SINGAPORE, Jan. 21, 2016 (Antara/PRNewswire) -- Milliman, Inc., a premier global consulting and actuarial firm, today announced that it will open an office in Kuala Lumpur on March 1, 2016. The Kuala Lumpur office will offer employee benefits, life, non-life, and health insurance consulting services. Milliman has two other offices in South East Asiaâ€”in Jakarta and in Singaporeâ€”and now 12 in total in the Asia-Pacific region.
Steve White, Milliman CEO and president, says, "The opening of the Kuala Lumpur office continues Milliman's expansion into South East Asia. Our newest location enhances our ability to deliver Milliman's unique expertise in insurance and employee benefits to the Malaysian market."
Richard Holloway, Milliman managing director, South East Asia & India, Life Insurance, says, "Our third office in South East Asia will complement our other locations in the region. With the opening of the Kuala Lumpur office, we are better positioned to serve both our multinational clients and our local Malaysian clients, working for both life insurance and family takaful companies."
Pang Chye, who leads Milliman's Health and Non-life Insurance consulting practices in Greater China and South East Asia, said, "We see a lot of development and plans to liberalise the market in Malaysia, such as the impending motor rate detariffication, and the vibrant dialogue between health insurers and healthcare providers. We continue to help our clients in Malaysia adapt global best practices to the Malaysian environment and are re-enforcing our commitment by adding Kuala Lumpur to our network of offices across Asia."
Danny Quant, Head of Employee Benefits, Asia and Middle East, added, "There's growing need for employee benefit consulting in Malaysia. We are thrilled that Milliman now has a Kuala Lumpur office from which we can answer that need."
Milliman is among the world's largest providers of actuarial and related products and services. The firm has consulting practices in healthcare, property & casualty insurance, life insurance and financial services, and employee benefits. Milliman is a global firm of more than 3,000 employees, with over 55 total offices operating in all major markets across Africa, Asia, Australia, the Americas, Europe, and the Middle East. For more than 60 years, an attention to rigorous standards of professional excellence, peer review, and objectivity has made Milliman the leading independent actuarial firm. For further information, visit www.milliman.com.