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UniRisX, LLC Appoints David Piesse as New Chairman of Asia Pacific Operations

Leading Global SaaS Insurance Software Provider Taps Former Head of Sun Microsystems Global Insurance Practice to Lead Expansion Efforts in Asia

PHILADELPHIA and HONG KONG, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- UniRisX, LLC, (, the leading SaaS provider of global insurance services, today announced the appointment of David Piesse as Chairman of Asia Pacific Operations. In his new role, Mr. Piesse will be responsible for leading the global on-demand insurance provider's Asia Pacific customer expansion efforts from the organization's newly established Hong Kong office.

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"David's in-depth financial services, information technology, risk management and telecommunications experience in the global and Asia Pacific markets make him uniquely qualified to lead UniRisX's operations in the region - we are thrilled to have him on board," said David P. Hollander, CEO of UniRisX, LLC.

Mr. Piesse, who most recently headed the global insurance and financial services, Asia Pacific, practice for Sun Microsystems, brings more than 30 years of global experience to UniRisX. He has specialized knowledge of bancAssurance, Islamic insurance, microinsurance, brokerage, agency and non-financial channels within global/APAC markets, plus entry of insurance into social networks.

"UniRisX's innovative Internet-based, low cost, "pay as you go" model, real time risk management capabilities, and multi-lingual, multi-currency platform make it an attractive product to insurers, agents and brokers in Asia Pacific and beyond," said Mr. Piesse. "The company's proven technology, established client base and dedication to global expansion make this an exciting opportunity, and I am proud to lead to company's efforts in Asia Pacific."

Mr. Piesse began his career at Lloyd's of London and has since held positions of increasing responsibility across the Asia Pacific market, specializing in China, India, Japan, Australia and Southeast Asia. In addition, he spent five years with the United Nations in natural disaster risk management and has extensive practitioner experience in developing markets.

Mr. Piesse is a member of the British Computer Society and the Chartered Institute of Insurers. He has authored a number of white papers on financial services and IT. Mr. Piesse is a regular speaker on the global circuit and sits on various round tables for microfinance and disaster risk management solutions.

About UniRisX, LLC:

UniRisX, LLC is the world's leading global provider of SaaS insurance solutions with 15 global clients with a user base in nine countries and five continents. Established in 2004, UniRisX's fully hosted, web-based solution allows industry leaders such as ACE Insurance, Price Forbes, Carrols, Zennor Ltd. and MS Automotive, among others, to rapidly launch new products, create distribution networks, including affinities, and manage the full policy lifecycle over the web. The company has established strategic partnerships with Sun Microsystems, Eastnets, a bank outsourcing center headquartered in the Middle East and Strategic Systems Solutions, an IT and Business Process Outsourcing consultancy with offices in China and Singapore. For more information or a product demonstration, please visit


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