Chubb appoints several execs for Singapore operations

Three new faces to join firm’s ranks, boosting its accident & health, personal & business, and agency capabilities

Insurance News

By Gabriel Olano

International insurance group Chubb has made several executive appointments for its Singapore business.
Koh Wei Lee has been named division health for accident & health (A&H) and personal & business insurance (PBI). He joins Chubb with over 16 years’ experience in insurance. Before joining Chubb, he was chief marketing officer at Gibraltar BSN Life Berhad, a subsidiary of Prudential Financial. He has also worked for several large insurers, including Great Eastern Life Assurance and AIG.
In his new role, Koh will lead the business development, general management, and overall growth of the A&H and PBI industries in Singapore.
Kevin Xiong is the new head of agency, responsible for developing strategies to expand and drive business for the agency distribution channel. He has over nine years’ experience in agency management and business development. He has worked for AIA and AXA, managing their large agency distribution workforces.
Both Koh and Xiong will report to Adam Clifford, Chubb’s country president for Singapore.
Meanwhile, Risa Wong will take on the title of head of travel, A&H and PBI. A veteran of the tourism and travel sector, she has spent more than 20 years in advertising, sales and marketing across Southeast Asia and India.
Reporting to fellow new appointee Koh, she will be in charge of growing the profitability of the company’s leisure and travel portfolio, as well as enhancing distribution channels and products to ensure maximum satisfaction of customers.
Clifford commented on the appointments, saying: “I’m delighted to announce the addition of Wei Lee, Kevin and Risa to the team in Singapore. We have aggressive plans ahead to expand as we seize the product and distribution opportunities across all our business lines. We have attracted some of the best talent in the market who have the experience, energy and passion to take up the challenge of driving our growth.”

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