Behind Houlder's reputation for providing reliable, solution-oriented service are several significant strengths that will enhance Assurex Global's capabilities in supporting the growth of our broker Partners' clients
Columbus, OH (Vocus) November 17, 2010
Assurex Global, the world’s largest network of independent insurance brokers, has added Houlder Insurance Brokers Far East Limited of Hong Kong to its exclusive list of Partners.
The firm joins 106 other Assurex Global Partners with nearly 600 offices in 80 countries on six continents.
As with every Assurex Global Partner, Houlder was chosen after being identified as the strongest insurance agency or brokerage in its respective region. A rigorous due diligence process confirmed that it met or exceeded an extensive list of high standards that Assurex Global values.
“Behind Houlder’s reputation for providing reliable, solution-oriented service are several significant strengths that will enhance Assurex Global’s capabilities in supporting the growth of our broker Partners’ clients,” said Jim Hackbarth, Assurex Global president and CEO. “Chief among those are an extensive servicing network in China and a highly skilled management team with both international experience and a keen understanding of the business environments of both Hong Kong and mainland China.”
Gautam Boda, managing director, J.B. Boda & Company Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai, India, and head of Assurex Global’s Asia/Pacific Region, said, “We are pleased to welcome Houlder and look forward to working with yet another outstanding firm that will further strengthen the Assurex Global network and our ability to deliver exemplary client service anywhere in the world.”
“We are delighted to join the Assurex Global family,” said Raymond Chow, managing director, Houlder Insurance Brokers Far East Ltd. “The well-established Assurex Global platform plus Houlder’s parent Group background and presence in the China market will further enhance our joint commitment and create insurance value for our common friends and clients. We look forward to building strong relationships with Assurex Global Partners around the world.”
Established in 1985, Houlder Insurance Brokers is headquartered in Hong Kong with additional offices in Shanghai, Shenzhen, Beijing and Guangzhou, all in the People’s Republic of China. It employs about 90 staff. Additional information may be found at http://www.cmhoulder.com.
About Assurex Global
Founded in 1954, Assurex Global has 107 brokers who service clients from nearly 600 offices on six continents. With $28 billion in annual premium volume, Assurex Global is the world’s largest privately held network of independent agencies/brokers offering risk management, commercial insurance and employee benefits. For a complete listing of Assurex Global offices, or for more information, visit http://www.assurexglobal.com.