Tokio Marine Life Singapore names new CEO

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Tokio Marine Life Singapore names new CEO

Tokio Marine Life Insurance Singapore (TMLS) has appointed Christopher Teo Sze Teck as CEO, effective immediately.

He succeeds James Tan, who resigned in December 2018 after over two years in the job.

Teo has close to 27 years of experience in the insurance and banking industry. Throughout his career he has held leadership positions in Singapore and Asia including appointments as chief executive and general director of Vietinbank-Aviva Life Insurance Company in Vietnam, as well as being alternate principal officer and chief operations officer of Manulife Singapore and president and chief executive of Manulife Thailand.

Most recently, he was senior vice president of business development of NTUC Income Insurance Co-Operative and, prior to that, the CEO and a board member of Professional Investment Advisory Services Pte Ltd.

“With his rich and diverse experience, we are confident that Mr Teo will provide the strategic leadership to steer TMLS to continued growth,” said Tan Cheng Han, chairman of TMLS.