Generali Asia has appointed Dr Hak Hong Soo as its regional head of health in Asia.
Dr Soo will report directly to Roberto Leonardi, regional officer for Asia. The company announced the appointment via a statement but did not state who Soo replaced in the position, if anyone.
Based in the regional hub in Hong Kong, he will be responsible for strengthening Generali’s Health business in the market and accelerating its leadership presence in Asia.
Dr Soo has over 20 years of experience in both direct insurance and reinsurance in Asia, with diverse regional exposure especially in Greater China, Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia. He has strong actuarial and management expertise in life and health product development, actuarial pricing, product strategy and health business management.
Prior to joining Generali, he was with Munich Re in various senior management positions in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Singapore. Before that, he also held senior actuarial positions in direct insurance companies including serving as the chief actuary of PT AJ Sequis Life in Indonesia.