Ed appoints Christina Ong as Asia chair

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Ed has appointed Christina Ong as chairman of its Asia operations. Ong, who is based in Singapore, takes up the role with immediate effect.

Ong brings more than 40 years of industry experience across several key markets in both Asia and Europe. She joins from Howden Insurance Brokers Singapore, where she was most recently managing director of the specialty business. Prior to this, Ong held a number of senior positions, including managing director at Alexander & Alexander, Asia and CEO of KIB Insurance Brokers Singapore.

According to a statement by the international re/insurance brokerage, Ong’s appointment is in keeping with its specialty capability and ambitions, due to her impressive track record of providing clients with bespoke insurance solutions.

“It is with great pleasure that I welcome Christina to Ed,” said Stephen Britten, Ed’s CEO for Asia-Pacific and MENA. “Christina’s experience, reputation and extensive industry networks are unparalleled, and her appointment provides us with the fantastic opportunity to work with an eminent professional in the region. We are committed to expanding and developing our offering in dynamic markets, and Christina’s wealth of business development expertise will be invaluable in helping us shape our strategic direction in Asia.”

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