Chartis Launches Inaugural Women’s Leadership Group Dialogue

KUALA LUMPUR – Chartis Malaysia Insurance Berhad (Chartis) held its inaugural Women’s Leadership Group high tea at Carcosa Seri Negara today, its first in a series of dialogue sessions to promote the advancement of women as leaders in business.

The event saw guest of honour, Datin Paduka Marina Mahathir, engage with women leaders in insurance in a talk show format. The topics of today’s discussions were around recent announcements to see women taking up 30% of leadership roles, specifically in business in Malaysia. 

Guests included women leaders comprising of Chartis corporate partners and brokers, using this session to network and exchange ideas.  

“We see these sessions as an innovative way to encourage female leaders to play role model to other women aspiring to achieve success in business,” said Soo Wai Har, Senior Vice President and Director for Finance and Corporate Services for Chartis. “We look forward to future dialogue sessions with our business partners”. 

About Chartis:

Chartis Malaysia Insurance Berhad is a leading property-casualty and general insurance provider in the country. It now has 16 offices nationwide, offering insurance service to businesses and consumers via a network of more than 3,000 professional agents, brokers and staff.  

Chartis is a worldwide leader in property-casualty and general insurance. Chartis Companies employ more than 34,000 people worldwide and serves more than 40 million business and individual customers in 160 countries and jurisdictions on every continent. In 2009 Chartis companies had gross premiums of nearly US$50-billion worldwide and the company paid out an average of US$75 million worldwide in claims everyday.

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