Ed, the global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, today announced the appointment of David Lim as CEO of Retail (Singapore) and Head of Marine (Asia Pacific). He takes up his role with immediate effect and will be based in Singapore. David will report to Stephen Britten, CEO - Asia Pacific.
David brings more than 18 years of underwriting, insurance broking and claims management experience to Ed. He joins from Brit Global Specialty Singapore where he held the position of CEO. David began his career in 2001 and has held a number of senior roles in the region including Associate Director (Marine Division, Aon Singapore), Head of Marine Hull and Associated Liabilities (Asia/Middle East, RSA), Vice President (Marine, Allied World) and Head of Marine (Asia, ArgoGlobal).
Britten said, “Ed is committed to expanding its offering in emerging markets and David brings an impressive set of skills and experience to help further achieve this goal. As well as the successful cultivation of teams and the management of clients, David has developed profitable business portfolios and created new channels of distribution for existing and new products in the region. David’s extensive knowledge of the market makes him a valuable addition to the team, and I look forward to working with him.”
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