QBE Insurance Malaysia appoints Cherie Foong as Head of Marine

Date: 27 October 2014
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QBE Insurance Malaysia appoints Cherie Foong as Head of Marine
QBE Insurance Malaysia announces the appointment of Cherie Foong Au Khuan to the role of Head of
Marine with effect from 1 October 2014.
Cherie Foong is responsible for the profitable growth of QBE’s marine portfolio in Malaysia. She will be
working closely with brokers and specialist agents to drive the business growth.
Leo Zanolini, Chief Executive Officer, QBE Malaysia said, “I am delighted to welcome Cherie to the
team. QBE Malaysia is a strategic market in the Asia Pacific business of the QBE Group, while marine
is a strategic pillar in the Asia Pacific business growth strategy. Cherie comes to us with a solid
business track record in the insurance industry and she is well known to many brokers in Malaysia. Her
rich experience in marine insurance will be beneficial to our business growth.”
Prior to joining QBE, Cherie has had 20 years of industry experience involving various roles in agency
marketing, branches operations and reinsurance. For the last 12 years Cherie has been with ACE
Insurance Malaysia, as their Head of Marine, growing their book profitably from GWP MYR2million to
For further information please contact:
Agnes CHAN
Head of Communications & Marketing
QBE Insurance Asia Pacific
Direct: +852 2253 3545
Email: [email protected]
Assistant Manager – Marketing & Operations
QBE Insurance (Malaysia) Berhad
Direct: +603 7861 8762
Email: [email protected]
QBE Asia Pacific is part of QBE Insurance Group Limited, one of the top 20 insurers and reinsurers worldwide. QBE
Insurance Group’s 2014 half-year results can be found at www.group.qbe.com. Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, QBE
operates out of 42 countries and territories around the globe, with a presence in every key insurance market. The Asia
Pacific operation has a presence in 16 markets in Asia and the Pacific Islands. For more information, please visit
QBE Insurance (Malaysia) Berhad (‘QBE Malaysia’) has a history of more than a century in Malaysia. With its specialist
expertise and professional service, QBE Malaysia delivers a wide range of general insurance products with a focus on
specialist classes of insurance for commercial customers. The company has an extensive branch network that supports
agents, brokers and customers throughout Malaysia. According to Insurance Statistics Malaysia, QBE was ranked the 5th
in both Aviation Insurance and Liability Insurance in 2012 and 2013.
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