherung will start writing business in Asia, starting with selected markets in South, Southeast and East Asia.
Guy Carpenter has appointed Mr Les Loh as deputy CEO of Southeast Asia and Korea. He is based in Singapore and will report to Mr Bengt Johnsen, CEO of Southeast Asia and Korea.
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Manulife has launched a new learning platform for its 60,000 insurance advisers in Vietnam and will soon launch the platform in four other markets in Asia.
Jack Sharry, co-chair of MMI's Digital Advice Community, a member of the Next Chapter Executive Leadership Advisory Board, sees five trends in the race to improve financial advice.
A survey by Milieu Insight on 'Financial Independent, Retire Early' (FIRE) finds out how common the FIRE movement is among Southeast Asians.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has issued a statement on strengthening resilience to disasters on the occasion of the 7th session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction 2022 in Bali during 23-28 May.