New York, NY – August 28, 2023 – Starr Insurance today announced that Sean Chen, a 14-year member of Starr’s global team, has been named chief executive officer of Starr International Insurance (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. (Starr Singapore), effective August 28.
Sean most recently served as Starr’s regional manager for Korea, Taiwan and Japan for property, energy and construction. He previously served as a senior property underwriter in Starr’s Hong Kong office. Including his time at Starr, Sean has more than 25 years of underwriting and client relations experience on both the insurance carrier and broker sides of the business.
“We’re fortunate to have an executive of Sean’s caliber, with extensive underwriting experience, to help us grow our presence in Asia,” said Maurice R. Greenberg, chairman and CEO of Starr Insurance. “Sean’s advancement underscores Starr’s strength as a place where people can thrive along with the company.”
Sean succeeds Phil Finley as CEO of Starr Singapore. Finley recently moved to Thailand as CEO of Starr International Insurance (Thailand) Public Company Limited, to oversee the expansion of that important new venture for Starr while continuing to lead Starr’s Asia operations as president, Asia Pacific Region .