Allianz Partners names new regional CEO for Asia-Pacific

Executive brings over a decade of experience serving a major competitor

Allianz Partners names new regional CEO for Asia-Pacific

Insurance News

By Lyle Adriano

Allianz Partners has appointed Vinay Surana (pictured) to the role of regional chief executive officer for Asia-Pacific, effective March 23, 2020.

Based in Singapore, Surana will lead the Asia Pacific business, which encompasses the regions of Australasia, China, Japan, India, and Southeast Asia. He will report directly to Allianz Partners global head of markets and board member Dan Assouline.

“Vinay has a proven performance history of leading high-calibre teams in transforming businesses, developing new channels and models, and delivering sustainable, profitable growth,” commented Assouline on Surana’s appointment. “I’m confident that Vinay will bring his extensive knowledge of the APAC region and global experience in the financial services industry to transform and grow our business across Asia.”

Surana has more than 20 years of global experience in the financial services industry. He was most recently serving as senior vice-president, head of individual personal insurance for Asia-Pacific at AIG. Surana spent more than 13 years with AIG in a number of senior executive roles across numerous markets within Asia, the US, and Australasia.

A release said that Surana has in-depth technical expertise in insurance and underwriting, strategic planning, reinsurance, risk management, partnership development, digital enablement, and insurtech.

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