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Insurance broker Azure Risk enters the Hong Kong market

Mar 18, 2021

Azure Risk names industry executive Anmol Sawlani to lead the firm’s regional growth as it launches its Hong Kong operations.

Azure Risk Limited (Azure Risk), a digital provider of marine, transport and logistics insurance, announced today that highly respected industry executive Anmol Sawlani will join the start-up’s Hong Kong operations as a Director.

Azure Risk combines technology and insurance coverage to provide streamlined and personalised experiences for independent freight forwarders worldwide.

Sawlani, and the team he brings with him, provide wide-ranging multi-line insurance and technology expertise to drive the start-up’s agile digital and customer-centric transport and logistics insurance platform, Catalyst.

Sawlani’s understanding of customer preferences, combined with his claims management experience, complements the firm’s digital offerings – whether individual products or packaged solutions – as it launches its operations in Hong Kong.

Sawlani said, “We’re excited to be a part of an ecosystem that embraces digital transformation, and I look forward to delivering the scope and quality of products that the evolving cargo and logistics marketplace requires.”

Azure Risk is an important member of +8 Partners – an ecosystem of associated insurance businesses, each one focused on a core expertise which can innovate at speed and launch new solutions aligned with customer needs.

Philip Bilney, Founder of +8 Partners said, “Anmol is one of the most liked and respected professionals in the Hong Kong market, and I have no doubt that his appointment to Azure will propel this business to new heights.”

Anmol Sawlani brings over 15 years of market experience to the role. Prior to joining Azure Risk, Anmol held the position of Director and Chief Executive of System (Far East) Insurance Brokers Ltd. (SFE). He began his insurance career in Hong Kong with Metropolitan Life Insurance.

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