Iris Yuet, MSIG (Asia Pacific)
Market: Asia Pacific
Job title: Executive officer, corporate services
Iris Yuet, executive officer, corporate services, at MSIG, has been working in the insurance industry for over 30 years. She heads the corporate services department within the Asia regional office, covering human resources, learning and development, brand and communications, business excellence and administration. The department supports the daily operations of the regional office and also provides overall strategy and direction across 14 markets for specific business functions. Prior to joining MSIG, Yuet says she had never thought about joining an insurance company because, at that time, the perception of the industry was not very positive and linked to pushy salespeople who were just trying to hit their sales targets. “However, my boss then explained to me about the role of insurance and, with an open mind, I decided to give it a shot,” she said. “With that, it’s been almost 30 years in the general insurance industry and I never regretted taking that leap of faith.” Outside of insurance, Yuet says she is quite a foodie, and she also takes tennis lessons to keep fit.