Now Health International Group, a leading International Private Medical Insurance (IPMI) provider, has announced three senior staff promotions in Asia.
Mr Zahir Sharif, formerly Managing Director for the Asia, Middle East and Africa region has been promoted to lead the entire business as Managing Director – Now Health International. With 20 years of experience in the insurance sector across three continents, Mr Sharif’s new global role will see him focus on delivering continued sustainable growth alongside the company’s ambitious expansion plans.
Mr Alex Dalton, previously Managing Director for Europe, has also had his remit extended to incorporate the Middle East and Africa region as well as operations at an executive level. He will be responsible for managing all commercial needs of the EMEA region and also focus on ensuring the company’s operational processes are fit for purpose in the long term.
To support the company’s commitment to increasing its footprint across Greater China, Mr Francis Ng has been promoted from Business Development Director for Asia Pacific to Sales & Distribution Director - Greater China. Fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese and with 10 years of business development experience in the region, Mr Ng is well placed to understand the needs of the company’s expatriate customers as well as its growing membership base of Chinese local nationals. The company’s Asia Pacific operations will continue to be led by Mr Rob McIntrye, General Manager for Asia Pacific.
The promotions are effective from 1 August 2018.