Great American Insurance Company – Singapore Branch Announces Key Hires
SINGAPORE — July 20, 2017 — 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.
About Great American Insurance Company Singapore Branch
Great American Insurance Company, Singapore Branch offers an extensive list of insurance solutions to a wide variety of commercial customers. The Singapore Branch is dedicated to delivering exceptional service to its customers; its experienced team of underwriters will help to tailor a policy for their needs. The Singapore Branch of Great American Insurance Company has a keen focus on service standards, with an emphasis on claims services and helping clients win and manage difficult accounts, along with an ability to maximize local market opportunities through a flexible, efficient and scalable business model. Great American Insurance Company – Singapore Branch, #16-01 Centennial Tower, Singapore 039190. Registration number T15FC0029B.
About Great American Insurance Group
Great American Insurance Group’s roots go back to 1872 with the founding of its flagship company, Great American Insurance Company. Based in Cincinnati, Ohio, the operations of Great American Insurance Group are engaged primarily in property and casualty insurance, focusing on specialty commercial products for businesses, and in the sale of traditional fixed and fixed-indexed annuities in the retail, financial institutions and education markets. Great American Insurance Company has received an “A” (Excellent) or higher rating from the A.M. Best Company for more than 100 years (most recent rating evaluation of “A+” (Superior) affirmed May 12, 2016). The members of Great American Insurance Group are subsidiaries of American Financial Group, Inc. (AFG), also based in Cincinnati, Ohio. AFG’s common stock is listed and traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AFG.
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