AIA Bhd appoints Ben Ng as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). His responsibility will be to further strengthen AIA’s position in the life insurance industry and helps the company to optimise its growth in Malaysia.
He will lead the ongoing development of the company’s insurance and takaful businesses in the country – elevating the professionalism of its agency force, enhancing its bancassurance partnerships, expanding its market-leading corporate solutions business, as well as improving customer engagement and experience.
Tan Hak Leh said, “We are proud to have Ben leading our operations in Malaysia. 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.”
Commenting on his appointment, Ben said, “As a Malaysian working abroad for more than 20 years, I am delighted to have the opportunity to return home and lead our dynamic team in Malaysia. AIA Malaysia is a significant contributor to AIA Group and I look forward to our business helping many more Malaysians live Healthier, Longer, Better Lives.”
In 2011, Ng joined AIA. Prior to his recent appointment, Ng was President Director of AIA Financial in Indonesia, a position he held since 2014. Under his leadership, AIA Financial Indonesia has become the undisputed protection leader in the bancassurance channel and set the standard for premier agency with 10 percent of agents achieving Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) qualification status.
Ben graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration. He is a qualified Actuary and Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) and Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society (FCAS).