Hong Leong MSIG Takaful (HLMT) appointed Mohd Asri Omar as its new CEO, which took effect from 2 January 2018. He will be responsible to drive and execute transformation strategies to achieve profitable growth, accelerate returns of shareholders and ensure the operational effectiveness of HLMT.
Having worked in key areas for over 20 years, Asri brings a wealth of experience in a number of areas including business strategy and development, operations, legal, Shariah, operations, risk management and compliance.
Prior to his appointment at HLMT, Asri was the Head of Governance and Strategy of AIA PUBLIC Takaful Bhd (APTB), where he was accountable for the company’s business strategy, operations, project and information management, legal, Shariah and secretarial functions.
Previously, Asri was the Head of Legal, Shariah and Compliance at ING PUBLIC Takaful Ehsan Berhad (formerly known as APTB prior to the acquisition by AIA), where he ensured the smooth operation of the takaful business in alignment with local regulatory and ING Group requirements. He was also involved in the business integration of AIA and ING’s takaful entities following the acquisition by AIA.