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Great American Insurance Company, Singapore branch announces key hires

  • Publish Date: Posted almost 7 years ago

Great American Insurance Group has announced three key hires for the Singapore branch of its flagship insurer, Great American Insurance Company.  

Mr Larry Kwok will take on the role as appointed director, marine, where he will be responsible for strategic management underwriting and portfolio management in the North Asia market, as well as assisting in leading the business towards its growth objectives in Asia. Mr Kwok brings with him 18 years’ experience in the insurance industry where he has held numerous senior underwriting and management roles, specialising in 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. He 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, responsible for strategic management of marine underwriting and portfolio management within Asia. Ms. Tan will also assist in leading the business towards its growth objectives in Asia. Ms Tan’ brings with her over 20 years’ experience in the insurance industry, with practical expertise, 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 take on the role as appointed senior manager, marine and casualty claims, responsible for overseeing the claims management of all marine and casualty classes of business to drive best practises and deliver superior claims service to clients. Mr Lam has extensive experience in marine claims spanning over 27 years. Mr. Lam holds a Bachelor of social science degree in Geography and is also an associate member of the Chartered Insurance Institute of London.

Great American Insurance Company, Singapore Branch offers an extensive list of insurance solutions to a wide variety of commercial customers. 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 the ability to maximize local market opportunities through a flexible, efficient and scalable business model.