(4th October 2019) McLarens, a leading, global independent insurance services provider, announced today the appointment of Stephen Parsons as Managing Director of McLarens Hong Kong Limited. In this capacity, Stephen will be responsible for leading the firm’s growing operation in the territory, with an emphasis on service delivery and business development.
Mr. Parsons is a senior insurance and management executive, with 40 years of experience gained through working in the UK, United Arab Emirates, Singapore and Hong Kong in a diverse range of roles. He is well-known in both the claims community and the Hong Kong insurance industry, having worked in the territory for nearly 20 years. Most recently, Stephen served at AIG where, over the course of nearly six years, he rose to the position of Deputy Chief Executive Officer. Throughout his time in AIG, he retained responsibility for claims. Prior to this work, Stephen spent 11 years at Aon Hong Kong Limited, including seven years as Director of Claims Services.
Chris Panes, Chief Operating Officer, of McLarens Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific, commented: “Hong Kong is a very important market for McLarens, and we are delighted to welcome someone of Stephen’s credentials and experience to the company. He not only brings the right combination of industry skills and claims expertise, but he also shares our client-centric approach, which is one of McLarens’ fundamental operating principles. As we continue to develop and expand our capabilities in Hong Kong, Stephen is the ideal choice for this leadership role. Our Hong Kong operations will benefit from Stephen’s considerable team leadership, extensive management experience and claims management background, including in both company and broker roles. His proven leadership capabilities will provide valuable direction to our Hong Kong team.”
Stephen Parsons, Managing Director, McLarens Hong Kong Limited: “I am excited to have the opportunity to lead the McLarens Hong Kong team. McLarens is a company I have observed in the market and respected for many years. It’s a firm well-known for its commitment to quality and excellence, which align with my personal and professional values. I look forward to building on the rich tradition of client service and leveraging the company’s growth momentum to enhance our service offerings to the Hong Kong market.”
McLarens Strengthens Hong Kong Operations with the Appointment of Stephen Parsons as Managing Director