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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The Ardonagh Group is the UK’s largest independent insurance distribution platform and a top 20 broker globally. We are collection of best-in-class entrepreneurial and specialist brands with a network of more than 100 locations and a combined workforce of more than 8,000 people. Across our portfolio, we offer a highly diversified range of insurance-related products and services across the full insurance value chain in the UK, Ireland and broader international markets. From complex multinational corporations to individuals purchasing personal insurance policies, our understanding of the communities we serve, together with our scale and breadth, allows us to work with our insurer partners to deliver a broad range of product and risk solutions that meet customer needs. For more information, visit our website: www.ardonagh.com.