David Lim joins Brit to drive Asia expansion

13-04-2017

Brit Ltd (“Brit” or “the Group”) is pleased to announce that it has appointed David Lim as CEO, Brit Global Specialty Singapore (“Brit Singapore”) with effect from 15 May 2017.

Following the appointment, David, together with Charles Barrett, Chief Underwriting Officer, Asia Pacific, will be responsible for identifying growth opportunities and establishing new lines of business for Brit Singapore. David will report into Christiern Dart, Chief Underwriting Officer for Brit. 

David 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, David 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.

Matthew Wilson, Brit Group CEO, added: “We are delighted to announce the appointment of such a well-respected underwriter to the role of CEO for Brit Singapore. We have ambitious plans to expand our footprint in the region and David will play an important role in this. Importantly, David 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.”

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About Brit

Brit is a market-leading global specialty insurer and reinsurer, focused on underwriting complex risks. It has a major presence in Lloyd’s of London, the world’s specialist insurance market provider, with significant US and international reach. The Brit Group underwrites a broad class of commercial specialty insurance with a strong focus on property, casualty and energy business. Its capabilities are underpinned by robust financials. Brit is a subsidiary of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited.