Charles Taylor strengthens Asia presence with 11 strategic appointments

Charles Taylor's Asia team surpasses 300 specialists with Matthew Cao appointed as MD of Southeast Asia alongside 10 other hires in Singapore, Hong Kong, and Malaysia.
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Charles Taylor has reinforced its Asia operations with the appointment of 11 new technical experts across Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia in response to a growing need for comprehensive loss adjusting services in Asia.

This strategic move increases Charles Taylor’s presence in Asia to over 300 professionals, spanning 18 cities including teams in Singapore, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Japan, China, Taiwan, and Vietnam.

In Singapore, Matthew Cao has taken on the role of Managing Director, Richards Hogg Lindley — Southeast Asia, carrying 17 years of regional experience and an Association of Average Adjusting Fellowship to his credit.

Additionally, Arnaud Meltz has moved from France to reinforce the construction and engineering practice with his substantial 18 years of industry experience. Chan Bing Hui has also joined as a Trainee Loss Adjuster in the Natural Resources sector.

The Hong Kong team has also seen significant additions, with Raymond Wong coming on board as a Loss Adjuster, Tom Chan as a Senior Loss Adjuster in Construction & Engineering, and Ellie Woo and John Chan stepping in as Trainee Adjusters.

The personnel expansion in Hong Kong takes the number in the Charles Taylor team to 36, catering to diverse service lines of property, casualty, construction, and engineering, amongst others.

Further south, the Malaysian divisions have been strengthened with Kelvin Simon as a Loss Adjuster in Sarawak, Hayat Haikal in Selangor, and Gajendran A/L Sukumaran assuming the role of Deputy Manager, Motor in Johor Bahru. Alongside them, Liew Chee Yong has been appointed Deputy Manager in Sarawak.

Bala Subramaniam is the helm of this growing 33-member team stationed at strategic Malaysian regions, extending comprehensive adjusting and technical services.

Managing Director of Charles Taylor Asia, Stephen Thorpe, commented on the influx of new recruits, commenting, “Investing in youth will continue to strengthen Charles Taylor Adjusting’s position as a market leader in the loss adjusting industry by developing the next generation of loss adjusting expertise.”

“With strong, experienced teams in place, we can deliver high-quality services to our clients across various sectors, including construction and engineering, marine, natural resources, property, technical and special risks markets,” he added.

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