KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA – Media OutReach – Aug 11, 2017 – QBE announces the appointment of ChrisKurinsky as Chief Executive Officer, QBE Insurance (Malaysia) Berhad. In this role, Chris will be responsible for QBE’sbusiness across Malaysia. He will continue to drive the profitable growth inthe country and increase the company’s share in specialty, commercial, SME, andpersonal lines of business through strategic initiatives and partnerships. Mark Lingafelter, Managing Director, QBE AsiaPacific, said: “We are very pleased to welcome Chris to QBE. His previous experiencein the Malaysian insurance sector and his expertise in underwriting, distribution, reinsurance,and strategic planning will help us continue to expandour solid customer base in this dynamic market. Chris is inheriting a strongbusiness in Malaysia, which is an integral part of our Emerging Markets Divisionand remains a key part of our profitable growth strategy.” Prior to joining QBE,Chris was Head of Sales and Direct Marketing, Consumer Lines, for ChubbInsurance China. Previously to his time spent inChina, Chris was the General Manager of consumer lines for Chubb Malaysia andhas extensive knowledge of the Malaysian insurance landscape. He has 20years of experience in the insurance business, including working in variousroles in mainland China, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong as well as inthe United States and Latin America. AboutQBE Emerging MarketsQBEEmerging Markets is a division of QBE Insurance Group Limited, one of the top20 insurers and reinsurers worldwide. QBE Insurance Group’s 2016 full yearresults can be found at www.group.qbe.com. Headquartered inSydney, Australia, QBE operates out of 37 countries and territories around theglobe, with a presence in every key insurance market. The Emerging MarketsDivision has a presence in 22 markets in Asia Pacific and Latin America.