AIA appoints Ben Ng as CEO for Malaysia

Insurance veteran returns to his home country to lead insurer’s operations

AIA appoints Ben Ng as CEO for Malaysia

Insurance News

By Gabriel Olano

AIA has appointed Ben Ng as chief executive officer for its Malaysian operations.

According to a statement by the insurer, Ng’s appointment took effect on August 15, and he reports to Tan Hak Leh, regional chief executive of the AIA Group.

As CEO of AIA Malaysia, Ng will lead the development of its insurance and takaful businesses in the country, as well as help develop its agency and bancassurance channels, expand its corporate solutions business, and improve customer engagement and experience.

Ng joined AIA Group in 2011 and has held various senior roles across multiple Asian markets. Prior to returning to work in his home country of Malaysia, he was president director of AIA Financial in Indonesia, and, before that, CEO of AIA Group’s corporate solutions business.

Earlier in his career, Ng worked for major insurance companies such as BNP Paribas Cardif, Manulife, and Mercer.

“We are proud to have Ben leading our operations in Malaysia,” said Tan. “With a track record of success spanning more than 24 years in the life insurance industry, I am confident Ben will help us scale our business here to a new level of growth and success.”

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