Ed hires David Lim for double APAC role

Regional veteran has held various senior roles at major industry names

Ed hires David Lim for double APAC role

Insurance News

By Gabriel Olano

International reinsurance, specialty, and wholesale brokerage Ed has appointed David Lim (pictured) as CEO of retail (Singapore) and head of marine (Asia-Pacific).

Based in Singapore, Lim’s appointment is effective immediately, a statement from the company said. He will report to Stephen Britten, CEO for Asia-Pacific.

Lim has close to 20 years’ experience in underwriting, insurance broking and claims management. He joins from Brit Global Specialty Singapore where he was appointed CEO in 2017. He began his career in 2001 and has held a number of senior roles in the region including associate director of Aon Singapore’s marine division, head of marine hull and associated liabilities for Asia/Middle East at RSA, vice president for marine at Allied World, and head of marine for Asia at Argo Global.

“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,” said Britten. “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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