Brit Appoints ArgoGlobal’s Lim as CEO of Brit Singapore

April 13, 2017

Brit Ltd. announced that it has appointed David Lim as CEO, Brit Global Specialty Singapore, with effect from May 15, 2017.

Following the appointment, Lim, together with Charles Barrett, chief underwriting officer, Asia Pacific, will be responsible for identifying growth opportunities and establishing new lines of business for Brit Global Specialty Singapore, which is also known as Brit Singapore. Lim will report into Christiern Dart, chief underwriting officer for Brit.

Lim joins Brit with over 15 years of marine insurance experience and a strong record of growing successful businesses within the Singapore insurance market. He joins Brit from ArgoGlobal, where he was most recently head of Marine in Asia. Prior to ArgoGlobal, Lim held senior roles at Allied World, RSA and AON. He started his career at Richard Hogg Lindley.

He brings with him an extensive knowledge of the Asian market having founded the Marine Insurance Committee under the General Insurance Association of Singapore as the sole representative of Lloyd’s Asia on the committee.

This appointment follows the opening of Brit’s Singapore office in March 2016.

“We have ambitious plans to expand our footprint in the region and David will play an important role in this,” said Matthew Wilson, Brit Group CEO.

“‚ĶDavid brings with him a wealth of relationships and knowledge of the local market, something that is especially important when operating in the region and will be of significant benefit to Brit as we look to expand the business,” Wilson added.

Source: Brit Ltd.

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