Great American Insurance Company – Singapore Branch Announces Key Hires

21-Jul-2017 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 7:00 AM Print This Post

SINGAPORE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–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.

Contacts

Great American Insurance Company – Singapore Branch
Vanessa Teo,
CFO/ COO, +65-6804-6011
[email protected]
or
Great
American Insurance Group
Diane P. Weidner, 513-369-5713
or
Websites:
www.GreatAmericanInsuranceGroup.com
www.AFGinc.com

 


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