Chubb has announced the appointment of Hng Keng Yoong as Country President for its general insurance operations in Singapore.
Yoong holds two decades of experience in both life and general insurance across Asia and the United Kingdom.
Since joining Chubb in 2010, she has worked in various capacities within its Regional Accident & Health, Finance, and Strategic Planning teams in Asia Pacific based in Singapore.
She currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer for Chubb in Malaysia.
In the new role, Chubb state that Yoong will have overall responsibility for the business and financial performance of the operation across all lines of business, which comprises property and casualty, accident and health and personal lines insurance. She will also oversee all affinity partnerships.
She will report to Edward Ler, Executive Vice President and Head of Southeast Asia for Chubb, who commented, “Keng is a seasoned insurance executive who has consistently demonstrated strong acumen and strategic leadership.
“A talented individual who has grown her career with Chubb, I’m confident that Keng’s expertise will strengthen Chubb’s position as a leading general insurer in Singapore.
“She will certainly enable us to deepen and optimize our relationships with important strategic partners in the region.”
In other Chubb news, the firm recently announced the appointment of Chris Collins as Head of Airline for Chubb Global Markets (CGM), the company’s London Market wholesale and specialty business including its Lloyd’s platform.
At the beginning of the year, Chubb also launched a new global climate business unit, drawing on the company’s technical capabilities in underwriting and risk engineering, and also bringing together its units engaged in traditional, alternative and renewable energy, climate tech, agribusiness and risk engineering services.