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    Moody’s Analytics Expands Insurance Actuarial Modeling Team in Asia-Pacific

    NEWS | For Immediate Release

    HONG KONG, August 15, 2018 – Moody’s Analytics, a global provider of financial intelligence, today announced a series of appointments in its Hong Kong office, expanding the team focused on insurance modeling and analytics across the Asia-Pacific region. 

    Andrew Waters, Senior Director, will lead our market strategy and business expansion in the Asia-Pacific region, where Moody’s Analytics has 12 offices. He is moving from the Moody’s Analytics London office. 

    Shar Choi, Director, will be focused on actuarial modeling solutions in the region. She joins Moody’s Analytics from PwC Boston, where she led its modeling team for Life Actuarial Services. In her new role, Shar will be applying her extensive experience to guide insurers on how modeling can be done more effectively and efficiently.

    Fred Pan, Director, will lead actuarial client support activities in the Asia-Pacific region. He is moving from the Moody’s Analytics Toronto office.

    Ramla Kacem, Associate Director, will engage with insurers on our IFRS 17 proposition. Ramla has extensive experience with regulatory compliance solutions, having spent time implementing them in Europe for Solvency II, and more recently in Asia out of our Singapore office.

    “We are committed to helping insurers in the Asia-Pacific region improve their risk management strategy and execution,” said Andy Frepp, General Manager Enterprise Risk Solutions at Moody’s Analytics. “These appointments will enable us to serve more clients in the region with advanced actuarial modeling and analytics solutions and support.”

    “We are building on our already strong presence in the Asia-Pacific region,” added Andrew Waters. “These appointments expand our ability to support insurers with the many challenges they face today, such as IFRS 17, ALM, and risk-based capital regimes. We look forward to helping them better understand and manage their risk and actuarial activities.” 

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