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First Insurance Company Of Hawaii Appoints New Vice President, Strategic Planning

First Insurance Company of Hawaii (FICOH) has appointed Jumpei Kimura Vice President of Strategic Planning. Since joining FICOH in July 2012 as Manager of Strategic Planning, Kimura has been instrumental in guiding the company’s many strategic and tactical planning efforts. He was appointed Assistant Vice President in 2013.


Steve Tabussi
Senior Vice President
First Insurance Co. of Hawaii
(808) 527-7695

Kimura is a 15-year veteran of Tokio Marine Holdings, FICOH’s parent company, with experience in claims and international business development. Prior to joining FICOH, Kimura served as assistant manager of the Non-Life Insurance Group in Tokio Marine’s International Business Development Department.

“Jumpei is a skilled communicator, clear thinker, and astute businessperson who has helped FICOH navigate through several important decisions while also serving as an essential communication channel with our parent company,” said Jeff Shonka, FICOH president and CEO. “We’re fortunate to have him as a member of our senior leadership team.”

Kimura earned his master’s degree in Business Administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 2010. He also holds a BA in Law from the University of Tokyo. He is one of a handful of leaders from Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc. to be chosen to participate in the company’s international placement program, established to help executives gain a better understanding of the company’s international operations.

About First Insurance Company of Hawaii

Founded on August 11, 1911, First Insurance Company of Hawaii, Ltd. is the oldest and largest property and casualty insurer domiciled in Hawaii, with assets of $681.1 million, liabilities of $416.6 million and policyholdersí surplus of $264.5 million as of September 30, 2012. First Insurance, a member of the Japan-based Tokio Marine Group, enjoys an ìAî (Excellent) rating from A.M. Best Co., whose ratings are widely recognized as a benchmark of an insurerís financial strength. Proud of its broadly experienced, service-oriented staff, First Insurance employs more than 300 insurance professionals and distributes its products through 29 independent general agencies. It has claims personnel on Oahu, Kauai, Maui and the Big Island.