United Insurance Brokers Group expands presence and expertise in Asia

27 June 2024 — Daniela GHETU

UIB Asia Reinsurance Brokers Pte Ltd announced is set to enhance its capabilities and market presence in Asia with the addition of four esteemed professionals to its team, effective July 1, 2024. This strategic move underscores UIB Asia’s commitment to excellence and its ambition to deliver unparalleled service to clients across the region.

Francis Savari, CEO of UIB Asia Reinsurance Brokers Pte Ltd, commented on this pivotal development: "As UIB Asia grows from strength to strength, it is my distinct pleasure to announce the latest milestone in our organisation. Good people are undoubtedly the backbone contributing to the success of any business. In this regard, we will equip ourselves even further with specialised technical expertise, industry experience, market know-how, and leadership attributes with our four new joiners who will come on board effective 1st July 2024. This move signifies UIB Asia's ambition towards talent building, steadfast commitment to providing best-in-class service, and professional attention to our existing clients, prospective clients, and all other business partners. Going forward, we will be even more well positioned to respond to the business needs in our region. Please join me in welcoming the new team members of UIB Asia."

The new team members, each bringing a wealth of experience and expertise, include:

  • Richard Oh – Senior Executive Director | Head of Marine Treaty & Facultative | Head of Operations. Richard joins UIB Asia from AON, where he demonstrated exceptional leadership and technical prowess in marine insurance.
  • Saw Tong Nee – Executive Director & Head of Facultative & Specialty Division. With a distinguished career at Marsh, Saw Tong Nee brings extensive knowledge and a strong track record in facultative and specialty insurance.
  • Rita Au – Senior Executive (Broking Support) – Facultative & Specialty Division. Formerly with Marsh, Rita is recognized for her detailed-oriented approach and expertise in broking support.
  • Tam Hui Von – Broking Executive – Facultative & Specialty Division. Hui Von joins from AON Re Solutions, bringing fresh insights and innovative strategies to the facultative and specialty insurance domain.

This expansion is a testament to UIB Asia’s ongoing dedication to enhancing its service offerings and solidifying its position as a leader in the insurance and reinsurance industry. By integrating top-tier talent with deep industry knowledge and experience, UIB Asia is poised to better serve the diverse needs of its clients and foster robust business partnerships across the region.

Tim Church, CEO of UIB International, added: "We are delighted to welcome Richard, Tong Nee, Rita, and Hui Von into the UIB family. Their expertise and respective skill sets will be invaluable in further enhancing the capabilities of UIB Asia as we continue to deliver our exceptional service to our clients. UIB has always been, and continues to be, an independent global broker which allows us to be client focused in all aspects of our business, and we are looking forward to having Richard, Tong Nee, Rita, and Hui Von assist in UIB Asia’s future success."