McLarens Announces Senior Recruitment in Hong Kong

Global loss adjusting firm McLarens has announced two senior appointments in Hong Kong: Chris Panes (ACIIM FCILA) has joined as Chief Operating Officer, Europe, Middle East & Asia Pacific and Russell Henderson (FRICS, FCILA, FUEDI) as Regional Managing Director, Asia Pacific.

Chris Panes brings an extensive loss adjusting and management background spanning over 30 years, including 21 spent overseas, specialising in complex loss and including power generation, distribution and engineering. Chris joins from Crawford where he served as Managing Director, Asia. As COO he will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies for the growth of McLarens in these territories.

Russell Henderson brings 25 years of experience to the firm and specialises in power, energy and construction claims. Russell joins McLarens from Cunningham Lindsey where he was Managing Director, Asia. Reporting into Chris Panes he will manage operations and seek to enhance McLarens’ business development in the Asia Pacific region, which includes 40 offices. Russell will also support the business’ energy claims handling services.

Gary Brown, COO & President: “I’m delighted to welcome Chris and Russell to the McLarens team. That we are attracting global talent of this caliber is testament to McLarens’ position as a leading global claims services provider, both in the Asia Pacific region and internationally. Both Chris and Russell have an immense knowledge of their respective markets and will no doubt be an asset to the organisation.”

Chris Panes: ” McLarens is a company that I have long admired and respected. The service we offer to our global clients is second to none and I am looking forward to working with our dynamic teams in Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific as we grow and develop the business.”

Russell Henderson: “This is an exciting opportunity for me to contribute towards the shaping and further development of McLarens’ Asia Pacific operations and I look forward to working with Chris and team to ensure that ‘quality’ remains at the centre everything we do in the region.”

McLarens Announces Senior Recruitment in Hong Kong

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