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Guidewire Software Opens Hong Kong Office to Better Serve Asian General Insurance Market

Guidewire Software Opens Hong Kong Office to Better Serve Asian General Insurance Market

Leading provider of claims, underwriting and policy administration, and billing systems expands presence in Asia
SINGAPORE and SAN MATEO Calif., September 28, 2009

As a sponsor of the 5th Insurance Executives’ Summit on Technology, Guidewire Software®, a leading provider of flexible core systems to general insurance companies, today announced that it has expanded its international operations with the creation of a subsidiary company, Guidewire Software Asia Ltd., and the opening of a new office in Hong Kong. Guidewire’s Asia Pacific presence already includes offices in Sydney and Tokyo. This new office will further serve the needs of this region.

Guidewire has customers of all sizes, across all lines of business in 10 countries. With a track record of more than 50 successful implementations, Guidewire brings insurance industry experience and implementation expertise to each project and works in close collaboration with its customers for their success. In the Asia Pacific region, Guidewire is proud to include these leading insurers among its customers: Lumley; QBE; Suncorp; and Zurich. Guidewire is well respected in the industry by both its customers and by the analyst community.

“Guidewire has based its business on serving the technology needs of the general insurance industry. We have been successful throughout North America, Europe, Japan, Australia and New Zealand,” said Ian Tavener, Asia Pacific Operations, Guidewire Software. “Our increased presence in Asia Pacific and in central Asia in particular, will enable us to more directly serve the needs of this regional marketplace.”

“I am pleased to have this opportunity to bring Guidewire solutions to the Asian markets,” said Darrell Smith, Business Development Manager, Guidewire Software Asia. “We’ve been working with insurers in the region for some time and this expansion will enable us to better assist regional and multi-national general insurers in meeting their business challenges.”

About Guidewire Software

Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently. ​We combine digital, core, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 400 insurers, from new ventures to the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.

As a partner to our customers, we continually evolve to enable their success. We are proud of our unparalleled implementation track record, with 1,000+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our marketplace provides hundreds of applications that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.

For more information, please visit www.guidewire.com and follow us on Twitter: @Guidewire_PandC.

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