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Charles Taylor Appoints Industry Veteran Derik Chen as Greater China Regional Director

Charles Taylor Adjusting (CTA) has appointed industry veteran Derik Chen as Greater China Regional Director. In this regional role, Derik will have oversight of the company’s continued growth in China and Taiwan, as well as lead the establishment of the property and casualty adjusting business in Taiwan.

Currently based in Shanghai, Derik has over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry having managed claims arising from natural disasters and defective equipment, product liability claims and loss adjustment. Derik has handled several high-profile and complicated multi-million-dollar claims/losses over the years with clients in China, Malaysia, Taiwan and the US Virgin Islands.

Before his recent appointment with CTA, Derik worked as a Claims Manager with AXA XL in Greater China. He brings with him an extensive and thorough knowledge of the Chinese market. 

Derik will be reporting to Wee Loon Yong, CEO (Asia Property & Casualty), based in Singapore. Our local marine operation has been operating in China for over 15 years. Our current coverage includes local networks in major cities such as Dalian, Tianjin, Beijing, Qingdao, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Chengdu. Our goal is to be able to serve local and international clients with an efficient, flexible and technical service. 

Wee Loon Yong said: "Derik’s appointment reiterates Charles Taylor’s dedication in the region. I am pleased to welcome Derik on board and the value he will add to the team. Charles Taylor Adjusting has made a name for itself over the years with high value claims. I am confident our reputation will continue to grow, reaching new heights, as we service clients in this fast-growing and dynamic region.” 

“This is an excellent opportunity to showcase my industry experience with Charles Taylor Adjusting. My background in managing different types of claims across a wide customer base will create the best solutions for our clients. I am excited to be a part of a vibrant team in this fast-growing region in Asia,” said Derik. 

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Charles Taylor provides insurance services, claims solutions and technology platforms to all parties across the global insurance market. Its technical expertise, technological tools and breadth of solutions enable its clients to outperform, by addressing complexities and challenges across every stage and aspect of the insurance lifecycle and operating model.
Charles Taylor employs approximately 3,100 staff in more than 120 locations spread across 30 countries in Europe, the Americas, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. It has earned the trust of a diversified, blue-chip international customer base that includes national and international insurance companies, mutuals, captives, MGAs, Lloyd's syndicates and reinsurers, along with brokers, distributors and corporate insureds.

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