Markel International appoints Lee Zong Wen as assistant underwriter in its trade credit and political risk team in Singapore.
In his new role he will responsible for servicing client accounts as well as supporting the existing underwriters and senior risk analysts, Dillon Matthews and Nick Davies, as they continue to grow the trade credit and political risk book in Singapore and the Asia Pacific markets.
Prior to joining Markel, Lee held the position of senior executive broker for credit, political and security risks team since 2016. Prior to that, he was an executive account manager at Coface’s Singapore branch.
Adrian Jones, head of strategy for trade credit in Asia and Middle East, commented: “Zong Wen will be a great addition to the team in Singapore and his appointment is a reflection of our running success in building on our presence in the region. His previous roles at JLT and Coface have given him a solid foundation in trade credit and political risk insurance and we are confident his support to Dillon and Nick will be invaluable as the team continues to grow the book in Singapore and expand further into Asia Pacific.”