About Us

Gateway to Korean Insurance Market,
Gateway to Worldwide Insurance Industry!

With roots dating back to 2008, HIS is today a privately-held insurance/reinsurance broker and risk management advisor with an extensive list of insurers and reinsurers in Korea, as well as all major insurers and reinsurers in the international markets. We focus on clients to grow, innovate, and create value by helping them better understand and withstand current and emerging risks. With our local and global market knowledge and innovative analytical platform, we help clients to turn uncertainty into opportunity.

Local Expertise, Global Reach

We have one of the largest and most diverse portfolios in the Korea Market. Our experienced professionals work closely with our Korean Enterprises and companies - It’s a truly local approach based on knowledge of the Korean Market that benefits our Korean clients, with high levels of technical expertise. We also believe our local expertise should work well for our clients but we are not limited to the domestic market area. Based in Korea, we have capital equity injection to our GBN Limited London Office as a first Korean broker to expand our locality to the global level. With our headquarters, we are proud to announce that we have launched Global Business division dispatching employees to Dubai and Vietnam which will provide our clients with well-established operations in their countries all around the world.

Let’s talk risk

At HIS, we believe that understanding clients’ risk is the most important part of our role as a broker. We are built around specializations for risk, which means we can provide better insurance and reinsurance solutions that meet our clients’ needs. Also we are focused and committed to having a better understanding of a client’s exposure through risk surveys and doing our own research. Our ability to execute site surveys and risk management through our Risk Management Team, means we can offer our client innovative, dependable support and the best risk management services.

250 Mil USD

Handling Premium

No.1

Korean Capital

100 Countries

Service Areas

Our History

C.E. Heath Seoul Ltd merged with Lambert Korea to form Heath Lambert Korea.

Korea executed Management Buyout from Heath Lambert Group

Heath Lambert Korea changed company name to HIS Hankook Insurance Service

HIS became a member of the Wells Fargo Global Broker Network

Launched Employee Benefits service in September 2010

HIS Launched e-HIS, the pioneering Korean broker computer system on 27 Nov (Intranet + Work station)

HIS earned revenue of $12.3 Million in 2015, and ranked as 3rd biggest brokerage company in Korea

HIS started Cat Modeling & DFA Service

The First Designated Broker by Government concerning BTL (Build, Transfer, Lease) business in the history of government

HIS began Risk Management and Korea Interest Abroad services.

Lines of Business

Retail 1

JH Park
Executive Managing Director
Head of Retail 1 Division
jhpark@hiskorea.co.kr

Retail 2

DY Yoon
Executive Managing Director
Head of Retail 2 Division
dyyoon@hiskorea.co.kr

Reinsurance

Ben Son
Executive Managing Director
Head of Reinsurance Division
benson@hiskorea.co.kr

Global Business

Tae Y Choi
Managing Director
Head of Global Business Division
tychoi@hiskorea.co.kr

Service Quality Control

Harry HC Shin
Executive Managing Director
Head of SQC Division
hcshin@hiskorea.co.kr