People Digest: Razer Fintech appoints advisor; QBE hires CEO for Singapore office

In a recent people developments in the city-state, QBE Insurance Group has appointed Ronak Shah as CEO in its Singapore office, while Razer Fintech has appointed Lim Siong Guan as an advisor.

QBE appoints Ronak Shah as Singapore CEO

QBE Insurance Group, a Sydney-based business insurance firm, has appointed Ronak Shah as its CEO for the Singapore office.

Shah joined QBE as regional head of financial & professional and casualty lines in 2017. Shah is responsible for QBE Singapore’s business operations and will report to Jason Hammond, CEO of QBE Asia.

Prior to joining QBE, Shah has worked for various international organisations including Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group (JLT) with experience in risk & insurance broking, underwriting, and consulting in the insurance area.

Razer Fintech appoints Lim Siong Guan as an advisor

Razer Fintech, the financial arm of Singapore-based gaming hardware manufacturing company Razer Inc, has appointed Lim Siong Guan as its advisory board member.

Prior to joining Razer Fintech, Lim served as the Group President at GIC Private Limited from 2007 to 2016 and was also appointed as an advisor to GIC’s Group Executive Committee in March this year.

He also previously served as a board member at the Monetary Authority of Singapore and as a Chairman of the Singapore Economic Development Board.

Lim, who has had a public service career for 37 years, was the first principal private secretary to Singapore’s founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew.

Razer Fintech, which has processed billions of dollars in total payment value, focuses on the millennials segment.