BOARD OF GOVERNORS
Mr David L. Fried
David L. Fried joined the QBE Group in April 2013 as Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific. He was appointed as Chief Executive Officer, Emerging Markets in August 2014, responsible for the strategy and business of the QBE Group in Latin America in addition to Asia Pacific. He is also a member of the QBE Group Executive Committee.
Mr. Fried has more than 30 years of experience in insurance management. He has an outstanding record of achievement and intimate understanding of the insurance sector in both emerging and developed markets. He also has extensive experience in a number of globally focused strategic roles. Prior to joining the QBE Group, Mr. Fried was the Regional Chief Executive Officer of Allianz Asia Pacific, where he managed life and non-life businesses across 14 countries.
Mr. Fried also spent 27 years with HSBC where he served in various managerial capacities across the Americas, Asia and the United Kingdom in areas including life and non-life insurance and reinsurance, agency, broking and captive management. He was Group General Manager and Group Head of Insurance overseeing the company’s insurance operations in 54 countries with profits in excess of US$3 billion.
Mr. Fried is married with 2 children. He enjoys his time with friends and family and is a lover of the Arts, having served on the Board of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra in the USA and the HK Philharmonic Orchestra.