Chartis Malaysia Insurance Berhad (795492-W)
Level 4, Wisma Chartis, No 99 Jalan Ampang,
50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 800 88 8811 Telephone 60 3 2058 5500 Facsimile
Chartis Insurance Malaysia Berhad
603 2058 5333
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Reorganisation at Chartis Malaysia
New appointments in integrated divisions lead to leaner Executive Team
5 December 2011, Kuala Lumpur - The Malaysian subsidiary of Chartis - one of the world’s largest
general insurance companies - has recently announced new leadership appointments in its Commercial,
Consumer and Corporate Services functions. "These new appointments reflect our company’s focus in key
areas of our business and I am confident, given the highly capable personnel we have, we are well-
positioned for continued sustainable growth," said Matt Harris (CEO, Chartis Malaysia).
Soo Wai Har has been appointed Senior Vice President & Director of Finance and Corporate
Services. In this new position, in addition to retaining responsibility for Finance, Wai Har will also have
executive oversight of the Risk Management, Compliance, Legal, Operations and Systems functions. Wai
Har has been with Chartis since 2001 and has most recently held the position of Chief Financial Officer.
Kevin Rajaratnam has been appointed Senior Vice President, Commercial Division, responsible
for overseeing various lines of business including Energy, Property, Financial Lines, Liabilities, Marine,
Aviation, Trade Credit and the SME market. Kevin joined Chartis Malaysia in 1997 and has experience in
Distribution Management and Underwriting. He was most recently VP of Combined, focused primarily on
the SME segment.
Ganeswaran Subramaniam (Gany) was recently appointed Senior Vice President, Consumer
Division, a newly created division, integrated to maximise the numerous synergies within the segment.
Gany will oversee the Personal Lines and Accident & Health businesses, Direct to Consumer and
Customer Research business units. Gany joined Chartis Malaysia in 2003 as Worksite Marketing Manager
and was most recently VP, Agency Branch Channel Management.
Adeline Loh has been appointed Vice President of Agency, a key distribution channel for Chartis
Malaysia. Adeline has almost 15 years experience in this business segment and has been actively involved
in building key strategies undertaken within Agency.
These individuals, who are already part of the broader leadership, join a leaner, newly formed Executive
Management Team, overseeing all aspects of the organisation.
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William Wahba, VP and Director of Claims, has spent his 10-year career in the claims segment.
William and his team have been successful with their Fast, Fair and Friendly claims model, which has
benefited Chartis Malaysia in being consistently recognised as one of Malaysia’s general insurance market
leaders in turnaround time related to Motor Claims settlements.
Amanda Oh, VP of Human Resources, has been with Chartis since 2006 and is instrumental in
overseeing Chartis Malaysia’s focus on its People. Amanda will continue to develop various strategies
across the Malaysian business and increasing engagement of the workforce.
Vishal Doshi, who has been recently appointed as Communications Consultant, will oversee our newly
created Corporate Communications Department. Communications will be a key part in Chartis strategy as
part of its plans to build its image and profile throughout the marketplace. Vishal will oversee all aspects
of our brand and communications responsibilities.
“Chartis Malaysia is all about delivering on its promise whether to our customers or our people and I am
delighted with the depth of local talent available within our organisation, and that these people have been
rewarded for their performance with these roles,” said Matt.
Chartis is a world leading general insurance organisation serving more than 70 million clients around the
world. With one of the industry’s most extensive ranges of products and services, deep claims expertise
and excellent financial strength, Chartis enables its commercial and personal insurance clients alike to
manage virtually any risk with confidence.
Chartis is the marketing name for the worldwide property-casualty and general insurance operations of
Chartis Inc. For additional information, please visit our website at www.chartisinsurance.com.my
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